Month: April 2016

Rosacea Awareness

  April is Rosacea Awareness Month.  Almost 5 times a day, a patient will come into my office and say: “Doctor, I have rosacea.” “What do you mean by that?” I ask. “I have a red face, of course” is usually the response. The fact of the matter is that there are many things that […] Read more…

PRP For Skin Rejuvenation

  Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has made headlines thanks to Kim Kardashian and the ‘blood facial’ image she posted on Instagram for all to see.  PRP has been around for a while to promote healing in dental, orthopedic, and plastic surgery procedures but in the last few years the benefits of skin rejuvenation have been […] Read more…

Here Comes The Bride

A Dermatologist’s Guide to Picture Perfect Skin for Your Wedding Day   Wedding season will be here soon which means it’s time to start getting your skin in the best shape.  By starting early we can ensure that your skin will be naturally healthy and glowing. Skin care regimen For starters, it is important that […] Read more…

Eczema versus Food Allergies

  Baby rashes are a part of the experience of raising a child.  One of the not-so-fun experiences.  As a mom to two young children, I’ve been there.  Baby gets a rash and you stress.  What’s the cause?  How do I treat it?    Eczema is a hot topic for most parents and something I […] Read more…

Peel Away The Years

  It is spring time in Boston and a great time to exfoliate away all the dead skin that winter helped build up.  Chemical exfoliation is my preferred way to get rid of dead skin cells.  A common misconception is that a chemical peel will leave you with red, flaking skin.  Sex and the City […] Read more…

Do You Have Sensitive Skin?

  How To Know & What To Do Sensitive skin is a term used to describe a skin condition of people who easily break out in rashes and get blotchy, itchy or stinging skin in response to a product.  Sensitive skin reactions are commonly caused by skin disorders or allergic skin reactions (eczema, rosacea, or […] Read more…