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…

Bye Bye Double Chin

  If there is one area that is really difficult to tone, thin, and reduce, it’s the chin & neck.  Often referred to as a double-chin or turkey neck, men and women both struggle with this area.  The chin area is resistant to diet and exercise and can detract from an otherwise balanced facial appearance […] Read more…

Skin Care Changes, Winter To Spring

  The weather in Boston is warming up, which means Spring will be here before we know it!  When the air is very dry and cold it is important to layer up with serums and moisturizer to help combat dry skin.  As the air warms up, humidity will increase which will help keep your skin […] Read more…

Sneaky Things That Clog Your Pores

  If you’ve read my some of my acne posts, then you know that from a dermatologist’s perspective all acne starts off with a clogged pore. But what do we really mean when we say clogged pores. Literally, clogged pores result when dead skin cells are retained in the pores of your skin rather than […] Read more…

Eczema in Babies and Young Children

  Eczema is a chronic itchy skin condition that can range from very mild to severe. Several things cause eczema, but one of the most common causes of eczema is atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary form of eczema. When my daughter was about 5 months old, she started to develop itchy rashes on […] Read more…