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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How Does Stress Affect the Skin?

Many people notice that in times of high stress, their skin breaks out or existing skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis become worse. The link between stress and acne or other skin conditions isn’t just anecdotal. There are legitimate medical reasons why stress can do damage to your skin. At The Dermatology Clinic, we help […]

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How Can I Tell If I Have Sensitive Skin?

No two people are completely alike. Even identical twins have different fingerprints. When it comes to skincare, no two people have the same needs. While some people have extremely resilient skin that maintains a healthy appearance in almost any condition, others have very sensitive skin that reacts to even slight irritants in fabric, soaps, or […]

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What to Expect If Your Child Has a Hemangioma

Growths of red blood vessels called hemangiomas are the most common type of tumor affecting children. Hemangiomas are not cancerous. Although the appearance of these growths can be frightening for parents, they usually cause little discomfort and typically go away without treatment. Here’s what you should expect if your child has been diagnosed with a […]

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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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How to Prevent Pimples Under Your Beard

Caring for your beard helps keep the hair and the surrounding skin soft, groomed, and healthy. Unfortunately, pimples and breakouts are a common side effect of growing out facial hair. Try these tips to prevent beard-related acne and learn when you should see a dermatologist about the issue. Cleansing Your Beard Bacteria, dead skin cells, […]

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