Cosmetic Dermatology News

ASPS Reports 9% Jump in Laser Skin Resurfacing

Feb 28 2013

Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases a report on current trends in the world of cosmetic medicine.  While several minimally-invasive procedures saw significant growth, laser rejuvenation came in near the top of the list.  In one year, laser skin resurfacing saw a dramatic uptick of 9%, with over half a million procedures … read more

Top 5 Patient Questions About Cosmetic Dermatology

Jan 29 2013

In the past, when patients were looking to “freshen up” or shave a few years off their appearance, their only real option was an invasive plastic surgery procedure.  Today, that story has changed.  Modern cosmetic dermatology now allows us to address some of your most pressing skin concerns quickly, easily and minimally-invasively.  A unique approach … read more

What Causes Aging? | 5 Things to Avoid!

Nov 28 2012

While skin aging is to some extent inevitable, much of what ends up showing on our faces is a reflection of our environment and lifestyle choices. So, when it comes to keeping skin healthy and beautiful, we want to make sure our patients are well prepared! Let’s take a look at some of the biggest … read more

Today’s Top 5 Skin Complaints Among Men

Sep 28 2012

In today’s world, cosmetic dermatology is being embraced by men and women alike.  Treatments that were once popular among only female patients are now becoming standard procedure among a growing male audience.  Of course, with this new interest comes new considerations.  Not only is male skin different from that of women, but men also have … read more

What Are Your Skin Sins? Here Are Today’s Top 5 Bad Skin Habits!

Aug 29 2012

Let’s face it, each of us is guilty of one bad habit or another – slouching, procrastinating, nail biting.  But, have you ever considered you may be guilty of a few skin sins as well?  Allure Magazine recently featured this topic, highlighting some of the most common bad skin habits around. Borrowing from Allure, here … read more

Top 5 Cosmetic Complaints Among Patents

May 16 2012

Why do patients explore cosmetic dermatology for the first time?  Usually, it’s to address some minor skin issue that’s been bothering them for a while.  And, let’s face it, who hasn’t had some little skin annoyance at one point or another? From wrinkles to sun damage, cosmetic issues can affect us at any age.  Want … read more

More Men Choosing Cosmetic Dermatology

Apr 18 2012

In years past, certain cosmetic procedures were primarily reserved for the fairer sex.  It was rare to see men undergoing chemical peels, microdermabrasion and other sorts of cosmetic treatments.  In today’s world, however, attitudes have shifted, and more and more, men are turning to some of the very same cosmetic procedures as women.  So, just … read more

Keeping Skin “Springy” This Season

Mar 21 2012

Spring is all about new beginnings. So, how about taking a few moments to give your skin a fresh start?  With warmer weather fast approaching, here are a few tips to keep your skin beautiful, protected and “springy” this season. First and foremost, what makes our skin springy?  The most important factor is the naturally-occurring … read more

States Push for Ban on Teen Indoor Tanning

Feb 22 2012

The Huffington Post is featuring an important story on the dangers of indoor tanning and how some states are trying to limit access of teenagers.  “Lawmakers in Idaho and 17 other states are following the lead of California as they consider new restrictions on the use of tanning beds by teenagers,” the article explains, “to … read more

The Results Are In: Cosmetic Dermatology’s Top 5 Procedures

Jan 25 2012

When it comes to cosmetic dermatology, most patients come in wanting to look a bit smoother, a bit fresher and most importantly, a bit younger. Thankfully, there are a host of minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures that can achieve just that.  So, what are the most popular procedures patients are asking for? Read on to find out! … read more