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5 Ways to Alleviate Sensitive Skin at Home Sep 17th, 2020

Sensitive skin reacts quickly with redness, tightness, itching, and flaking. It requires a tender touch. Sensitive skin can also be unforgiving when the wrong treatment is used, causing irritation or acne breakouts. Getting too much sun and switching to new cosmetics usually aren’t tolerated well by sensitive skin; stress also...

Microneedling vs. Chemical Peels: Which Is Best for You? Aug 12th, 2020

Do you have skin discoloration, wrinkles, or another condition that makes you feel self-conscious? Microneedling or chemical peels may help you.  Microneedling uses a dermal roller on your skin to initiate a healing response, encouraging collagen production to tighten your skin. Peels come in varying strengths and use chemicals like...

5 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Skin Healthy This Summer Jul 19th, 2020

Sunburns and overexposure to the sun make you more likely to get skin cancer. That’s why it’s so important to protect your skin before leaving the house every day.  The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation does more than burn skin and increase your chances of getting skin cancer. It also speeds...

Are You a Candidate for Cynosure Apogee+? Jun 12th, 2020

Are you planning to hide behind extra large beach towels or a cover-up this summer to disguise sun-damaged skin or excess body hair? You don’t have to. If you’re struggling with unwanted body hair, unsightly spider veins, or age spots, groundbreaking laser hair removal treatments like the Cynosure Apogee+™ system...

Get Summer-Ready With Body Waxing May 20th, 2020

Everyone has body hair, some more than others. If you have unwanted body hair, consider body waxing for long-lasting hair removal. This simple hair removal method is a long-term solution to thick and unsightly hair on legs, underarms, lips, and other areas. At our office in Hackensack, New Jersey, dermatologist...

Improve the Skin You're in with Revision Skincare Products Apr 21st, 2020

The skin care products that you use can actually damage your skin. If you’re using beauty products with harsh chemicals, drying ingredients like alcohol, and essential oils, then you could be doing more harm than good. Ingredients like these can break down the barrier of your skin, leading to inflammation...

Stay One Step Ahead of Psoriasis Mar 17th, 2020

We know how frustrating psoriasis can be. Aside from leaving flakes of skin all over your clothes and furniture, psoriasis is incredibly uncomfortable. But, luckily, you do have some control over the condition.  At the office of Allen Sapadin, MD, in Hackensack, New Jersey, we’re dedicated to covering both your...

Start Laser Hair Removal Now and Be Beach-Ready by Summer Feb 5th, 2020

An excellent way to remove unwanted body hair without the hassle and discomfort of waxing and shaving, laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to ensure a smooth body all over.  At the office of Allen Sapadin, MD, in Hackensack, New Jersey, we’re dedicated to covering both your...

How Phototherapy Works to Treat Your Vitiligo Jan 1st, 2020

Vitiligo is one of those conditions that is frustrating. There’s a clear problem — in this case, whitish patches on the skin — but no one has figured out what causes the problem or exactly how to solve it. At Dr. Allen Sapadin’s office in Hackensack, New Jersey, we understand...

Rejuvenate Dry Winter Skin With One of Our Chemical Peels Dec 2nd, 2019

Your skin goes through a lot, especially in exposed areas, such as your hands and face. By peeling away layers of skin, you can reveal healthier skin underneath. This can improve your complexion and resolve small aesthetic issues, such as dry skin, acne, and wrinkling.  Allen Sapadin, MD, of Hackensack,...

5 Benefits of Microneedling for Your Skin Nov 1st, 2019

It’s difficult to look in the mirror and see a face looking back at you that shows visible signs of aging like wrinkles, eye bags, dullness, fine lines, discoloration, and age spots. While you can’t stop the aging process, there are ways you can minimize the toll it takes on...

So You've Got Skin Cancer — What Now? Oct 1st, 2019

Getting a cancer diagnosis can feel frightening. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with skin cancer, you might be feeling scared and worried about what’s next. Thankfully, with early detection and treatment, the vast majority of skin cancers are more treatable than you might realize. At his dermatology practice in Hackensack,...

How Does Skin Allergy Testing Work? Sep 1st, 2019

Your immune system is your body’s first defense against bacteria and other microbes that can make you sick. If you’re allergic to something, your immune system attacks a particular substance, like pollen or peanuts, when it comes in contact with your body.  An allergen is a substance in the environment...

When to Have Your Mole Checked By a Dermatologist Aug 1st, 2019

Moles can be a sign of beauty. Throughout history, from French queen Marie Antoinette to supermodel Cindy Crawford, dark dots on the face have been prized as glamorous features. Those not born with them often use an eye pencil to mimic the iconic beauties’ moles. But what some deem beautiful...

How Does Phototherapy Work? Jul 1st, 2019

Phototherapy is a prescribed medical treatment that consists of exposure to different kinds of light. Phototherapy is predominantly used to treat various dermatological conditions, or skin problems, ranging from mild to very severe.  Here at the office of Dr. Allen Sapadin in Hackensack, New Jersey, we use a specific kind...

Living With Psoriasis Jun 3rd, 2019

More than 7 million people in the US suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune condition that causes dry, itchy, red, flaky, even painful skin. If you’re wondering whether your itchy skin could be psoriasis, it’s important to reach out for medical support. Dr. Allen Sapadin, MD, helps patients in the Hackensack,...

5 Tips For Preventing Skin Cancer May 6th, 2019

Skin cancer is a scary reality for many people. Fortunately, it’s one of the easiest types to treat when caught early. Dr. Allen Sapadin in Hackensack, New Jersey, offers not only effective treatment for the disease, he also offers several tips to prevent getting it. 1. Always wear sunscreen This...

Why Everyone Is Obsessed with Microneedling Apr 10th, 2019

Uneven skin texture, scars, fine lines and wrinkles, and sagging skin can all leave you feeling less than confident about your appearance. Cosmetic companies offer all kinds of treatment serums to try to address these concerns, but many people find the results unsatisfactory. When you decide to take it a...

Winter is the Best Time for a Chemical Peel: Learn About Your Options Mar 20th, 2019

The cold temperatures of winter aren’t always kind to your skin. During the winter months, you may need to pay extra-close attention to your skin care regimen, using thicker moisturizers and drinking lots of water to keep your skin hydrated. There’s also another skin treatment option to consider while the...