Category: Medical Dermatology

Cosmetic Dermatology vs Medical Dermatology

Thanks to innovations in technology and technique, the fields of cosmetic and medical dermatology are offering ever more ingenious ways to help patients achieve healthy skin. But there are some clear differences between the two fields. If you’re wondering whether your concerns fall in the aesthetic or medical camp, take…
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Atopic Dermatitis: How to Ease the Itch

Atopic dermatitis, the most common form of the skin ailment known as eczema, afflicts many of us with its vicious cycle of itching, scratching, rash, and blistering. If you watched HBO’s recent crime series The Night Of, you saw an extreme portrait of the atopic dermatitis sufferer in John Turturro’s…
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Adult Acne: It’s Not High School All Over Again!

Adult acne is more common than you might think, especially among women. (We’ll look at some of the causes in a minute.) In this back-to-school season, an acne flare can make you feel like a young, insecure teen reaching for the cover stick again, no matter what your age. Aren’t…
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“PLEASE USE SUNSCREEN!” If Not for Us, for Hugh Jackman

Yada yada yada sunscreen. We know, you’re tired of hearing it. But if you won’t listen to us, how about a sunscreen public service announcement from Wolverine? Or Jean Valjean? The actor Hugh Jackman is known for his rugged Aussie good looks, his superhero physique, and his Broadway show-stopping musical…
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PDT: Manage Your Skin Damage Now

It’s PDT time! No, not Pacific Daylight Time, though that will be upon us soon. In dermatology, PDT stands for Photodynamic Therapy. But it could just as well stand for Pretty Darn Terrific, because this effective, low-risk outpatient treatment is one of the best ways to head off squamous cell…
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Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Cancer can be a scary word. But when it comes to skin cancer, it’s not a diagnosis most of us will avoid. Unprotected exposure to UV rays, whether across a lifetime or in concentrated doses, raises the odds that 1 in 5 of us will develop skin cancer at some point….
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Sunscreen: Your #1 New Year’s Resolution

It’s the single best way to insure healthy skin, beautiful skin all year. It protects against skin cancer and slays premature aging. It doesn’t require the beauty budget of a Hollywood star or the services of a cosmetic surgeon. It’s no secret: you’ve known about it since your earliest beach…
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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Facts Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers; basal cell and squamous cell cancers affect more than one million Americans each year and the number is rising. Because ultraviolet light can damage DNA, exposing the skin to sunlight increases the risk for an individual to develop…
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Rosacea is a common but benign skin condition with a red, acne-like appearance that affects as many as 16 million people in the United States and up to 45 million worldwide. Rosacea is prevalent mostly in Caucasian people with fair skin and is more frequently diagnosed in women but tends…
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Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder affecting more than 4.5 million men and women. It tends to come and go unpredictably. Psoriasis is not infectious and does not result in scarring. It is a long-lasting skin disorder which develops when your immune system sends aulty signals which tell your skin…
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Our treatment suites are equipped with the latest dermatological lasers, for advanced, safe, comfortable treatment of your skin's medical and cosmetic needs. Our in-house Acne Treatment Center offers complete care for all ages and acne stages. We offer a full line of skin care products designed to suit your unique...

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