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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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Radiesse Butt Lift

For many, the ideal shape and size of the buttocks are round, full, and smooth, but many of us find that due to age or genetics, the buttocks can look flat and be dimpled on the surface due to cellulite or stretch marks. Previously, many patients believed that the only option for butt augmentation was…

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Natural-Looking Lip Filler

When it comes to the appearance of the lips, many people dream of achieving the perfect pout, with full, pillowy lips like those commonly seen on social media. A full lower lip with a perfectly sculpted upper lip to accentuate the Cupid’s bow and philtrum columns are often seen as the ideal characteristics of beautiful…

Korean Skin Care & Laser Treatments

 When it comes to skincare, it can feel difficult to know what products to use and what regimen to follow to get glowing, clear, glass skin, which is why many people are turning to the globally trending Korean beauty skincare routine. The Korean skincare routine is a ten-step regimen (that can be simplified to…

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How Does a Chemical Peel Work?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, chemical peels are in the top five most popular non-invasive cosmetic treatments in the United States, as they are highly versatile and can treat a wide range of skin conditions. Many different types of chemical peels can be used nearly everywhere on the body, including the face,…

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Sculptra vs. Radiesse

Collagen is a fibrous protein in the skin that provides structure and firmness for a youthful appearance. As we age, the skin naturally loses collagen, and the rate of collagen production slows, causing common signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, deep folds, skin laxity, and volume loss. This can be particularly apparent in…

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Summer Skin Care

For many people, the warm weather of summer months means a chance to relax, trips to the beach or the pool, vacations, and other outdoor activities. As temperatures rise and humidity increases, many patients don’t know how to adjust their skincare routine best to compensate for the changes in the weather. While summertime for many…

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Does Ozempic Cause Hair Loss?

 Ozempic is a prescription drug with the active ingredient Semaglutide, used to help moderate the effects of type 2 diabetes, as the drug helps the body produce insulin. One additional effect of the drug was that it helped keep patients feeling full for longer, which meant that Ozempic quickly gained popularity as an off-label…

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How To Get Rid Of Bags Under Eyes

The eyes are often the first thing others notice about us and is the most expressive part of the face. It is no wonder why the eyes are referred to as “the window to the soul.” As such, eye rejuvenation, undereye bags, and dark circles are common skin concerns discussed in the world of dermatology….

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How To Treat Hormonal Acne

Hormonal adult acne breakouts are caused by fluctuations in hormone levels that lead to increased oil production in the sebaceous glands of the skin. Hormonal adult acne most commonly presents as cysts along the jawline and lower face. Hormonal acne breakouts may occur during puberty, pregnancy, menopause, around the menstrual cycle, as a side effect…

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How Much Does Thermage Skin Tightening Cost?

Thermage is often considered the “gold standard” in anti-aging, skin-tightening treatment to improve skin laxity. With radiofrequency energy technology, Thermage laser treatment boosts new collagen production to combat sagging, loose skin, and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and cellulite, all without any downtime. Thermage is a non-invasive procedure, so unlike a surgical facelift…

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Is Accutane Safe?

More than 50 million Americans suffer from acne breakouts, making acne vulgaris the most common skin condition in the United States. While many acne treatment options are available, some acne breakouts resist standard, over-the-counter treatment methods, particularly cystic acne, nodular acne, and pimples, which can remain red, swollen, and tender, leading to the formation of…

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Hair Loss Caused by Stress

Emotional stress can induce various physical symptoms and is known to be related to three different types of hair loss. Many patients treated for hair loss in Dr. Michele Green’s private dermatology office in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood present with thinning hair after experiencing stressors or an unexpected stressful event. Different types of stress-related…

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The Top Acne Scar Treatments of 2023

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, affecting as many as 50 million Americans every year, and when picking or scratching of active breakouts, inflammation, and lesions occur, acne breakouts can lead to acne scars. Acne scars can take on many forms, including atrophic or depressed scars, hypertrophic or…

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Juvederm Volux XC

On January 18th, 2023, the AbbVie Company of Allergan Medical Institute announced that the newest member of the Juvederm collection of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers was available for consumer use: Juvederm Volux XC. FDA-approved in July of 2022 after clinical study, Juvederm Volux XC injectable gel is an ideal treatment option for the improvement of…

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Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

As we age, production of the structural proteins, collagen and elastin, begins to decrease. Collagen and elastin are responsible for giving the skin structure and support, and as collagen production decreases, fine lines and wrinkles become etched into the skin, volume loss occurs in the mid-face, the skin starts to sag, and the lips begin…

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Tranexamic Acid Pill for Melasma

 Melasma Treatment with Oral Tranexamic Acid Melasma is a skin condition that causes hyperpigmented patches or spots on the skin. For many of us who suffer from melasma, the discoloration can make us self-conscious as we look for ways to treat or cover the hyperpigmentation. Melasma may fade over time, but all too often…

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Dysport vs Juvederm

Over time, signs of aging begin to show on the skin. The production of structural proteins, collagen and elastin, begins to decrease leading to the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, creases, volume loss, and thinning lips. Repeated facial muscle contractions over the years can contribute to the formation of frown lines (glabellar lines) between…

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Radio Frequency Skin Tightening

As we age, production of the body’s structural proteins, collagen and elastin, begins to decrease. With collagen and elastin responsible for firm, smooth, and youthful-looking skin, the decrease in collagen production leads to sagging, crepey, loose skin, which can further emphasize fine lines, wrinkles, and jowls that develop as we age. Increased skin laxity –…

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Removing Sun Spots On The Face

Overexposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays is one of the leading causes of premature aging, and solar lentigines, also known as sun spots, age spots, or liver spots, are one such sign of the natural aging process. Appearing as flat, brown spots that form on areas of the skin that are most often exposed…

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How Effective Is PRP For Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common and distressing condition that affects approximately 50 million men and 30 million women. A result of age, stress, genetics, or an auto-immune condition, acute or pattern hair loss can lead to insecurity and even depression symptoms in those that experience it. While there seem to be many hair loss treatments…