Blog Archive

Why You Need a Computerized Skin Analysis Jan 5th, 2022

Whether you have acne, or desire to combat early signs of aging, individualized treatment with the help of a computerized skin analysis can help. At Wallace Skin and Body Institute, highly regarded cosmetic dermatologist Paul Wallace, MD, uses the latest advances in skin care and dermatologic medicine to help you...

Botox® or Dermal Fillers: Which Option Is Right for You Dec 7th, 2021

When it comes to non-surgical approaches to combating the signs of aging, there’s a reason Botox® and fillers reign supreme. These injectables smooth fine lines and wrinkles, enhance shallow facial contours, and erase years from your face. The best part? The results look natural. It’s no wonder Botox and dermal...

You Don't Have to Live With Adult Acne: Your Dermatologist Is Here to Help Nov 3rd, 2021

Acne is often thought of as something you deal with during puberty in your teens. For many people, however, acne doesn't end with adulthood. Adult acne is extremely common, and your dermatologist is your best resource for understanding your acne and getting the treatment you need to improve your skin’s...

What You Can Expect During and After Mole Removal Oct 1st, 2021

Moles are so common that nearly every adult has a few. You're more likely to have moles if you have lighter skin. Moles are a normal and common occurrence, but if you have a mole that is causing irritation, you may want to have it removed.  Sometimes moles are cancerous,...

Banish Brown Spots and Other Sun Damage With a Chemical Peel Sep 5th, 2021

Chemical peels improve the appearance of the skin and are an effective treatment for facial blemishes, hyperpigmentation, and fine lines. If you’re looking to rejuvenate your skin, consider a chemical peel to restore your skin’s beauty.  Rely on top-quality cosmetic dermatologist Paul Wallace, MD, and the team at Wallace Skin...

How PRP Works for Hair Loss Aug 9th, 2021

If you’re suffering from hair loss or thinning, there’s a drug-free treatment that can stimulate hair regrowth and restore fuller hair. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a therapy doctors use to accelerate healing and treat problems like orthopedic pain. The same blood cells that promote healing in orthopedic patients can combat...

Help for Your Rosacea Jul 18th, 2021

Rosacea affects an estimated 16 million Americans, and many of them are unaware they have it. This common skin condition is diagnosed in people of all ages and genders, but is especially common in women and fair-skinned people between 30 and 50 years of age.  People with rosacea facial redness...

The Importance of Using Sunscreen for All Skin Types and Darker Skin Tones Jun 29th, 2021

Sunlight is essential to your health. It plays an important role in helping the body regulate your circadian rhythm and is necessary for your skin to produce vitamin D. Despite this, too much sun exposure is harmful. The sun emits powerful ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can cause skin damage and...

Slimming Down This Summer Is Easier Than Ever With Noninvasive Laser Fat Reduction May 23rd, 2021

Even if you sweat it out in the gym and eat a healthy diet, fat in certain areas — like the abdomen — can be hard to get rid of. In fact, most adults report being bothered by pockets of excess fat on their bodies. Now there’s a breakthrough technology...

Can Laser Hair Removal Allow Me to Quit Shaving for Good? Apr 21st, 2021

Shaving and waxing are inconvenient and time consuming. Whether it’s due to the cuts from a razor or the sting of wax removal, many people find traditional hair removal approaches unappealing. If you’re looking to quit shaving and streamline your routine, laser hair removal just may be the answer you’ve...

Dermatology and COVID19: What You Should Know Mar 3rd, 2021

You’re likely familiar with the tell-tale, flu-like symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, difficulty breathing, body aches, and the like. But as we continue to study this virus, we’ve learned that not everyone experiences it the same way.  Some people lose their sense of smell and taste or go through bouts...