What is Kybella? Kybella is the latest, most advanced non-invasive treatment to eliminate the fat that creates a “double chin.” Ariel Ostad will be offering Kybella as soon as it is commercially available. The proposed date is June 2015. Kybella is a deoxycholic acid (a naturally occurring enzyme in the body) that is injected under… More New Drug Kybella Zaps Double Chin
Congratulations to NYU Langone Medical Center for their position on the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015–2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Their ranking is up three slots from the 2014–2015 Honor Roll! In addition, NYU Langone has also placed #2 overall for the fourth year in a row within New York State and the New… More NYU Langone Medical Center Ranks #12 For Best Hospitals
Wishing our favorite entertainer, Jimmy Fallon a speedy recovery! Jimmy underwent a six-hour surgery at Bellevue Hospital for a ring finger avulsion which he suffered in an accident at home. The doctors at Bellevue, in a 6 hour surgery were able to graft a vein from his foot to repair and restore the blood circulation… More Jimmy Fallon Nearly Lost His Finger In Kitchen Accident
A recent study published in the Journal of Oncology examined the link between dietary patterns of more than 100,000 Americans and the incidence of melanoma. This research was based on a detailed study that had been ongoing for more than 25 years involving more than 40,000 men and 60,000 women. Findings have revealed that eating… More Citrus Consumption and Skin Cancer: How Real is the Link?
Dr. Ostad applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriage equality. This is a major step in history that will allow our society to reassure equal dignity and respect in the eyes of the law for all individuals. A wise mentor of Dr. Ostad once stated, “One of the frailties of being human is that… More Marriage Equality, Love Wins
Studies have proven that many individuals are unaware of Rosacea and its effects on the skin causing facial redness (erythema). In fact, rosacea is “estimated to affect well over 16 million Americans — and most of them don’t know it” (National Rosacea Society). Those affected by Rosacea can begin at any age, and can afflict… More Rosacea Awareness: Potential Causes and Effects of Rosacea
In a small clinical trial (386 patients), Australian researchers found that patients given Niacinamide (vitamin B3) at a dosage of 500mg twice daily had a 23% lower risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer, particularly Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma. While this is a small study the results are VERY PROMISING. I would encourage… More New Hope For People Afflicted With Repetitive Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers