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What is Restylane?

Our patients often ask us, “What is Restylane?” or “What is Juvederm?”  These brands are not household names, like Botox, but they likely will be soon.  Restylane and Juvederm are fillers made of hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the skin.  These fillers can be used to add volume to areas of volume loss.  […]

Saying So-Long to Spots

Nothing ages you more than sun or age spots. In fact, studies prove that an uneven complexion can add ten years to your look. These brown splotches on the skin occur from too much sun exposure. Wearing a broad spectrum SPF of 30 every day will help protect you from getting more spots, but how […]

Two Faced Man: The Effects of Sun Damage

A case study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine has generated a significant amount of media buzz.  The man in the photo is a long-time truck driver.  During his long hours driving, he was exposed to UVA rays, which can penetrate the clear glass found on most trucks.  The authors of the […]

What Can Deactivate Botox?

It may sound like a cruel joke, but there are indeed some factors that can cancel out your Botox treatment. For instance, don’t be surprised if you need to take a course of antibiotics following a Botox injection, only to find your wrinkles and fine lines have magically–and annoyingly–reappeared Here’s how to make sure your […]

Latisse for Eyelash Enhancement

Latisse is a topical medication, used to promote the growth of eyelashes.  It is applied nightly to the base of the eyelashes on the upper eyelid.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “The exact mechanism of Latisse is unknown, though it is thought that the medication allows the lashes to stay in their growth cycle for a […]

Sun Protective Clothing

Most people figure that they don’t need to apply sunscreen to areas covered by clothing.  However, a white t-shirt provides only an SPF of 8 at best.  Sun protective clothing offers sun protection equal to an SPF of 30 to 50.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Sun protective clothing is ideal for patients who wish to spend […]

Tips on How to Control and Treat Your Eczema

Anyone who’s suffered from an eczema outbreak knows how irritating, uncomfortable and embarrassing it is–especially when those red scaly patches turn up somewhere obvious like your face or arms. It’s just as frustrating to know that pinpointing the exact cause of eczema is virtually impossible. An eczema flare up can occur from stress or after […]

Anti-Aging Ingredient Focus: Argan Oil

Argan oil has quickly become a go-to ingredient for women in their 40s wanting to keep their skin looking as young as possible for as long as possible. Long used by Moroccan women for it’s anti-aging benefits, Argan oil is derived from the Argan tree–a tree only found in Morocco. Used as a curative from […]

New Cellulite Treatment

Cellulaze is the first treatment to provide long-term, dramatic improvement in the appearance of cellulite.  The treatment is performed at Schweiger Dermatology in NYC.  While Cellulaze is an invasive procedure, it is performed under local anesthesia with only minimal downtime following the treatment. Dr. Schweiger explains why Cellulaze cellulite treatment works so well, “Cellulaze is […]

Laser Rosacea Treatment

Rosacea is a common skin issue that many adults experience.  There are different types of rosacea; some patients experience erythematous (or reddish) bumps, while others only have blood vessels and general redness on their face.  This second type of rosacea is called erythrotelangiectatic rosacea.  While some forms of rosacea respond very well to prescription medications […]

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