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Blame Hard Water for Your Skin’s Freak Outs

Ever notice that when you travel your skin suffers from a host of problems, from rashes to acne? The reason may be from cleansing and washing with the local water. I learned this by doing my own investigation into a mini epidemic among a group of New Yorkers. Their fun and relaxing vacations were dashed by a dermatologic…

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7 Things You Need to Know About Sunscreen

May is Melanoma Awareness month, which was created to save lives by educating the public about skin cancer. This topic is a passion of mine, as I started my career as a skin cancer researcher and have since seen over 100,000 cancer patients. Knowing the basics about skin cancer can save your life and boils down to…

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Dr. Gross Winter Skin

6 Winter Skin Bad Habits That Are Aging You Do you know that as the weather changes so does your skin? This the season for a whole host of cold-weather skin problems that are easy to prevent. If you can fix these common bad winter skincare habits you’ll be on your way to smoother, more…

Ferulic Acid: the Sun-Protective Antioxidant

The sun’s out and I can see people out and about in Central Park, which is located right across the street from my dermatology practice. Spring has finally arrived, and despite all the warnings about sun exposure, even incidental sun exposure (the kind you get from walking outside your office to grab lunch)—many of these…

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Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and after 20+ years in practice as a dermatologist, my best advice is prevention and protection. Early detection and prompt treatment of skin cancer is essential in maintaining a clear bill of health. Every season check your moles and look for changes in their size, color and shape. Also…

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Moms Deserve The Best

Age Erase Hydration Facial Spring is the perfect time to restore your radiance. Starting with steam and light extractions, we can gently open the pores to correct skin impurities, and then choose the perfect Alpha Beta Chemical Peel to exfoliate and stimulate collagen production. Hyaluronic Acid and a warming massage will then refuel the skin…