Everyone has woken up in the morning to find a pimple staring back at them in the mirror. Sometimes it’s more than just one pimple. Sometimes it’s a dozen, with one popping up after the other just as the latest one heals.
Patients come from all over the country to seek treatment from Dr. Lady Dy of Dy Dermatology Center in Glenview, Illinois. Dr. Dy is an expert in treating and transforming aging skin, and she always knows exactly what treatment(s) her patients need to achieve their best and youngest looking skin. There is, however, one very important thing Dr. Dy wants her patients to know:
If you want to maintain a youthful complexion, there’s one ingredient dermatologists will always stand by: retinoids, which are vitamin A derivatives that help improve skin cell turnover. (more…)
August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month — a perfect time to talk about all things hair loss, including ways to treat it.
Some of those changes aren’t so pleasant: like those pesky brown, mole-like spots that begin to pop up on the face, neck and hairline. Those spots have a few nicknames in the dermatology world: age spots, barnacles, or perhaps the most unflattering of them all, senile warts. (more…)
We’re always looking for simple, painless and cutting-edge ways to improve and enhance the look and texture of our skin—no hassle, no downtime, and no complicated treatment plan. Who says that doesn’t exist?
Starting around age 40, many people notice that they begin to have “crepey skin.” With this condition, the skin appears thin, loose, and finely creased, similar to the appearance of crepe paper. This often happens to the skin on the face, especially on the upper and lower eyelids, upper lips, neck, chest, and even the tops of the hands. (more…)
When people want to enhance their appearance and improve their aging skin, they often don’t know exactly what kind of treatments they need. Most people complain about looking tired and they think Botox is the answer to fix all the signs of their aging face. That simply isn’t true. (more…)
Myth or Fact: Eating too many carrots can turn your skin orange. The surprising truth is that, yes, eating too many carrots can change the color of your skin.
“Carrots can, in fact, cause an orangish yellow skin pigmentation,” says Dr. Lady Dy, a dermatologist with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. “It’s called carotenemia and is often most noticeable on thick skin like palms of your hands or the soles of your feet.”
Home waxing kits can be a great option for those who want to keep skin fuzz-free without dropping big bucks at a salon every few weeks.
Unfortunately, without the right products, it can also get a little messy. And, without proper attention, you can accidentally get burned.
We all want to maintain our natural beauty as we age — but we also want the experience to be pain-free. Now, there’s a unique NEW non-surgical system to help treat the inevitable fine lines, sagging skin and large pore size that add years to one’s appearance. (more…)
Your period is swiftly approaching, and that all-too-familiar feeling of an underground, painful cystic bump bubbling under the surface of your skin is here to ruin the day. Trust us when we tell you that you’re not alone in this little hormonal acne dance. (more…)
Bad skin can happen to good people. Especially freaking whiteheads, which are pros at popping up in the most noticeable places on your face, at the WORST times. And these facial party crashers love to bring their friends—so what starts as one blemish turns into a full-blown breakout. What fun! (more…)
May is Melanoma Awareness Month, which means it is a perfect time to talk about this dangerous form of skin cancer. Here you will learn how to identify and prevent melanoma. (more…)
Achieving fuller, younger and wrinkle-free skin doesn’t have to mean invasive procedures or a full face lift. The answer to young and radiant skin is really quite simple: dermal fillers. (more…)
Let’s face it: we all want to look young forever and avoid saggy, aging skin. It turns out, a healthy lifestyle is the best secret to maintaining your skin’s youth. Your daily skincare regimen and lifestyle choices can delay or even prevent the need for a facelift later in life. This means your need to start fighting the signs of aging as early as possible. (more…)
Achieving skin with a natural lift and fill doesn’t have to mean invasive procedures. The combination of two unique treatments can offer you natural results while improving even the most stubborn aging skin. (more…)
Acne is common, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating for those who are dealing with it. For some people, acne means a few pop-up pimples here and there in some trouble areas. For others, acne means deep cysts and constant breakouts all over the face. Severe acne wages war on your skin and often leaves behind deep scars and marks, causing troubling cosmetic concerns and decreased self-esteem. (more…)