What Makes a Patient a Candidate for Body Contouring?

The term “body contouring” refers to a range of procedures, both surgical and nonsurgical, that can help remove excess fat from the body of a patient. These procedures include CoolScuplting, Vanquish, liposuction, and tummy tucks. Not everyone is a candidate for a body contouring procedure, however, so patients considering it should discuss the full range […]

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Melasma: What Is It and How Is It Treated?

Experts aren’t sure about the exact cause of melasma. But sunlight, even small amounts, make it worse. Thankfully, it is not considered a dangerous condition. It does, however, affect a person’s appearance by causing brown patches to appear on the skin. Sometimes it will go away if there is a preceding trigger. Other times it […]

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Understanding the Different Types of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition often denoted by the following symptoms: red, patchy skin; a sometimes scaly appearance; an itchy feeling; and stiffness, swelling, or pain. Below is a breakdown of the five different types of psoriasis identified by the dermatological community. Plaque Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis, afflicting up to […]

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