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Is Skin Bleaching Safe? All About Bleaching Cream

November 28th, 2015

Is Skin Bleaching Safe? All About Bleaching CreamIn the last several years, much media attention has been aimed at the question: “Are bleaching creams safe?” The answer is not a simple yes or no. Bleaching cream or skin lightening cream does have useful purposes. Moreover, it can be a safe and effective product when used in accordance with the instructions of a board-certified dermatologist. The problem with many skin bleaching products is the tendency to misuse or overuse them. Continue reading

Atopic Dermatitis: A Common Childhood Skin Rash

November 16th, 2015

Atopic Dermatitis: A Common Childhood Skin RashMost children, even infants, experience a skin rash at some point. This can be troubling to both parent and child since it is often itchy or mildly painful. Fortunately, a typical skin rash usually clears up in a day or two. This is not the case if your child is suffering from childhood atopic dermatitis. Continue reading

What is Psoriasis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

October 28th, 2015

what is psoriasisEven though psoriasis is a relatively common condition with an estimated 7.5 to 8.5 million Americans living with it, it remains a bit of a medical mystery. There is no cure, but an effective psoriasis treatment is found for most patients. Understanding what is psoriasis and the factors that may aggravate it are important first steps toward bringing this condition under control.

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Rosacea: Treatment, Causes, and Triggers

October 14th, 2015

rosacea treatmentRosacea affects 14 million people in America, which means that this is not a small or isolated problem. Still, people who are afflicted with rosacea tend to feel isolated and alone when they experience a flare up.

That’s because various rosacea triggers can cause a flare at any time. When that happens, people tend to cancel social engagements or stay home from work. Some continue to go about their routine but feel self-conscious about their appearance. Regardless of whether they withdraw or keep trying to maintain normalcy, people who suffer from rosacea tend to experience a loss of self-esteem and self-confidence. Clearly, discovering rosacea causes and the ways to avoid them is highly important.

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Mohs Surgery: Revolutionary Skin Cancer Treatment

September 30th, 2015

mohs surgeryApproximately two million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. That number seems to be growing as people become more aware of skin health and diagnostic methods improve. The significant number of skin cancer cases means that dermatologists are relying on Mohs surgery more heavily than ever.

Statistics show that Mohs surgery has been successful at treating tough cases and those that are recurring. In most cases, it not only completely removes tumors but also excels at preserving the healthy surrounding tissue.

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Varicose Veins Treatment Options

September 18th, 2015

varicose veinsVaricose veins are a common condition affecting millions of people every year in the U.S. Most people are familiar with what varicose veins look like. However, what causes varicose veins remains a mystery to many people. Fortunately, your board-certified dermatologist can not only identify the condition but also knows how to get rid of varicose veins.

People often become familiar with varicose veins when they are still children. From a child’s unique perspective, it is easy to see the bulging, uncomfortable looking veins on the backs of legs of older relatives. Being naturally curious, children often feel compelled to ask what causes varicose veins, but adults don’t always have satisfactory answers. Knowing what causes varicose veins and perhaps just as importantly how to get rid of varicose veins are important first steps to dealing with this condition.

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Acne Treatment: How to Pop a Pimple When You Need To

August 20th, 2015

acne treatment how to pop a pimpleDermatologists have been insisting for decades that popping pimples is never a good idea. Not only can it cause temporary irritation, but also it can result in permanent scarring. Unfortunately, most people can’t resist the urge to pop a pimple when they see one staring back at them in the mirror. It’s a natural impulse. After all, no one wants to go through their day with an enormous blemish for all the world to see. The disappointing truth is that popping pimples frequently backfires, causing even more noticeable redness and irritation. Frustratingly, it can also lead to even more pimples.

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Sunburn Relief: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much Sun

August 13th, 2015

sunburn reliefGiving your skin some sun exposure can feel marvelous. However, it’s not exactly a healthy thing to do. Whenever you know you’re going to be outside it’s best to wear sunscreen. However, sometimes mistakes happen, and that can have you searching for sunburn relief.

Even a slight sunburn can be pretty uncomfortable. The heat and the tight feeling are bad enough. If the sunburn is sufficiently serious, you may even feel pain or see some blistering. As the days pass, you’re likely to notice that your skin is peeling. The entire process is uncomfortable, which is why most people search for a sunburn treatment that will bring even a bit of relief.
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How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks and Scars

July 30th, 2015

how to get rid of stretch marksHow to Get Rid of Stretch Marks and Scars

Stretch marks and scars can happen to anyone. While they are typically not painful many people are very self-conscious when it comes to these imperfections. This can make it particularly difficult to face what would otherwise be a fun day at the beach or pool. It’s also why so many dermatologist patients are interested in how to get rid of stretch marks or reduce appearance of scars.

Modern medical technology makes it possible for doctors to greatly reduce appearance of stretch marks and scars. While most people are anxious to completely get rid of scars and other imperfections, it’s important to keep realistic outcomes in mind. Many procedure options are very successful at reducing the prominence of stretch marks and scars, but it is extremely difficult to remove these marks completely. Nonetheless, people who undergo these procedures are usually very pleased with the results and find that the marks that troubled them before are practically invisible after treatment.

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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin

July 17th, 2015

diabetic neuropathyDiabetic Neuropathy: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin

When most people are diagnosed with diabetes they don’t realize what a detrimental effect the disease can have on their skin. Unfortunately, problems with diabetes and skin simply go together. Understanding how diabetes can affect your skin is an important first step toward preventing these problems before they begin. It’s also important to know what to look for so that you can schedule an appointment with your board certified dermatologist as soon as possible. A dermatologist knows precisely how to treat the skin of a diabetic and can help you identify early warning signs of diabetic neuropathy and other skin conditions related to the disease.

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