What Are Heat Hives?

Life in Louisiana can be hard on one’s skin. Our subtropical climate and love of the outdoors mean that many of us spend a lot of time out in the heat—both day and night. Heat hives are an especially common complaint in summer and fall at The Dermatology Clinic. We also often get questions about […]

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How Can CareCredit Help Finance My Dermatology Services?

At The Dermatology Clinic, we believe that everyone should have access to quality skin care treatments. That’s why we work with CareCredit, an innovative credit card specifically designed to cover the cost of health and wellness treatments. As the largest provider of healthcare-specific credit cards, CareCredit is a trusted institution for financing cosmetic and dermatological […]

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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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Skincare Myth Busters: Does Dandruff Really Cause Hair Loss?

One of the most commonly asked questions at The Dermatology Clinic is, “Could my dandruff be causing me to lose hair?” The answer is, yes and no. While the mere presence of dandruff won’t cause hair loss, it can contribute indirectly to thinning hair. Dandruff and Hair Loss Dandruff, a skin condition affecting the scalp, […]

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Could Your Hives Be Stress-Related?

The swollen pink or red bumps on the skin known as hives are typically associated with exposure to an allergen. Hives can occur anywhere on the body and range in size from a pencil eraser to a Frisbee. They tend to appear suddenly and fade within a day. While most cases of hives are attributed […]

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A Guide to Identifying Suspicious Moles

The mole is a common occurrence in the skin, usually appearing as a small brown, black, or tan spot with a distinct border. Though rarely cancerous, moles still must be scrutinized for early signals of malignancy. Following is a look at moles that are harmless–and those to be viewed with suspicion. Harmless Moles The average […]

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