Stretch marks, or striae distensae, are a common problem that I see as a Miami dermatologist, affecting a quarter of people during their lifetime, and are twice as prevalent in women than men. They can occur after any rapid or
Frustrated by your upper lip lines? You're not alone. As a dermatologist at a busy Manhattan practice, I can attest that it's one of the most common concerns patients have. What causes lip lines? Well, there are several factors. As you'd
As a dermatologist , I often have to remind my patients that when it comes to fixing sun damage, "Don't just stop at the face!" The fine lines, uneven skin tones, sun spots, and broken blood vessels of sun damage are
As summer approaches, we get more and more acne consults in the office. Many of these patients come in with the same complaint: Nothing works for their acne. Sometimes this is because the patient has been limited to over-the-counter products,
I recently had the privilege of lecturing on hand rejuvenation at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Denver, Colorado. During my session, other speakers from around the world shared their experiences. I was particularly interested
As some of you may know, our newest aesthetic filler, JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA™ XC, received its FDA approval recently. This new addition to the JUVÉDERM family of fillers has created much excitement at our Miami office and across the cosmetic world.
One of the most common questions I hear from my Miami dermatology patients is, "If I wear sunscreen every day will I become vitamin D deficient?" My answer to this is always "no," but let's explore the practicalities of my
In the early 1800s and 1900s, most doctors used diet regulation as a form of acne control. Acne patients were warned against eating chocolate and greasy foods. In the late 1900s, the relationship between acne and diet became less prescribed.
Two laser specialists from our practice have contributed their expertise to a new peer-reviewed research volume called Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions, the first book in the Aesthetic Dermatology series. The series is meant to educate plastic surgeons and aesthetic
We are pleased to offer the Palomar Vectus™ laser - the latest and greatest in laser hair removal technology - at our Miami office. The Vectus brings hair removal to another level of speed, comfort, and safety. It is a