The Skinny on Great Skin

M. Elizabeth Briden, M.D. FAAD, Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Institute, PA

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My skin looks so dull and old after this winter – what can I do be bring it back to life?
Your skin is dehydrated from the cold, dry air and needs moisture and exfoliation to remove the dead layers, which give a dull appearance. Polyhydroxy and Bionic acid creams (NeoStrata Bio-hydrating, Bionic, and Skin Active creams) are great moisturizers, binding water into the skin and providing gentle exfoliation. They also have anti-aging effects and potent antioxidants to decrease inflammation, protect the skin and restore a healthy glow.

Superficial chemical peels are another great way to restore healthy glow and stimulate new growth. Great for all skin types, they help improve many skin problems including acne, rosacea, age spots and wrinkles. For best results see your dermatologist as more potent and effective solutions are available with anti-oxidants and more targeted ingredients. (Cost $75-$100)

What are the new treatments for skin rejuvenation?
Bionic Laser Rejuvenation (BLR) is considered one of the most effective, non-invasive, skin rejuvenation procedure treatment available today. BLR incorporates a fractional resurfacing laser to form micro-channels in the skin which heal in several days. It stimulates new skin formation and allows greater penetration of topically applied anti-aging agents. A series of treatments are performed at monthly intervals in dermatologist’s office, followed by application of potent anti-aging serums. The skin is pink for several days but make up can be applied. Skin is left with a bright, healthy glow and age spots, fine lines and wrinkles are diminished. Patients love it! (Cost $1000-$1500 for 4 treatments.)

M. Elizabeth Briden, M.D. FAAD
Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Institute, PA

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