Lyme Disease: A Year-Round Problem

Lyme disease is a widespread tick-borne disease in the United States. It is caused by the spirochete (bacteria) Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans by the blacklegged deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the western blacklegged deer tick (Ixodes...

Summer Dry Skin

Even though we often think of skin being driest in the winter, summer can still batter your skin. Some common culprits in the summer that can make your skin dry include: Sun exposure: We love the bright sun and warm weather in the summer but being in the sun can take...

The Dreaded 11’s

 Glabella lines, often referred to as the dreaded “11s,” are the short parallel vertical lines found between the eyebrows and extending up the central forehead for a centimeter or so. They are often the first lines to appear on the forehead, even as early as one’s...
Bikini season is coming…time to FREEZE your FAT!

Bikini season is coming…time to FREEZE your FAT!

Cryolipolysis, a.k.a “fat freezing” or CoolSculpting®, is an office-based procedure that targets and freezes fat cells through a distinct cooling technology. This entails cooling the body fat in a specific area causing fat cells to break down, leading to a...

Should I be using a retinoid?

Question:  As I’ve moved through my thirties and into my forties, I’ve noticed a marked change in my facial skin. I have some dark spots and discolorations and my face seems thinner overall and a little more sallow. I’ve heard about using a Retin-A...