What Are Heat Hives?

Life in Louisiana can be hard on one’s skin. Our subtropical climate and love of the outdoors mean that many of us spend a lot of time out in the heat—both day and night. Heat hives are an especially common complaint in summer and fall at The Dermatology Clinic. We also often get questions about […]

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Decoding Freckles, Sunspots, and Moles

It can be alarming to find a new spot on your skin from sun damage or other causes. Knowing how to decode new sunspots, moles, and freckles (and whether they are damaging or not) is the first step to seeking treatment. Freckles Freckles are a common type of pigmentation triggered by an overproduction of melanin […]

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Identification and Treatment for Nail Fungus

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, typically begins as a small white or yellow spot that eventually spreads, causing the toenails to thicken and crumble. Sometimes just one nail is affected, while other cases affect several toes. If you suspect you might have a nail fungal infection, medical treatment can effectively eliminate the bothersome symptoms […]

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How Does the Halo Laser Treatment Compare to Other Laser Treatments?

Halo Laser Skin Rejuvenation Treatment is a hybrid fractional laser treatment that can provide clearer, more even skin with reduced signs of aging and damage. But Halo isn’t the only laser treatment on the market. How does Halo compare to alternative laser treatments? About Halo Laser Treatment Halo is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser, […]

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Answers to Your Questions About Halo Laser Treatment

Halo Laser Skin Rejuvenation Treatment is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser, which uses state of the art technology to reduce common signs of aging such as sunspots, scars, and fine lines. These frequently asked questions about the procedure illustrate the ease and efficacy of the process. What Are the Results of Halo Laser Treatment? […]

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Four Ways to Have Healthy, Beautiful Nails This Summer

Your busy summer lifestyle is likely doing a number on your nails. Exposure to salt, sand, humidity, and chlorine as well as damage caused by outdoor activities like gardening all contribute to nails that are less than a perfect 10. Correct the problem with this smart summer nail health regimen. Apply Protective Topcoat Before Swimming […]

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How Does Sunscreen Work?

We know that we need to wear sunscreen when outdoors to protect our skin from cancer-causing UV rays. But how exactly does sunscreen protect our skin? Here’s what you need to know about how this substance works to ward off sun damage. Sun-Blocking Chemicals Most sunscreens contain a combination of organic and inorganic chemicals. The […]

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