Purchase Your Favorite Skincare Products Online!

Introducing Advanced Specialty Care's online skincare product store We're excited to announce the launch of our new online skincare product store on ASCDOCS.com. Now you can purchase your favorite ASC, EltaMD, NEOCUTIS and Strataderm products from the comfort of your home. All of the medical grade skincare products available in our offices without a prescription are now also be available online from cleansers and acne treatments to retinols, hyaluronic acid serums and sunscreen. And don't worry, you don't need to be patient of Advanced Specialty Care to shop online. The web store is open to the public and shipping is…
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Topics: Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser

Now Offering Telehealth Appointments

See a Specialist without leaving your home with Allergy & Dermatology Telehealth Appointments Your health and well being are our number one priority and in order to better serve you, we are pleased to announce that we are now offering Dermatology & Allergy Telehealth Appointments at Advanced Specialty Care. Advanced Specialty Care is providing televisits for routine and urgent Allergy and Dermatology Appointments for both new and existing patients. Telehealth appointments are available for new and existing patients by video and by phone. Click here to schedule your telehealth appointment today! What is a Telehealth Appointment? A Telehealth or Telemedicine Appointment is…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog, Dermatology, News & Events

Hand Washing 101

Hand Washing 101 Hand washing is one of the most important and effective steps you can take to reduce your chances of getting sick and to reduce the spread of germs to others. Here's a brief refresher on proper hand washing and the use of hand sanitizers, courtesy of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Germs can get into the body through our eyes, nose, and mouth and make us sick. Hand washing with soap removes germs from hands and helps prevent sickness. Studies have shown that hand washing can prevent 1 in 5 respiratory infections, such as…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser

HydraFacial: It’s more than just a facial!

HydraFacial: It’s more than just a facial! The HydraFacialTM treatment rejuvenates and protects the health of your skin, providing immediate, noticeable results, an instantly gratifying glow and long-term benefits without downtime, discomfort or irritation! This non-invasive, non-surgical procedure is soothing, moisturizing and perfect for all skin types. How does it work? In just 3 steps and 30 minutes, HydraFacial™ thoroughly cares for your skin using patented technology to cleanse, exfoliate and remove dead skin cells and extract impurities all while infusing and bathing the new skin with antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid through specially formulated hydrating and cleansing serums. Step…
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Topics: Blog, Skincare & Laser

Dr. Prashant Soni named Section Chief, Plastic Surgery Subsection at Danbury Hospital

Dr. Prashant Soni named Section Chief, Plastic Surgery Subsection at Danbury Hospital Local Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at Advanced Specialty Care, Dr. Prashant Soni, was recently named Section Chief, Plastic Surgery Subsection at Danbury Hospital, a part of Nuvance Health. Dr. Soni practices at Advanced Specialty Care’s Danbury, Ridgefield and Norwalk offices and will continue to do so while also acting as the Section Chief. As a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Prashant Soni’s specialization expands far beyond purely cosmetic enhancement procedures. He is highly regarded for his experience and high level of patient satisfaction for surgical procedures…
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Topics: Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Prashant Soni, News & Events, Plastic Surgery

FDA Approved Peanut Allergy Treatment

FDA Approved Peanut Allergy Treatment The FDA recently approved Palforzia, a drug developed by biopharmaceutical company Aimmune Therapeutics, to treat peanut allergies. Though this is the first FDA-approved drug of its kind, the science and methodology behind it is nothing new. In fact, several practices, including Advanced Specialty Care, have been successfully offering food allergy desensitization, or Oral Immunotherapy, for many years but that doesn’t make the FDA approval any less significant. The approval of an Oral Immunotherapy product is exciting news for Allergists and Immunologists as this further validates and recognizes the success and benefits of this treatment and…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

Can you receive the flu shot if you have an egg allergy?

Many individuals with egg allergies are still following the outdated protocol of not receiving a flu vaccine due to their egg allergy. Based on the 2018-2019 recommendations from the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, individuals with a known egg allergy may receive the flu vaccine shot or nasal spray and those recommendations have not changed for the current 2019-2020 flu season. The Link Between Flu Vaccines and Eggs For over 70 years, the most common method of manufacturing flu vaccines has been through the process of incubating and “growing” the flu…
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Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter: Our Favorite Wintertime Treatments

We’ve all heard the phrase “summer bodies are made in the winter” and there’s some truth to it! Though most cosmetic treatments can be safely performed at any time of the year, many patients find it more convenient to schedule treatments during cooler months when they’ll be spending more time indoors, and of course, so they’re ready to flaunt their final results come summer! Here are some of our favorite treatments and procedures to schedule during the winter months and why: Laser Hair Removal Winter is the perfect time to begin getting beach ready with laser hair removal treatments for…
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Topics: Blog, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser

Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

It's the start of a new year and a new cold and flu season. Here are some preventative measures you can take to reduce your chance of getting sick and reduce spreading germs: Get Your Flu Shot The best way to limit the spread of the flu is to get the flu vaccine. Although the vaccine will not cover every strain every year, it can prevent you from getting sick from the flu. It has been shown to reduce hospitalizations and deaths related to the flu. Even in those who get sick from the flu, the vaccine often reduces the…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

These Toys May Pose a Risk to Your Child's Hearing: 2019 Noisy Toys List

Does your child own any of the toys on this year's Annual Noisy Toy List from the Sight & Hearing Association? If so, you may want to take some precautions in order to protect your child's hearing. Out of the 24 toys tested this year, only 5 tested at or below 85 dB which is the level set by the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety for mandatory hearing protection. The other 19 toys that were tested may pose a threat to your child's hearing. Earning the top spot as the loudest toy on the list is The Fisher-Price®…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog
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