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What Causes Hair Loss?

There are many causes of hair loss.  The most common cause, for both women and men, is something called androgenetic alopecia.  This is the type of hair loss that many people refer to as “male pattern” or “female pattern” hair loss.  It can happen anytime, as a result of the hair follicles responding to changing […]

Laser Hair Removal vs. Waxing

The advantage of laser hair removal vs. waxing is clear – laser hair removal is permanent and even cost-effective, where compared to the cost of waxing over a lifetime.  Most patients require just six to eight sessions, as opposed to the monthly waxing sessions that last a lifetime.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Since laser hair […]

Best Ways to Treat Melasma

Melasma is a condition, which is very common in women during pregnancy and while taking birth control, that presents as dark patches of pigmented skin on the face.  The likely cause of melasma is a combination of sun exposure and female hormones.  Melasma most commonly shows up on the cheeks, forehead, and upper lip.  Sometimes […]

FAQ About Acne: Do Diet and Exercise Affect Acne?

Is it true that sugar and dairy will make breakouts worse? Traditional medicine tells us that sugar and dairy do not affect acne.  However, recent studies have shown that sugar and dairy may influence the development of acne.  Interestingly, in countries that consume a low glycemic diet, acne is barely seen.  Of course, there are […]

Planning Your Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal is an effective way to remove an unwanted tattoo.  However, even with the best new treatments, tattoo removal can be a lengthy process.  NYC dermatologist Dr. Eric Schweiger explains that, “Laser tattoo removal is the most effective method for removing unwanted tattoos.  Tattoo removal lasers work by breaking up the pigment of […]

Thermage to Tighten Your Belly

Thermage is an excellent way to tighten up those spots on your belly that do not respond to diet and exercise.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Thermage tightens the belly by stimulating collagen and elastin production in the treated areas.  As healthier collagen and elastin are produced in the skin, the skin on the abdomen becomes […]

The Best Areas of Your Face for Botox

Botox is used to relax the wrinkles on your face by blocking the neurotransmitter that stimulates muscle contraction.  If the overactive muscles on your face cannot contract excessively, deep wrinkles will not form.  Botox is FDA approved for treatment of the glabella (frown lines between the eyebrows), but is commonly used by experienced dermatologists to […]

Carpooling Can Cause Premature Aging

By schlepping their kids to and from school and various after school activities, moms who carpool are no doubt helping out their families. But could it be to the detriment of their skin? By driving the kids around, moms could be receiving unintentional sun exposure through the windows of their cars. The damaging UVA rays […]

How to Treat Excessively Dry Skin

Winter is just around the corner, and as usual, it will bring with it the excessively dry skin that drives you crazy every year.  Luckily, there are a few tips for preventing and treating excessively dry skin. Moisturize immediately after showering – moisturize daily, even if your skin feels hydrated.  It is important to keep […]

What is the Difference Between Thermage and Venus Concept?

Schweiger Dermatology is proud to offer both Thermage CPT and Venus Concept treatments.  Both devices utilize radiofrequency technology to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin in the skin.  The result is excellent skin tightening on the face and body, with dramatic lifting and contouring on the face. Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Thermage CPT and […]

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New York, NY 10022

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