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What are the recommendations on sunscreen?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out earlier this year voicing concerns about the safety profile of common ingredients found in sunscreen. A study conducted by the FDA demonstrated that several chemical sunscreen ingredients are actually systemically absorbed by the body, meaning they get into our bloodstream and can be detected in blood work.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 23 2019
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Should I get sclerotherapy or laser treatment on my spider veins?

The question whether sclerotherapy or laser works best for spider veins inevitably comes up in consultations frequently. And rightly so. A comprehensive vein treatment center wouldn’t be complete if it only offered a single option to patients. Our patients are unique, and treatment should be to. Comparing sclerotherapy vs. laser treatment is like comparing a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 23 2019
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What is causing this ulcer on my leg?

What is Causing This Ulcer on My Leg? Leg ulcers are an unfortunate complication of several medical conditions and can be a source of concern and morbidity for many patients. Approximately 80% of leg ulcers are venous ulcers, and is the most common type of ulcers that affect individuals. Venous ulcers, also called venous stasis… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 31 2018
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What is microneedling?

Microneedling Do you want a way to achieve glowing skin, improve your product penetration, and help fight the signs of aging? Are you afraid of “going under the knife” or having a laser procedure done that leaves you unable to go outside? Then microneedling may just be for you. What is microneedling? Microneedling is a… Read More »


Why did my varicose veins come back?

Why Did My Varicose Veins Come Back? “I had my varicose veins treated years ago, and now they are back! I thought they were fixed!” I have heard this statement often enough in clinic. Maybe you are echoing those same thoughts. Wondering why your legs hurt again months, or maybe years after having treatments. Was… Read More »


Why did my spider vein treatment not work?

Help! My spider veins came back after they were treated! You decided to work up the nerve to do something about the spider veins on your legs. You went to get treatment, and you have a solution injected into your spider veins. In the office you see them seemingly disappear before your eyes. “This is… Read More »


Do I need to wear compression hose?

Compression Hose: Not Your Grandmother’s Stockings Anymore! (And Why You Should Be Wearing Them)   Compression hose. Do those words bring to mind those tan, extremely tight stockings that your grandmother wore? If so, fear not! A new age of compression hose has arrived! First, let’s start off by talking about compression therapy and why… Read More »


What causes acne?

What causes acne? One of the most common skin conditions seen by nearly all medical professionals is acne. While it is typically regarded as a disease that lingers only during adolescence, those who suffer from it know that the effects can last a lifetime. Not only are the papules and cysts that develop challenging to… Read More »


Should I use a toner?

Toners: Why You Should Rethink Abandoning Your Toner? To tone or not to tone, that is the question. Many people have been preached to that they need a toner. Others often avoid them because toners can be astringent and dry skin out. Fortunately, not every toner is made equal, and there is not a one-toner-fits-all… Read More »


What should I expect from a chemical peel?

Chemical Peels: What to Expect Before, During, and After What does acne, aging skin, pigmentation, and enlarged pores all have in common? They can all be treated with chemical peels! So maybe you’ve heard about chemical peels, but are unsure they’re right for you. Or maybe they outright terrify you. Don’t let the fear of… Read More »


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