Author Archives: Jay Brachfeld, M.D.

Science’s Promising New Hope Against Skin Aging

If you’re over 50, you may be seeing more skin aging than you want to. You look into expensive creams and treatments that, although they may help, don’t really offer a lasting effect. But take heart. In about 2 years, a brand product to fight skin aging could be available commercially. Let me tell you […]

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6 Things You Do Every Day That Age Your Skin Fast

Many of my patients ask me what they can do to help regain a more youthful look to their skin.  They want to know if there’s any new special creams, or procedures, to fight dryness, sagging and wrinkling.  They’re actually shocked when I tell them about the common things they might be doing to age […]

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Age-Proof Your Skin with this Natural Anti-Aging Extract

In your quest to stay younger looking, you may have spent a lot of time and money on anti-aging products that didn’t deliver much.  But there’s one simple plant extract that you’ve likely overlooked.  And, unlike all those other expensive synthetic products, this natural nutrient is research proven to slow down cellular aging. This Powerful […]

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Older and Lacking Confidence? This Can Give it Back

Psychologists say we all have periods of low self-esteem in our lives.  Starting in your young teen years to about age 18, self-esteem seems to be at its lowest.  It then drops off in the intervening years but comes back for an encore past age 60.  Oddly enough, both teenagers and seniors share at least […]

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Natural Extract Gives Sunscreen Protection to Your Skin

I’m sure you’re as done with winter this year as I am.  With all the snow and frigid weather that many parts of the country have had, I can’t wait to see spring officially arrive in a few short weeks.  But with the Sun starting to come out more often, you’ll have to start protecting […]

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Do This 4 Times a Day To Beat Melanoma

If you’re like me, you love your coffee.  It gets you going in the morning, picks you up from a late afternoon slump and gives you that all needed early evening boost at the gym later.  But, along with the rejuvenating effect of coffee, as a dermatologist, there’s an even more important reason I love […]

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Younger Skin in 2015: The Top 5 Things To Avoid

Whenever a new year starts, it’s always a reminder that time is constantly marching forward.  If you’re like many of my patients, though, you’re looking for a way to turn back the clock on the way your skin looks.  And, happily, you can limit some of the damage of time to your skin just by […]

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Win the Battle Against Adult Acne with This 1 Nutrient

Most of you got a few breakouts of acne as teenagers.  It’s practically a rite of passage into adulthood that you just put up with and dealt with the best you could.  But if you’re over 40 and being plagued by acne breakouts again, you don’t want to suffer it out.  You’d rather get rid […]

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Natural Food Extracts Proven to Shrink Wrinkles

If I told you that you could take certain nutrients to dramatically reduce your worst wrinkles, would you take them? Like most of my patients, I’m betting you would.  And, it’s easier than you think.  You may already be taking one or more of these supplements already.  Let me tell you more about them… All […]

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New Laser Lets You Erase Old Tattoo Memories

Many people get a tattoo to commemorate something or show their devotion to someone.  But some of those things they commemorated, or the devotion they had for someone, displayed in living color on their arms, legs, back, etc, may now be something/someone they’d rather forget.  If you’re living with a past tattoo that you now […]

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Stasis Dermatitis May Reveal Serious Health Conditions

If you’re over 50, you may have noticed discolored patches of brownish or purplish skin on your lower legs.  These areas may be flaky dry and itch often.   Although they’re common in older people, you don’t want to ignore them.  They could be the first sign of an underlying health condition that requires attention.  This […]

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5 Skin Conditions That Reveal Hidden Health Issues

You see your doctor every year for a physical, and that’s great to help stay on top of any health issues that may be developing.  But did you know that a visit to your dermatologist can also help discover hidden health issues before they show their more well-known symptoms? It’s true.  That’s why I’d like […]

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