Dr. Bruce Katz offers Microdermabrasion in New York, NY

About Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a virtually painless method of exfoliating and polishing your skin to achieve a healthy glow and eliminate or reduce fine lines. A combination of abrasion and suction is used to take away the outermost layer of skin, which will leave your skin a pink for a few hours and then nearly perfect. Most dermatologists recommend a series of at least six treatments for optimal results. Many salons and spas offer the treatment, however, a dermatologist has access to much more powerful equipment, resulting in much better overall outcomes. Microdermabrasion is a safe and effective skin-freshening technique that helps repair facial skin that has suffered the effects of sun and aging. An esthetician uses a device like a fine sandblaster to spray tiny crystals across the face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to remove the dead, outer layer of skin. As with other skin rejuvenation techniques, more than one treatment may be needed to reduce or remove fine wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation.

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Bruce E. Katz, MD

Juva Skin & Laser Center is the most advanced skin care center in the world. We offer the perfect blend of aesthetics and science for all your skin care needs.

Our Skin and Laser Center treats a wide range of dermatologic conditions and provides state-of-the-art laser and cosmetic procedures.

And at our on-site MediSpa, you can pamper yourself with New York's first physician-formulated spa treatments. These unique therapies confer long-lasting aesthetic and medical benefits, and far surpass the normal spa techniques.

Juva is under the medical supervision of Bruce E. Katz, M.D., a Board Certified Dermatologist. To enhance every aspect of your skin care, Dr. Katz has personally created a superb line of Juva products.

Dr. Katz is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Director of the Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Dr. Katz, who has been named by New York Magazine as one of the best doctors in New York, received his medical training at McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal, Canada. He completed his post-graduate training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident in Dermatology.

A frequent guest on national and international news shows, including The View, 20/20, Good Morning America and CNN, Dr. Katz is a leading innovator of advanced laser technology and skin rejuvenation techniques. He has published extensively in leading medical and scientific journals and lectures regularly at medical symposia in the United States and abroad.

A national spokesman for the Skin Cancer Foundation, Dr. Katz holds leadership positions in many local, state and national professional organizations.

He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. He is Past President of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York.

Michael C. Bruck, MD is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. From 1985 to 1995 Dr. Bruck held the academic appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Bruck is now an attending physician at St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital.

After graduating from The Chicago Medical School, Dr. Bruck completed his general surgery training at New York University Medical Center and St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York. He continued his postgraduate training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery.

Dr. Bruck's expertise is in cosmetic plastic surgery including facial rejuvenation (facelift, eyelid surgery, and laser surgery) breast enlargement and reduction as well as body contouring (abdominoplasty/liposuction). Dr. Bruck combines state of the art techniques with sensitivity and the highest level of patient care.