April 2014

Choosing a sunscreen that is safe and effective can be a very daunting task. The terminology on the label can be very confusing and misleading. So here are a number of tips and facts to help guide you through the “wall of sunscreens” the next time you go to the store. Remember, the terms “sunblock”, “sweatproof” and “waterproof” are no longer allowed on sunscreen labels. You must choose a sunscreen that has broad spectrum, UVA & UVB protection. Both UVA and UVB exposure cause skin cancer, and are transmitted through the windows of your car. UVA (Ultraviolet A Radiation) is… Continue Reading

No matter what your age, you should be able to feel confident about your appearance. However, noticeable signs of aging such as unwanted wrinkles or crow’s feet can often make feeling confident seem impossible! Fortunately, there are many options available for patients who wish to look younger, without any invasive surgery or procedures. One of the most popular non-invasive procedures today is Dysport®. Similar to BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport® is extremely effective for treating unwanted wrinkles and facial lines. Here are some important things to know about this injectable, so you can decide if it’s right for you! Dysport® is FDA-approved.… Continue Reading

The aging process and environmental factors can cause numerous changes in skin for both men and women. Fortunately, the Fraxel Re:pair Laser corrects numerous issues, leaving you with refreshed skin that looks and feels more youthful. The Fraxel Re:pair Laser is a fractional CO2 laser, which uses microscopically pixelated laser beams to strategically treat your skin. The laser is noted for its strength and depth of penetration into skin. The laser will penetrate deeply into skin, removing damaged skin cells, and stimulating the body’s natural healing process to help new skin cells grow along with collagen. Collagen, which helps keep… Continue Reading

Aging  is unavoidable, but actually looking older is certainly avoidable! Facial plastic surgery is now more popular than ever before, with patients electing to undergo various procedures such as the Mini-Facelift or Facelift, to maintain a youthful appearance for as long as possible! While facial plastic surgery is considered extremely safe, it is never a good idea to gamble with your health. While you explore plastic surgery, make sure you meet with an experienced surgeon. Dr. Eugenie Brunner is a renowned facial plastic surgeon, who has performed hundreds of facelifts. Utilizing her extensive surgical expertise, Dr. Brunner routinely enables her… Continue Reading

With so many injectable fillers on the market today, it can often be difficult to figure out what will be best for you. One filler which is currently gaining popularity among patients is Radiesse®, which eliminates visible signs. Let’s take a closer look at this treatment, and what it can do for you. Top 5 Questions about Radiesse: How does Radiesse® work? Radiesse® is injected with a thin, fine needle into a targeted area of skin. It begins to work immediately, effortlessly smoothing away visible signs of aging, such as unwanted facial lines, and wrinkles. Patients experience a smoother, rejuvenated,… Continue Reading