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My Blepharoplasty Before and After, Post-Op Care & Results!

At The Skin Center Medical Spa in Pittsburgh, Blepharoplasty surgery is one of Dr. Brandy’s favorite procedures to perform.  Dr. Brandy told me lower eyelid surgery is relatively simple to perform (I’ll take his word on that!) with a relatively simple recovery when post-op instructions are followed (I can attest to that!) and that his patients are always so… Read More »


Skin Exfoliation: 5 Things You Need to Know

Did you know that men are said to look three to five years younger than their female counterparts?  Why is that, you say? It’s because of the daily shave!  Shaving is a manual form of skin exfoliation.  Not only does shaving remove unwanted facial hair but it also removes the top layer of dry, dead… Read More »


Dermal Fillers & How to CALM Bruising

When a patient comes to The Skin Center and says, “Help! My face is melting,” our providers know just what to do. “More often than not, the answer is dermal fillers,” says expert injector, Kathy Allen, RN, “to replace the volume loss that comes with aging.” It’s true… Nothing drags a face down more than lost facial volume. Unless… Read More »


The Latest Secret to Beautiful Skin? GRASS

Skincare with GRASS? Seriously? Ok, we aren’t really talking about phytochemicals here. Nope. It’s nothing you mow (or smoke). And we’re not talking about some new “wicked green” Elphaba look. We’re talking about G.R.A.S.S.—the five simple letters to remember when crafting your perfect skincare routine. Developed by SkinMedica®, G.R.A.S.S. is an acronym designed to take… Read More »


Middle Age Can Bite Me…I’m Waging War Against Wrinkles!

In the war against wrinkles, my weapon of choice is Dysport®. I’m going to smooth my wrinkles, dye my hair and otherwise hope for the best. That’s right, I’m fighting back (while obsessing as little as possible). Several months ago I penned a blog about Botox® Cosmetic. I was new to the wrinkle-fighting game and the word Botox just rolled off… Read More »