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When to Turn to Lasers

The term ‘laser’ is a common one, which we have all heard and used before.  But what exactly is a laser?  And when is the best time to turn to lasers for treatment?  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Your dermatologist will help you to determine the most appropriate use for laser treatment and when the best […]

The Best Non-Invasive Procedures for Thinner Thighs

Squats, lunges and sprints are not the only ways to get thinner thighs; there are faster and easier ways to get thinner thighs, without surgery!  Dr. Schweiger is proud to offer a variety of thigh-slimming treatments, in order to provide the appropriate treatment for each individual patient.  Every patient has different needs, so it is […]

Botox Uses You May Not Know About

You probably know that Botox can be used to get rid of wrinkles on the face.  It is injected directly into the overactive muscles of the face, to block the neurotransmitter that signals muscle contraction.  By relaxing overactive muscles, wrinkles are softened and allowed to repair themselves.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Although Botox is most […]

How to Care for Your Skin After Laser Treatments

The recommendations for caring for your skin after laser treatment vary by the type of laser treatment you are having performed.  Dr. Schweiger notes that, “The most important thing to keep in mind when caring for your skin after laser treatment is to protect the skin from sun exposure and do not pick at scabbed […]

The Best Non-Invasive Body Toning and Sculpting Treatments

So many body toning and sculpting treatments are being advertised, it is often difficult to keep everything straight.  For this reason, Dr. Schweiger has put together his list of the best non-invasive body toning and sculpting treatments.  During your initial consultation, we will help you to decipher the most effective treatment for reaching your body […]

Dermal Fillers Can Make Your Skin Act Younger

A new study from the University of Michigan has found that dermal fillers made of hyaluronic acid (like Restylane and Juvederm) may actually play a larger role in the anti-aging process than we originally thought.  The study consisted of 21 people in their 80’s, who volunteered to have hyaluronic acid filler injected into their buttocks. […]

What to Expect During Tattoo Removal

It is important to know what to expect during tattoo removal.  Will tattoo removal hurt?  How long does tattoo removal take?  How are tattoos removed?  These are all important questions to understand prior to your appointment for tattoo removal.  Dr. Schweiger notes that, “Tattoo removal does not have to be a painful experience.  We use […]

Treating Acne with Chemical Peels

Chemical peels can provide an excellent benefit to the skin in many ways.  Chemical peels are used to brighten the dull appearance of the skin, light areas of hyperpigmentation on the skin, decrease the appearance of acne scarring, and treat active acne.  Treating active acne is a use for chemical peels that is often overlooked. […]

How to Make Retinoid Creams Less Irritating

Retinoid creams are some of the most effective anti-aging products that we can use.  However, for many people retinoid creams can be irritating and cause dryness on the skin.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Anyone who can tolerate a retinoid should use one.  Retinoids stimulate collagen production in the skin, which results in fewer existing fine […]

The Benefits of Using Antioxidants on the Skin

Antioxidants are an important part of any anti-aging skincare regimen.  Antioxidants are one of the few ingredients that actually prevent future damage to the skin.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Antioxidants work by blocking free radical damage to the skin, which can otherwise cause breakdown of collagen.  By protecting the skin from collagen breakdown, free radicals […]

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