With so many skin care treatments available, and so many claims of miracle cures, it's hard to know what works and what doesn't. Beautiful Skin Revealed is the definitive source for readers looking to separate help from hype when it comes to wrinkles, age spots, acne, varicose veins, birthmarks, blotchiness, and other common skin problems. Grounded in science, it explains why these conditions occur, the latest treatment options available, and what results can be expected from these treatments. Complementing the in-depth dermatological information are case studies of real patients. Through compelling personal stories and photographs, they share how minor procedures had a profound impact on their lives. Conversations with the doctor and insider tips are included in each chapter, helping the reader understand how the combination of the right dermatologist and the treatment can make them look as great as they feel.
PAUL M. FRIEDMAN, MD Paul M. Friedman, MD is nationally recognized as a leading expert and educator on laser and dermatologic surgery. He has been involved with the development of several new dermatologic laser systems and therapeutic techniques now commonly used throughout the world. Dr. Friedman is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Mohs and dermatologic laser surgeon. He was educated in dermatology at the New York University School of Medicine, one of the nation's top dermatology residency programs, where he served as Chief Resident. He serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical School, Department of Dermatology and at theWeill Cornell Medical College, The Methodist Hospital. He is also on staff at Texas Children's Hospital and Memorial-Hermann Hospital. Currently the director of the DermSurgery Laser Center in Houston, he also has a practice in New York. Dr. Friedman has authored over 60 medical articles and book chapters. He has also been featured in several national magazines and periodicals, such as the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Harper's Bazaar, and Prevention Magazine, as well as over 30 news programs on the ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC networks.