Acne 101: Why Are My Normal Pimples Scarring?

You’ve heard it a thousand times now: don’t pick your pimples! Hopefully, you’ve taken that skin care advice to heart and left them alone to heal properly. But unfortunately, even the most vigilant non-pickers will find that every once in a while, a pimple that’s left alone still leaves its mark. But these aren’t actually […]

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What Is Tinea Versicolor and What Are Common Symptoms?

Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin that causes discolored blotches on the torso as well as the neck and arms. It’s found more frequently in areas with hot and humid climates, much like Louisiana. A licensed dermatologist can diagnose and advise on treatment options. Those options may include prescription-strength creams and […]

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Five Questions to Ask Your Dermatologist

Before your next dermatology appointment, prepare questions you’d like to ask. There’s no need to be shy or self-conscious. Your dermatologist wants to help you and is more than willing to address whatever concerns you may have. Include the following in your list of questions. Which Products Are Best for My Skin Type? From one […]

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