Answers to Common Questions Kids Ask About Skin

As children grow and learn, it’s natural to have questions about their bodies. Many kids may wonder why certain parts of their appearance do not match their friends or even their family. Here’s how to explain common questions children may have about skin. How Did I Get this Birthmark or Freckle? Many children may be […]

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Eliminate Sagging Jowls Without Surgery

If you’re bothered by sagging skin under your chin that creates a jowl-like appearance, surgery isn’t the only option. Non-invasive skin tightening procedures such as Exilis create a more youthful facial contour by destroying fat cells and increasing collagen production. This non-invasive, pain-free procedure is done in an outpatient setting and takes just a few […]

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What Is a Port Wine Stain?

Birthmarks are incredibly common, and many people have different kinds of birthmarks on their body. Although these marks usually do not have any health implications, sometimes, they are cause for concern. What are port wine stain birthmarks in newborn infants? How to Spot a Port Wine Stain A port wine stain is named for its […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Baby Botox

No, Botox isn’t for babies. In this case, “Baby Botox” refers to a more moderate approach to facial lines than traditional Botox treatments. Frozen face is not as cool as it once was. Read on to learn more about how mini-injections of Botox or the smaller, usually quicker acting molecule, Dysport, are used to treat […]

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The Overlooked Triggers of Sweat

Sweating is normal when a person is jogging or exercising, engaging in athletic activity, when temperatures are high, and even during moments of high stress and anxiety. Even so, there are times when profuse sweating is not normal. Read on to learn more about triggers of sweat that should be avoided or carefully examined. Certain […]

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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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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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