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Eliminate Summer Skin Damage With Our Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment Oct 1st, 2022

It’s all fun in the sun until you notice what that exposure to UV rays does to your skin. Skin damage caused by the sun includes premature aging, wrinkling, loss of skin elasticity, broken capillaries, uneven skin texture, and dark spots or patches.  This damage is magnified if you’ve suffered...

3 Things You Can Do at Home to Manage Rosacea Sep 1st, 2022

Skin conditions are quite common, with ailments that range in complications from mild to very dangerous — including acne, eczema, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin cancer.  Rosacea is a skin illness that affects 16 million Americans of various ages and races, but for unknown reasons is more common in fair-skinned...

Reasons Why We Think You Should Get Regular Facials Aug 1st, 2022

We’re lucky enough to live in a world with a cornucopia of options regarding skin treatments and anti-aging regimens. Plastic surgery, lasers, and LED light therapy rejuvenate your skin or keep it acne-free. But one of the most effective ways to promote and maintain the health and vibrancy of your...

Does Diet Really Impact Acne? Jul 1st, 2022

If you’re one of the nearly 50 million Americans living with recurrent acne breakouts, it might be time to take a closer look at your diet. You may also consider scheduling an acne evaluation with our dermatology specialists at Daphne Panagotacos, M.D., Inc. With the right treatment plan and skin care routine,...

Tips for Maximizing Your Botox® Treatments Jun 1st, 2022

Not a fan of wrinkles? You don’t have to endure them forever. Nearly 5 million people treat their crow’s feet, eyebrow furrows, and forehead wrinkles with Botox® Cosmetic each year.  To achieve these anti-aging effects, Botox gently relaxes specific muscles, reducing the appearance of dynamic wrinkles that form when you make expressions. The results...

Treating Your Varicose Veins: What You Should Know About Sclerotherapy May 1st, 2022

Varicose veins and spider veins are two types of abnormally enlarged blood vessels that can form anywhere on your body but are most commonly found on your legs.  These blue, purple, and enlarged veins develop when the valves inside your veins weaken. Blood can no longer flow through your veins...

A Skin Cancer Solution: Learn All About Mohs Surgery Apr 1st, 2022

Cancer can affect you anywhere on your body, and no type of this condition is more prevalent than skin cancer. Skin cancer is a dangerous illness for everyone, affecting one in five Americans by age 70 and killing at least two people every hour. There are several types of skin cancer, and...

Say Goodbye to Your Facial Blemishes with an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment Mar 7th, 2022

Are you lacking in self-confidence because of facial flaws? Perhaps you have a birthmark, a scar, dark spots, or some other skin blemish. It’s understandable that you want to face the world free of noticeable blemishes: Research shows that improving your personal appearance increases self-esteem and has a positive effect on your...

What Can I Do About Dry Skin? Feb 1st, 2022

The battle against dry skin is ongoing and it requires a consistent — and persistent — self-care regimen. Your opponents are both external, like exposure to the elements, and internal in the form of natural aging and common skin conditions.  What can you do about dry skin? Quite a lot...

How to Get Rid of Crow’s Feet Without Surgery Jan 1st, 2022

Crow’s feet are the wrinkles near the outer corners of your eyes and have earned their name because they bear some resemblance to bird footprints in the ground. As a member of the dynamic wrinkle family, crow’s feet appear because of your facial dynamics or movements. When you smile, the...

8 Effective Acne Treatments Dec 1st, 2021

Embarrassed and frustrated by acne? You’re not alone. Acne affects up to 50 million Americans, including 54% of adult women over the age of 25. Here at Daphne Panagotacos, M.D., Inc., our experienced team knows that acne isn’t just for teens, and regardless of your age, acne can be stubborn...

Understanding How Mohs Surgery Can Help You Nov 1st, 2021

Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease. About 20% of American adults will have a brush with carcinoma or melanoma by the time they reach the age of 70. But with early detection, the prognosis is often good.  Mohs micrographic surgery offers a skin cancer treatment designed...

How to Prepare Your Skin for Laser Hair Removal Oct 6th, 2021

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular non-surgical aesthetic treatments in the United States. More than one million women and men had facial or body hair removed via laser in 2019. Even the pandemic didn’t deter more than 750,000 people in 2020 who wanted silky, hair-free skin with...

Repair Summer Sun Damage with an IPL Photofacial Sep 12th, 2021

Most of the signs of skin damage that we associate with aging are actually the result of injuries from the sun. The sun’s two types of ultraviolet (UV) rays each create their own brand of damage. UVA light breaks down the proteins in your skin — collagen and elastin —...

How Juvéderm® Restores Lost Facial Volume to Make You Look Years Younger Aug 18th, 2021

Facial aging happens so gradually you may not even notice it at first. Sure, your eyes are drawn to each new wrinkle or age spot, but the real damage to your skin happens below the superficial level. The real damage occurs to the structures that support your face, including bone...

Why You Want a Board-Certified Dermatologist to Administer Your Fillers and Botox® Jul 15th, 2021

Almost everybody loves a bargain. But bargains can be costly. Cheap and poorly made clothing rips, pills, and must be replaced frequently. Cheap, fast, nutrient-poor food costs you dearly in the state of your health and future medical bills. When it comes to remodeling and smoothing your face with injectable...

What You Need to Know About Adult Acne Jun 1st, 2021

The awkwardness, the anxiety, the acne — these are things from your youth you’d rather not revisit. Unfortunately, acne can follow you into adulthood — nearly half of adult women and 15% of adult men report some degree of adult acne. At our dermatology practice, skincare experts Dr. Daphne Panagotacos...