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MizzFit – How I Got Rid of Melasma on My Face

I went to see Dr. Jennifer Chwalek who recommended 3 sessions of Clear + Brilliant scheduled about a month a part. She's amazing and walked me through what to expect from the laser during and post-treatment.

The Cut – In Her Shoes: Interview with Shereene Idriss

All 38,000 of Dr. Shereene Idriss’s Instagram fans know to tune in weekly to #pillowtalkderm, a Sunday-night series where Idriss lays in bed answering reader questions on everything from Botox to lasers. When Idriss is not doling out free advice, she’s seeing patients...

Town & Country – How to Reverse Sun Damage

Lasers like the Fraxel Restore Dual remain workhorses for ravaged skin, but new research is proving that these old tools 
are capable of new tricks. "They aren't just improving the look of skin," explains Manhattan dermatologist Anne Chapas. "They're creating fresh...

Dermatology Times – Cosmetic complications (and tips to avoid them)

Consumer surveys show increasing interest and demand for cosmetic procedures. Often topping the list are laser hair removal, treatments for wrinkles with energy-based devices and body contouring, according to New York City dermatologist Jennifer Chwalek, M.D., who...

ALLURE – The Complete Guide to Facial Fillers

Biostimulatory fillers give an immediate, short-term plumping "due to the simple fact that liquid is being injected into the face," says Dr. Shereene Idriss, but their primary purpose is to spark the growth of your own collagen for longer-lasting fullness and lift.

Coveteur – 3 Ways Celebrities Use Filler with No One Noticing

Skin secrets from Dr. Shereene Idriss’s office. “The people who are high-profile or more successful in their jobs, they want it even more subtle than your average person,” says New York City derm Shereene Idriss, whose famous clients (at least the ones she’s allowed...

GLAMOUR – The Brown Girl’s Guide to Laser Hair Removal

“The wavelength of the Nd:YAG laser goes deeper into the skin than a diode,” says Robyn Gmyrek, MD. “So it more successfully bypasses the pigmentation present in the skin.” Because the YAG basically bypasses the melanin in your skin, it’s the safest option for dark...

ELLE – The First Timer’s Guide to Fast Beauty Fixes

“Clear+Brilliant emits the same energy as alternative treatments, but in a smaller, more shallow dose, so there’s less recovery time,” says Anne Chapas, MD, the New York City dermatologist who performed my treatment. An intro-level skin-resurfacing laser that works on...

Harper’s Bazaar – How To Get Rid of Acne Scars Forever

Even if you care for your skin like a newborn infant, spots and red marks can linger for weeks or months. There are expert ways to fade scars fast—or prevent the scarring from even forming in the first place. We spoke with Yunyoung Claire Chang, a dermatologist at the...

Glamour – The Brown Girl’s Guide to Brown Spots

Post-inflammatory pigmentation will fade over time even with no treatment, says Dr. Jennifer MacGregor, but it can take months or even longer with pigmented scars. To ease the discoloration, she recommends in-office treatments like chemical peels or lasers, which,...

Coveteur – How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

As Dr. Chapas explained, “Acne scars generally happen because of the inflammation in the acne lesion. It’s rare to occur in small, pore-clogging-type acne.” Most scars are either a discoloration, known as hyperpigmentation; an atrophic scar, which is raised from the...

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