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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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Sunscreen for Acne Prone Skin

Everyone understands the importance of applying sunscreen daily to prevent skin cancer and protect against the premature signs of aging. However, when you have oily, acne-prone skin, the idea of slathering a thick, greasy sunscreen on your face might make you cringe. Don’t panic! Applying facial sunscreen to oily skin doesn’t have to end in…

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Punch Excision for Acne Scars

Acne is one of the most prevalent skin conditions around the world. There are a myriad of treatment options available when it comes to tackling acne breakouts. However, once the breakout is resolved, the resulting acne scars become another issue. Unfortunately, inflammation associated with acne can damage skin tissue, causing acne scarring. Oftentimes, treating acne…

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Acne Scar Removal Costs

Acne is an issue that affects most people at some point in their lives and as serious as an issue it can be it does normally resolve itself eventually with the right skin care. Unfortunately in some cases though acne can have a lasting effect due to issues surrounding acne scarring such as scar tissue,…

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Do Tanning Beds Help Acne?

Since acne breakouts are one of the most universal skin conditions for all of our patients, we often find that patients have developed creative solutions to clear up acne. One common discovery that people from high school through adulthood find is the effect that sun exposure can have on the skin. Particularly in our current…

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RF Microneedling for Acne Scars

Acne, formally known as acne vulgaris, is something that affects almost every human at one phase of life or another. It’s one of the most common skin conditions in the world and, unfortunately, painful acne can often leave a mark both physically and emotionally after it subsides. Acne scars can affect patients from the teenage…

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Acne Dark Spot Treatment

Those of us who have experienced acne breakouts – which, as it turns out, includes the majority of teens and adults – have often breathed a sigh of relief when a blemish disappears. However, for many patients, a painful acne breakout can lead to a dark mark or scar where a pimple once stood. After…

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Where Acne is and What it Means

 Acne may be one of the most identifiable skin diseases: according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, acne affects up to 50 million Americans annually. Though acne breakouts are common, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of those pesky pimples. However, when acne breakouts  develop in the same area of…

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Does Stress Cause Acne?

Many of us like to live our lives to the fullest and, unfortunately, our all-in commitment to work, friends, and family can lead to ample amounts of stress. One of the most frustrating experiences for our patients is how stress levels can play a role in the health of their skin, particularly when blemishes begin…

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Acne Scar Discoloration Treatment

Anyone who has experienced a bad acne breakout knows the sigh of relief that comes when a breakout has cleared. However, for many, lingering discoloration or acne scarring on the skin can make a clear complexion feel like a distant dream. Thankfully, there are a variety of different treatments that can help to reduce the…

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What is Maskne? Mask Acne Prevention & Treatment

Acne has always been one of the most common areas of concern in dermatology. Dr. Michele Green is an internationally renowned expert in treating recalcitrant acne and acne scars in her boutique NYC office.  Maskne has become the newest form of acne, and these new acne breakouts have been a concern with many patients. Due…

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Best Dermatologist Treatment for Back Acne Scars

Acne is commonly treated on the face but “BACNE” or back acne is often neglected. While patients may turn to their dermatologist for acne treatments on their face, they often forget about treating their back. As a result of follicles being clogged with oils, dead skin cells and bacteria, the numerous sebaceous glands on your…

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How to Fade Acne Scars

One of the main reasons patients come to consult dermatologists, like Dr. Michele Green, is her expertise in treating acne scars and hyperpigmentation, as well as acne.  Most dermatologists frequently treat acne patients in their practices, since acne breakouts are a common occurrence. For some patients, the basic problem is finding and using the right…

Cosmetic Dermatology Trends of 2018

Now all the Christmas cheer has come to an end and New Year’s resolutions have been made it is time to take a look at what dermatology treatments and trends were popular in 2018 and what might be popular in 2019. For this we’ll compare our most recent data to our previous dermatology treatment review…

VBeam Laser Acne Scars & Acne Treatment

Acne is one of the nightmares that many teenagers and adults face at some point in their life. Many individuals are left with acne scars after an acne breakout has faded. These acne scars are typically more noticeable because of the redness that accompanies them. This redness appears as a result of broken capillaries that…

Common Skin Care & Dermatology Options In Your Twenties

With the advent of social media and smartphones, we are in the eyes of the public more than ever before. It’s no surprise that we want to ensure that we look at our very best all of the time, especially when we are going to have our picture published on Facebook or Instagram. With youth,…

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Taking Care of Acne in the Summer

Whether for a vacation or just for all the outdoor events that take place as soon as the weather warms up and the sun comes out, the summer is a time of year when appearance can matter a little bit more to an individual. Unfortunately, for those who are prone to suffering from acne breakouts,…

Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments Proven to Have Less Effect on Smokers

While I am sure you have heard how smoking is bad for your health and increases the risk of various types of cancer and heart disease, it also is a danger to your skin. Smoking causes premature aging and increases the risk of developing skin cancer. The combination of sun exposure and cigarette smoking damages…

Popular Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments for the Winter Months

The weather may be cooler, the sunshine out for fewer hours in each day and people are more likely to stay indoors. However, this also means that the winter months are a great time to remove the sun damage from the Summer months through a simple cosmetic dermatology procedure. Below is a list of common…

Dermal fillers for Acne Scars

Acne is a common condition that touches most people’s lives at some time. For many patients the acne condition itself can be relatively short lived. However, this condition can leave residual scarring and redness that can make a person feel self-conscious and anxious. Historically, while acne scarring has been quite difficult to treat, modern day…

Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

Acne is a common skin issue that impacts the lives of many Americans. However, in this day and age, it can be effectively treated with a wide range of procedures. For those who are experiencing acne outbreaks or even some light acne scarring one technique that can be employed is microdermabrasion. Microdermabrasion is a non-chemical…

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