When purchasing skin care products, you may notice that some of them contain AHAs or BHAs. What exactly are these ingredients and what can they do for your skin? Well, AHA stands for alpha hydroxy acids, while BHA stands for beta hydroxy acids. Both of these acids are effective exfoliants to help get rid of […]

Did you know that the average American spends nearly half of a day staring at a screen? The Nielsen Company audience report reveals that adults spend about 10 hours each day consuming media. And many of us use our phone to consume media, as it’s portable and always available. There has been a lot of […]

If you’re not quite ready to commit to a surgical facelift, Dr. Carpenter now offers Cynosure Precision Tx Laser Contouring at Allegany Plastic Surgery. Patients can now experience a defined look of the neck and jawline without scars. What is the PrecisionTx™  Treatment? Now patients can avoid long recovery time and lots of bruising and […]

It’s easy to put on extra weight during the winter and holiday months! Weather and an abundance of sugary and fatty foods can add up fast, and even with healthy New Year’s resolutions, you might be finding it difficult to lose those areas of stubborn fat. Fortunately, we offer many different solutions to fat that […]

Chemical peels can be a great way to reveal a healthy, smooth, new layer of skin and can treat many skin problems in one easy procedure. A successful healing process after a chemical peel is essential, especially during the Spring and Summer seasons when you’re most prone to sun damage. Here are some tips to […]