IS YOUR BEAUTY SLEEP ACTUALLY AGING YOU?
You’ve most likely read up on the latest and greatest elixirs to keep those lines and wrinkles at bay and you know the importance of getting enough beauty sleep because itÂ helps your skin repair, restore, and rebalance itself.
Wouldn’t it be lousyÂ then, ifÂ the slumber you’re getting is actually aging you? If you’re not sleeping on your back, chances are good it’s doing just that. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) warns that sleeping in certain positions — such as on your stomach or side — presses your face against your pillow, creating lines and creases when you wake up. Unfortunately, after nightly repetition, these wrinkles can become permanent. Their recommendation?
MEET DRS. SARNOFF & GOTKIN: NEW YORK COSMETIQUE COUPLE
Interviewing the Cosmetique Coupleâ€” Robert H. Gotkin, MD, FACS and his wife Deborah S. Sarnoff, MDâ€”is like talking to the winners of the Newlywed Game. The husband and wifeâ€™s comments, concerns, and outlook are so in sync that it is obvious they make a great team both at home and in the office.
Since 1990, the dynamic duo have served as the directors of Cosmetique Dermatology, Laser & Plastic Surgery Center, with practices located in Manhattan and Long Islandâ€™s Gold Coast. Sarnoff is a dermatologist and Gotkin is a board-certified plastic surgeon, and together they offer a host of aesthetic treatments that focus on R and R (rejuvenation and revitalization
MEET BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON DR. ADAM SCHAFFNER
Dual-certified plasticÂ surgeon,Â Dr. Adam D. Schaffner, MD, FACS, practices in Manhattan where heÂ specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body.Â He is board certified and fellowship-trained in facial plastic surgery as well as head and neck surgery. The author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Schaffner is widely sought after as an expert source on topics such as plastic surgery and facelifts, having appeared on Good Morning America, CBS News, and other programs.
Dr. Schaffner serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in Manhattan and has served as a faculty member for numerous courses on