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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