Monthly Archives: September 2013

5 Facts to Calm Your BOTOX® Fears

Over the past several years, thousands and thousands of people in the U.S. have had injections of BOTOX® Cosmetic, but in Dallas, where I practice, I still see patients all the time who are hesitant to try it out because they’re concerned about possible negative effects. Rest assured, BOTOX injections can be a highly effective and convenient way to alleviate some…

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Crowdfunding Your Breast Implants

There”s a cosmetic surgery website that”s getting a lot of attention lately and that was inspired by a pair of friends” visit to Las Vegas. As a plastic surgeon who offers breast implants in Las Vegas, I decided to look into it. Turns out, MyFreeImplants.com has made quite a splash in the media over the past few years. The website is an…

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A Chemical Peel Primer

Chemical peels are among the most popular options for patients interested in facial rejuvenation at my cosmetic surgery and skincare practice in New York, so let me explain more about chemical peels and how they work. Chemical peels remove the outer layers of skin to reveal the fresh, youthful-looking skin beneath. They help to diminish minor skin imperfections and signs of…

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Photography’s Role in Fighting Skin Cancer

One of the most interesting tools we use in the prevention of and fight against skin cancer in Chapel Hill at our main dermatology clinic is total body photography. This imaging technology is an effective way to monitor patients who are at a high risk for developing skin cancers. We send such patients to a consulting specialist photographer who takes…

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Stubborn Acne: When Over-the-Counter Options Fall Short

As a Chapel Hill dermatologist, I see a lot of college-aged men and women who can’t believe they are still struggling with acne that started when they hit puberty. The truth is that many people fight acne well into adulthood. Fortunately, there are numerous medical-grade treatments available when over-the-counter options just don’t cut it. Acne occurs when pores become clogged,…

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