Don’t Forget The Neck

The neck is a frequent area of concern because it is quite often a “tell” of aging. Sun exposure causes damage to this delicate tissue, resulting in discolored and crepey skin. Prolonged use of near devices results in horizontal neck lines known as “tech neck”. The platysma, a superficial sheet like muscle in the neck, pulls down on the face, promoting jowling. The gold standard is a surgical neck lift, but most people prefer to avoid surgery and its potential...

The neck is a frequent area of concern because it is quite often a “tell” of aging. Sun exposure causes damage to this delicate tissue, resulting in discolored and crepey skin. Prolonged use of near devices results in horizontal neck lines known as “tech neck”. The platysma, a superficial sheet like muscle in the neck, […]

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Collagen Stimulation With Hyperdilute Radiesse

Radiesse is an FDA approved filler that can restore volume and stimulate collagen. It consists of calcium hydroxyapatite (CaHA) suspended in an aqueous gel carrier. The gel gets absorbed and the CaHA stimulates collagen in skin and bones.

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IPL Treatment for Dry Eyes

Dry Eye Syndrome is a common condition and can be very disruptive to people’s lives. Recurrent styes, swollen and crusty lids, scratchy and tearing eyes are all symptoms of dry eye syndrome. People with allergies can have worsening symptoms due to underlying dry eyes. Contact lens wearers, people with a history of LASIK, rosacea, post-menopausal […]

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Why Choose an Ophthalmologist as Your Injector?

Choosing who will perform your aesthetic procedures is an important decision and people often take a long time before they trust anyone with their face. Experience, continuous education, positive online reviews and recommendations from friends/family are often factors. Dr. Shternfeld is an Ophthalmologist with extensive injecting experience and training. She combines her knowledge of anatomy, […]

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How To Make Botox Last Longer?

Botox is one of the four FDA approved neuromodulators, including Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau. All of them have the same active molecule, a botulinum toxin A, which binds to the nerve and prevents it from sending a message to the muscle. They differ in manufacturing processes, surrounding proteins and molecular sizes. As the muscles remain […]

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Melasma and Hyperpigmentation: Causes and Treatments

Melasma is a common, chronic condition that results in spotty hyperpigmentation. Pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone replacement treatments and thyroid disorder can all trigger melasma and sun exposure can make it worse. Melasma is more common in women, usually with an onset between the ages of 20 and 40. It is more common in people […]

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How Botox Can Help Treat Eyelid Spasms

The Inner Glow AestheticsMD is unique because it is a Medical Aesthetic Rejuvenation spa run by Dr. Ilona Shternfeld, a Board Certified ophthalmologist.  Her surgical and medical training in this field give her a thorough understanding of facial anatomy and proportions. Dr. Shternfeld is also trained to treat blepharospasm. Eyelid spasms occur when one or […]

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Face Washing 101: How To Properly Wash Your Face

Washing your face is like many other elements of a good health and beauty routine. Sure, you can do it fast by just splashing on some water and soap. You can cut corners by skipping lotion. You can sleep in your makeup and just ignore it all together, but your skin will pay. In the […]

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5 Common Signs of Aging Eyes & What To Do About Them

As the old saying goes, “the eyes are the window to the soul”, and there’s so much you can learn from someone’s eyes. Believe it or not, one of the very first signs of aging is seen in the eyes. The skin around the eyes, eyelids, and brows often grow thinner with age and lead […]

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Everything You Want To Know About Juvederm and Its Many Benefits

In the spirit of back to school season, we’re sharing a page from our text book to help you better understand the wonderful, non-surgical benefits of a treatment known as Juvederm. We’ve written before about the difference between dermal fillers and Botox. They can both help transform your look in different ways. Here are a […]

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How To Rejuvenate Sun-Damaged Skin

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer and a new season lies ahead. Do you wish all of the beach vacation memories would remain in your heart and mind, not on your face? Don’t panic- we can help! Inner Glow Medical AestheticsMD now offers the exclusive Lumenis M22 IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) service which […]

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How To Get Rid of Sagging Neck Skin Without Surgery

You probably know the importance of incorporating a good skincare routine for health and anti-aging benefits but the neck is an area that often frustrates our efforts.  It’s also one of the first areas to show signs of aging. Don’t give up hope! There’s an amazing new treatment available at Inner Glow AestheticsMD to help you […]

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