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Thermage Comes to Schweiger Dermatology

We are excited to announce the arrival of Thermage at Schweiger Dermatology. If you’re not familiar with Thermage, here’s what you need to know. Thermage is a non-invasive treatment that uses heat to tighten and contour the skin–every thing from the eye area to the neck and jowls. Wrinkles and sagging skin happen when the […]

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. […]

Is Fractional CO2 or Fraxel Better for the Treatment of Acne Scars?

Dr. Schweiger notes that, “One of the most commonly asked questions I receive is, ‘what is the best treatment for acne scars?’  Luckily there are many great treatments available, but patients often need our help to determine the best treatment for their scarring.”  Dr. Schweiger utilizes the Fractional CO2 Laser and the Fraxel Laser for […]

At-Home Blue Light Treatments: Do They Work?

At-home blue light devices have become very popular over the past few years.  They are touted as bringing the in-office treatments that dermatologists offer into your own home.  In reality, board certified dermatologist, Dr. Eric Schweiger of NYC,  says that “they are most effective when used as an adjunct to an in-office Blue LED Light […]

Summer Skin Prep

Summer may feel like a long ways off, but the time to start prepping your skin is now. From laser hair removal to leg vein laser treatments, Dr. Schweiger answers your questions about some of the best procedures to get before the summer sun starts heating up. Q: Many people want a hair-free look in […]

Isolaz Laser For Acne: New Treatment Option!

There has been recent press about the Isolaz Laser for acne treatments and we have also gotten asked several questions from patients in office and via email. We offer this procedure at Schweiger Dermatology in New York. Here is a quick synopsis: What is the Isolaz Laser and how do the Isolaz treatments work?          The […]


A study shows that a new technique for tattoo removal may eliminate the need for long series of treatments. Unwanted tattoos are commonly removed by Q-switched lasers, which emit short, high-intensity pulses onto the tattooed skin.  The laser treatment fragments the ink particles of the tattoo, allowing the body to flush them out.  However, traditional […]

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