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Skin Spring Cleaning

From the Show: HER
Summary: Spring cleaning tips for your face.
Air Date: 5/31/18
Duration: 31:20
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Jody Levine, MD
Dr. Jody LevineOne of America’s top dermatologists, Dr. Jody Alpert Levine is the Director of Dermatology at Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC, a leading medical and aesthetic practice in New York City. 

Dr. Levine is an expert in dermatology and dermatologic surgery, specializing in medical and surgical pediatric dermatology, as well as adult cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Renowned for her keen diagnostic sense and comprehensive medical expertise, as well as an artistic eye, skilled hands, and wonderful bedside manner, it is no wonder that Dr. Levine is internationally recognized and one of the most respected dermatologists in the country. With an intuitive eye and deft touch, Dr. Levine helps patients achieve the most beautiful and natural-looking results. Her exceptional talent with lasers, BOTOX®, cosmetic injectables, surgery, liposuction, hair transplant, and cosmeceuticals has created a wait-list of patients from around the world who trust only her handiwork.

What additionally sets Dr. Levine apart from other dermatologists is that she is a board-certified pediatrician as well as a board-certified cosmetic and surgical dermatologist, making her uniquely positioned to treat the entire family. Dr. Levine performs outpatient surgery and procedures for both adults and children. She is also one of only a few dermatologists who hold hospital surgical privileges, allowing her to perform pediatric dermatologic surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in a child-friendly, safe environment.

With extensive knowledge of the most advanced aesthetic technologies and techniques, Dr. Jody Alpert Levine is a beauty media favorite frequently quoted by national magazines, newspapers, and television programs including ABC, CBS, The Rachael Ray Show and Inside Edition. She has been recognized yearly as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and a New York Times Magazine Super Doctor. A well-respected industry expert, Dr. Levine has served on the medical advisory board of Johnson & Johnson and continues to be a medical advisor for Parents magazine.

Dr. Levine is a graduate of Columbia College, where she earned a 4.3 GPA and the distinctions of Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. She received her M.D. at the Yale School of Medicine, graduating with honors. Dr. Levine completed her pediatric residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a residency in Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. Dr. Levine has also written scholarly papers in prestigious medical journals, including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Journal of the American Medical Association.
Skin Spring Cleaning
Spring is well in hand. You’ve cleaned your home and your closet. Now it’s time to spring clean your skin.

Your morning routine should include the following:

  • Cleansing with a gentle cleanser that contains antioxidants and is appropriate for skin type
  • Toning with a brightening agent to clear up brown spots
  • Treatment (if you have a skin condition that requires treatment, usually a prescription)
  • Moisturizing for skin type
  • Sunscreen application with SPF above 45
Your nighttime routine should include the following:

  • Cleansing with a gentle cleanser that contains antioxidants and is appropriate for skin type
  • Toning with a brightening agent to clear up brown spots
  • Treatment for wrinkles
  • Moisturizing for skin type
Consider getting laser or resurfacing treatment to clean up any sun damage.

Your skin changes as you age so you may need to make adjustments. This doesn’t mean to mix things up on a monthly basis, just when you notice changes.

Listen as Dr. Jody Levine joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to discuss how to spring clean your skin and how to develop a skin care routine.

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