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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.

Can you get CoolSculpting after liposuction?

Q: Can you get CoolSculpting after liposuction? A: An in person examination would be necessary to judge the full effects of your liposuction to determine if you are a good candidate for CoolSculpting. I have many patients who I have helped through coolsculpting after liposuction. Please consult an expert in CoolSculpting for the best cosmetic…

Could CoolSculpting improve my health and cholesterol, since fat is removed from my body?

Q: Could Cool Sculpting improve my health since fat is removed from my body and that could mean less cholesterol? A: No. Coolsculpting is not a weight loss device, but rather it removes a bulge of fat in a given area by 25%. Coolsculpting will not affect your cholesterol levels which are maintained by diet,…

How many inches can I expect to lose from CoolSculpting?

Question: How many inches can I expect to lose with one treatment of CoolSculpting? A: The results from Coolsculpting vary between patient to patient and depends on the amount of fat each area had that was treated. The procedure is used for body sculpting and is normally not measured by the inches lost on the…

Stimulate New Collagen Production with Fraxel

Fraxel laser is perhaps one of the most technologically advanced procedures currently available. It works by making tiny, controlled injuries to the skin, which will stimulate the production of new collagen. As the skin repairs these tiny injuries, it also works to grow new skin cells and heal the older damage visible from sun exposure…

Just in Time for Thanksgiving – No more Turkey Neck!

Kybella is a new non-invasive injectable treatment for submental fat (such as the double chin – or the “Turkey Neck” which refers to saggy skin under the neck area) that can significantly improve the chin contour to give you a younger looking more sculpted neck without the need for surgery. Kybella injections permanently diminish the…

How Fraxel Laser Treatment Works

Fraxel® is proven laser technology that can help reverse the visible effects of aging, naturally helping you look as young as you feel. Fraxel is also known as the Fraxel Dual laser it can be used to rejuvenate the skin of the face, neck, chest, hands, arms, and leg. Fraxel is a non-ablative fractionated laser…

Sunspots & Tinea Versicolor

What causes sunspots? The sunspots on your skin are caused by direct, prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays or from artificial sources of ultraviolet rays, like from a tanning bed. We develop sunspots on our skin because the skin produces a huge amount of melanocytes. The sun increases the amount of melanin found…

Lip Enhancements & Injections – What Type of Lips Do You Want?

With popularity soaring due to the non-surgical aspect combined with celebrity uptake (Ellie Goulding, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Hudson, Britney Spears, Kylie Jenner and Heidi Montag just to name a few), lip enhancement procedures continue to increase in numbers every year. Even men are getting involved, with male lip injection and augmentation procedures increasing by around…

New CoolSculpting Applicators Reduce Treatment Time to 35 Minutes

CoolSculpting by Zeltiq has introduced a new range of applicators that are made to not only be more compatible with the various curves and shapes people have – but also to lower the amount of time needed to undergo the procedure. The treatment cycles are now only 35 minutes, reducing treatment time by almost half!…

Dermatology in NYC, Is living in New York good or bad for your skin?

From Greenwich Village to Harlem or the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Park Slope and Williamsburg to Bushwick or Prospect Park in Brooklyn, or Astoria and Forest Hills in Queens, there are plenty of New Yorkers who will stake their claim that their neighborhood is what makes NYC great for them. However, as great as…

How should my stomach feel 2 weeks after Coolsculpting

Q: How should my stomach feel 2 weeks after Coolsculpting? I know…it’s too early to see results, and stop Googling! But what should I feel like? I had a large applicator on lower abdomen and the small applicator on top. Right now I’m hoping it’s just swelling, but my stomach is bigger than before. When…

Dermatology & Food: The Best Nuts for Healthy Skin

Nuts are a big part of the protein group in the overall food pyramid. And while not all nuts are healthy (especially if combined with sugar and other negative factors), there are some that can help with not only your overall diet, but your skin care regime also. Almonds for instance are optimal choices for…

How to have a beautiful décolletage at the office of Dr. Michele Green

Many people remember to put sunscreen and take care of the skin on their face and forget all about the skin on their necks and chest. One of the most common complaints that I hear in my office is that their check and neck makes them look old. Before & After Image of Décolletage *Disclaimer:…

Can I Get CoolSculpting After Tummy Tuck?

Q: Can I Get Coolsculpting After Tummy Tuck? I recently had a tummy tuck (7 weeks ago) but I have been left with an overhang in the front portion of my lower abdodomen that bulges past my incision. Obviously there is still swelling, but there appears to be excess fat and perhaps remaining loose skin…

There is No Such Thing as ‘Waterproof’ Sunscreen

Waterproof Sunscreen? It’s a myth, find out why from Dr. Green as she discusses how sunscreens have changed from “waterproof” to “water resistant” and how it all works. No sunscreen is in actuality “waterproof” they changed the regulations, so that you’re only allowed to say that the sunscreen is water resistant, you’re not allowed to…

CoolSculpting Results Over Time

The CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure contours the body by safely and effectively freezing and eliminating unwanted fat permanently, without surgery or downtime. Unlike the liposuction process, fat is not re-distributed to other parts of the body. When the treated cells leave your body, they’re gone for good. How soon will I see results from the…

Embarrassed by Early Jowling? How Thermage® Can Help

Loose, saggy skin along your jaw line can cause your face to look heavy and tired and add years to your appearance. However, a facelift may not be the only answer for significantly counteracting early signs of aging in the jowls. With Thermage®, you can enjoy a dramatic improvement in the appearance of your jawline…

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