Archive for October, 2011

Skin cancer: See spot. See spot change. See a surgeon.

About a million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. According to current estimates, 40 to 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once in their lifetime. Although anyone can get skin cancer, the risks are greatly increased if you have fair skin […]

Fractionated laser skin resurfacing

As we age, the accumulative effects of wear and tear damage begin to show in our skin. We loose the glow of youth to be replaced by aged leather-like skin with areas of color blemishes. Skin resurfacing has been used to trick the body to replace the old skin with new skin. Deep chemical peels […]

Wrinkle, wrinkle, go away. Don’t come another day!

As we age, our faces begin to show the effects of gravity, sun exposure and years of facial muscle movement, such as smiling and chewing. The underlying tissues [collagen and elastin] that keep our skin looking youthful and plumped-up begin to break down with age. As we continue to use our facial muscles, the thin […]

Facial Liposuction vs.Traditonal Facelift

Tumescent liposuction of the face and neck are less complex surgical procedures completed in the office to remove unwanted fat deposits. The phrase liposuction of the “face and neck” is somewhat misleading. To be more specific, liposuction in this general area involves the submental (below the jaw) chin, the jowls and a small area of […]