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Non-Invasive Fat Reduction with truSculpt iD

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM

Your Summer Body Starts with truSculpt iD at Advanced Specialty!

Summer bodies are made in the winter and what better way to get beach ready than with truSculpt iD, a non-invasive fat reduction treatment?

truSculpt iD is clinically proven to eliminate fat cells in the abdomen, flanks, thighs, arms and more! If you diet and exercise but still have areas of stubborn fat, truSculpt® iD may be right for you and it takes as little as one 15-minute treatment in our Norwalk, CT office, personalized to your individual needs.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Dermatology, News & Events, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C, Heather Colon, Dr. Kenneth Egan, Dr. Rand Werbitt

ASC Welcomes Sarah Tullo, APRN and Michelle Grosso, PA-C

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Feb 22, 2019 5:31:14 PM

We are pleased to welcome two new providers to Advanced Specialty Care's team of specialists!

Michelle Grosso, PA-C is an accomplished plastic surgery Physician Assistant. She attended Cornell University Medical College where she completed the Physician Assistant Program. Michelle is Board Certified and certified with a special recognition in surgery by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. In addition to her plastic surgery background both in and out of the operating room, she is highly skilled and experienced with sclerotherapy for treating spider veins. 

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Dermatology

Wedding Skincare Guide for Glowing Skin

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Feb 14, 2019 2:55:06 PM

There’s a lot to coordinate when planning your wedding! You need secure a venue, make the guest list, find the perfect shoes and prepare your skin. Yes, your skin should be included in your wedding planning. It takes time to achieve that perfect glow for your wedding day!

Wedding day skincare should start when you are starting to make your guest list – around 10-12 months out from your wedding date. Skin concerns such as acne and brown spots take time to improve and injections such as Botox and fillers should be done a few months out so there is room for tweaks, especially if it is your first-time getting injections.  

Don’t worry though, we’ve put together a simple guide to help you glow on your big day! 

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C

Why You Should Never Use a Tanning Bed

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Jan 3, 2019 12:00:34 PM
Dermatology PA-C, Jessica Mangiaracina, shares the facts about tanning beds and the increased risk of skin cancer that comes with using them. And despite what you've heard, tanning beds are not as safe as you think!
I'm a dermatology practitioner and I used to use tanning beds. Emphasis on used to
Despite the irony, being a dermatology Physician Assistant that diagnoses skin cancers on a daily basis and briefly being a tanning bed user while in college, I feel the need to educate my patients with evidence-based medicine about the risk of skin cancer from tanning beds. 

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog, Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C

Your Guide to Breast Implant Options

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Dec 20, 2018 4:57:52 PM

Dr. Prashant Soni, Board Certified Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon at Advanced Specialty Care explains the differences between breast implant options including the pros and cons of each type.

Silicone, smooth, saline, textured, gel, gummy bear. What does any of this mean?

We understand that considering breast implants can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve put together a guide to help you understand which implant options are available and which may be right for you.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Breast Augmentation, Dermatology, plastic surgery, Dr. Prashant Soni

Medical Grade Skincare: Your Skin Will Thank You

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Nov 16, 2018 4:01:41 PM

Jessica Mangiaracina, Dermatology PA and skincare expert, shares some of her favorite medical grade skincare products that she uses in her own daily regimen and explains the difference between medical grade and over-the-counter. And yes, there really is a difference! 

Don’t get me wrong I’m all for sheet masks and toners, and jelly or oil cleansers! I love mixing the over-the-counter with my medical grade skincare products, but I choose and recommend the medical grade products every time because I know they’re effective for stimulating collagen, smoothing skin texture, minimizing brown spots, treating acne and leaving us with glowing skin. 

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C

Meet the Provider: Eileen Heske, Skincare Specialist

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Nov 1, 2018 4:02:46 PM

Get to know Eileen Heske, LPN! Eileen, Skincare Specialist at Advanced Specialty Care, opens up about her passion for helping and educating skincare patients and shares the most rewarding and sometimes challenging aspects of her job.

1. What's your favorite part about working at Advanced Specialty Care?
The patients! I love assisting them in their healthcare journey and making a sometimes scary situation more manageable with education and support.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog

MicroNeedling with Platelet Rich Plasma

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Sep 14, 2018 12:53:57 PM

What if you could harness the power of your own natural platelets to rejuvenate your skin and fuel cellular growth and collagen production?

Believe it or not, MicroNeedling with Platelet Rich Plasma does just that.

On its own, MicroNeedling is already an effective and proven aesthetic treatment for reducing fine lines, acne scars, brown spots, enlarged pores and improving the overall appearance of your skin. Augment with your own platelet rich plasma you’re left with a treatment that’s not only chock full of benefits, but natural too!

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog, Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C, Heather Colon

Five Things Someone with Psoriasis Wants You to Know

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 23, 2018 5:01:01 PM

In honor of National Psoriasis Awareness month, Advanced Specialty Care’s Medical Assistant, Meghan Gomez, opens up about her personal experience living with psoriasis by sharing five things someone with psoriasis wants you to know!

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog, Dermatology, Meghan Gomez

IPL Treatment Can Help Reduce Blood Vessels On Your Face

Posted by admin on Jul 5, 2018 10:38:37 AM


You might look into the mirror and see those pesky broken blood vessels on your cheeks or around your nose and say to yourself, “I wish I could get rid of them or at least lesson their appearance!” Well you can! The newest technology in IPL (Intense Pulsed Light therapy) helps lesson or eliminate the size and color of broken blood vessels, hemangiomas and red areas on the face caused by different vascular skin issues.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Dermatology, Heather Colon