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TCA CROSS Treatment Very Effective for Acne Scars

TCA CROSS (Trichloroacetic Chemical Resurfacing of Skin Scars) treatment is proving to be highly effective for the treatment of acne scars.  For best results, the treatment should be done once a month for about 4 to 6 months by a board certified plastic surgeon and should be accompanied by a medical grade skincare regimen.

The procedure is done right in the office in about an hour and requires…

Read more | Comments (2) | Oct 05, 2015

Plastic Surgery after Extreme Weight Loss: What To Know Before You Go!

Surgery after extreme weight loss for the removal of excess sagging skin is usually inevitable.  That's why it is so important for you to understand what your insurance does and does not cover.  Many patients believe the results a procedure that is 'covered by their insurance' will be the same result as paying out-of-pocket for plastic surgery. This could not be further from the truth.

Insurance…

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 02, 2015

No Longer Does Skin Cancer Have To Be Disfiguring

We understand just how nerve wrecking the diagnosis of skin cancer can be and how devastating the prognosis is when left untreated.

Before the combination of Mohs surgery, superficial radiotherapy, and reconstructive surgical interventions, the removal of cancers in sensitive areas such as the eyelids, nose, hands, face and neck meant being left with disfiguring scars. What makes this collaborative…

Read more | Comments (1) | Sep 30, 2015

All moisturizers are not created equal: Humectants vs. Emollients

All moisturizers are not created equal.  Humectants, such as Hydrating Serum by Revision, are able to pull moisture into the skin to ad to your skins current moisture content while emollients, like Bionic Face Cream by NeoStrata, are great at providing a protective barrier to hold your skins moisture in (the most common of which is petrolatum). Find out which moisturizer is best for your skin by…

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 28, 2015

Skin, Laser, Botox, Fill, Same as a Facelift?

Facial rejuvenation procedures are not 'one size fits all.'  If you are considering cosmetic surgery it is crucial to choose a Plastic Surgeon who recommends and performs the right procedures on the right people. In other words, if you are 40 years old, have tight skin, and wish to look more refreshed, simply adding volume to your face with fillers,…

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 25, 2015

Skin, Laser, Botox, Fill, Same as a Facelift?

Facial rejuvenation procedures are not ‘one size fits all.’ If you are considering cosmetic surgery it is crucial to choose a Plastic Surgeon who recommends and performs the right procedures on the right people. In other words, if you are 40 years old, have tight skin, and wish to look more refreshed, simply adding volume to your face with fillers, softening wrinkles with…

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 25, 2015

Bladeless Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment

  The SRT-100 superficial radiotherapy machine has revolutionized skin cancer treatment across the United States. This method of treatment is effective for all Non-Melanoma skin cancers including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and now FDA approved to treat keloids. There's absolutely no cutting involved to eradicate the skin cancer and leaves minimal…

Read more | Comments (0) | Jan 27, 2015

Do You Need to Take Extra Skin Cancer Prevention Steps?

By: Jeffrey B.

Stricker Assessing whether you are at a higher risk of developing skin cancer starts by looking in the mirror. People with a certain kind of complexion are, unfortunately, more at risk. Additional precautions are even more…

Read more | Comments (5) | Jun 19, 2014

The Best Skin Cancer Prevention Tips Under the Sun

By: Jeffrey B. Stricker

Most people are aware that prolonged exposure to the sun and going to tanning salons increase their chances of getting skin cancer. In sunny climates such as Florida, skin…

Read more | Comments (7) | Jun 05, 2014

Mohs Surgery: The 99% Effective Skin Cancer Treatment

By: Jeffrey B. Stricker

I've devoted much of my career to the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer. It's one of my passions and is one of the reasons I decided to pursue the extensive training needed to specialize in Mohs…

Read more | Comments (2) | May 22, 2014
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