Everyone knows Botox is great for treating wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes. But what about its competition–Dysport and Xeomin?  All 3 of these are similar products that work by blocking nerve impulses to muscles.   I have tried all 3 on myself, and all work well.  Some patients of mine have a definite… Read More


  Everyone is into facial rejuvenation, but hands are a dead giveaway for age! Here are 5 helpful tips for youthful hands: 1) Fraxel Dual laser for those of us with lots of age spots and textural changes   2)Clear and Brilliant Laser for less severe brown spots  3) Dermal fillers such as Radiesse to… Read More


1)What are retinoids? Retinoids are relatives of vitamin A, which is a factor important for building healthy skin.  2) Are retinoids the same as retinol? No, they are related but retinol is much weaker.  3)Do  they help acne?  Yes, by regulating cell turnover and decreasing inflammation.  4)How do I apply them?  Unlike spot treatments a… Read More


My top tips for an award-winning look!   1) Get a facial.  Our hydrating facial using B5 gel will give you an Olympic glow. 2) Silkpeel for the face and hands exfoliates and freshens, reducing dullness  3) Use Nectifirm, not only for the neck but the arms and chest.  4) A Botox facial microneedling with an… Read More


Everyone knows that sunscreen and Retin-A are must-haves. But, what next? 1. TNS Essential Serum – an antioxidant with growth factors. Use every morning on face, neck and backs of hands. 2. HA5 for the face. Decreases crepey skin and makes makeup go on smoothly. 3. Epidermal Repair Cream. Reduces flaking and peeling. 4. Cerave… Read More


Start getting laser hair removal now to be hair-free by summer. Ditto for treating any spider veins on my legs. Treat problem spots like love handles with CoolSculpting. Get rid of last year’s sunspots with laser. Freshen my skin with a chemical peel.… Read More


1. HA5 by Skin Medica for smooth makeup application and a marked decrease in crepey skin 2. DEJ serum to enhance your Botox effects around the eyes and forehead 3. TNS ESSENTIAL SERUM for that problematic décolleté area 4. Skin Medica lip plumper for a quick fix for vanishing lips… Read More


Everyone knows the fabulous effects of injecting Botox deep into facial muscles–smoother skin, fewer wrinkles. We are now combining old and newer techniques, adding very dilute amounts of Botox to growth factors and vitamins and infusing them into the skin via micro needling. Results are subtle initially, but tend to magnify with time and subsequent… Read More


You have less than a week until THE BIG EVENT. What can you do for a quick fix if you can’t afford downtime?  1) Have a facial–our gentle calming facial is a good choice 2) Dermaplaning quickly removes facial “fuzzies” 3) Silkpeel combines microdermabrasion with a chemical infusion to freshen and brighten 4) Makeup consultation… Read More