SkinCare Physicians

Category: Cosmetic Dermatology

When should I start an anti-aging skin care routine?

Published on Sep 10th, 2018 by Laurel Morton

Young patients are constantly asking me about when they should start an anti-aging skin care routine, and this is one of the few questions I get that has a very simple answer: TODAY. Taking a few simple actions when you are young can have a major impact. Here are a few easy interventions I recommend for people just getting started. The basics you can (and should) do every day in your home In the morning, the simplest act is to apply sunscreen daily (including on cloudy days.)  It is the cornerstone to any anti-aging routine because it prevents UV damage … Continue reading »

Prejuvenation: A six-step guide to maintaining your aesthetic edge against aging

Published on Jul 30th, 2018 by Mona Sadeghpour, Kenneth Arndt

Every day we are asked if there is an age that is “too early” to start preventing the skin from aging or to start on the journey for skin rejuvenation.  We have been thinking about this question for years and in fact were the first to introduce and coin the term “prejuvenation,” a buzz word that has since taken off on a journey of its own.  Just Google-search the word and you’ll see what we mean! What exactly is “prejuvenation?” “Prejuvenation” is the act of initiating a series of thoughtfully planned steps that will prevent or impede the changes associated … Continue reading »

Exciting new approach to the treatment of upper lip lines

Published on Apr 24th, 2018 by Jeffrey Dover

Skin changes related to aging include sagging, discoloration, lack of glow and luster, and wrinkling. While some wrinkles are tolerable, vertical lip lines drive some women to distraction. These lines often remind them of their childhood when their grandmothers or great aunts’ red lipstick bled into the upper lip lines. Now they look in the mirror and see these same lines. At SkinCare Physicians, our cosmetic dermatologists have developed a comprehensive approach to improving these lip lines, including a new component to perfect the results. SkinCare Physicians’ new upper lip lines treatment Our approach includes using neuromodulators such as Botox … Continue reading »

Tired of looking tired? Treat the dark circles under your eyes

Published on Mar 27th, 2018 by Karen Kim

Patients often ask about dark circles under the eyes and what they can do to treat them. There are multiple reasons why dark circles appear and our cosmetic dermatologists at SkinCare Physicians have multiple ways to help address them. Why under eye dark circles appear As we get older, the skin generally tends to become thinner and loose. This is especially true around the eyes, leading to a tired appearance. The under eye area (also called “tear trough”) can also appear hollow and sunken due to volume loss. Finally, the under eye area can look dark because of enlarged blood vessels. Blue veins around the eyes can become more … Continue reading »

Starting skin care treatments: When is too-early too early?

Published on Nov 13th, 2012 by Kenneth Arndt

“Is it too early?” is a question often asked by someone considering a procedure to enhance their skin appearance, such as starting to use Botox or Dysport, have a filler injection, or receive a light or laser treatment. My feeling is that it is almost NEVER “too-early”.

Wipe Away Aging Skin with Fractional Lasers

Published on Aug 6th, 2010 by Blog Admin

What makes a person’s skin look older? Wrinkles, fine lines, brown discoloration, acne scars, and a sallow complexion are all contributing factors. Wouldn’t it be terrific if we could treat all of them with one single procedure? Well now we can, with the introduction of the latest generation of Fractional Resurfacing Lasers.
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Professional Skin Care vs. the Beauty Counter

Published on Feb 15th, 2010 by Blog Admin

Many of us are familiar with the allure of the beauty counter and all of its creams, serums, and fancy packaging. It is very easy to get drawn in by all of the exaggerated claims and the celebrity endorsements that the big cosmetic companies use in marketing their skin care products. Our Boston area patients often tell us that they have spent a small fortune on an assortment of products, only to find that they didn’t get the results they had been hoping for. When it comes to skin care, no one knows better than a dermatologist what your skin … Continue reading »

The “New” Facelift

Published on Dec 11th, 2009 by Blog Admin

The “new” facelift isn’t actually a facelift at all. Rather, it is your doctor using a combination of high impact, low cost procedures to restore youthful contours, erase lines, and improve the overall quality of your skin, without the need to ever visit an operating room! Continue reading »

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Chestnut Hill, MA (617) 731-1600

SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.