The Basics of Facial Fillers

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham In this article, we will discuss the characteristics of injectable soft-tissue fillers, which are used to restore facial volume and youthfulness. In the past several years, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach to the aging face. Historically, physicians would tailor filler treatments to target specific lines and wrinkles without addressingContinue reading “The Basics of Facial Fillers”

Beware Of A Base Tan

Written by Paul M. Graham, DO For decades, people all over the world have participated in an activity that has no scientific backing and is looked upon as a “protective barrier” from the sun. We are talking about a term called a “base tan“. A “base tan” is one of the most widely used excusesContinue reading “Beware Of A Base Tan”

Antioxidant Craz: Why They Are So Important

Paul M. Graham, D.O. Antioxidants are vital to protecting and regenerating the body’s natural collagen and should be a vital component to your daily skincare routine! For years, antioxidants have been extensively studied for their role in anti-aging and skin protection. Before I elaborate on how antioxidants work, we first need to look at whyContinue reading “Antioxidant Craz: Why They Are So Important”

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonlyContinue reading “The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer”

The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 1

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a common source of frustration particularly among darker-skinned individuals. Those most susceptible to developing PIH include African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and those of Middle Eastern decent.

Anti-Aging Secrets: The Daily Skincare Routine

Paul M. Graham, D.O. “Protect, Renew, & Restore!” -PMG Developing the perfect skincare regimen is often complicated, if not overwhelming. There are an abundance of products currently on the market, making it nearly impossible to choose the right one. In this article, I will discuss four different categories of products that are vital to your daily skincare routine. InContinue reading “Anti-Aging Secrets: The Daily Skincare Routine”

Chemical Peels: Modern-Day Alchemy

Paul M. Graham, DO Edited by Lacey Elwyn, DO Chemical peels are one of the oldest cosmetic procedures performed, with historical records dating back to ancient Egypt. During this era, various oils and acids were applied to the skin in an attempt to achieve skin rejuvenation. In the late 19th century, chemical peels became popularContinue reading “Chemical Peels: Modern-Day Alchemy”

Heliocare: A Sun Protection Pill

Katie Wang DO, Paul M. Graham DO As summer heat affects much of the country in full force, the importance of sunscreen and proper sun-protective behaviors are clear. However, is there more than just applying sunscreen that we can do to shield our skin from the sun? In recent years, the oral supplementation of a plant-derived antioxidant hasContinue reading “Heliocare: A Sun Protection Pill”

Microneedling: What’s The Buzz

Paul M. Graham, DO Microneedling, also known as, collagen induction therapy (CIT), is a non-invasive, in-office skin rejuvenation procedure with minimal downtime and excellent results. Microneedling can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions including fine lines and wrinkles, acne scarring, stretch marks, skin texture irregularities, hyperpigmentation, large pores, and facial rejuvenation. ThisContinue reading “Microneedling: What’s The Buzz”