Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Archive for the Aging Category

Forget What You Have Heard About “Thread Lifting”
September 5, 2018

  There is a lot of misinformation out there about PDO threads. Some people have heard of the old “thread lifts” which utilized permanent, non-absorbable threads. This procedure was fraught with complications, had to be anchored to the skin, and were eventually pulled by the FDA. Other people are not quite sure what PDO threads are and figure that they […]

Introducing Alastin’s NEW Restorative Neck Complex!
January 3, 2018

It’s time to get started on your New Years Resolutions. Using Alastin’s new Restorative Neck Complex allows your neck and décolleté area to be the best version of you! This next generation firming treatment was specifically formulated to address the unique challenges of the skin below the chin and chest. It incorporates the Tri-Hex technology that patients continue to see […]

Turning Back the Hands of Time
November 6, 2017

  Almost every day in my clinic patients ask me when white gloves are coming back into style to cover their once more youthful hands. We do such a great job protecting our face and using treatments as well as skincare to reverse visible signs of aging and totally forget about our hands! As we mature the skin becomes thinner […]

The Neck and Décolleté: Areas That Should Never Be Ignored
June 5, 2017

For so many years the focus of many cosmetic treatments targeted the face alone, while unfortunately leaving the neck and décolleté untreated. It is all too common that after treating the face with Botox, fillers, topicals, and/or laser treatments, patients return stating now that they love the appearance of their face, they also want their neck and chest to match. […]

TNS Essential Serum by SkinMedica… Your skin’s ultimate rejuvenation treatment cocktail!
January 4, 2017

  This all in one rejuvenation product helps to combat free radical damage while working to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and the overall texture of your skin. TNS Essential Serum comes in a dual chamber pump containing a growth factor complex on one side and a complex rich in peptides, antioxidants, hyaluronic filling spheres, and a natural […]

September 6, 2016

Are you tired of seeing saggy wrinkles when you look in the mirror? Come check out the latest and greatest in skin contouring and tightening technology at USF. Sublime is a state of the art treatment specifically designed for skin tightening, combating wrinkles and is great for smile lines that are often not able to be treated.   Sublime is […]

Vitamin C Serums
August 24, 2016

  It is well known that a quality vitamin C serum will leave the skin looking lighter, brighter, and with an overall refreshed-looking glow. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps with skin pigmentation issues, fine lines, inflammation, and overall texture. But did you know that in as early as our 20’s our skin’s antioxidant stores start to decline? […]

HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator: Your very own “Filler in a bottle!”
August 18, 2016

  HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator: Your very own “Filler in a bottle!” SkinMedica®’s HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator not only plumps the skin immediately after application, but also retrains your skin to hydrate and restore itself over time! Hyaluronic acid is a molecule that occurs naturally within our skin and is the active ingredient in both HA5 and common fillers such as Juvéderm™, and […]

“Do I need Botox yet?”
August 17, 2016

As a cosmetic practitioner this question is common dialogue with patients in our practice on a daily basis. I am sure that other cosmetic providers can agree that we often […]

Hot Topic in Dermatology … Introducing our new “superscreens”
August 13, 2015

Hot Topic in Dermatology … Introducing our new “superscreens”