Wendy Roberts

Patient Buzz: Should Dermatologists Recommend Hyaluronic Acid Supplements?
Hyaluronic Acid
by Allison Sit on
The Expert Weighs In In a recent interview on Good Morning America, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe mentioned hyaluronic acid (HA) supplements as a possible treatment to moisturize dry skin. Since Dr. Bowe said research on these supplements is preliminary, how should you respond if a patient asks about the benefits of an oral hyaluronic acid? For an expert opinion, I consulted W …
How Did the “Generational Dermatology” Movement Start?
How did the generational movement start
by Wendy E. Roberts, MD on
Generational Dermatology: I opened my Southern California practice as a solo private practitioner in 1994. My 40 and 50- year-old patients had both vibrant skin and demeanor. With every decade the skin, physique and demeanor became progressively less vibrant. I began to understand the concept of "growing old" and began asking myself: What if we dealt with issues in the earlier decades to s …
Why Generational Dermatology?
Generational Dermatology
by Wendy E. Roberts, MD on
Simply put, it’s better for the patient because we are proactively and routinely mitigating future risks for them. Also, overall and long-term it is a more economically sound approach for our healthcare system. Dermatologists are experts in the skin, hair and nails not just throughout the course of an individuals’ life but perfectly positioned for the entire family's lifetime. This …