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Skin Products and Supplements

August 16, 2013

White Bumps

Creams will not work to remove white bumps under the eyes. White bumps under the eyes may be normal oil glands, milia (trapped keratin under the skin) or syringomas. This is caused by a proliferation of the ducts of the eccrine sweat glands in the lower eyelid skin. Although these can happen with any patient, they tend to be more common in women. In the case of normal oil glands, their appearance may be reduced by shrinking the skin with laser treatments. If milia are present, individual extractions can work well in some cases. More complex cases may be treated […]
July 18, 2013

Nutritional Supplements

Nutritional Supplements Recent research supports the use of vitamin and nutritional supplementation to promote wellness and improve the quality of our lives. Indeed, vitamin and mineral supplements may provide a greater “return on investment” than any other individual health measure. Barringer’s 2003 study in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports that a daily multivitamin can reduce illness due to infection by as much as 75% percent. Other studies (e.g. Ames, 2002) have demonstrated that diseases due to abnormally functioning enzymes are present in a large percentage of the population and that these diseases can be prevented by increased dosages of […]
July 18, 2013


Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition and Skin Care The Maryland Plastic Surgery Center and Medical Spa is committed to helping you improve both your lifestyle as well as your esthetics. Dr. Summers and his staff are avid proponents of making healthy lifestyle choices, including: healthy diet regular exercise nutritional supplements oral antioxidant supplements anti-aging skin care products avoiding excessive sun exposure Carbohydrates Cause Obesity And Diabetes In fact, it is entirely possible to eat virtually no fat at all, and yet become morbidly obese at the same time, for this very important reason: it is carbohydrates, and not fat, which make us […]