In the Media

SHAPE – How to Create the Healthiest Butt Ever, Inside and Out

"Dr. Chapas recommends pairing QWO injections with a radiofrequency microneedling treatment like the Inmode Morpheus8, which heats the fat cells to eliminate them and prompt collagen production."

Health – Cellulite: What It Is, Why It’s Normal, and How to Treat It if You Choose To

"Dr. Chapas explains that the way females store fat differs from males. 'We have fat in our thighs that’s stored in little columns, like an old mattress,' she says. “As...

SHAPE Magazine – What You Need to Know About Fraxel Laser Treatments

"'A laser, which stimulates the healing process that builds new, healthy cells and collagen,' says Anne Chapas, M.D., a dermatologist in New York."

Into the Gloss – This is My Face After Fraxel

"My scars are mostly gone now, and in most lights even I struggle to locate them. When I went to visit Dr. Y. Claire Chang at Union Square Laser Dermatology this...

Into the Gloss – How To Treat and Prevent Mask-ne

"Dr. Anne Chapas, Union Square Laser Dermatology board-certified dermatologist and medical director, assures us that she’s seeing a surge in patients who are visiting for acne breakouts lately, especially in the...

Bustle – How To Get Rid Of Chest Acne, According To A Dermatologist

"I reached out to New York City-based dermatologist Dr. Robyn Gmyrek to understand what causes chest acne in the first place, and how to get rid of chest acne should...

The Cut – Now Is a Good Time to Try Retinoid

"Two dermatologists from the newly opened Park View Laser Dermatology, Dr. Robyn Gmyrek and Dr. Shereene Idriss, give us the breakdown on this essential skin-care ingredient."

Kev’s Best – 5 Best Dermatologists in New York

"Dr. Anne Chapas is a Manhattan-based dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who specializes in laser surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery for the treatment of skin cancers, and cosmetic procedures. She is internationally...

Shape Magazine – A Complete Guide to Filler Injections

"'Most people start losing collagen in their 20s at an approximate rate of 1 percent per year,” says Jennifer MacGregor, M.D., a dermatologist in New York. That’s also when people start to notice...

Coveteur – 2020’s Filler Innovations Can Keep You Looking Younger, Longer

"There are always new research and innovations within the world of dermatology, so we sat down with top NYC dermatologist Dr. Shereene Idriss to get the 411 on the most...

Allure – A Dermatologist’s Entire Routine, From Waking Up to Lip Injections

"Dr. Shereene Idriss, a New York City dermatologist, shares her entire routine, from her secret morning skincare techniques when she wakes up at 6 a.m., to her day at work...

Business Insider – The Reason Some Men Go Bald, According to a Dermatologist

"Dr. Jennifer Chwalek says, 'When we say "baldness," we're usually referring to male-pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia. The hair follicle is slowly, over time, becoming smaller and smaller, to the...

Harper’s Bazaar – Watch Ashley Graham’s Nighttime Skincare Routine

"So now I like to use these therapy wipes. I got them from my dermatologist. Her name is amazing Dr. Shereene Idriss. [...] One of my biggest 'aha! moments, like,...

ART|BEAUTY Podcast – The Truth About Non-invasive Fat Removal and Body Contouring

"Dr. Jennifer MacGregor, a leading researcher in dermatology, talks about what we can REALLY expect from these non-surgical procedures, and who the best candidates are. She also explains the various...

The Rachael Ray Show – Dry Winter Skin Fixes

"Between freezing temperatures, biting winds and blasting heaters, winter weather can wreak havoc on our skin. But don't worry — we called on Rachael's dermatologist, Dr. Anne Chapas, to help...

Cosmo – Cheek Fillers 101: Everything You Need to Know

"To get the lowdown on cheek fillers, I reached out to an actual expert, dermatologist Jennifer MacGregor, MD, from Union Square Laser Dermatology, to get all the tea. Ahead, everything...

justBOBBI – Girlfriend’s Guide to Ulthera

"Dr. Jennifer MacGregor reminds us, 'Ulthera was approved in 2010. It has gotten much more effective over time with newer treatment protocols.' But remember to have realistic expectations. Non-invasive tightening...

Parade – How to Get Rid of Acne Scars, Those Oh-So-Annoying Reminders of Bad Skin Days Gone By

"Sometimes, what you think is a pimple, acne or scar may turn out to be another inflammatory skin disorder or even skin cancer, Dr. Jennifer MacGregor notes."

The Cut – How This Dermatologist Gets Her Skin So Good

"Dr. Shereene Idriss had a big 2019. When the Cut interviewed her in March, the dermatologist had 38,000 Instagram followers. Less than a year later, her following has skyrocketed to...

Into the Gloss – The Best Redness Treatment is a Hot Laser

"Here's everything you need to know about Yunyoung Claire Chang, M.D.: She’s knowledgeable as hell. Her bedside manner is impeccable, silky, and disarming. Her skin is smoother than the peel...

Into the Gloss – All Your Fraxel Questions, Answered

"I reached out to Dr. Claire Chang at Union Square Laser Dermatology who did my treatments, and we got to work on tackling your most burning questions."

ART|BEAUTY Podcast – How to Get Rid of Sunspots

"Sun exposure can result in premature aging of the skin, which can often reveal itself as brown pigmented spots that we lovingly refer to as age spots and sun spots....

Into the Gloss – Model Ashley Graham’s Beauty Routine

"I wash my face with Skinmedica. My dermatologist Dr. Idriss recommended it to me, and it’s just a nice jelly cleanser—nothing too abrasive. Then I’ll wipe with these La Suite...

Cosmo – Thread Lifts, aka Non-Surgical Brow Lifts, Are Taking Over Instagram

“'The dissolvable threads are covered in microscopic barbs that anchor into the tissue, pull it up, and tack it in place,' says Shereene Idriss, MD, dermatologist at Union Square Laser...

Spotlyte – We Asked 6 People Why They Finally Tried CoolSculpting — and They Didn’t Hold Back

"CoolSculpting with Dr. Claire Chang was amazing. It made me [like the way I looked] in a bikini and naked again. It has been more than a year since I...

Harper’s Bazaar – Dermatologist Shereene Idriss Sets The Record Straight on Skin Care Myths

"For our new video series, Derm Reacts, we call in leading board-certified skin experts to react to the most passionate comments on our Go to Bed with Me episodes. In...

Vogue – Skin Lightening Is Fraught With Risk, But It Still Thrives in the Asian Beauty Market—Here’s Why

"By 2027, the skin whitening industry is projected to be worth over $24 billion dollars. But it's a business fraught with potential hazards, cautions Dr. Claire Chang. 'Skin bleaching treatments...

Women’s Health – How a Dermatologist with Melasma and Acne Scars Keeps Her Skin Clear

"Claire Chang, MD, a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist and skincare expert at Union Square Laser Dermatology in NYC has dealt with acne since she was a teen. And while she still...

RealSelf – Forget the Face—Botox is Now Being Used for Body Contouring

“'Botulinum toxin has been used increasingly frequently off label in Asia, for its muscle-slimming effects in multiple body areas,' explains Dr. Y. Claire Chang, a board-certified dermatologist in New York...

Into the Gloss – I Loved My Freckles, Then I Lasered Them Off

"At the end of the three sessions, my freckles were lighter than they’d ever been. Gone, basically. But what I couldn’t have predicted was the way I didn’t miss them...

Coveteur – Battling Bumpy Skin? It Might Be Sebaceous Hyperplasia

"'They present as small 1–3 mm skin-colored or yellowish bumps,' says Dr. Y. Claire Chang, a New York–based cosmetic dermatologist. They often manifest as a cluster-like shape with a distinguishable...

Not Jess Fashion – The Best Laser Treatments for Your Skin

"Union Square Laser Dermatology has a reputation for employing the latest medical technology from the newest lasers to devices and more. I’m very happy with my choice to go with...

Vogue – Bridging the Zap

"Dr. Chapas outlines additional rules of engagement when it comes to lasers: Avoid the sun in the weeks before and after treatment, wear sunblock religiously, and steer clear of active...

New York Times – Perchance to Make You Look Rested

“People come in and say, ‘I look tired when I’m not’ or ‘I look old,’ ” said Dr. Anne Chapas, the founder of Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York....

Well+Good – Derms Say The Time You Wash Your Face At Night Actually Matters: Here’s Why

“During the course of the day, whether you’re wearing makeup or not, your skin is going to be a magnet for pollution and debris and grime,” says Rhea Souhleris Grous, aesthetics...

Ask Men – Best Ways to Exfoliate by Skin Type

In place of a brush, Rhea Souhleris Grous, Aesthetics Director at La Suite Spa at Union Square Laser Dermatology, recommends lactic acid. “[It’s] considered the sensitive-skin hero of the alpha hydroxy...

Into The Gloss – Dr. Shereene Idriss, Dermatologist

Half my day is educating patients. That's why I started #PillowTalkDerm, because I was repeating myself over and over. When I talk about aging, I always say there are five main...

New York Magazine – 16 Best Eye Creams

“Biopelle Stem Cell Eye Cream is a rich, nourishing night eye cream ideal for the fragile eye area,” says head aesthetician of La Suite Spa x Union Square Laser Dermatology, Rhea Souhleris Grous.

SHAPE – How Weight Loss Effects Skin

A trip to the derm’s office is the best bet. “We inject filler into the undereye area, and it can immediately correct that sunken look—patients walk out almost fully corrected...

DuJour – Glow This Fall With These Post-Summer Services

“A series of the Clear & Brilliant improves fine lines and pigmentation, and patients can put their makeup on right after the procedure and go back to work,” says Dr....

Allure – An Inside Look at “Skin Botox,” the Most Popular Injectable Treatment in South Korea

For those in New York City, Y. Claire Chang, a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology, regularly performs it at her office using small microdroplets of botulinum toxins,...

Allure – What Are “Cherry Lips”? Your Guide to Korea’s Biggest Lip Filler Trend

I chatted with Y. Claire Chang, a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology about cherry lips for more context. She travels to Seoul frequently throughout the year to...

New York Post – ‘Thread Lifts’ are the latest face-lift trend

“The ideal candidate has good skin quality, moderate sagging in the mid-face and strong underlying bone structure,” says Dr. Shereene Idriss. “Patients with very thin skin, little underlying fat or...

MizzFit – How I Got Rid of Melasma on My Face

I went to see Dr. Jennifer Chwalek who recommended 3 sessions of Clear + Brilliant scheduled about a month a part. She's amazing and walked me through what to expect...

MedEsthetics Magazine – Anne Chapas, MD on Building a Multi-Physician Practice in NYC

Early mentors and entrepreneurial family members inspired Anne Chapas, MD, to launch a research-based aesthetic practice.

The Cut – In Her Shoes: Interview with Shereene Idriss

All 38,000 of Dr. Shereene Idriss’s Instagram fans know to tune in weekly to #pillowtalkderm, a Sunday-night series where Idriss lays in bed answering reader questions on everything from Botox...

ELLE – I Just Got Fraxel—Should I Cancel My Date? And Answers to Other Important Questions

Dermatologist Shereene Idriss, MD, of Union Square Laser Dermatology, breaks down the recovery windows for the most common beauty treatments. Because if you can avoid a guy knocking your newly...

Town & Country – How to Reverse Sun Damage

Lasers like the Fraxel Restore Dual remain workhorses for ravaged skin, but new research is proving that these old tools 
are capable of new tricks. "They aren't just improving the...

Dermatology Times – Cosmetic complications (and tips to avoid them)

Consumer surveys show increasing interest and demand for cosmetic procedures. Often topping the list are laser hair removal, treatments for wrinkles with energy-based devices and body contouring, according to New...

Elite Daily – I Tried The Clear + Brilliant Treatment For More Balanced, Even Skin & Couldn’t Be Happier With The Results

When I arrived for my treatment at Union Square Laser Dermatology, I was greeted by Dr. Yunyoung Claire Chang, who would be performing the treatment that day. Dr. Chang was...

ALLURE – The Complete Guide to Facial Fillers

Biostimulatory fillers give an immediate, short-term plumping "due to the simple fact that liquid is being injected into the face," says Dr. Shereene Idriss, but their primary purpose is to...

New Beauty – Restylane Announces Another FDA-Approval for Dermal Fillers

New York dermatologist and clinical trial investigator, Anne Chapas, MD says she prefers using a cannula over a needle when injecting Restylane Lyft into certain areas of the face. "In...

Coveteur – 3 Ways Celebrities Use Filler with No One Noticing

Skin secrets from Dr. Shereene Idriss’s office. “The people who are high-profile or more successful in their jobs, they want it even more subtle than your average person,” says New...

GLAMOUR – The Brown Girl’s Guide to Laser Hair Removal

“The wavelength of the Nd:YAG laser goes deeper into the skin than a diode,” says Robyn Gmyrek, MD. “So it more successfully bypasses the pigmentation present in the skin.” Because...

ELLE – The First Timer’s Guide to Fast Beauty Fixes

“Clear+Brilliant emits the same energy as alternative treatments, but in a smaller, more shallow dose, so there’s less recovery time,” says Anne Chapas, MD, the New York City dermatologist who...

Harper’s Bazaar – How To Get Rid of Acne Scars Forever

Even if you care for your skin like a newborn infant, spots and red marks can linger for weeks or months. There are expert ways to fade scars fast—or prevent...

Yahoo – What Can You Do About Fine Lines Around The Lips? We Asked Our Experts.

“People with mild to moderate perioral rhytids are the best candidates for treatment,” says Dr. Jennifer Chwalek. “Once the wrinkles become quite deep, it becomes harder to treat and may...

Glamour – The Brown Girl’s Guide to Brown Spots

Post-inflammatory pigmentation will fade over time even with no treatment, says Dr. Jennifer MacGregor, but it can take months or even longer with pigmented scars. To ease the discoloration, she...

Allure – Jennifer MacGregor Wants to Make Dermatology a Better Experience for Trans Patients

When Ashley Phillips was referred to dermatologist Jennifer MacGregor by her primary doctor, Phillips was skeptical. Board-certified in dermatology and fellowship-trained in laser, cosmetic, and dermatologic surgery, MacGregor is both...

Harper’s Bazaar – Meet The Experts Behind the 2019 Anti-Aging Awards

To help us narrow down the best anti-aging products that money can buy for BAZAAR's first-ever anti-aging awards, we turned to a roster of expert celebrity dermatologists, makeup artists, influencers,...