As a parent of teenagers, what are some ways I can make sure I’m instilling positive self-esteem in them? Raising kids can be tough, let alone teenagers! From making sure they’re surrounding themselves with the right people, to simpler things like being sure they clean their room and eat their veggies—keeping teens on the right […]
There seem to be several different kinds of laser treatments available. What are the differences? Are there risks involved? If so, what are they? There are several different types of laser resurfacing treatments. Before going into their differences, I’d like to take a step back and point out that laser treatments are most effective in […]
Ask The Expert: I suffer from low self-esteem, but you would never guess as I still try to be outgoing. When it comes to help, I am too embarrassed to join a support group or see a therapist. What can I do to strengthen my self-confidence? Joan Responds: It’s very common for individuals with low […]
Over the years, the concept of self-esteem has taken on many different definitions, but there is one recurring theme: self-esteem is vital to leading a full, healthy and productive life. Continuously developed through every stage of life, self-esteem is a powerful ingredient in the life you lead, for better or worse.
As a physician, I research, discuss and treat acne scars every day, but for a first-time patient, I understand why the thought of seeking that initial consultation may be uncomfortable or frightening. By equipping yourself with background on what to ask and what you can expect during your first appointment, you can put your mind at ease, resulting in a more productive consultation and a more efficient path to your final treatment.