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Best Melasma Treatments

Melasma is a very common condition, of excess pigmentation on the forehead, upper lip and cheeks, which most often affects women in their young adult years.  It is not known exactly why some women develop melasma and others do not, but it is thought to be a combination of hormonal fluctuations and sun exposure.  The […]

Get Rid of Leg Veins Before Summer

Many patients ask us if there is a way to get rid of leg veins before summer.  The answer is yes…as long as you don’t wait until Memorial Day to begin your treatments!  Getting rid of leg veins can sometimes take multiple treatments, so it is best to begin your treatments early.  Additionally, the treatments […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Care for Your Skin After Laser Treatments

The recommendations for caring for your skin after laser treatment vary by the type of laser treatment you are having performed.  Dr. Schweiger notes that, “The most important thing to keep in mind when caring for your skin after laser treatment is to protect the skin from sun exposure and do not pick at scabbed […]

The Best Non-Invasive Body Toning and Sculpting Treatments

So many body toning and sculpting treatments are being advertised, it is often difficult to keep everything straight.  For this reason, Dr. Schweiger has put together his list of the best non-invasive body toning and sculpting treatments.  During your initial consultation, we will help you to decipher the most effective treatment for reaching your body […]

Age Reversing Lasers: A Closer Look at the Fractional CO2 Laser

Age reversing lasers are not a myth; laser technology has advanced to the point where we can reverse the physical signs of aging shown in your skin.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “The most common signs of aging that we see in the skin are wrinkles and sun spots.  The Fractional CO2 laser is one treatment […]

What is the Difference Between TruSculpt and Zeltiq?

TruSculpt and Zeltiq are both treatments used to improve the shape of your body, by removing fat.  They are both non-invasive, meaning that there is no surgery involved, and they both produce dramatic results.  Dr. Schweiger explains that, “The similarities end there.  TruSculpt and Zeltiq work by completely different mechanisms and are most effective when […]

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