About psoriasis Psoriasis can be difficult to live with, both mentally and physically. This skin condition results in plaques, or areas of thickened scaly skin, on the body. These plaques can be dry, red, and itchy. Psoriasis is not contagious, so exposure to a person who has it will not result in you contracting the…

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Mohs Surgery- skin cancer treatment Getting a diagnosis of skin cancer, or even just a skin abnormality, can be scary. In these cases, there are several methods of treatment that can be recommended. These include: Topical applications: Creams or lotions that attack the abnormal area Excision: a traditional surgery to remove the cancer or abnormal…

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Skin Cancer Treatment and melanoma Skin Cancer treatments are varied.  Melanoma is known as the most dangerous variety of skin cancer. It is a cancerous growth that occurs due to DNA damage in the skin- usually as a result of UV radiation from the sun or from visiting tanning beds. Melanomas often resemble moles; in…

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Dermatologist- what do they do? A dermatologist is commonly known to deal with diseases, ailments, and aesthetic issues related to the skin. This includes diagnosis and treatment of conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, dry skin, and more. It can also include cosmetic treatments, surgery, and skin cancer treatments. What many people do not realize…

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Microneedling for Skin rejuvenation As we age, our skin naturally starts to lose the collagen and elastin that keeps it looking tight, dewy, youthful and fresh. Over time, fine lines and wrinkles become more pronounced, and sun spots or discoloration may appear on the surface of the skin. These signs of aging can make some…

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About dermatology Dermatology is a branch of medicine focused on treatment for the skin, hair, and nails. Dermatologists treat a wide variety of skin issues. Their purview can include serious issues like skin cancer, psoriasis, and eczema. They can also treat aesthetic issues, such as signs of aging. It is recommended that everyone, even those…

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About medical dermatology Medical dermatology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders associated with the hair, skin, and nails. This practice is performed by medical doctors with a specialization in dermatology (dermatologists). Dermatologists focus only on skin conditions; you may receive a referral to a dermatologist from your primary care physician. It…

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About Kybella Kybella might sound too good to be true to some. After all, how realistic is it that a few simple injections in your dermatologist’s office can reduce or eliminate the appearance of your double chin forever? However, it’s worth looking into further if you are frustrated by submental fullness, or the appearance of…

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Cosmetics and skin care Skin care and cosmetics are often grouped together as beauty products. But did you know that the cosmetics you enjoy could actually work against your skin care routine? Do you even know what’s in the products that you put on your face daily? It is best to look at your skin…

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Dry skin care and aging

Causes and symptoms of dry skin Dry skin care ought to be a part of every beauty routine. There are certain times of the year, like the change of seasons and cold weather, when dry skin becomes more prevalent and needs more attention. At these times, it is appropriate to tweak your skin care regime…

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