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How to Improve Your Complexion

One of the things that we all desire is a clear, porcelain complexion.  No matter how much sunscreen we wear or how we hope that our pores will shrink overnight, we still end up wishing that our skin just looked better.  The Laser Genesis is one of the only treatments that addresses nearly all of […]

What is the Fractional CO2 Laser Used For?

The fractional CO2 laser is one of the most effective resurfacing lasers.  In fact, it is commonly referred to as the gold standard technology  for laser resurfacing; this means that the fractional CO2 laser is the laser that all other lasers are compared against.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “The fractional CO2 laser works by sending […]

What Causes Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks on the skin, referred to in medicine as ‘striae’, form during times of rapid weight gain or weight loss.  The most common times for these marks to develop are during the teenage years and during pregnancy.  As the skin is stretched during these periods of growth, the skin tears slightly.  The stretch mark […]

Why Winter is the Best Time for a Cosmetic Treatment

Now is the best time of year to consider a cosmetic treatment.  For many treatments, such as lasers and chemical peels,  it is suggested that you avoid direct sun exposure in the weeks following your visit.  Other treatments, such as TruSculpt and Zeltiq, take a few months to exhibit their full improvement – if you […]

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Get Acne Breakouts

While your acne breakouts are unlikely to be attributed to just one factor, these are a few things to consider when trying to determine why you get acne breakouts: Diet – This controversial topic is gaining some legs recently.  Although there is no conclusive evidence that diet plays a role in the development of acne, […]

What to Expect During Tattoo Removal

You have decided it is time to remove your tattoo, but perhaps you are unsure as to what to expect during tattoo removal?  Here is what to expect during tattoo removal at Schweiger Dermatology in Manhattan:  Upon arriving at the office, we will evaluate your tattoo and discuss the best laser for treatment of the ink […]

How to Treat Age Spots on Skin of Color

Patients with skin of color develop age spots nearly as frequently as lighter skinned patients.  However, removing age spots from darker skin types requires unique treatments, which are safe for all skin types.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “When removing age spots on skin of color, I often recommend a combination of prescription strength lightening products […]

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 […]

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