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Stressing About Stress-Induced Acne?

Stressing About Stress-Induced Acne?

We all experience some degree of stress as part of our daily lives. But when you suffer from chronic or frequent episodes, it can lead to physical side effects. Stress alone is not the main cause of acne. Hormones, age and genes play a large role. We tackled the link...

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4 Common Questions About Cosmetic Procedures

4 Common Questions About Cosmetic Procedures

You’ve thought about cosmetic procedures, and maybe even Googled a few, but you aren’t quite sure where to start. First, you’ll need to find an expert dermatologist. Then you’ll need to schedule your first consultation. But what procedure are you interested in? Are...

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Chickenpox 101

Chickenpox 101

Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection, most often seen in kids ages 5 to 10. Did you know the rash actually doesn’t appear until 10 to 21 days after the initial infection? Most cases heal without complications and with minimal scarring if scratching is...

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Kid’s Conditions Your Dermatologist Treats

Kid’s Conditions Your Dermatologist Treats

What’s that rash? Is that a bump or a bite? Did you touch something? Children experience skin disease and irritations just like adults. Most aren’t a big deal and will resolve on their own, but quite a few require a dermatologist. Did you know about 20 percent of...

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What is a Dermatologist?

What is a Dermatologist?

The technical definition of a dermatologist is: a medical practitioner qualified to diagnose and treat skin disorders. Your first thought may go straight to acne or cosmetic procedures, but dermatology is so much more than that! Did you know it also includes...

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Should You Get A Preventative Skin Screening?

Should You Get A Preventative Skin Screening?

YES! Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the easiest to cure if caught early. Your skin is the largest organ of your body and seeing a dermatologist once a year should be a high priority in your overall health care. What is...

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4 Myths About Skin Cancer

4 Myths About Skin Cancer

We’ve covered what skin cancer looks like, wondered if you should get a preventative screening and also tackled what to expect during one. Up next, a few common myths when it comes to skin cancer: 1. Tanning beds are safer than the sun – FALSE. Not only does...

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4 Tips To Keep Kids Warm And Toasty This Winter

4 Tips To Keep Kids Warm And Toasty This Winter

Winter weather can be disastrous to our skin! Dry patches, redness and itchy skin can be the results. Winter weather can also be quite dangerous to prolonged exposed skin, especially to kids. Below are a few tips for bundling up on those winter-weather outings:  ...

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