When our patients seek treatment for vein-related swelling, varicose veins, or spider veins, aside from wanting to know how quickly those purplish-blue lines will disappear, patients ask “do vein treatments require downtime?” Recovery time varies patient to patient as well as the type of treatment you need, along with
When making resolutions to improve something in your life, the 21-day rule is the general standard. If you dedicate yourself to committing to a goal for three 3 weeks, the pursuit of that goal typically becomes a habit. When it comes to your skincare regimen, dermatologists will advise patients
It matters who you trust to treat your face. Dermatologists are one of the most versatile yet specialized groups of doctors as they possess extensive training and expertise in diagnosing and treating more than 3,000 conditions and diseases pertaining to the skin, hair, and nails. While you can go
Spider veins are tiny varicose veins that appear in the form of thin lines, often in a web-like or tree branch pattern. They develop when one-way valves inside the veins weaken causing blood to flow backward and to accumulate in the vein. The extra blood puts pressure on the
While spending time in the sunshine has many health benefits, exposure to ultraviolet rays can potentially lead to skin cancer. Prevention is your best defense against developing life-threatening skin cancers. Choosing to wear clothing, hats, fabrics, and sunglasses with a UPF label or UVA or UVB blockers is highly
Looking to rid your face of fine lines and wrinkles and turn back the clock to more youthful, smooth skin? Botox may be the right option for you. Botox works by weakening or paralyzing certain muscles or by blocking certain nerves with the goal of relaxing those muscles, so
There are many top aging skin myths dermatologists wish patients would stop believing. One popular myth is that expensive or luxury brands are better. The psychology of assuming something is of better quality just because it has a higher price tag is not necessarily true. Products have advantages or
To help men develop healthy skin care routines, dermatologists recommend these solutions for men: check the labels and ingredients on the products you use, be aware of your shaving technique, check your skin regularly for any changes that include spots or moles that may be early indicators of skin
While facelift surgery is considered the gold standard for the most dramatic and effective treatment for loose and sagging skin, there are less invasive options to try before going under the scalpel. For those with mold to moderate loose or sagging skin, benefits of non-surgical treatments include a shorter
Whether you have started to notice laugh lines at the outer corners of your mouth, crow’s feet around the eyes, or the inevitable forehead wrinkles staring back at you in the mirror, as you see the signs of aging grace your face you may be wondering if cosmetic surgery