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Spironolactone for Acne: Is It Really Worth Your Time?

2021-03-12

Adolescent and adult acne is both frustrating–and troublesome to treat at times. Without consultation with a board-certified dermatologist, it may be unclear what triggered the flare-ups in the first place. What is known is that many young women, especially in their late teens/early twenties experience sudden hormonal acne outbursts, usually present as painful cystic acne on the lower …

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Chapped + Wrinkled Lips? Why Lip Balm Isn't Cutting It 1

Chapped + Wrinkled Lips? Why Lip Balm Isn’t Cutting It

2021-03-08

Lucky for sunny South Florida winters, our climate is warm and bright all-year-long. However, despite one of the most significant chapped-lip triggers aside, dry and wrinkled lips cause many men and women issues throughout every season. Regardless of age, size of lips, and the quality of your lip products, there is a deeper underlying reason …

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Boosting Collagen Naturally: Anti-Aging Through the Winter Months

2021-02-26

The winter months are not the friendliest of months for those who have mature or dehydrated skin types. Harsh climates, dry air, and frigid temperatures may make it seem as though your skin lacks the radiance and “life” it has in summer months, but this doesn’t necessarily have to be the case for all.  Our Board-Certified Dermatologists …

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5 Reasons Your Child Should Visit a Dermatologist

2021-02-21

Dermatology appointments made for youth are not nearly as common as they are amongst adults or older generations. There are various concerns and reasons as to why you should seek a dermatologist (as opposed to scheduling an appointment with your pediatrician). Below, we’ve outlined a few, which stretch beyond the common concern for teenage acne and puberty-related breakouts.  …

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5 Professional Treatments to Fade Acne Scars

2020-11-18

Acne scars come in a variety of shapes and sizes. These scars will often appear as dark purple/brown patches or a pitted depression on the surface of the skin. These scars may become a severe detriment to one’s confidence and self-esteem. It is also important to note that acne scars have less chance of fading naturally …

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Is Your Vitamin C Serum Truly Effective? 5

Is Your Vitamin C Serum Truly Effective?

2020-11-11

Nowadays, nobody is really a stranger to the magic of Vitamin C. From brightening brown spots to fading acne scars and even aiding collagen synthesis for smoothing wrinkles, Vitamin C has earned the title as King of all skincare ingredients. If you’ve ever had a strange experience with Vitamin C, you’re not alone. Naturally, Vitamin C is a highly unstable …

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Botox 101: Everything You Need to Know + Do’s and Dont’s 7

Botox 101: Everything You Need to Know + Do’s and Dont’s

2020-11-04

Botox treatments have gained massive popularity in the past decade. They are now spoken of and treated as commonly as a trip to the dentist. For some, the thought of Botox still frightens them, and to a degree, we can’t argue with their fear. Not all practices are professionals. If you’re considering Botox to treat fine lines …

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The Truth on Dermaplaning: 5 Misconceptions About the 'Cutting-Edge' Treatment 9

The Truth on Dermaplaning: 5 Misconceptions About the ‘Cutting-Edge’ Treatment

2020-11-03

Dermaplaning facials have gained incredible popularity in the past few years.  We’re not surprised! This truly-transformational treatment requires little/no down-time and may be performed on patients of all ages and skin types. Dermaplaning is an exfoliation service using a medical-grade scalpel to gently remove the top layer of dull, dead skin cells and vellus hair, revealing …

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Juvederm vs. Restylane: Which Filler is Better Than the Other? 11

Juvederm vs. Restylane: Which Filler is Better Than the Other?

2020-09-08

Juvéderm and Restylane are two common dermal fillers used in the treatment of wrinkles and facial volume restoration. These injectables are not to be confused with muscle-relaxing injectables such as Botox or Dysport. Juvéderm is owned and manufactured by Allergan, while Restylane belongs to Galderma. Both of these fillers contain Hyaluronic Acid, a skin-plumping compound …

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