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What is Solar Elastosis?

Solar elastosis, or actinic elastosis, is a disorder in which the skin appears yellow and thickened as a result of sun damage. Other tell tale signs include; rough surface, deep creases, fine wrinkles, and plaque-like thickening. There may be color changes characterized by yellowish shadow, irregular pigmentation and telangiectasias. It... Continue Reading

Ultherapy, it works!

I decided a long time ago that I didn’t like my arms. While Nora Ephron took an exception to her neck, my arms were the bane of my existence. I remember a time when they were shapely, toned and the skin was soft. I wouldn’t think twice about a capped... Continue Reading

Body by Thermage®

Thermage® is a radio frequency device with a long history and excellent safety record. It is FDA approved for skin tightening on the face, neck, eyelids (periorbital), and body. Abdomen, buttocks and knees are especially popular treatment areas. It is one of our most performed treatments for cellulite and skin... Continue Reading

Let’s Talk About Acne

June is acne awareness month. Unfortunately, for those that suffer from acne, you are painfully aware of it the other eleven months of the year as well. Many patients affected by acne are not sure where to start in terms of treating their skin condition. With the abundance of topicals,... Continue Reading

What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer in the United States. It usually arises in sun exposed areas and appears as a red, scaly sore or growth that may itch or bleed. These red, scaly patches are referred to as actinic keratosis (AKs). About... Continue Reading

My ThermiSmooth Experience

I have to start by telling you that I REALLY hate the lines around my eyes. I have had dark circles, crepey eyelids and wrinkles under my eyes since I was a kid. In my 20s, I discovered eye creams and anti aging serums. I would patiently dab a variety of... Continue Reading