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April 28, 2013

Sun and Fun? Maybe Not.

The Burning Facts, more than 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in the country. What is important to know is that there are ways to protect yourself, making this largely preventable. Here are our five safety tips to keep you in the know: We carry the Elta M.D. sunscreen line – all hypo-allergetic, PABA-free, broad spectrum sunscreens. Speak with our Aesthetic Coordinator to choose the sunscreen line that best suits your needs. Tip #1 – Screen Star Sunscreen use is an important part of your sun protection program. Used properly, certain sunscreens protect your skin from the sun’s damaging Ultraviolet (UV) radiation. We recommend using a broad spectrum sunscreen, SPF 30 or above year-round. Look for products that offer both UVA and UVB protection. It’s important that you use your sunscreen properly for the […]
April 28, 2013

8 Products You Need Now

When it comes to beauty products, there is something for everyone, but the choices can be overwhelming. Here, we have selected the best of the best. From serums that will hydrate and correct, to hand and body lotions for sensitive skin or to simply give you that much sought out after glow… • SPF 46 with 9% Micronized Zinc Oxide and high-purity Niacinamide (vitamin B3) • Calms and protects sensitive, acne-prone skin • Very lightweight, oil-free formula leaves no residue on skin’s surface • Use alone or under makeup every day • Noncomedogenic, paraben-free, fragrance-free and sensitivity-free A.G.E. Interrupter Mature skin treatment to help reverse erosion of elasticity and firmness caused by advanced glycation end products A.G.E. Interrupter is a unique treatment formulated with 4% blueberry extract, 30% Proxylane™ and 0.2% phytosphingosine to help prevent the glycation process and correct severe signs of aging in mature skin. PREVAGE® MD This […]
May 4, 2013

Dr. Tatiana Khrom Featured on Bay News 9

When you need a specialist, you don’t have to leave the borough. Dr. Tatiana Khrom (2797 Ocean parkway, 718-615-4000) is one of the few board-certified, fellowship trained dermatologists in the Brooklyn area, specializing in all aspects of surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She developed a special interest in skin cancer treatment and laser surgery while she was completing her residency in Dermatology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Following this residency, she became one of the first nine fellows in Procedural Dermatology – a new fellowship approved by the Committee for Graduate Medical Education of the United States. As a result, she received extensive training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, facial reconstruction, laser surgery, and various cosmetic surgical procedures. Dr. Khrom says she is, “strongly committed to the care of her patients and the treatment of skin cancer.” She is attending physician at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where she teaches […]
May 7, 2013

Allure – Tatiana Khrom, M.D. in the News

Don’t touch that sun bed. Throw on a turtle neck over that swimsuit. Here, let me rub this SPF 45 on your back. Now! There’s no cute, entertaining way to say it: Today, young women are getting skin cancer at unprecedented rates…
May 10, 2013

Naomi’s Testimony

June 4, 2013

Sclerotherapy

What is sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure we perform to treat uncomplicated spider veins and uncomplicated reticular veins. The treatment involves the injection of a solution into the affected veins. Spider veins are very small and very fine red or blue veins. They are closer to the surface of the skin than varicose veins. They can look like a thin red line, tree branches or spider webs. Reticular veins, or feeder veins, are blue and green veins beneath the surface of the skin. Reticular veins enlarge because of increased pressure in the vein. They can be caused by heredity. You may have reticular veins alone but you may also have spider veins at the same time. What causes spider and reticular veins? Spider and reticular veins can be caused by many factors. Heredity, age, female gender (changes in hormones due to puberty, pregnancy, menopause, or taking birth control […]
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