National Redhead Day

As a natural redhead myself, I’m intrigued by the subtle genetic differences that make me (and all redheads) different than 98 percent of the population. But beyond the fair skin and tendency to freckle, there are a few other interesting skin-related differences that set us apart. 1. Redheads May Have a Lower Pain Tolerance I … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 Beauty, News

Understanding Acne

Acne is the single most common skin condition in the United States, and it can affect both teens and adults. Although there are a number of both over-the-counter and prescription treatment options for acne, the best first step when dealing with this common skin concern is to consult a dermatologist. He or she can assess … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 Acne

Look Skinnier for the Holidays

As a cosmetic dermatologist, most patients come to me with two concerns: visible signs of aging and stubborn fat. Luckily for all of us, the array of non-surgical options available for treating both of these aesthetic issues has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. To me, the advances in non-invasive body contouring are … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 Beauty

A Cornucopia for Your Skin

We often fixate on the potential weight gain related to indulging in yummy holiday foods, but did you know that some traditional holiday eats can actually benefit your body both inside and out? Antioxidant-rich holiday fare like sweet potatoes, cranberries, and even the spices that we closely associate with the holiday are high in antioxidants, … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 Skincare