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Dear Dr. Ostad, I recently noticed my mascara has a different texture to it and last month I had a bout of pink eye. I’ve had my mascara for 4 months, is it the cause of my pink-eye and is it time to throw it out?

Thank you for your excellent question. I will start answering by saying Yes, it is time to throw your mascara out. As a rule, I always recommend to discard any makeup that may have been in contact wi...

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Trending: Bath Bombs. Good for Your Skin or a Serious Dud?

Open Allure magazine and other trendy beauty blogs and we see a renaissance of the bath bomb. These pretty, fragrant little packages give us a surprise every time they hit the water. Filled with eve...

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Male Breast Reduction – Gynecomastia

Men who have an accumulation of fat in their chest, otherwise known as gynecomastia and sometimes referred to as “Man boobs” can be an embarrassing and frustrating ordeal to cope with. The truth i...

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The Highest Caliber of Care – Concierge Medicine

Our Pledge to You: We are grateful. Why? Because in a world with limitless options, YOU chose US. Your faith and trust in our medical care is something we do not take for granted. It is an ab...

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Dear Dr. Ostad, I am having a problem with redness all around my nose! My girlfriend blames my cocktail indulgence. Is it true alcohol can cause red veins on your face? Should I be concerned?

Thank you for your question. While it is not the only cause, you are correct in assuming alcohol contributes to redness and flushing; particularly if the patient has an underlying condition called Ros...

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