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Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?

Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?

What is a Dermatologist? A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating the skin, hair and nails. Dermatologists care for people of all ages, from newborns to seniors. What do they treat? Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different...

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Plants That Make You Itch

Plants That Make You Itch

Poison ivy is the most common cause of contact dermatitis in the United States, but a host of other common plants are capable of producing skin reactions. For most, knowledge of hazardous plants is limited to the phrase, “leaves of three, leave them be.” However,...

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Tick Tips

Tick Tips

How to remove ticks and prevent future bites Ticks are small insect creatures that live in heavily-wooded or grassy areas. If you walk through these areas, they can attach to your skin and feed on your blood. Although most ticks do not carry disease, some can cause...

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Signs & Symptoms of Psoriasis

Signs & Symptoms of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects your body’s production of skin cells by speeding up their life cycle. It can be hard to know if you have psoriasis, especially since we’re still learning more about what it is and what causes it. We do know some...

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Your Guide To Eczema

Your Guide To Eczema

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is an itchy skin disease that can be difficult to treat. There are steps you can take to manage your symptoms with the help of your dermatologist. Here’s what to know about eczema and what you can do to get relief. What is Eczema? Eczema...

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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

April is Rosacea Awareness Month

If red pimples and bumps begin to erupt on your nose and the middle of your cheeks in your 20s, you may need treatment for rosacea. This is an inflammation that affects the middle of your face. It can also appear on the forehead and around the mouth. Flushing is a...

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History of Trillium Creek

History of Trillium Creek

Trillium Creek Dermatology & Surgery center is a culmination of a dream, hard work, and ingenious ideas. Medina Drs. Leonard and Helen Torok began work practicing in Medina in 1978. There, Dr. Helen Torok specialized in dermatology, and Dr. Leonard Torok as an...

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