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What do I love best about retinol?

What do I love best about retinol? I’ve used a topical retinol, since a dermatologist recommended it, for my 30’s acne. Never having acne as a teenager and quite repulsed dealing with it and three small children, I decided over the counter medicine was not going to be enough and I was motivated. The doctor… Read More »





How does Botox work?

How does Botox work? Botox. The wonder drug that makes your wrinkles magically disappear. But how does that actually work? Botox is the brand name for the drug onabotulinumtoxinA.  Better known as botulinum toxin A. It is a neurotoxin created by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. This same drug used in medicine is the same molecule… Read More »


Common Myths and Misconceptions about Varicose Veins

Common Myths and Misconceptions about Varicose Veins – There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to varicose veins. Here are some of the more frequent misconceptions surrounding the mystery of varicose vein disease. They are just cosmetic – Contrary to popular belief, varicose veins are not just cosmetic. If left untreated, varicose veins… Read More »



Screening Ultrasound: The Determining Factor

  “Why do you perform a screening ultrasound before fixing my spider veins? They’re just spider veins.” This is one of the most common questions I receive from patients during their initial visit to our vein center. I understand. You can see the spider veins on the surface. That’s all there is, right? You simply… Read More »


Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in phlebology and aesthetics. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy,… Read More »


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