Is it Melanoma? Or just another mole?

Is it Melanoma? Or just another mole?

Published on August 6, 2014 by

Unfortunately the life of a plastic surgeon is not always beauty and glamour, and as members of the health care community we are on the front line of skin cancer recognition and treatment. The diagnosis of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be confusing to patients. Most of us will have between […]

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Oxygen in facial skin care…right for your skin?

Published on February 1, 2013 by

As I was scanning the Internet for recent trends, an article in the New York Times caught my eye concerning the re-emergence of oxygen and oxygen based therapies in skin care. Frankly, some of the information caused me to hold my breath. Even a review of my colleagues uncovered offerings of oxygen facials in the […]

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Proud Member of the ‘Sun Scare’ Industry

Published on September 14, 2012 by

According to new findings, which will be presented this July by the Center of Appearance Research located in Bristol, little is known about the psychological impact of aesthetic surgery, and ability of patients to cope and function long-term. Here in the U.S., we might call this ‘long term’ satisfaction with cosmetic surgical procedures. Based on […]

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Rejuvenate Your Skin with Springtime Care

Published on May 7, 2012 by

Spring is as important time to gear up for coming sun season. Most of us are in a habit to use UV protection, and when combined with antioxidants we get the best defense for our skin. But what about the damage that is already done? Accumulated UV exposure results in uneven skin tones and blemishes, […]

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Its the Season for Microdermabrasion & Facial Peels

Published on March 26, 2012 by

Over winter with lack of sun and moisture, our skin goes into hibernation, and the outer dry layer begins to build. The winter dryness can lead to the development of fine lines, loss of supple skin tone, and the dry buildup can cause the appearance of age spots and telltale signs of environmental damage. Spring […]

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Healthy Skin — Develop a Lifetime of it with Us

Published on March 3, 2012 by

As children, our skin needs very little care — just cleaning, moisture and, of course, sun protection. But as we age, beginning in our thirties, our skin begins to behave differently. Moisture content starts to diminish, and collagen production begins to slow down. Also, the elastic fibers in the skin begin to give way and […]

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