Tips for Preventing Age Spots

Over time, sun damage may lead to small brown, gray, or black spots on the skin. These small, flat areas, often called age spots or sun spots, are caused by UV rays and typically occur on parts of the body that get the most sun exposure, such as the face, shoulders, back, arms, and hands. […]

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When Should Acne Be Treated by a Doctor?

If you struggle with acne, you’ve probably tried dozens of cleansers, creams, and over-the-counter products to combat blemishes over the years. For many of us, however, breakouts are more than a cosmetic concern. Be aware of these signs indicating that your acne could benefit from medical treatment by a dermatologist. Severity of Acne Chronic inflamed […]

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Why Is My Scalp So Itchy?

When your scalp feels itchy and irritated, dandruff is likely your first suspicion. However, various skin conditions can cause this symptom, so it’s important to see a dermatologist for clinical diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Explore the underlying causes of an itchy scalp along with treatments that may provide effective relief. Contact Dermatitis Did the itching […]

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Do PRP Treatments Help With Hair Loss?

Both men and women can experience hair loss for a variety of reasons, and there’s no shortage of potential treatments on the market. One treatment that has been growing in popularity in recent years is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, a medical procedure in which a patient’s blood is drawn, processed in a centrifuge, then injected […]

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Answers to All Your Questions About the Facial Serum Trend

Facial serums are touted as light, quickly absorbing liquids that are extremely popular in the world of dermatology right now. But how do they really work? What Is Serum? Serums are designed to deliver strong, nourishing ingredients directly into the skin. Most serums are composed of small molecules that can deeply penetrate the skin and […]

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What to Expect During and After a MicroLaserPeel Treatment

MicroLaserPeel is an epidermal laser peel that can remove the outermost layers of the face and neck, helping to restore healthier and younger-looking skin. Here’s what you can expect from a treatment session by our physicians at The Dermatology Clinic. Understanding MicroLaserPeel MicroLaserPeel is a simple process by which the outer layer of the skin, […]

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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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