Dr. Elena Ocher was born in Georgia and is a neurosurgeon, anesthesiologist, and pain management specialist. How does a neurosurgeon get into skincare? BITB sat down with Dr. Ocher to learn more.
Dr. Ocher has been using the remedea compound, which is formulated with six known ingredients found in the mountains of Georgia: Rose oil, beeswax, calcium carbonate, olive oil, propolis and male pine flower pollen. Their exact concentration and method of formulation is a guarded family secret, passed down from generation to generation, and never revealed to a single outsider.
Dr. Ocher originally used the homemade blend to heal burns, cuts and soothe abrasions. Having used the remedea compoun
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The saying could very well go, “a cup of green tea a day keeps the doctor away,” and in regards to beauty products, this is certainly true. From moisturizers and toners to exfoliators and even deodorants, the number of beauty products boasting green tea continues to grow. According to dermatologist Neal Schultz, MD, founder of DermTVÂ green tea is one of his favorite sources of antioxidants and it possesses terrific anti-inflammatory powers.
The creator of BeautyRx Skincare, Dr. Schultz uses green tea in his formulations because of its great affinity with the skin. In fact, he says topical application of green tea may benefit the skin even more than drinking vats of the brewed version.
Dr. Oscar Hevia, a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist practicing in Coral Gables, Florida, knows the importance of at-home skincare as well in-office procedures to keep skin looking youthful and radiant. After his patients expressed disappointment with their skincare options, he founded The Hevia Center for Research, dedicated to researching, discovering, and developing new applications, products, and treatments in the field of cosmetic dermatology and aging. As a result, he created HEVIA MD SKIN SCIENCEâ„¢, an eight-product line that features Red Mangrove extract, which has more antioxidant potency than vitamin C.
Here, Dr. Hevia shares with us his most in-demand procedures at