For decades, acne was considered a rite of passage â€“ and the residual scars served as a near-constant and unwanted reminder of breakouts past. As many as 20 million Americans have acne that is bad enough to cause scars, but an influx of new treatments are is helping diminish the physical and emotional scars associated with acne.
â€œAcne scarring is a problem that has plagued plastic surgeons and dermatologists for a long time, without many easy and effective treatments,â€œ says Anthony Youn, MD a board-certified plastic surgeon in Troy, Michigan.Â â€œThese new treatments give practitioners several options in their armamentarium to treat a troublesome and frustrating c
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Board certified plastic surgeon Craig Mezrow’s career is impressive. He received a B.S. and M.S. from Emory University in Atlanta, and an M.D. from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.Â He initially entered the field of cardiothoracic surgery, but after a decade, he found his true calling and trained for five years in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Mezrow went on for additional training in Cosmetic Surgery at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital in New York City. He is now in private practice in Bala Cynwyd, located on Philadelphia’s posh Main Line.
Along with breast enhancement, tummy tucks, and liposuction, Me
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
ZOÂ® Medical Invisipeelâ„¢ 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 follic
Beauty in the Bag turns 5 this month, and weâ€™re kicking off the celebration with a special 5 Fab Ways series of features. This weekâ€™s is all about creating and maintaining your most youthful face possible.
1. Wrinkle Control
Retinol and sunscreen are your best lines of defense when it comes to delaying the development of wrinkles. Up to 90% of aging changes in skin can actually be attributed to the sun, and a recent study published in the American College of Physiciansâ€™ Annals of Internal Medicine showed that daily sunscreen use significantly slows skin aging.
But protection isnâ€™t your only option, particularly if you have enjoyed a few too many hours