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It was early in her training days that oculufacial surgeon Julie Woodward, MD, knew she had found her true calling. “Art always brought me so much joy. The idea of helping patients see better to also enjoy beautiful things in the world was always very exciting,” says Woodward, who is now the chief of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery service at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.
Woodward received her MD at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, and completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. It was here that hosted an art show and sold every last painting. After residency, Woodward did a fellowship in Oculo
New year, new skin. The dead of winter and the affront of a polar vortex signals that it’s time to do something nice for your skin. Everyone needs a little pick me up to feel good and look a bit better. With several more months of cold, snow, and ice facing many of us, the idea of a quick fix rejuvenation plan is a welcome relief.
Give Yourself a Home Peel
ZO® Medical Invisipeel™ is an at-home peel formulated for both facial and non-facial skin such as hands, arms, and legs and addresses skin concerns from acne and sun damage to flaky skin and rough texture, even keratosis pilaris (those little bumps that show up on the backs of arms and legs that are actually plugged follicles).
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Dark spots, sun spots, age spots, liver spots, freckles, hyperpigmentation, PIH…..
Whatever you call it, skin discolorations can be a major confidence spoiler—and they also make you look older! Here’s why you get those pesky brownish patches on your cheeks, chin, forehead, chest and hands—also called “solar lentigenes” by dermatologists.
Uneven skin tone is a major concern for a large percentage of men and women ages 25-54 according to a February 2013 study conducted by Opinion Research Corporation (online omnibus panel of 1,000 respondents, 18-65). Specifically, 30% of ages 25-34, 33% of ages 35-44, and 31% of ages 45-54 noted their disappointment with skin discoloration.
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Have you ever noticed that when you don’t get enough(or any)sleep,it shows all over your face?When you’re over tired,your skin acts tired too in the form of lackluster tone,texture,dark circles,and sagging.On the other hand,when you have had your full 8 hours,skin looks healthier,rosier,more vibrant,and even feels springier.Lisa Donofrio,MD“Lack of sleep causes blood vessels to dilate and leak,which contributes to dark circles.It makes you look sad and older,”says Lisa Donofrio,MD New York City dermatologist. Rubbing your eyes doesn’t help either. Burying your face in your pillow is also aging because it creates sleep creases that can later turn into wrinkles and pools fluids that cause