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April 15, 2011 @ 9:43 am

How does Zeltiq compare to liposuction with Dr. Eric Schweiger


Dr. Eric Schweiger who is a board certified dermatologist and founder of Schweiger Dermatology in New York joined the show.

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Eric S. Schweiger, M.D. is a Board Certified dermatologist in private practice in Manhattan. He practices cosmetic and general dermatology, with a particular focus on laser and light based treatments, the treatment of adults with acne, aesthetic enhancements with fillers and the evaluation and treatment of hair loss.

Dr. Schweiger has participated in numerous basic science and clinical research studies over the years and is a clinical laser trainer, teaching other physicians how to use lasers.

In clinical research, Dr. Schweiger’s accomplishments include initiating the first prospective clinical study using photodynamic therapy to treat hidradenitis suppurativa and conducting the first clinical trial using a 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser to treat dermatoses papulosa nigra. In addition, Dr. Schweiger recently published the first case report using Restylane to treat a patient with cleft-lip.

Dr. Schweiger is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan With Distinction and his doctor of medicine from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Schweiger completed his internship in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center and his dermatology residency at the University of Kansas, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Schweiger is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.


Dr. Eric S. Schweiger discusses & answers the following:

  • There is this new treatment for fat removal call Zeltiq, how does it work exactly?
  • What is the downtime for this procedure and what results can be expected?
  • How many treatments are needed to get results? How long after the treatment can I expect to see results?
  • Who is the ideal candidate for Zeltiq and how much does it cost?
  • How does Zeltiq compare to liposuction?
  • Tip in conclusion...



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