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How Can I Get My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back?

Many women struggle with getting back into shape after having children.  They often find that once they as back to their original pant size, their taut abdomen is now a bit saggy.  Rather than commit to a lifetime of one-piece swimsuits, Dr. Schweiger recommends Thermage treatment for the abdomen. Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Thermage works […]

Does Proactiv Work?

According to Dr. Schweiger, the answer is “sometimes.”  He explains, “The active ingredient in most of the Proactiv products is benzoyl peroxide, which kills the bacteria that causes acne.”  Benzoyl peroxide is available at all concentrations over-the-counter, which means that over-the-counter treatments are able to provide this effective acne treatment without a prescription.  Benzoyl peroxide […]

Why a Plump Face Makes You Look Younger

When we age, we lose fullness in our faces. That roundness is what gives the face a youthful look. As we approach the age of 40, we begin to lose volume in places, such as the jowls, cheeks and eye area. That loss of fullness makes the face look gaunt and accentuates wrinkles. Packing on […]

Dr. Schweiger talks to About Achieving Perfect Skin Before Summer

The online beauty magazine spoke to Dr. Schweiger about how to obtain clear, spot-free skin before summer.  Dr. Schweiger recommends a hybrid treatment of topicals, inlcuding retinoids, azeleic acid or lightening ingredients like hydroquinone as well as the Fraxel Re:Store Laser Treatment. “Many patients prefer to start a pigment-regulating regimen in the winter, in […]

Are Gel Manicures Dangerous?

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology in 2009 showed that exposure to UV lamps may increase the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma, on the hands.  Many spas use UV lamps to assist in drying and setting the nail polish after it is applied.  This […]

Spotlight On: Fraxel — an Effective Way to Treat Fine Lines and Wrinkles

There are countless treatments on the market that claim to help rid of fine lines and wrinkles. While some topicals do a good job of targeting aging skin, such as retinoids, there’s nothing quite like Fraxel that gets the job done safely and effectively. Fraxel, which is approved by the FDA to improve the appearance […]

Dr. Schweiger in Gotham Magazine

Want to know how to combat dry, winter skin? In the February issue of Gotham magazine, Dr. Schweiger explains why winter can wreak havoc on the complexion. “During winter, when your skin gets dry and cracked, you actually get a breakdown of your skin barrier,” he tells Gotham. The best way to fight the drying […]

Which Sunscreens are Best for People with Acne?

Spring break is quickly approaching and many of our acne patients are asking which sunscreen is best for them.  There are many great sunscreens available for patients with acne, but it is often difficult to navigate through the choices and determine the right or “best” sunscreen to purchase.  Patients who are being treated for acne […]

Thermage Comes to Schweiger Dermatology

We are excited to announce the arrival of Thermage at Schweiger Dermatology. If you’re not familiar with Thermage, here’s what you need to know. Thermage is a non-invasive treatment that uses heat to tighten and contour the skin–every thing from the eye area to the neck and jowls. Wrinkles and sagging skin happen when the […]

Why Retinoids Are a Must for Clear, Wrinkle-Free Skin

If you’re not using a retinoid skin cream, you might want to reconsider. Retinoids have the ability to not only clear skin from acne, but also leave the complexion brighter, more even and with less fine lines and wrinkles. Retinoids, which are a derivative of vitamin A, can do amazing things for the skin, such […]

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