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In 2013 I Will Get the Eyelashes I’ve Always Dreamed Of

In 2o13, there are no need to worry about whether you forgot to put your mascara on that morning.  Its time to try Latisse, an eyelash enhancing prescription treatment that has continued to prove itself year after year as a must-have beauty product.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Latisse is different from other eyelash treatments, because […]

Are You a Skin Picker? Here’s How to Find Out.

Picking at your skin can seem very innocent.  Unfortunately, many of our patients pick at their skin from time to time.  However, picking at a tiny bump on your skin (although it can harm the skin!) does not mean that you are a “skin picker.”  It is important to recognize whether you are a ‘skin […]

Is Latisse Right for You?

All women want longer, thicker eyelashes – that is the reason that mascara is one of the top selling beauty products on the market!  A medicine called Latisse can now be used to enhance your eyelashes without the use of makeup.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “Latisse works by lengthening the period of time that the […]

Safe and Effective Ways to Lighten Dark Spots on the Skin

Dark spots on the skin can be frustrating.  They typically do not lighten on their own, and they can present from many different causes (including acne, cuts, melasma, sun damage.) It is recommended that you visit your dermatologist, in order to determine the best treatment for lightening the dark spots on your skin.  Your dermatologist […]

How to Treat Actinic Keratoses

An actinic keratosis is a precancerous lesion that develops on your skin after years of sun exposure.  The most common areas of the body to find an actinic keratosis are the face (including the lips), ears, hands, scalp, and forearms; these are the areas of your body that are most commonly exposed to the sun. […]

The Facts About Latisse

Latisse is a medication designed for eyelash growth – regular use of Latisse results in eyelashes that are thicker and longer, without the use of fancy mascaras. Here are the facts about Latisse that you should know: Latisse is a formulation of a generic medication called bimatoprost.  Bimatoprost is an ocular medication used for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 – […]

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