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Dr. Michele Green takes a closer look at various dermatology treatments. For instance, you can find out how Thermage works, details about laser skin treatments such as Fraxel, or info on what CoolSculpting is, all via our blog and get information from one of the best dermatologists in New York City.

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Best Sunscreen for Melasma

Melasma is a skin condition characterized by uneven brown or gray patches appearing on the skin’s surface. While the exact cause of the condition is not yet known, studies have shown that sun damage and unprotected exposure to UVA and UVB rays of light considerably worsen the discoloration associated with melasma. Melasma tends to affect…

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Ultherapy or Thermage for Skin Tightening NYC

As we age, the production of the structural proteins collagen and elastin begins to decrease, leading to increased skin laxity, which emphasizes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and cellulite. Increased skin laxity and loose skin can affect many areas of the body, with decreased collagen production contributing to signs of aging on the lower…

Juvederm Vs. Sculptra

Collagen is a naturally occurring structural protein responsible for keeping the skin tight, firm, and smooth in many areas of the face and body. As we age, natural collagen production decreases, emphasizing signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles, creases known as smile lines or nasolabial folds around the nose and mouth, volume…

Common Areas for Botox Injections

Botox injections are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world, and for good reason. They are a noninvasive procedure used to treat dynamic fine lines and wrinkles created from repetitive facial movements and contractions. By essentially “freezing” the muscles responsible for these movements, Botox can prevent the formation and worsening of fine…

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Teenage Skin Care

During the preteen (9-12 years old) and teenage years (13+), many changes happen in the body that affect the skin. Hormone changes are responsible for the increased production of sebum (or oil) on the skin’s surface, and this excess oil production can clog the pores, leading to acne breakouts in the form of blackheads, whiteheads,…

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Oligio vs. Thermage

 As we age, the production of the structural proteins collagen and elastin begins to decrease, leading to increased skin laxity, which emphasizes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture. Decreased skin elasticity – or loose skin – can affect many areas of the body, with decreased collagen production contributing to signs…

How Fraxel Laser Treatment Works

As we age, the production of the structural proteins collagen and elastin decreases, leading to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, increased skin laxity, and uneven skin texture. Other marks of time can affect the skin’s surface, including sun damage in youth, which can contribute to the appearance of pigmentation in the form of…

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Exosomes vs. PRP

As we age, the production of the structural proteins collagen and elastin decreases, leading to higher skin laxity, which emphasizes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture. Hair thinning and hair loss are other concerns that affect both men and women, causing many patients to seek a solution. Luckily, there are treatment…

Which Dermal Filler is Best for Acne Scars

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting as many as 50 million Americans, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. While acne breakouts are already frustrating, approximately 40% of individuals who experience active acne breakouts will develop acne scars. Severe acne lesions, such as nodules, cysts, and inflammatory acne, can cause damage…

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Laser Treatment for Chest Wrinkles

As we age, the production of the structural proteins collagen and elastin begins to decrease, leading to increased skin laxity, uneven skin texture, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, sun damage over time can lead to the appearance of brown spots of hyperpigmentation, known as age spots, sun spots, or liver spots,…

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Microneedling vs. HydraFacial vs. Chemical peel

The field of cosmetic dermatology offers a host of skin rejuvenation treatments that can address a variety of skin conditions and provide optimal results with zero downtime, including chemical peels, HydraFacial, and Microneedling treatments. These popular non-invasive skincare treatments provide healthy, glowing skin and can improve skin health and the appearance of fine lines, acne…

What is the best cheek filler?

Cheek fillers are non-invasive dermal filler injections used for cheek and facial rejuvenation. When injected into the midface, cheek fillers can help to replenish lost volume due to natural aging, smooth out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, enhance the definition of bone structure, and increase collagen production. Collagen is a protein essential for…

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How Long Does Thermage Last?

Thermage is a non-invasive, skin-tightening treatment that addresses loose, sagging skin and visible signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles. Thermage treatment works to increase collagen production, improving the appearance of skin laxity and other aging signs over time. The procedure is safe and painless, requiring no downtime afterward. The Thermage FLX is…

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What is the Best Lip Filler?

When it comes to the appearance of the lips, social media has popularized the perfect pout with full, pillowy lips. The ideal lip shape for many is a lower lip that is full and voluminous, with a perfectly contoured upper lip and accentuated Cupid’s bow. However, many people have the unavoidable reality of having naturally…

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CoolSculpting vs Kybella

Excess fat can be extremely stubborn and hard to get rid of, even after regularly exercising and maintaining a healthy diet. The area under the chin is highly susceptible to holding excess fat. Submental fullness, or a double chin, can make an individual look heavier or older and can worsen the appearance of the jawline…

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What are the Benefits of Botox?

 The Many Benefits of Botox Botox is the most popular non-invasive cosmetic treatment in the world. Botox is the gold standard for treating the appearance of wrinkles and dynamic fine lines, such as frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. The benefits of Botox aren’t just cosmetic, though. Many medical conditions are managed with…

Can You Have Caffeine Before or After PRP?

 Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a versatile treatment option that offers limitless benefits in fields such as hair restoration and facial rejuvenation. Platelets are the main components in PRP that contain a wide array of growth factors and proteins necessary for wound healing and tissue repair and regeneration. Hair loss can be mitigated with PRP…

How Long Do Juvéderm Lip Fillers Last?

Juvederm is a family of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers designed to provide non-invasive facial rejuvenation and enhancement without any downtime or discomfort. Hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm are ideal for replacing volume loss, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, augmenting facial features and contours, and restoring a more youthful appearance. Juvederm hyaluronic acid fillers are among…

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Do You Lose Weight With CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting treatment is an FDA-cleared fat reduction and body contouring treatment that eliminates stubborn fat cells without the need for surgery or downtime. Using patented fat-freezing technology known as cryolipolysis, CoolSculpting reduces excess fat in targeted areas of the body without damaging the surrounding skin or tissue. CoolSculpting is an excellent alternative to invasive surgical…

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What is Ozempic Face?

Ozempic, the brand name for the semaglutide GLP-1 diabetes drug, has been increasing in popularity over recent years due to its off-label use as a rapid weight loss drug. Approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, Ozempic works to regulate blood sugar levels, reduce the rate…