Favourite tricks: Tone down redness quickly

As a rosacea sufferer, I love the tricks I have collected over the years for toning down redness. I'm all about instant gratification when it comes to redness. Skincare -- we have 2 products that calm redness in 5 minutes, our favourite cleanser Hexam and moisturizer Lexxel. Hexam is so gentle that I can use it [...]

Wrinkles? Sagging skin? eDermaStamp is the answer

Editor's note: We have upgraded to newer and better equipment called the ACS pen. The general principles of how the treatment works remains the same. However the needles are finer so the healing is much faster. Most people leave us looking like they haven't had anything done, and the degree of pinkness, dryness, tightness and flakiness [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: acne, anti-aging, eyelids, wrinkles|0 Comments

Chemical peels on the body: My latest favourite thing

Medical grade chemical peels work. They increase the turnover of cells, making the skin smoother and more dewy. They reduce pigment in the skin. Certain peels hydrate. They can smooth out wrinkles. If you have acne, peels are great for reducing blemishes and improving the appearance of your skin.However, to tell you the truth, I don't [...]

Acne and Rosacea Sufferers: Need a boost?

Check out this article from the American Academy of Dermatology: Acne and Rosacea Getting You Down? Laser, Light and Cosmetic Treatments Give Patients a Much-Needed BoostIt talks about treating acne with laser, IPL and photodynamic therapy, treating acne scars with lasers and fillers and treating rosacea with IPL.If you are bothered by any of these problems, [...]

By |April 8th, 2008|Categories: acne, rosacea|0 Comments

What to do about acne

With prom season and graduation coming up, a lot of younger people (and their parents!) are worried about clearing up acne.I had a very nice couple in the clinic last week who asked me about what could be done for their son. His dermatologist wants to start him on Accutane but 2 family members developed depression [...]

By |April 7th, 2008|Categories: acne, skin care|0 Comments
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