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Your well being is our passion

Dear Patients, In light of COVID-19, I want to reassure you with some of the practices we do in our offices to protect you. DISTANCING– Years ago we began this policy by booking generously, keeping suite doors closed and scheduling extra time between patients. We instituted this to increase your quality time with the doctor and to maximize your privacy…

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Traditional Japanese Layering” Skin Care Ritual the Dr. Julia Sabetta Way

Ancient Asian cultures have long practiced the beauty ritual known as “layering”. Its basic tenets include:  Make up removal, and gentle but thorough cleansing, (this combo is referred to as “double cleansing”) Serum and eye product that is applied accompanied by gentle tapping. Nourishing, Hydrating, and Moisturizing layers follow. Cosmetic companies derived many of their regimens from these ancient Korean…

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Melasma and Hyperpigmentation

We have great effective treatments for hyper-pigmentation including Melasma, both in office and home regimens.  There is no need to suffer with hyper-pigmentation or to have to cover up with heavy makeup.  Proper sunscreen use is imperative but alone is not sufficient to manage your melasma/hyperpigmentation.  Although these are often chronic problems they are manageable and can be significantly improved…

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Improving your body’s ability to produce Collagen!

We now have preliminary scientific support that taking collagen supplements has an anti-aging effect on your skin.   Three university medical centers reviewed eleven collagen supplementation studies involving a total of 805 patients and found that results are promising to support the use of oral collagen supplements for improved skin elasticity, hydration and collagen thickness.  In fact, the study found that…

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Do you have raised aged spots known as s Seborrheic Keratoses?

Eskata is the first FDA-approved topical solution made of a high-concentration stabilized hydrogen peroxide designed for in-office application by a physician for the treatment of Seborrheic Keratoses (SK). SK’s tend to develop in middle age or older and increase in number over time. Though not life threatening, raised Seborrheic Keratoses can make you feel self-conscious.  They can be seen almost anywhere on…

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How to get the most from your Botox

By Julia Sabetta MD, Cosmetic Dermatology of Greenwich and Westport I often hear from patients that when their Botox completely wears off their family notices a difference.  Even when they may not know what has changed, but regardless allowing your frown lines to return can impact how others perceive you. Real life constraints can result in people allowing their Botox…

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Skin Tightening, the elusive Holy Grail

Finally there is a non-surgical solution that can lift and tighten loose crepey skin! Absorbable threads are the best option available for tightening and smoothing skin in those difficult to improve areas, such as lower face, neck and jowls.  Threads allow Dr. Sabetta to reposition skin & tissue, which not only lifts skin but also stimulates collagen.  These safe reversible…

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Organic Skin Products Take care of your skin by using natural and organic cosmetics.

  I Love FC /  Organic Skin Products   Julia Sabetta, M.D. When I read descriptions of organic skin products they often seem so delectable that, for a brief moment, I am unsure if I should apply them or drink them as a smoothie! Organic skin products are a fast growing trend in the US. In contrast, this advance in skin…

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Moisturizers 101

Curious to find out Dr. Sabetta’s recommendations to keep your hands, face and eyes in tip-top shape? Find out all of the moisturizing secrets here!

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Understanding the Risks of Tanning Bed Use

Smart skin is beautiful skin.  That is why it is important to understand the risks of tanning bed use. “One tan bed use is much more dangerous for you then one cigarette. ” -Dr. Sabetta In a recent survey of 600 college students: 59% agreed with the statement “tanning bed use can make me ill but everything causes cancer these…

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