Dr. Melissa Babcock appeared on CNN’s Living Well Segment to discuss sunscreen.


Micro-needling… Get the facts!

Micro-needling or collagen induction therapy is a treatment that helps improve the skin’s appearance by creating tiny channels in the skin which improves fine lines, reduces pigment and helps scarring. With this innovative technology collagen is stimulated to form around the micro-channels in the skin resulting in more a more beautiful quality and texture. Additionally,…

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Get a handle on adult acne

Living with acne is a reality for many adults. Many people assume breakouts end after high school graduation, but some struggle with acne flare-ups in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Read the full article: Get a handle on adult acne

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Is it possible to fight wrinkles?

Melissa Babcock, M.D., a dermatologist at Piedmont, says there are some affordable products worth purchasing, but she points out the best strategy for fighting wrinkles begins with prevention. View Article: Is it possible to fight wrinkles?

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Crow’s Feet Faceoff Yields Clear Winner

Dysport found to be clear winner over Botox in recent split face patient study. Crow’s feet responded significantly better to treatment with abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport) than with onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox), according to results of the first-ever randomized comparison of the two botulinum toxin compounds. View Article: Crow’s Feet Faceoff Yields Clear Winner

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Java Jolt: Cappuccino and caffeinated face cream to go!

The latest way to jump-start your skin’s cancer-fighting ability. Many of Dr. Babcock’s products contain caffeine. She was quoted as an expert in an article about caffeine and the skin. “Often, as we age, our skin creates new superficial blood vessels that dilate, which make our faces red and can lead to rosacea,” she explains.…

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A Wake-Up Call for Caffeine

What really are the long-term benefits of this pervasive pick-me-up in beauty products? Dr. Babcock offers some sage advice to those looking for the fountain of youth in a product containing caffeine. “People should consider where they buy products with caffeine or other antioxidants. It is important to determine what the concentration of the active…

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Introducing Latisse™ Eyelash Enhancer

We’re pleased to introduce LATISSE™ – the first and only FDA-approved prescription treatment to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker. $120 for one kit and $200 for 2 kits, each lasts a little over a month.Patients need to use 2 kits to see results, then decrease use to 1-2 times per week. Watch…

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