Patient Education

  • Granuloma

    OVERVIEW The human body is amazing in that it naturally knows how to fight to defend itself. While your body contains lots of natural protectors and defenders, it's also capable of creating new methods as needed. Granulomas are one of your body's many defense mechanisms and often get mistaken for foreign

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  • Facial Rejuvenation

    OVERVIEW Aging is accompanied by many changes in our skin. As we age, our skin becomes thinner, looser, and starts to sag. We can also experience loss of fat and volume in our face. Accumulated sun damage leads to the development of wrinkles, dryness, and new skin growths such as age spots and telangiectasias

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  • Face Washing 101

    OVERVIEW Keeping your facial skin clean is an integral part of your daily hygiene—not only can washing your face regularly stop the spread of many diseases, but it can rejuvenate your skin and, depending on the products used, can leave you feeling healthy and youthful. Here are some tips from a board-certified

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  • Dry Skin

    OVERVIEW Dry skin, or xerosis, is a common skin condition that results when the skin loses moisture and its natural oils resulting in scaling, flaking, cracking, and itching. It is sometimes also referred to as xeroderma or xerosis. Dry skin affects people of any age and skin type and can occur anywhere

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  • Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster)

    OVERVIEW You might have heard or been told that one way to prevent certain diseases is to avoid contact with the sick person, items used by such a person, or disinfect surfaces you suspect the ill person might have touched. At such times, you may wonder why such a precaution is taken. The answer is simple;

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  • Cellulite

    OVERVIEW Cellulite is a common skin condition that affects many people. It can cause self-consciousness and insecurity, but there is no need to worry! This article will discuss what cellulite is, what causes it, and how you can treat it. What is Cellulite, and What Causes it? Cellulite is a condition

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  • Candidiasis

    OVERVIEW Have you ever heard of opportunistic infections (OIs)? They are caused by germs that generally cannot cause problems if your immune system works properly. However, these germs can cause serious health problems in people whose immune systems are weak. Candidiasis is an opportunistic infection

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  • Botulinum Toxin Therapy

    OVERVIEW: Are you experiencing unwanted wrinkles or excessive sweating? A botulinum toxin therapy session with us might be just what you need. Here's everything you need to know about botulinum toxin therapy and its use in dermatology. What is Botulinum Toxin Therapy? Botulinum toxin therapy, or Botox

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  • Boils

    OVERVIEW A boil, also known as a furuncle, is a localized skin infection characterized by a red, tender bump. The spot tends to grow in size, filling with pus and becoming more painful quickly. Over time, the boil can develop a pustule (whitehead) and drain. When it drains, the boil might leave a small,

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  • Body Toning Treatments

    OVERVIEW Body toning treatments are becoming increasingly popular. People are always excited to hear that there is a chance that they can handle their saggy skin, wrinkles, or aging skin with a treatment that will make their skin better than ever. These toning treatments can be done in various ways,

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  • Blisters

    OVERVIEW A blister is a raised area of the skin filled with fluid. Blisters can occur on any part of the body and can be extremely painful and debilitating. Many people believe blisters are nothing more than a nuisance, but this is not always the case. Blisters can lead to other more serious injuries

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  • Best Candidates for Dermaplaning

    OVERVIEW If your face has been looking a little dull and lackluster lately, a session of dermaplaning may be right for you. This popular cosmetic procedure is non-invasive, quick, and results in a brighter complexion, as well as smoother-looking skin. Here's what you need to know about dermaplaning,

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  • Alopecia Areata

    OVERVIEW Alopecia areata can develop suddenly over a few days or weeks. It can lead to unexplained hair loss, often in patches the sizes of coins. Today, around 6.8 million people suffer from alopecia areata in the United States. In addition, around half of them are males and white. So, what exactly

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  • Advances in Hair Loss Treatments

    OVERVIEW Hair loss can be very frustrating. When you are coping with this condition, you might feel like you will need to invest in wigs or hide your hair under a hat all day long. But what if you could actually prevent hair loss or halt it in your tracks? This is the dream of many people who are dealing

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  • Actinic Keratosis

    OVERVIEW Also known as solar keratoses, actinic keratoses are precancerous growths on the skin that are caused by long-term UV radiation in the form of chronic sun exposure or tanning bed use. Left untreated, actinic keratoses can progress and evolve into a skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. What

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  • Acne Scarring

    OVERVIEW Scars are a major challenge for skincare professionals and their patients. They can significantly change a person’s skin texture and appearance and reduce their self-esteem. Acne scars are a common side effect of acne, a skin condition that affects millions of people each year and can cause

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