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A IS FOR DR. TINA ALSTER’S NEW SKINCARE LINE

Posted by 05.21.18

A is for the A Method, a new pre- and post-procedure skincare line from Tina Alster, MD the founding director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Clinical Professor at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

The A Method’s Post-Care System accompanies non-invasive office procedures such as microneedling, nonablative laser skin treatments, and chemical peels. The at-home regimen boosts clinical results and its simplicity enhances patient compliance which is critical to any skincare plan.

The A Method™ Post-Care System includes:

Cleanse Gentle Daily Wash
Soothe HC Healing Moisturizer
Protect SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen

“Aesthetic treatment outc

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SENTE’S NEWEST LAUNCH CASTS ITS EYES ON THE PRIZE

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Posted by 05.17.18

Dark under-eye circles tell the world that you are overtired.

They make you look worn, weary and frankly, not the best version of yourself.

Making matters worse, getting more beauty sleep doesn’t seem to make a difference.

Under-eye circles are among the hardest skin concern to address as the skin under the eyes is seriously thin, and as we age, they already thin skin grows thinner still. Eyelid lifts can rejuvenate the under-eye area, but surgery comes with a hefty price tag not to mention its own set of risks. Fillers may also play a role, but they do confer risks namely bruising, swelling and allergic reactions, and risks are even greater when treating an area so close to the e

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DISPATCHES FROM THE DIMPLE WARS: SUMMER CELLULITE FIXES

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Posted by 05.11.18

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that getting rid of cellulite, the dimpled and lumpy cottage cheese skin that appears on our butts, thighs and abdomens, is a priority.

Fully 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men will develop cellulite, and despite the common perception, cellulite has little to do with weight. It can and does strike people of all sizes and ages. (Demi Lovato recently shared photos of her own cellulite on Instagram.)

We still aren’t totally sure what causes cellulite to develop, but hormones, genes and unhealthy lifestyles are certainly part of the story. The good news is that we are getting better and better at diminishing cellulite’s appearance, ex

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SO, HOW ARE WE DOING IN THE WAR ON SKIN CANCER?

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Posted by 05.01.18

Although skin cancer is more common than all other cancers combined, we have made impressive strides in terms of prevention, early detection and treatment of these cancers. And May, Skin Cancer Awareness Month, serves as a good time to look back on some of the wins, identify remaining opportunities and double down on the strategies that we know work.
“We are doing really well,” says Desiree Ratner, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Skin Cancer Program at Mount Sinai Downtown in New York City. “If skin cancer is caught early, it’s curable, and we are catching more skin cancers early.”

Here’s where we stand today:

Skin Cancer Prevention

 Wins: California, Delaware, Dis

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