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Acne and Acne Scar Removal at our Eastside Dermatology Practice

The medical providers and board-certified dermatologists at Schweiger Dermatology on the Eastside of Manhattan are especially sensitive to patients dealing with acne and acne scars. Dr. Schweiger launched Clear Clinic, an acne-focused division of Schweiger Dermatology to deal with the special needs of those fighting acne and dealing with acne scars. At Clear Clinic, we […]

2013 Will be the Year I Say Goodbye to Acne Scars

Perhaps your acne scars are from high school many years ago; or maybe they are from last year, before your acne was well-controlled.  Regardless, if you don’t do something to clear your acne scars, they won’t go away on their own.  Acne scars result from inflammatory acne lesions; when the skin heals after the inflammatory […]

Get on the FAST Track to a Flawless Complexion

Get on the FAST track to a flawless complexion: 5 reasons why the FAST method is the best way to get rid of acne scars. FAST stands for Focal Acne Scar Treatment – meaning that it is used to treat only focal acne scars.  The advantage of this technique is that the scars are treated, […]

The 5 Most Popular Cosmetic Treatments for Men

As cosmetic treatments for men continue to rise in popularity, there are 5 cosmetic treatments that seem to be the most popular cosmetic treatments for men: Botox: Botox is a treatment used to relax the overactive muscles of the face that lead to the development of wrinkles.  Men, in particular, love this treatment because it […]

What is the difference between microdermabrasion and dermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion and dermabrasion are often confused with each other; since they sound so similar, they must be very similar treatments, right?  This is not the case.  Here is what you need to know about microdermabrasion and dermabrasion – two different treatments, with different goals and different results. Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion (commonly referred to as ‘microderm’) is […]

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 […]

Fractional CO2 Laser for Acne Scarring

For patients with extensive pitted acne scars, the Fractional CO2 laser treatment has proven to be one of the most effective treatment options available.  Pitted acne scars do not heal on their own.  The loss of collagen, that occurs during the healing process after acne resolves, does not improve on its own.  There are many […]

Why Your Skin Needs a Chemical Peel

You may not know it, but your complexion could probably benefit from a chemical peel. If your skin has sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, or is just looking a little lackluster and dull, you could use a chemical peel. A chemical peel is when a dermatologist or physician’s assistant applies […]

Acne Scar Treatment for Skin of Color

Acne can affect anyone, regardless of their skin color.  It is important to treat acne quickly, in order to prevent permanent scarring.  However, scarring does sometimes occur and thankfully there are options for the treatment of scarring in all patients.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “For deep, pitted, acne scars we primarily use fractional laser resurfacing […]

Finally, Answers to Your Acne Questions!

At both Schweiger Dermatology and the Clear Clinic, we make a point to invite our patients to ask questions during their appointment.  It is important to us that you understand your diagnosis, any procedures performed, and what to expect after your visit.  For this reason, we will soon be publishing a informative book on acne, […]

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