WHAT NONSURGICAL ADVANCEMENTS ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT RIGHT NOW?
CoolSculpting for body contouring
and Kybella for submental fullness
WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOUR PRACTICE OFFERS THAT IS REALLY UNIQUE?
Combining aesthetic treatments
for hair restoration in women, like
neutraceuticals, topical minoxidil,
laser therapy, platelet-rich plasma
(PRP) and hair transplants
WHAT ARE YOUR MOST REQUESTED PROCEDURES?
Botox Cosmetic, fillers to restore
midface volume loss and chemical
peels to correct hyperpigmentation
WHAT NEW SERVICES ARE YOU EXCITED TO OFFER?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for hair
loss, skin-tightening treatments and
microneedling for acne scars
A hair transplant surgery patient
with Central Centrifugal Cicatricial
Alopecia (CCCA), a common cause
of hair loss in women of color that
required aggressive medical therapy
before surgery. She stimulated my
interest in surgical management
for this type of hair loss
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON MEDICAL MYTHS YOU’VE EVER HEARD?
That there is no treatment for hair
loss in women and you just have
to accept it and cover it up with
a wig. Also, that laser procedures
are unsafe for skin of color
WHY IS SKIN CARE SO IMPORTANT?
Skin care is the foundation for the
in-office cosmetic procedures that
we do. Patients must be committed
to maintaining their results with
an individualized and customized
skin care regimen that we create
WHAT ARE YOU BEST KNOWN FOR?
I am known for treating hair
loss in women and pigmentation
conditions, and the artistic
correction of facial aesthetics
WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE BIGGEST SKIN-RELATED TREND OF THE YEAR?
For hair, I would say combining
nutraceuticals with medical and
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT YOUR PROFESSION?
I like that aesthetic dermatology is
always evolving and new technology
is always available
MY ULTIMATE SKIN CARE ADVICE
Use a multitasking night cream
while you sleep to exfoliate, hydrate
and manage dyspigmentation
THREE WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBE ME