Common Rosacea Flare-Up Triggers

If you suffer from rosacea, you already know it’s an irritating, uncomfortable condition that can make you self-conscious. But, did you know that avoiding certain triggers may reduce the odds of a flare-up? Of course, everybody is different, and no two cases of rosacea are alike, so something that causes a flare-up in one person […]

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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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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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Answers to All Your Questions About Sculptra

As we age, the collagen in our faces and bodies naturally breaks down. This causes our skin, especially around the face, to lose the volume that gives a taught and youthful expression. At The Dermatology Clinic, we offer well-known treatments like Dysport, as well as hyaluronic acid products like Restylane and Juvederm to help restore […]

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How Does Sunscreen Work?

We know that we need to wear sunscreen when outdoors to protect our skin from cancer-causing UV rays. But how exactly does sunscreen protect our skin? Here’s what you need to know about how this substance works to ward off sun damage. Sun-Blocking Chemicals Most sunscreens contain a combination of organic and inorganic chemicals. The […]

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Facts Behind Four Pervasive Wart Myths

When you were a child, you might have heard that warts come from kissing a frog. While that’s obviously a myth, it’s not the only myth about warts that many people still spread. Here’s what you need to know about the facts behind four untrue beliefs about these bumpy skin growths. Myth: Warts Aren’t Contagious […]

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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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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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