Guest Blog: Sarah Smith on Sunscreens for Acne Patients

5 Sunscreen Lotions for People with Acne Problems If you have acne, then you know that direct sunlight can worsen this condition. It makes your skin even redder and can cause pain and itchiness. A proper sunscreen lotion can protect you from the harmful UV rays. Also, it can prevent it from getting out of hand. Here’s a list of … Read More

Winter Skincare Routine

Naidu Plastic Surgery carries a line of skincare products to keep your skin hydrated throughout the dry winter season. Find out which cleansers, scrubs, serums, and moisturizers are available and recommended to prevent winter skin damage. [:fr]

The Face of Youth

“Nature gives you your face at twenty. Life shapes your face at thirty. But the face you have at fifty is the face you have earned.” Coco Chanel Yesterday, while performing a minor procedure, I was asked by the patient why so many older women in New York City seem to have overly stretched faces, or faces which have been … Read More


The positive effect that great skin can have on your appearance cannot be overstated.  Clear, glowing skin gives the impression of health, vitality, and inner youth, even in the presence of wrinkles and gray hair.  Although as a plastic surgeon I don’t have the same training in skin health as a dermatologist, skin care is an indispensable part of my … Read More

ULTHERAPY® has arrived!

I recently introduced Ultherapy to my practice.  This was a difficult decision…the technology is both relatively new and very expensive.  However, it fills a much needed gap for patients who are not ready for a facelift, but who need more options for rejuvenation than Botox or filler alone can provide. What is Ultherapy®?  Ultherapy® is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that … Read More

A Brief History of Chemical Peels

  Skin resurfacing for beauty has been in use for thousands of years.  In prehistoric times, women would use rocks and shells to abrade the surface of their skin.  In Babylonia and India, women used pumice stones to exfoliate the top layers of the skin.  In the Middle Ages, the first chemical peels were performed; women would soak cloths in … Read More


I hate scars.  We all do, but I really hate them because they can be difficult to treat.  When I see “scar consult” on my patient list for the day, I get discouraged, not because I don’t want to see the patient, but because I know that I may not have the solution that the patient wants to hear. The … Read More

Beauty Breakthroughs

Despite the number of products available on the market, there are only a handful of beauty innovations which have truly changed the way we care for our skin.  The first is tretinoin, a vitamin A derivative which was the first retinoid approved by the FDA to treat wrinkles.  Tretinoin increase the production of collagen, stimulates the formation of new blood … Read More