Often when patients are making a decision on a new dermatologist they have been referred by family members, a specialist or their insurance company. They begin researching doctor biographies on company websites and read online reviews.
Could PRP treatment help you with your hair loss? The most common condition we see, however, is androgenetic alopecia which is more common and more severe in men but is very common in women as well. In the last few years, our most preferred treatment for androgenetic alopecia is PRP [platelet rich plasma]. This works by using growth factors from platelets in your bloodstream to jump-start hair growth in the thinning areas.
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are sugars that pass right through your stomach and land into your intestines. Here, they function as food for your good bacteria (probiotics) and yeast. FOS help to digest food, clean up your system and improve your immune response. Who doesn’t like a clean and efficient system?
The most common use of these neuromodulators is for correcting creases in the skin caused by repeated muscle movement. Repeated muscle movement creases the skin in much the same way that your letter of becomes creased. The difference is that since your skin is a living organ, if you correct for the cause of the creases, the creases will improve or go away.
I now know that Medical Needling is an incredible way to stimulate your body into making your skin the best it can be. Our bodies are meant to help heal parts of themselves. With needling – we encourage the cells to produce collagen and elastin to improve the healing process of the skin . . .
What is the best fuel for your body? My patients often ask me what they should or shouldn’t be eating. In my opinion, the best fuel for your body depends on three things: #1 Knowing what area of your health you need to prioritize, #2 How well you digest the food, and #3 . . .
Men tend to refrain from coming into the clinic and getting their skin checked. Usually it is their partner or significant other who makes the appointment and gets them in front of a dermatologist. However, this is not ideal as recent studies from SkinCancer.org illuminates the gender gap that exists amongst patients diagnosed with basal cell carcinomas . . .
In a recent review published in the March issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, researchers confirmed the link between magnesium and vitamin D. Magnesium is required to activate vitamin D for optimal bioavailability . . .
Endocrine disruptors are compounds found in our diet and environment which mimic our own hormones. . .
Have you ever found yourself at the drugstore contemplating which skincare products to purchase and will actually make a difference on your skin?
One way to think about a dietary detox is the concept of “deep-cleaning.”...
Female Rejuvenation has become a hot topic this year because of the addition of a non-invasive radiofrequency therapy called THERMIva. . .