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How to Treat Sun Damage

The best advice regarding sun damage is to avoid it in the first place – wear sunscreen daily, avoid direct sunlight, wear a hat and sun protective clothing.  However, much of the sun damage we see is from years of cumulative sun exposure, not one poorly planned day on the beach last summer.  For this […]

The Top 5 Treatments for a More Even Complexion

Whether its brown spots or redness on the face, everyone has a few complaints about their complexion! Here are Dr. Schweigers “Top 5 Treatments for a More Even Complexion” 1. Laser Genesis: The Laser Genesis treatment is one of the few procedures available today that not only decreases redness on the skin, but improves the […]

FAQ About Acne: Acne Treatments and How to Prevent Acne

What is the difference between an everyday treatment and a spot treatment? Everyday acne medications are used over the entire affected area in order to prevent the formation of acne.  Examples of “everyday” acne medications include topical retinoids, topical antibiotics and oral medications. Spot treatments are used only to treat acne lesions as they come […]

What to Do About Spider Veins

As you book your winter getaways, its time to start making arrangements for your leg veins as well!  Spider veins on your legs are unnecessary and can be a nuisance when wearing a swimsuit or even just a skirt…  These tiny veins can be quite apparent, though you are not just stuck with them – […]

What is the Difference Between Botox and Dysport?

Botox and Dysport are both purified proteins that are FDA approved for the treatment of deep wrinkles on the face.  Both treatments work by blocking the neurotransmitter that signals muscle contraction; by injecting Botox or Dysport directly into the overactive muscles of the face, these muscles are relaxed.  The result is an end to the […]

How to Treat Scars with Dermal Fillers

While laser resurfacing has proven itself to be the most effective and longest lasted method of treating acne scars, there is not always time to wait for your collagen to regenerate and the 3-5 days of downtime to pass.  Laser resurfacing uses laser energy to poke microscopic holes in the skin, there is some collagen […]

FAQ About Acne

At what age do people usually first develop acne? People most often first get acne between 11-13 years of age.  This is when hormones typically begin to influence sebum production in the hair follicle, which can lead to the development of acne.  However, at Clear Clinic we see patients of all ages with acne, even […]

How Fraxel Can Improve Your Skin

Fraxel is a laser resurfacing treatment that uses its laser energy to penetrate the skin without breaking the barrier of the skin.  According to Dr. Schweiger, “The Fraxel laser is a non-ablative laser resurfacing treatment, because it does not disrupt the skin’s barrier.  The Fraxel laser uses its energy to treat a variety of conditions, […]

How to Improve Your Skin’s Texture

There are many options available for improving the texture of your skin.  The best part is that most of these treatments have little or no downtime, and one of them can even be used at home before bed! How to improve your skin’s texture: Nightly use of a retinoid cream – Retinoids stimulate skin cell […]

When to Get Your First Botox Treatment?

Usually, by the time you start asking yourself if its time for Botox, it already is.  The truth is, although you can start having Botox treatments at any age, the time to get your first Botox treatment is when you start to notice excessive movement on certain areas of your face.  If you wait until […]

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