Q & A: What is the difference between micro-needling and a laser treatment?

Q & A: What is the difference between micro-needling and a laser treatment?

This question has been asked to us on numerous occasions, so we felt it needed to be addressed this month as part of our Q & A. What is the difference between micro-needling and a laser treatment? Both treatments are effective in treating aging skin. Micro-needling is a minimally invasive treatment used to rejuvenate the […]

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Do I need to keep my heart rate up at all times during exercise?

Do I need to keep my heart rate up at all times during exercise?

Our Q & A this month comes from our wonderful friends at FASTER: Fitness And Sports Training Enhanced Results.  Their team members are experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Training Myths: I need to keep my heart rate up at ALL TIMES during exercise Answer:  Many people believe […]

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What are some of the classic signs of breast cancer?

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we ask Dr. Antimarino: What are some of the classic signs of breast cancer? Are breast self-exams still considered an important part of maintaining breast health? Dr. Antimarino responds: According to statistics, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. A woman’s risk […]

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Are laser hair removal treatments really effective at taking care of unwanted hair?

Are laser hair removal treatments really effective at taking care of unwanted hair?

A.S. FROM PITTSBURGH ASKS: Some of my friends have had laser hair removal in the past and yet still have hairs that will reappear. Are laser hair removal treatments really effective at taking care of unwanted hair? Is it something you must maintain over time or do some people simply have more successful results? DR. […]

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How can I achieve a fresh and well-rested look without surgery?

How can I achieve a fresh and well-rested look without surgery?

L.V. from Pittsburgh asks: I feel like I am beginning to look as old as I feel. I am not ready for surgery and truthfully, not even sure how I feel about it. I would like to soften my look but I worry that my face will look different or everyone will know I had […]

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How do UV rays affect your eyes?

How do UV rays affect your eyes?

Dr. Antimarino has invited Dr. Alicia Telega of Shadyside Eye Associates to share her thoughts on sun protection. Finally, blue skies and baseball and music festivals and days at the park… I have been waiting for this forever! Or since last year. And if you are a current patient of mine, you know that everyone […]

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How do you give back?

As a practice, we believe in developing relationships not just inside the office, but extending out into the communities surrounding us as well. There are so many opportunities to give back, whether it is by volunteering your time, sharing some of your wisdom and experience, or providing financial assistance. Finding a connection with an organization […]

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