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What is a Non-Surgical Nose Job?

In 2012, it is actually possible to have a nose job without going under the knife.  Dr. Schweiger is an expert at what is called the “non-surgical njob.”  This relatively painless procedure takes just a few minutes and has no downtime.  A material called Radiesse is injected into the bridge of the nose to smooth […]

“Should I Have a Dermatologist Look at This Mole?”

Patients commonly tell us that they aren’t sure which moles need to be checked out by a professional, and which moles can be left alone.  The answer is that a dermatologist should check out all changing moles; especially with the incidence of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, on the rise.  We recommend that […]

New Laser Acne Treatment On The Horizon?

A study from Harvard Medical School was published in this month’s issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine suggesting that a new laser treatment may soon be available for the treatment of acne.  Free electron lasers were used to cause increased thermal energy to the skin.  The increased thermal energy did not cause any damage […]

Are Gel Manicures Dangerous?

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology in 2009 showed that exposure to UV lamps may increase the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma, on the hands.  Many spas use UV lamps to assist in drying and setting the nail polish after it is applied.  This […]

Dr. Schweiger in Gotham Magazine

Want to know how to combat dry, winter skin? In the February issue of Gotham magazine, Dr. Schweiger explains why winter can wreak havoc on the complexion. “During winter, when your skin gets dry and cracked, you actually get a breakdown of your skin barrier,” he tells Gotham. The best way to fight the drying […]

What is the Difference Between Blue Light Therapy and Photodynamic Therapy?

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is one of the most effective in-office procedures for the treatment of acne.  A photosensitizing agent, called Levulan, is applied to the skin and absorbed into the follicles.  A light is then administered to activate the medications; this results in a decrease in the sebaceous (oil) gland production and kills the p. […]

Excessive Sweating: How to Stop This Embarrassing Problem

Patients commonly present to Schweiger Dermatology complaining of excessive underarm sweating.  They are often embarrassed, but what they don’t realize is that this very common problem is something that affects many of our patients.  Over-the-counter treatment options don’t seem to work too well and prescription antiperspirants can be extremely irritating to the skin.  Botox treatment […]

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