We asked Dr. Snehal Amin, board certified dermatologist, fellowship trained dermatologic surgeon and laser specialist to answer common questions our patients ask about laser hair removal and other types of hair removal in general. Here are the answers!
> What is acne, and how do fungal and bacterial acne differ? Fungal and bacterial organisms are normal inhabitants of our skin. Just like our gut microflora, the skin microbiome is very important, complex and not well-understood (copyright Dr. Amin :-) ).
Here's How to Tell If Your Skin Irritation Is Eczema or Psoriasis. By Rebecca Norris. According to current studies, more than eight million Americans have psoriasis. Read more from our experts at MDCS. https://www.byrdie.com/eczema-vs-psoriasis-5025186
There are many biologic medications that are used to treat severe cases of chronic skin conditions like psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Examples include Enbrel, Humira, Stelara, Cosentyx, Taltz, Tremfya, Skyrizi, Remicade, Siliq, Ilumya, and Dupixent.
Remember in elementary school when people would ask you if you had HBO? If you were lucky enough to have the paid subscription television channel you might proudly say “Yes!” only to then have your frenemy respond with “Eww, gross! "
While psoriasis is largely considered a disease of the skin, the factors involved in the development of this condition are more than just skin-deep.
People with family members who have psoriasis are at a greater risk of developing the condition because c
Tips for avoiding those annoying ingrown hairs. Years ago when I first moved to New York to start my dermatology residency my skin did not cooperate. During my first few weeks of training I developed pink stubborn bumps on my neck and beard area.
Stretch marks, unsightly scars that form when skin stretches or shrinks quickly, can affect anyone at any age. They’re generally harmless, but they can be embarrassing. If you have stretch marks you’d love to get rid of, find out how you can right here.
Are you tired of looking tired all the time? Do you feel like you inherited the raccoon gene? Discover how Belotero Balance®, an FDA-approved dermal filler, can easily remedy those dark under-eye circles.
Whether you’d like to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and age spots or simply restore a more uniform complexion, laser resurfacing can rejuvenate and revitalize your skin from the inside out. Here’s how it works.
Laser hair removal is incredibly popular, and for good reason — there’s nothing better than smooth, hair-free skin, especially when you no longer have to shave, wax, or pluck away unwanted hair to get it.
Your face benefits from a vigilant anti-aging routine, and the efforts are keeping people guessing — until you lift your hands. No matter how young you look, your hands are dead giveaways to the truth. Here’s how we can fix that.
Skin cancer may be the most common form of cancer in the United States, but there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk of developing this potentially deadly disease. Find out how you can protect your skin, today and every day.
As a chronic inflammatory skin condition, psoriasis can’t be cured — but it can be kept under control with the right approach. Find out what the most common psoriasis triggers are and what you can do to manage or avoid them.
If you’re looking for ways to improve your figure without risky surgical procedures and downtime, body contouring techniques like EMSCULPT® and Excilis® can help. If you’ve hit a roadblock in your fight against fat, keep reading to learn more.
While your skin can benefit from laser resurfacing any time of the year, there are advantages to doing it in the wintertime. Find out why the months between December and March are sometimes referred to as laser skin resurfacing season.
Double chins are pesky—and no one wants to deal with them. The chin area is super difficult to tone and eliminate fat cells from. We follow three women as they undergo Liposuction, Kybella, and Coolsculpt in their journey to fix their double chin.
MDCS's own Snehal Amin, MD writes about Cynosure Elite MPX, a multi-modality laser that can treat skin imperfections such as extra hair, superficial varicose veins and brown spots on the skin simultaneously, for Cosmetic Town Journal.
“I always tell my patients, exfoliating is like exercise for your skin,” says Tamila Deveny, medical esthetician at MDCS Dermatology in New York City. “It helps your skin stay healthy, young and to glow.”
National Botox Cosmetic Day Promotion at MDCS Dermatology!! MDCS Dermatology in Manhattan and Long Island is celebrating National Botox Day by offering an additional promotion. Full face Botox treatment 3 areas for $750 (regular price $900)!
Can Cheek Fillers Really Lift the Face? Experts Weigh In on What to Actually Expect
Written by: Rebecca Dancer
It’s a common scenario: Your injector asks what’s bothering you. You say your nasolabial folds and burgeoning jowls make you look old.
While it might seem like the list of things you need to buy for your new baby (or baby-to-be) is miles long, there are really only a handful of necessities that you’ll use just about every day — and one of those is baby lotion.
Shelter-in-place directives have been ordered all over the USA. This public health strategy is the best way to slow down the spread of CoVid19. However, shelter-in-place does not mean that you should ignore your health. Here are a few tips to stay healthy
We’ve all had a pimple—or a colony of them—every one as unwelcome as the last. Sometimes they’re fleeting, a result of poor post-gym hygiene Opens a New Window. , while other breakouts are chronic, a result of genetics or stress.
Eczema is a highly visible, touch-and-go skin-care issue that causes skin on the face and body to become red and itchy at the slightest triggers: stress, sweating, dry conditions (like central heating in winter), and even irritants in skin-care products an
In a world of smartphones, is an app helpful or harmful when it comes to health? Dr. Snehal Amin, the Director of Manhattan Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, explains the dangers of smartphone apps that claim to accurately diagnose health issues.