The Finger Test
The Finger Test for Sunblock It’s in the middle of a busy office day. Dina is patiently waiting for 10 seconds of my time. She sees a break in the schedule and hands me a glass of water. As I am thinking “how thoughtful of her,” I notice a brown skimming on top of the water. Before I can ...
Friday FYI from Dina
Sunblock, the Office Environment & Roscea For those of us who have to deal with the symptoms of roscea, we are aware that sun exposure can trigger increased redness and heat. In order to combat this, we use antioxidants with specific ingredients that calm these side effects and, in ...
Free Advice Is Often Not Free
Be Wary of Free Advice It would be quite easy to become cynical about the plastic surgery industry these days. Let me explain. A few days ago, a young lady called the office inquiring about our services. She seemed particularly interested in skin care, so we offered her an appointment with ...
Winter Weather
Winter Weather Skin Care Two days of 47°F weather, and the tip of my nose is already raw and sensitive! It is that time of year again, ladies. Chilly temperatures and lower humidity can increase the chance of a reaction to your prescription topicals. It may be time to include a protective ...
Dr. Mike’s Take on Facelifts Without Incisions
Facelifts Without Incisions: A Good Idea? The other day, one of my patients asked me with great excitement, “Are you aware of the new facelift procedure that is done without any incisions?!” I had to admit, this was news to me, but despite my skepticism, I agreed to look into it. She had ...
A Letter to Potential Facelift Patients
This is a wonderful letter given to The Sullivan Centre from one of our recent facelift patients. Enjoy! You don’t have to travel to New York, Los Angeles, or Miami for the top facial plastic surgeon in the country. The best and “most natural” look is available right here in Central Ohio ...
Dr. Mike’s Thoughts on Periorbital Juvéderm
Periorbital (Around the Eye) Juvéderm So far this year, the demand for Juvéderm® has been extraordinary. I attribute this increase to more marketing by Allergan, as well as to the positive experiences of lots of patients. The area of injection where I am seeing the greatest interest lately ...
Bridal Blog, Part 1
Hillary, one of our employees, is preparing for her upcoming wedding, and we thought a bridal blog series was in order. She will keep us updated on her wedding preparations, especially on how she is working with Dina to get her skin prepared for her big day … here is her first blog! 269 days ...
Skin Care at 23…
Life Lessons: Skin Care at 23… After having worked at The Sullivan Centre for almost a year now, I truly feel like I have learned many valuable life lessons. One of the most important things that I am now aware of is the importance of skin care. As someone who is in her early twenties, I was ...
Bridal Blog, Part 2
208 days! Just a few days ago, I received the “7 months to go” email; I can’t believe time has gone by so quickly. A few quick updates… I picked up my dress last week. I tried it on and still loved it … and that’s always a good thing! I was afraid to take it home with so much time ...
An Example of a Caring Spirit
Sullivan Centre Caring Spirit Award Winner Each quarter, The Sullivan Centre staff nominates one of our own to receive The Sullivan Centre Caring Spirit Award. This tradition began in 1996 and is taken very seriously by the staff. The name of the winner, the employee who exemplifies the true ...
Bridal Blog, Part 3
166 days! Time is really starting to fly. It’s hard to believe the wedding is now less than 6 months away! Let’s recap the last few months… Sean, my parents, and I met with the The Cakery (located in Dayton, Ohio) to discuss plans for the wedding cake. We knew we wanted to go with them ...