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What Your Skin Reveals About Your Health

Oftentimes, when doctors look to make a diagnosis, they will first evaluate your skin. For example, when you have had a cold, did your skin look pale and moist? Most likely, your answer is yes, and while you may not have paid active attention to your skin, these were signs […]

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Microneedling Magic!

I recently had my first microneedling procedure with Dr. Kiripolsky, and let me tell you – it was a fantastic experience! I had heard a lot about microneedling and its potential benefits for the skin, so I decided to give it a try. Before the procedure began, numbing cream was […]

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Goodbye to Dark Patches and Hello to Brighter Skin

Are you dealing with pesky patches of darker skin? Whether it’s due to too much sun, hormones going wild, or some skin inflammation, hyperpigmentation can seriously mess with your confidence. But you’re not alone. Luckily there are many modern technologies and treatments that can be used to address your hyperpigmented […]

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Happy Hacks

Rather than just focusing on skincare trends to avoid, I’m going to provide you with some of my own hacks to leave your skin clearer, brighter, and overall, happier!  Sleep on your back I often tell my patients that I can look at someone’s face and instantly know which side […]

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CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Have you ever wondered what A-list actors do to maintain flawless skin on huge movie screens? Many of them see me to get laser resurfacing treatments – like the fractionated CO2 laser – during hiatuses in their filming schedules. Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser resurfacing is the gold standard treatment for skin rejuvenation. As […]

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Ask Your Doctor

From online blog posts to Tiktokers starting new skincare trends, it’s hard to discern fact from fiction.  Well, I’m here to help!  Let’s answer a few of my most frequently asked questions from my lovely patients. 1. How do you treat the sagging skin under my chin or jawline? The […]

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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, now is the perfect time to talk about Photodynamic Therapy (PDT). PDT works by applying a topical photosensitizing solution, containing aminolevulinic acid (ALA), to the treated area(s).  Once adequate time has allowed the solution to absorb into the skin, it is then activated […]

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Summer Myths Debunked

With summer right around the corner, I’m sure many of you are eager to jump in the pool or sunbathe at the beach.  But before you do, let’s debunk some common myths so you can protect your skin! Myth 1: A spray tan protects your skin from a sunburn Spray tans […]

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“Skip-care” Products

Some say, “the more the merrier,” but when it comes to skincare, this may not always be the case.  Find out which three beauty products you can actually skip … Cellulite Cream There’s nothing wrong with wanting your cellulite gone … Believe me, I do too … But unfortunately, it’s […]

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CoolSculpting – Beware!

Not everything lives up to its promises … CoolSculpting promised an easy fix for stubborn fat without surgery.  This device freezes fat cells in targeted areas, causing them to die and to be reabsorbed by the body, purportedly leaving you with a flatter stomach, slimmer thighs/arms and/or a more defined […]

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