Four Effective Treatments for Acne Scarring

Even after acne clears up, many people are bothered by the appearance of scars that remain behind. You might notice flat, red marks, discoloration, pitting, or raised bumps. While some scars go away over time, others can be permanent. Fortunately, safe, effective medical treatments for acne scarring may help reduce dark spots and other reminders […]

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Treatment and Management of Actinic Keratosis

Have you noticed dry, rough patches on your skin as you get older? You might call them sunspots or age spots, but they are actually known as actinic keratosis. Caused by sun exposure, this condition causes skin cells to become overgrown and form bumpy tan, brown, or pink areas. Actinic keratosis is characterized by raised […]

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Aftercare Tips for Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are a safe and quick way to help rejuvenate the skin. While there are a number of different types, the general technique is to use a chemical solution to remove older dead skin on the surface, which is peeled away to reveal the more youthful newer skin cells underneath. This process is not […]

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What Is Shingles?

Shingles, also called herpes zoster, affects one in three Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This condition is a viral infection characterized by an itchy, painful rash. It can occur in anyone who has had chickenpox, and outbreaks occur when the varicella-zoster virus, which causes both illnesses, is reactivated in the […]

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Identifying the Different Stages of Male Baldness

Balding is a natural and extremely common part of the aging process. Statistics from the American Hair Loss Association show that roughly two-thirds of men will experience some hair loss by the time they turn 35, while a full 85 percent will see significant thinning by their 50th birthday. Balding does not happen all at […]

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Possible Causes of Discolored Skin

Skin discoloration can take a variety of forms, and sometimes it indicates a more serious underlying health issue. Whether a patch of skin is lighter or darker than your normal skin tone, or even if it’s a strange color like red, gray, or blue, it’s important to figure out the root cause of discoloration and […]

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Answers to All Your Questions About Sculptra

As we age, the collagen in our faces and bodies naturally breaks down. This causes our skin, especially around the face, to lose the volume that gives a taught and youthful expression. At The Dermatology Clinic, we offer well-known treatments like Dysport, as well as hyaluronic acid products like Restylane and Juvederm to help restore […]

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Can You Get Psoriasis of the Nails?

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that affects as many as 125 million people worldwide, according to psoriasis.org. The condition results in raised, red, and scaly patches that appear across the body. It is also possible to get psoriasis of the nails. What Is Psoriasis of the Nails? As is characteristic of psoriasis, psoriasis of the […]

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What Exactly Are Age Spots?

As people grow older, their skin may develop different characteristics over time. Age spots, also known as sun spots or liver spots, are one of several kinds of age-related markers. What Are Age Spots? Age spots appear as small, dark areas on the skin. They can vary greatly in shape, size, and appearance. Age spots […]

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