There are more than 50 million Americans with sensitive skin and I am one of them. It has been fun to do before and after pix that show quick and easy beauty benefits. But when I had to deal with a never ending series of red splotches that seemed to be hard to diagnose and resistant to every treatment, fun was the last word I would use.
The red splotches which appeared this winter, were first diagnosed as rosacea– but did not respond seem to standard treatments. Then the docs thought it was seborrheic dermatitis, a scaly red breakout that often appears around the mouth and chin– but that too did not respond to traditional treatments. I could cover the redness with concealer, but the raw itchy feeling kept reminding me what lay underneath the make-up.
Finally after about eight months of red spots and patches, a visit to Dr Lefkovits came up … Continue Reading… →
I had my freckles ( aka age spots) lasered off the top of my hands and posted the progress on my blog. I was very happy with the results, but wondered how IPL ( also called photo rejuvenation) would have worked. To answer that question, Dr Lefkovits offered to use IPL on the freckles of a friend.
I knew just who to call. Judith has had my back since we worked together in advertising. Dealing with some pretty difficult clients, she was always the island of calm in any storm. Since I started my blog, Judith has been an enthusiastic supporter and when Dr Lefkovits made the offer, I punched in her number on my cell. Tall and slim, she is a terriffic … Continue Reading… →