Dysport vs. Botox: What’s the Difference?

Botox and Dysport are both injectable treatments that use a variation of botulinum toxin type A; they both work to inhibit nerve signals that initiate contractions in the muscles that can cause wrinkles. This causes temporary paralysis in the muscles, which can result in a reduction in wrinkles. Botox was first approved for cosmetic use […]

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How Do Sulfates Affect Your Hair?

Many shampoo manufacturers add chemicals like sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium dodecyl sulfate to create the classic foamy texture you get when massaging shampoo into your hair. Sulfates also help clean out residue found on the hair and scalp to leave it clean and grease-free. Still, some shampoos advertise that they’re sulfate-free, so many people […]

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How to Handle Hives

Hives, also known as urticaria, are one of the most common skin conditions that can develop in people of all ages, often as an allergic reaction. This condition manifests as itchy and uncomfortable bumpy rashes on the skin. They may appear as small rashes or huge welts. So, how do you handle this condition? Seek […]

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Three Options for Wrinkle Treatment

Wrinkles are a visible sign of aging, and they typically get worse as time passes. Sun exposure, genetics, and smoking are all factors that can stimulate skin wrinkling, which can range from fine lines on the skin’s surface to deep grooves that are difficult to conceal. If you’d like to reduce wrinkles or prevent them […]

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How Can a Dermatologist Help With Warts?

Many people have had warts at some point in time. Warts are extremely common lesions caused by a viral infection in the top layers of the skin. They usually don’t cause any irritation, but, in some cases, they can be painful, itchy, and multiply quickly. On top of that, warts can be unsightly. While warts […]

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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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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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