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New Non-Surgical Eye-Lift Option

Previously, the only option for treating heavy eyelids was to undergo a surgical blepharoplasty.  With the introduction of Thermage for Eyes, this is no longer the case.  Thermage for Eyes offers a non-surgical alternative to lift heavy eyelids that seem to drop out of nowhere.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Thermage uses radiofrequency energy to stimulate […]

New Laser Acne Treatment On The Horizon?

A study from Harvard Medical School was published in this month’s issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine suggesting that a new laser treatment may soon be available for the treatment of acne.  Free electron lasers were used to cause increased thermal energy to the skin.  The increased thermal energy did not cause any damage […]

Filler 411: Restylane

There are many fillers on the market today and it can be confusing deciphering which one works best for your cosmetic goals. Here’s the top 10 things you need to know about Restylane: 1) Restylane is not a permanent filler – it’s results last six to twelve months. 2) Restylane works immediately – you will […]

How Can I Get “Beach-Ready” In Time For Summer?

Now is the perfect time to start prepping your body for summer.  Many people join the gym, but the gym can’t address the loose skin, unwanted spider veins, “back-ne” and those pockets of fat that just won’t go away with exercise.  In the two months between now and Memorial Day, Dr. Schweiger believes that small […]

Anti-Aging Solutions: Botox as a Preventative Measure

Most people are aware of how Botox works. It relaxes the muscles on the face that cause wrinkles. But what you may not know is that by relaxing or freezing those muscles, you are actually helping prevent new wrinkles from forming. Think about it this way, if you can’t scrunch your forehead or crinkle your […]

Can Those Annoying Broken Capillaries Around My Nose Be Removed?

Perinasal telangiectasia (ie. blood vessels around the nose) are very common and something that nearly all of our patients ask us about at some point.  They are not worrisome, though they are also not an important part of the circulatory system.  These superficial blood vessels are simply a nuisance and many patients are bothered by […]

Beauty Myth: Eye Creams Can Get Rid of Fine Lines and Wrinkles

While it’s nice to believe that those over-the-counter eye creams claiming to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles will do just that, that is not really the case. There are many benefits to a good eye cream, including hydrating the delicate eye are and, depending on the ingredients, providing a temporary lift or tightening. […]

Lessons in Laser Therapy: Fraxel Re:Store

There are some common misconceptions about Fraxel laser therapy, including how long it takes to see results and which skin types are the best candidates. There are three different types of Fraxel treatments. Here, we spotlight on Fraxel Re:Store, the most popular Fraxel treatment. Fraxel Re:Store Candidates: People with crow’s feet and wrinkles around the […]

Do Additional Zeltiq Treatments Yield Better Results?

A new study, originally published in Dermatology Times, showed that repeat treatments of Zeltiq CoolSculpting can give better results than one single treatment.  Patients enrolled in the study had two Zeltiq CoolSculpting treatments, each approximately three months apart.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Zeltiq CoolSculpting uses a process called cryolipolysis to break down fat cells in […]

What is This Dark Spot on My Upper Lip?

Many women ask us about brown patches that they have noted on their upper lip, cheeks or forehead.  Sometimes they have had them for years, and sometimes this develops for the first time after recent sun exposure.  Dr. Schweiger explains, “This condition is called melasma.  It is more common during pregnancy and in women who […]

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