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Remedy Dark Under-Eye Circles With Belotero Balance®️ Oct 1st, 2019

As if lines, wrinkles, and gray hair weren’t enough, many women and men also get dark circles under their eyes as part of the natural aging process. You tend to lose fat and collagen in your face as you get older, and your skin becomes thinner. As a result, the...

Get a Fall Skin Refresh with Fraxel or CO2 Laser Resurfacing Sep 13th, 2019

If you made the most of this past summer, chances are it shows on your skin. Although days spent soaking up the sun can certainly do wonders for your vitamin D levels, they can also leave your skin a little worse for the wear. Your complexion may appear duller and...

Laser Hair Removal: You’ll Wonder Why You Waited So Long Aug 2nd, 2019

If you’re anything like the average adult, you dedicate a considerable amount of time and energy to routine hair removal. At best, getting rid of undesired hair can seem like a mundane, obligatory task. At worst, it can feel like an exhausting, repetitive process that you simply have to endure...

Do Your Sweat Glands Work Overtime? Solutions for Hyperhidrosis Jul 15th, 2019

There are times when excessive sweating is a good thing, confirming that you’ve worked hard and your body is registering your effort. Or, your body is simply doing all it can to keep cool during those long, hot summer days. But if you’re plagued by overactive sweat glands that seem...

You Don't Have to Let Your Hands Give Away Your Age. Learn About FDA-Approved Radiesse Jun 18th, 2019

When it comes to anti-aging tools, there’s no shortage of effective products and services that dial back the years on your face, neck, and chest. From advanced laser therapies to cosmetic injectables, we can renew and revitalize your skin, making you look years younger. And while the results are most...

5 Essential Steps for Preventing Skin Cancer May 17th, 2019

Congratulations — spring has officially arrived, and you’ve made it through another long northeastern winter. If you’re anything like the average New Yorker, you’re more than ready to trade arctic temperatures and cloudy skies for warm air and sunshine. But even if there’s nothing quite like baring a bit of...

PRP: The All-Natural Game-Changer for Remedying Hair Loss and Facial Rejuvenation Mar 11th, 2019

If you’re one of the estimated 80 million adults living with unwanted hair loss in the United States or countless adults wishing for more youthful-looking skin, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may be the solution you’ve been longing for. This minimally invasive treatment uses substances in your own blood to stimulate...

6 Tips for Preventing a Psoriasis Flare-Up Feb 4th, 2019

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease caused by an immune system error that makes your skin cells grow much faster than normal. Rather than forming normally over the course of a week, new skin cells form in a matter of days. When these extra cells pile up on the...

Now You Can Tighten Skin and Contour Your Body Without Surgery: Learn About our Noninvasive Options Jan 15th, 2019

In recent years, advancements and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments have opened the door to eliminating unwanted fat, even the most stubborn, diet-resistant areas. At MDCS: Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Snehal Amin and Dr. Noah Gratch teamed up to offer men and women in Midtown Manhattan, New York, the most...

The Best Skincare Regimen to Prevent Acne, According to Dermatologists Dec 12th, 2018

Only use scrubs preventatively Marisa Garshick, M.D.,Opens a New Window. warns that scrubs will only aggravate acne. They should instead be used cautiously on skin that’s already clear—preventatively, that is—and you should rely on the other products on this list to minimize existing breakouts. https://www.mensjournal.com/style/the-best-skincare-regimen-to-prevent-acne-according-to-dermatologists/

The best eczema treatments Dec 12th, 2018

CeraVe Healing Ointment Generally, the thicker the topical cream, the better for eczema-prone skin, and dermatologist Marisa Garshick — an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Cornell, New York Presbyterian Medical Center — says for this reason ointments (rather than lotions) are your best best. Garshick says creams like CeraVe that contain an...

Winter Is the Best Time for Resurfacing Your Skin with Fractional CO2 Laser Therapy Dec 11th, 2018

As your body’s largest and most visible organ, your skin is a prominent reflection of your vitality and well-being. But it’s prone to developing surface irregularities that can leave you feeling older than you are or less confident in your appearance. Groundbreaking advances in cosmetic dermatology have made laser therapy...

Three Ways to Permanently Remove A Double Chin | The Plastics | Harper's BAZAAR Nov 12th, 2018

Dr. Dendy Engelman, MDCS: Medical Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, advises. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GiPV_nIAh0

Milk and your skin. Jun 30th, 2018

milk and your skin

Are pill suncreens safe? Ask Dr. Garshick. Jun 30th, 2018

The scoop on pill sunscreens.

New Beauty Formulas for Glowing Skin May 16th, 2018

There's a revolution taking place in the beauty world. Driven by science, the pros are pioneering new formulas that are causing real—even amazing—changes to your complexion at the molecular level. These breakthroughs, from a next-level vitamin C to microencapsulated particles that release inside your skin, are shielding your cells from...

Skin cancer experts Drs. Amin and Engelman discuss melanoma May 16th, 2018

Fact is that not all moles, beauty marks, or other skin spots are created equal. Some can actually be downright dangerous. Your first line of defense is wearing SPF each and every day—and reapplying often during days when you’re outdoors. Your second line of defense is going for a yearly skin...

Cynosure Elite MPX Nov 9th, 2017

Read on to learn more about the benefits of Cynosure Elite MPX!http://www.cosmetictown.com/journal/hair/Cynosure_Elite_Mpx

The Editor of New Beauty Tried the Newest Fillers—Here’s What Happened Aug 1st, 2017

Read on to learn about Sarah Eggenberger's, NewBeauty editor-at-large, experience with Restylane's newest filler, Restylane Refyne.https://www.newbeauty.com/hottopic/slideshow/2641-restylane-refyne-restylane-defyne-before-and-after-experience/

Mohs Surgery Mar 28th, 2017

If you’ve been advised to undergo Mohs surgery for skin cancer, rest assured you’ll be in highly-skilled and competent hands should you choose the top-rated team at Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery (MDCS).With 3 locations in Hampton Bays, Commack, and Midtown East, Manhattan, our surgeons are lead by Dr. Snehal...

Oh, Zit! Seventeen's Guide to Surviving Acne Jan 26th, 2017

Read on to discover what causes breakouts, how you can get rid of them, and what to do if they've really got you down. http://www.seventeen.com/beauty/makeup-skincare/advice/a11530/causes-of-acne-and-pimple-breakouts/

Calling all Spring Brides Oct 14th, 2016

Venue? Check. Food? Check.  Music? Check. Flowers? Check. Dress? Check.  You? ...  After all there is to do in anticipation for your wedding day, now it's time to focus on you! If you know you want to look great on your wedding day, but don't know where to begin, schedule a consultation and with our team...

Ew! Beauty: Swamp Ass There has to be a better name for this, right? Sep 16th, 2016

Let’s face it: Along with summer’s heat, humidity, and other sweat-inducing qualities comes a ton of gross beauty problems. From dry, cracked feet to ingrown hairs and chafing, there’s a lot that can hold you back from living the confident poolside life you’re destined to lead. But don’t worry—we’re talking...

5 Myths About Bikini Line Hair Removal Aug 16th, 2016

Ingrowns, bumps, irritation—ugh. Getting rid of hair down there is a chore, but you can make it easier on yourself if you stop believing these common misconceptions.Myth: Hair grows back thicker if you shave it Dr. Garshick says that shaving anywhere on your body will not cause the hair to...

Are Dermatologist Apps Actually Harming Our Skin — And Our Health? Aug 9th, 2016

CAN IPHONE APPS ACTUALLY LEAD TO INCORRECT DIAGNOSES?Dr. Snehal Amin, the Director of Manhattan Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, cites a 2013 study that evaluated this exact question. According to the study, three of four smartphone applications incorrectly classified 30 percent or more of melanomas as "unconcerning," he explains. He goes on to explain how a...

Dr. Amin Best Doctor 2016 Jul 10th, 2016

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THE MOST COMMON SCALP ISSUES Jul 7th, 2016

Originally appeared on Refinery 29 by Kelly DougherIt’s not hyperbole to say that everyone reading this article has had, or will have, a scalp issue or two at some point in his or her life. It’s one of those you’re-not-alone situations (everything from hair loss to dandruff is super common), yet...

BASICS OF A SKIN CHECK Jul 7th, 2016

Q1: How important are full-body skin checks? How often should someone be getting one? If you notice one peculiar spot should you be getting a full-body checkA full body skin exam by a trained professional can be life-saving. Everyone should check their own skin once a month at home. Most...