Here in Florida various insects are part of our outdoor reality, particularly during warmer months and in more humid environments. We see many patients who have been bitten while doing yard work or even while going for a walk. What can we do to protect our skin while still being able to enjoy our favorite outdoor … More What Can I Do To Stop Getting Bitten?
Contrary to what has been widely believed and reported for many years, sunscreens are safe in children and can even be used on infants under 6 months. At the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting this summer, Dr. Mercedes Gonzalez from the University of Miami covered this topic specifically. She explained that while infant skin is … More Is Sunscreen Safe for Babies?
What is it? Microneedling is quickly becoming the most popular treatment to reverse the effects of age, sun damage, and other environmental and lifestyle factors we may encounter. It is a skin rejuvenation procedure that improves fine lines, acne scars, and discolorations on any part of the body. This amazing treatment gives patients results as … More Do I Need Microneedling / Collagen Induction Therapy?
Acne is the most widespread skin condition in the United States. It seems that every magazine and celebrity has their own method for treating acne. In our office we see patients on a daily basis who have tried every trick in the book, but are still struggling. An evaluation by a licensed dermatologist to properly diagnose … More How To Get Rid Of Acne
You may have noticed that more and more prescription drugs are becoming increasingly expensive over time. Express Scripts reports that between 2008 and 2014, the average price of brand-name drugs skyrocketed by 128%. Recently, pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli garnered widespread attention for raising the price of one drug overnight by more than 5000%. There are several … More Why Is My Prescription So Expensive?
In a recent study published in the International Journal of Aesthetic and Anti-Ageing Medicine, researchers reaffirmed the effectiveness of antioxidants in reversing the damaging effects of UVB radiation. Of the four commercially available products tested, the antioxidants elicited the best results in restoring elasticity and collagen to the skin. A combination of vitamin C, ferulic acid, … More New Study Shows Antioxidants Effective in Reversing Skin Damage
Dr Christine Ng was the guest conductor at the recent annual gala fundraiser of BRASS (Beaches Residents Actively Supporting the Symphony) leading the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s polonaise from opera Eugene Onegin. Led by President Michael Imbriani, BRASS raised $110,000 in support of JSO this year. Receiving a few last instructions before the performance, … More Dr. Ng conducts the symphony!