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Patient Buzz: Are LED Therapy Masks Safe?
LED therapy masks
by Allison Sit on
Vogue recently published an article questioning the safety of at-home LED therapy masks after Neutrogena recalled its Light Therapy Acne Mask due to safety concerns. For an expert opinion, I consulted Jeremy A. Brauer, MD, clinical associate professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Brauer provided expertise on the efficacy o …
Patient Buzz: The Truth About Gel Nails – The Expert Weighs In
Gel Nails
by Allison Sit on
Gel manicures are noted for their longevity, making them especially popular with brides looking for a manicure that will remain chip-free through the honeymoon. The magazine Brides wrote an article recently raising concerns about the safety of gel nails and the UV light used in the drying and curing process. How should you respond if a patient mentions gel nails? For an expert opinion, I c …