Archive for August, 2020

Is shaving bad for your skin?

Posted on August 15th, 2020

Every day, men and women shave unwanted hair from the face and body. Whether women want to keep their armpits hair free or men want to shave that goatee and mustache, shaving is one of many ways to maintain the results. However, many patients who speak to our team of…read more

A rare complication of lidocaine injections in the cheek during dermatologic surgery

Posted on August 10th, 2020

All medications have associated side effects, and injected lidocaine that is used as a numbing agent for many dermatologic surgeries is no exception. Normally, lidocaine is very safe and provides effective anesthesia during office-based procedures. However, a rare and benign complication called “transient delayed facial nerve palsy” after lidocaine injection…read more

How Wearing Masks Affects Our Skin

Posted on August 3rd, 2020

We all want to enjoy daily outdoor activities as safely as possible. Masks and facial coverings, which should be worn properly over the nose and mouth, have become fundamental and ubiquitous methods to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. However, as the summer has heated up, masks can present new…read more