Blog Archive

How Can I Get Rid of My Acne? Feb 12th, 2021

Whether you’re a teenager facing your first pimple or are still struggling with acne decades after your teen years, chances are you’d like to clear your skin and say goodbye for good to acne.  Millions of Americans of all ages struggle with acne, and if you’ve tried at-home solutions, you...

Are Moles Dangerous? Jan 14th, 2021

The good news is that most moles are totally harmless, or benign. The bad news is that moles can change over time. And these abnormal moles aren’t just a beauty blemish. They can be a sign of life-threatening cancer.   At Manhattan Dermatology, our team of dermatologists screens, diagnoses, and manages...

How To Notice Signs of Melanoma Dec 13th, 2020

About 200,000 Americans get melanoma, the most serious kind of skin cancer, each year. This cancer makes changes to your skin, like a new mole or freckle, objects of concern since it's difficult to know what’s normal and what might be a sign of skin cancer.   At Manhattan Dermatology, our...

Will I Get To Quit Shaving if I Have Laser Hair Removal? Nov 10th, 2020

There’s no doubt about it — shaving away unwanted facial and body hair is tedious and time-consuming. But chemical treatments and waxing only provide short-term results that just don’t last.  At Manhattan Dermatology, our team of dermatologists and aesthetics providers is dedicated to helping our New York City patients in...

5 Things You're Doing That Make Your Skin Look Older Than It Is Oct 12th, 2020

You’re lucky to have your health as you age, but that doesn’t mean you have to like the physical signs of aging. And some of the things you do every day may make your skin look older than it is without you knowing it.  At Manhattan Dermatology, our team of...

Everything You Need to Know About Kybella® Sep 10th, 2020

Do you cringe when you see a picture of your profile? You’re not alone. About two-thirds of Americans are unhappy with their profiles because of submental fullness, more commonly called a double chin.   Gaining weight or carrying a few extra pounds isn’t the only cause of submental fullness. Genetics and...

The Different Types of Acne Aug 19th, 2020

While you may associate acne with the tumultuous teenage years, acne can hit at any age, affecting 50 million Americans every year. And there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for those unsightly blemishes. Different types of acne require different treatments.     At Manhattan Dermatology, our team of general and cosmetic dermatologists understands the...

How You Can Protect Your Skin This Summer Jul 23rd, 2020

With summer in full force here in New York City, it’s natural to want to show a little skin and boost your vitamin D levels by getting out in the sun. But too much sun exposure can damage your skin, leaving behind the signs of summer in the form of...

Finding the Right Combination of Cosmetic Injectables for Your Face Jun 25th, 2020

Are you sick of seeing more wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin than you’d like when you look in the mirror? Cosmetic injectables could be the solution. With the help of our specialists at Manhattan Dermatology, you can turn back the hands of time.  Our team of dermatologists, surgeons, and...

5 Tips to Keep Your Skin in the Pink of Health This Summer May 28th, 2020

Summer is fast approaching, and along with summer vacation and barbecues comes warmer temperatures and intense sun. Even if you stay indoors and close to central air conditioning, it can be impossible to fully escape the summer sun.  Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and unprotected exposure to the...

Say Goodbye to Spider Veins Apr 13th, 2020

Did you know that over 40% of women report having at least one type of troublesome veins in their legs? One of the most common offenders is spider veins, the small red, blue, or purple veins that appear close to the surface of your skin.  About 60% of all people...

Why Who Performs Your Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment Matters Mar 20th, 2020

Have you tried topical solutions, masks, scrubs, and even prescription treatments but still aren’t happy with your skin? If you’re ready for a supercharged solution that delivers safe, effective results fast, laser skin resurfacing could be the solution for you.  But before you sign up for treatment, it’s important to...

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Hair Removal Feb 14th, 2020

Are you sick of tweezing away unwanted facial or body hair? Are you ready to toss your razor or cancel your next waxing appointment? Fortunately, advances in laser technology make hair removal easier and more permanent than ever, meaning your dream of saying goodbye to razors, tweezers, and hot wax...

Ripped a Hole in Your Earlobe? Here's How We Fix It Jan 21st, 2020

As we get older, our skin begins to change. It gets thinner and more lined. This is probably not news to anyone. What you may not have considered is that the skin on your ear is no different. It isn’t immune to the degradation that happens with time. The same...

Remedy Dark Under-Eye Circles with Belotero for Treatment Dec 6th, 2019

You want to look and feel beautiful, and having gorgeous eyes is essential. Dark circles under your eyes only get in the way of the message you want your eyes to send. A number of conditions can cause these dark circles, but don’t make them feel at home; you can...

Understanding How Botox® and Dysport® Work and the Difference Between the Two Nov 1st, 2019

Perhaps you’re just beginning to notice the early signs of aging across your forehead and around your eyes, or maybe you’re tired of looking at the wrinkles and lines that have taken up permanent residence in these areas.  As you probably know, prescription cosmetic injections like Botox® and Dysport® can...

Living with Eczema Oct 10th, 2019

If you struggle daily (and nightly) to deal with itching, swelling, and irritation of eczema, know that practical solutions are available to help you live more comfortably. The experts at Manhattan Dermatology help people in Midtown East and Murray Hill manage this chronic skin condition. Living with eczema is a...

How Dermal Fillers Can Restore Lost Volume to Your Face Sep 1st, 2019

Similar to the fact that the subway doors are going to close before you get on the train at least once in your life, you’re also going to get wrinkles and lose facial volume as you get older. These things are an inevitable part of life for those of us...

You Don’t Have to Live With Acne Scars — Here’s How to Get Rid of Them Aug 14th, 2019

Do your acne scars make you feel self-conscious or embarrassed? Have you tried different topical treatments but can’t get rid of stubborn scars?  The experienced doctors at Manhattan Dermatology, with offices in Murray Hill and East Midtown, New York, understand how traumatic scars can be — especially when they make...

Dealing With Rosacea in the Summertime Jul 24th, 2019

As a rosacea sufferer, you find ways to avoid triggers and manage flare-ups all year long. But during the summer months, especially when it’s hot and sticky in New York City, you’re faced with additional environmental and lifestyle factors that can aggravate your condition. For many people, rosacea is at...

5 Tips to Prevent Bruising After Injectable Treatments Jun 20th, 2019

Cosmetic procedures are safe and minimally invasive, but minor side effects are possible after injectable treatments. One of them is bruising. But know that there are ways to minimize bruising or even prevent it altogether. With two offices in New York City, Manhattan Dermatology offers a full range of treatments....

The importance of an annual skin check May 15th, 2019

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to get your annual skin check. What? You don’t get an annual skin check? Well, you should! Skin cancer is the United State’s most prevalent cancer, with more than two million Americans diagnosed each year. As a matter of...

Get Rid of Spider Veins Before Summer Apr 16th, 2019

The weather is finally warming up, and it’s time to put away the tights and long pants. As summer approaches, you’ll start to wear shorts, skirts, and dresses with bare legs. However, if you have spider veins on your legs, you might not feel confident about your summer wardrobe. Fortunately,...

Relieving Symptoms of Psoriasis With Light Therapy Mar 1st, 2019

Psoriasis is a condition that can cause patches of scaly, itchy, red skin to develop on your elbows, knees, scalp, face, hands, feet, back, armpits, genital area, or elsewhere on your body. It afflicts more than 8 million Americans. Having psoriasis can be frustrating, because the rashes may appear on...

What to Expect and How to Prepare for Mohs Surgery Feb 6th, 2019

More than 3 million men and women in the United States receive a diagnosis of skin cancer annually, making it the most common type of cancer in our country by far. The good news is most skin cancer is also highly treatable, especially when diagnosed early. For the most common...

Find the Right Cosmetic Treatment For You To Be Fresh-Faced This Year Jan 11th, 2019

It’s always a good idea to start a new year with your best foot forward, but what about your best face? At Manhattan Dermatology, New York City’s premier dermatology practice, we can help you firm up loose skin, restore lost volume, or smooth out the lines and wrinkles that are...

Start Laser Hair Removal Treatment This Month and Be Silky Smooth By Springtime Dec 19th, 2018

Laser hair removal is all the rage, and for good reason. After years of shaving, plucking, and pulling, who wouldn’t like to throw out all the tools and chemicals for nearly permanently silky skin, free of unwanted hair? But if you’re really serious about getting the look you want in...

Plagued by Acne? We’ve Got Solutions Nov 19th, 2018

If you’re plagued by acne, you’re not alone. An estimated 85 percent of Americans between the ages of 12-24 experience acne. It doesn’t discriminate. It occurs in men, women, and adolescents of various ages and backgrounds. While acne is known to impact adolescents, particularly during puberty, adult acne is also...

5 Tips for Preventing an Eczema Flare-Up Oct 8th, 2018

Do you get red, itchy patches on your skin now and then? If so, you may be one of the 30 million Americans who have eczema. Eczema, also called dermatitis, is a term for a collection of skin conditions that result in rashes.  Atopic dermatitis is the most common form...