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Show Up to Your Holiday Parties Looking Years Younger With Botox Dec 1st, 2022

Holidays are a time for gatherings and parties, and that means lots of photos, videos, and social media posts. It’s only natural to want to look your best. But if you have lines and wrinkles like most of us, you're probably looking for a simple and dependable way to smooth...

How Does Skin Tightening Work? Nov 1st, 2022

As Ben Franklin once wittily noted, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” We’d like to add something else to that list: sagging, loose skin. Because no matter how well you care for your skin, eventually, it’s going to start to sag, making you look and feel older than you...

Shake Off This Year's Summer Sun Damage With Chemical Peels Oct 1st, 2022

At Adult and Pediatric Dermatology of Forest Hills in Queens, New York, we’re all about helping our patients look and feel their best. After a summer under the sun, that often means taking steps to eliminate UV-related damage, including damage that can lead to the premature aging of your skin. The good...

How Microneedling Works to Stimulate Skin and Make You Look Younger Sep 1st, 2022

Every year in the United States, millions of people look for ways to improve the way their skin looks and feels without undergoing surgery or other invasive treatments, like laser ablation. And for many, microneedling is the perfect treatment. Microneedling helps your skin look and feel firmer, smoother, and younger. And it...

Why Everyone is Raving About the New Non-Surgical Thread Lift Aug 1st, 2022

No matter how carefully you care for your face, eventually, age is going to catch up with you. Before you know it, you’ll be faced with sagging and droopy skin. Worse, that sagging skin leads to lines and wrinkles, making you look older than you feel. Facelift surgery can be...

Why Is Belly Fat More Difficult to Lose? Jul 1st, 2022

Having a tubby tummy isn’t just bad for your self-confidence, but excess belly fat can be bad for your health, too. In fact, belly fat has been linked with a host of serious medical problems, including increased risks of type 2 diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, depression, and heart attack. The...

5 Reasons to Consider Microneedling for More Vibrant Skin Jun 1st, 2022

What if you could have a 30-minute skin treatment that makes your skin look healthier and younger — without a prolonged recovery time or a budget-busting price tag? With microneedling, you can. At Adult and Pediatric Dermatology of Forest Hills, Michael Paltiel, MD, John A. Perrotti, MD, Zina Goldvekht, PA-C, and Aleksey Babakhanov, FNP, offer...

What to Do About Hair Loss From COVID-19 May 1st, 2022

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, most people have become familiar with the most common symptoms of the virus: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, and sore throat. For many people, once the virus clears, so do their symptoms.  But for others — a surprisingly large number — the virus can...

Why Do I Still Get Acne and How Can I Get Rid of It? Apr 7th, 2022

Most people think of acne as a skin problem that appears during the teen years and resolves shortly after you’re in your 20s. But data show plenty of adults still have pimples and pustules. According to one study, 54% of women and about 40% of men over 25 struggle with acne...

How Face Masks Could Be Triggering Your Rosacea Mar 14th, 2022

There’s no doubt that wearing facemasks can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (and other diseases, too). Unfortunately, for the 16 million Americans with rosacea, mask-wearing comes with an unpleasant side effect: a flare-up of rosacea symptoms. At Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, our medical team helps patients manage their rosacea...

7 Tips for Preventing Winter Eczema Flare-Ups Feb 7th, 2022

For the 32 million Americans with eczema, winter weather doesn’t just bring snow, ice, and biting winds — it brings intense itching, too. Also called dermatitis, eczema is an inflammatory condition that causes rough, red, and itchy patches of skin — and without proper care, it can increase your risk...

Boost Your New Year's Resolution with CoolSculpting® Jan 13th, 2022

If you’ve been working hard to shed excess inches with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, good for you! If you’re like most people, you probably have pockets of fat that just won’t go, no matter what you do. If that’s the case, make a New Year’s resolution to...