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Dr. W Dermatology strives to meet all dermatology needs for Houston & Katy Texas in the 77002 area

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Most people think of hearts, livers, and kidneys when they hear the word “organ.” What they don’t realize is the largest organ of the body is the skin. A person’s skin can have a total area of approximately twenty square feet. Its function is more than… more »
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What Is Insulin Resistance and How The Answer Impacts Your Life?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Insulin Resistance Syndrome, or Metabolic Syndrome, affects over 70 million Americans. So, What is Insulin Resistance? First, Insulin is a hormone produced by our pancreas. This hormone’s purpose is to control our metabolism keeping our blood sugar le… more »
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Healthy Aging- How to Stay Well and Enjoy Every Age

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  Answers to questions on healthy aging and longevity are something that many people are searching for these days as baby boomers reach their senior years. The fact is that healthy aging begins in your early years. How you have treated your body throug… more »
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Blueprint for Wellness – 7 Step Guide to Maintain Your Health

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  Are you curious about things that you can do to build yourself a blueprint for wellness?  A blueprint for wellness can be done on a few different levels.  Perhaps you’d like to lose ten pounds, or just develop more stamina or better cardiac health. … more »
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Reverse Aging- 3 Keys to a Younger Existence

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Many times during the course of an examination, I hear a comment from a patient that is about their perception of getting older.  The 29 year old feels that “30 will be old”, the 39 year old feels like “40 will be old”, the 49 year old feels that “50 wi… more »
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Two Proven Ways To Restore Your Health and Energy

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  Is age starting to catch up with you?  Do you have less energy or vitality than you had when you were 5, 10, or 20 years younger?  Well if so, you don’t have to feel like the Lone Ranger.  As we age our body starts to not operate as well as it once d… more »
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Winter is Coming- Here Are 5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Illness

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
As the change of seasons gets closer and closer, it is a good time for you to develop a strategy on maintaining your health and protect yourself from illness. While the tips that follow can be of benefit year round, certain communicable conditions are… more »
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Restore Your Health and Energy In Spite of Your Age

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  There is a saying that youth is wasted upon the young.  Ongoing research into the areas of health, wellness, and anti-aging might one day lead to a change in this statement so that perpetual youthful energy and vibrancy is still a possibility at any… more »
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How to Improve Your Health with the Power of Visualization

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
When you are faced with a challenge or concern related to your health and well being, what is the first thing that you do? Do you focus on the problem at hand? Do you search the internet to try and find out everything you can about the matter of conce… more »
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Adequate Sleep-1 Key Area of Importance to Healthy Living

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Benjamin Franklin is credited with using the phrase “Early to Bed, Early to Rise will make a man healthy, wealthy and wise”. Now when this quote was written, farming was probably still the primary lifestyle for most Americans, so some would say this ha… more »
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Anti-Aging Supplements- 5 Reasons You Need to Take Them

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Your skin reflects your inner well-being. As such, your anti-aging regime should start from the inside out. Begin by providing your body with nutrients that are known to slow the aging process, maintain overall good health and promote longevity. In the… more »
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Happiness and Your Health- The Number One Key to A Quality Life and Longevity

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  How do you measure happiness? Happiness and your health go hand in hand but when asked, few people can really tell you what happiness really means, or rather what would truly make them happy. Many are quick to tell you what makes them unhappy, but r… more »
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Time for Good News

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
In the next few days, the tradition of Thanksgiving will be observed I would like to share a bit of information with you which I have done before but feel it is useful to do so again. My office staff and I have team meetings and on occasion, the first… more »
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Bad Habits that Shorten Life

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  None of us wants to get older, but it is going to happen whether we like it or not. The important thing is that we have long, enjoyable lives, and there are things we can do to insure this happens. However, here are a lot of bad habits people can pic… more »
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Your Personal Plan For Lifelong Health and Beauty

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  You have a great deal to do with the type of health you experience on a day to day basis. While your genetic makeup plays a significant role, you can take specific steps to maintain a healthy body, as well as young,healthy looking skin. What you nee… more »
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What Our Bodies Really Need to Be Healthy

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  First of all, in order to be truly healthy, we need to eat foods that are rich in certain nutrients. In fact, there should be very little junk food in our diets, but unfortunately, most of us eat way too many of the foods that are bad for us, and not… more »
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Anti-Aging Skin Care- What Makes Our Skin Age?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
There are many things that can make our skin look old. Obviously, having birthdays and getting older is most likely the first thought that pops into your mind, but believe it or not, this is not the number one cause of aging. There are factors that con… more »
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How to Avoid Alzheimer’s and Age Gracefully and Respectfully

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  When we are trying to slow the aging process, many of us don’t think about the things we need to do to keep our brains active and healthy. Believe it or not, there are some simple things we can do to reduce the risk that we might get dementia or Alzh… more »
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Cosmetic Dermatologist- The Medical Expert to Help You Look Your Best

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Look your best, feel your best, and do your best. Rightly or wrongly, today’s society is in many ways youth and success driven. Those who rise to the top are often the people who display self-confidence in their appearance. They take care of themselve… more »
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How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
It is generally accepted in our culture that vision will progressively worsen with aging.  You have likely had the thought planted in your mind that reading glasses and other visual aids will become more and more necessary as each new birthday comes alo… more »
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The Nuts and Bolts of a Healthy Lifestyle

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  Goals keep you motivated, accountable and provide a measure of your success. However, it can be difficult to stick to a goal no matter how much you know you will be if you really achieve it. Let me ask you a question?  Do you think you would be bet… more »
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Five Significant Advances in the Past 12 Months for Lifelong Health

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
# 1 – Living in a country where over two thirds of the population is overweight, you  will be pleased to hear that a new study presented recently at a conference of the American Heart Association (AHA) found that walking can have a huge effect on our ‘o… more »
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Heart Health: A Key Component of Longevity

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  If you want to delay or prevent acceleration of the aging process, you need to take steps to keep your body healthy, and this includes heart health. Obviously, it is important to make sure that you are not a smoker, and if you are a smoker, it is a g… more »
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Anti-Aging Tips- 3 Little Known Ways For Preserving Your Youth

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
As the old saying goes, youth is wasted on the young. They generally don’t appreciate the amazing energy levels and take for granted the glowing skin and ability to bounce out of bed unaffected by the previous night on the town. However the sooner we re… more »
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Energy Boost Formula – The Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Energy Level High

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
The Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Energy Level High and Avoid Being Tired and Sluggish In today’s world of demands and hectic schedules, most people are balancing more and working harder than ever before. So how can we keep our energy levels at an optimum le… more »
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Blueprint for Healthy Skin: 5 Step Guide to Maintain Healthy Skin

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  There is no doubt about it, healthy skin is beautiful skin. But does having healthy glowing skin come down to genetics only? We explore a 5 step guide to maintaining healthy skin that anyone of any age can implement. A regular skin care routine is e… more »
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Anti-Aging News: Are Telomeres the Key to the Fountain of Youth?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  We have all seen those gorgeous women who are well in to their 50s yet have supple skin and soft bouncy hair. While these women are probably blessed with great aging-genes, there is hope for us mere mortals. Scientists are touting telomeres as holdin… more »
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Staying Vigorous and Fit

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
  Staying active can be fun Whether you are 21 or 71, the body functions better when you pay attention to keeping your body toned and conditioned. It is known that one way to slow down the aging process is to  keep your body fit, and to keep acti… more »
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Eustress or Distress- Which Will You Choose for 2013?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
Believe it or not, the type of emotional life experience you encounter is all up to you.  You might ask, how is that true? Contentment starts from within and so does discontent. Let’s look at the word stress.  There is eustress which is defined as a he… more »
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The Health Benefits of Gratitude- Surprising Facts You Might Not Know

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
There’s scientific proof that gratitude is something to be grateful for when it comes to your health. You might have heard of the attitude of gratitude – it’s a common term in the health and well-being circles, but beyond making you feel good, do you k… more »
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Insulin Resistance and Your Health- What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Wellness
One Third of Americans Have this Dangerous Condition – Do You? The cycle of Insulin Resistance The media is full of reports of the dangers of today’s lifestyle.  We are warned regularly about too much sugar and convenience foods and too little exe… more »
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You Need to Know Your BMI – Obesity Rates in America

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
  America continues to be in the middle of an epidemic of excessive weight gain.  Amazingly, it was recently reported that 5 of the top 10 fattest cities in the USA are in Texas. Here are the criteria that were used to make this decision: “To arrive… more »
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What Is A Good Body Mass Index (BMI) and How Do You Measure Up?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
BMI chart What exactly is a body mass index (BMI), and how do you measure up? Body mass index is an overall idea of what you should weigh based on your height. The BMI is a general guideline to calculate your body fat based on how your weight correla… more »
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What Does Sleep Have to Do With Weight Loss?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
Sleep deprivation has been linked to weight gain and obesity in many, many studies. Since the early 80’s there have been numerous studies and tests to discover how sleep, or the lack of sleep, affects the body. Every study has presented similar conclusi… more »
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The Power of Visualization as Part of Your Health Journey

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition, Wellness
  Those with health concerns and body-image frustrations should not dismiss the Power of Visualization to help them achieve good health and a harmonious self-image. One must first visualize being healthy, thin or beautiful before one can take steps to… more »
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How to Eat Healthy, But Still Enjoy Your Meals

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
  Does learning how to eat healthy mean you have to eat flavourless food? Lowering the saturated fat content from your diet and reducing added salt or refined sugars should be your goal. If you have been in the habit of eating packaged foods, your pal… more »
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Healthy Living- 8 Tips for How to Speed Up a Slow Metabolism

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
Instead of focusing just on your weight, you should be concentrating on improving your over-all health and wellness. When you do this, the weight will take care of itself. Don’t just go on a diet, make lifestyle changes instead. Lifestyle changes go bey… more »
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5 Successful Weight Loss Tips To Keep the Weight Off

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
You went to the gym five times a week for several months.  You stayed dedicated to the treadmill and a healthy diet. You knew the best way to lose weight, lost a large amount of weight and reached your goal! You should congratulate yourself for your ac… more »
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Creating A Healthy Eating Plan

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
One of the most special things about human beings is that they are each unique and special in their own way.  You are totally different to me; and I am totally different to your neighbor.  It is part of what makes us so fascinating and wonderful – we ar… more »
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Acceptance as Part of Your Successful Weight Loss – A 7 Day Quick Start

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
Remember that the only way to successfully lose weight and keep it off is to change your lifestyle to complement and enhance the new you. Too often we spend our lives living with a bad body image, a negative attitude towards diet and exercise and spend… more »
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Pointers on Losing Weight Safely

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
One of the first thoughts that you might have when you want to lose weight is to reduce the amount of food that you eat. This may be a significant part of the solution but to get the best results, there are other factors that need to be considered.  In… more »
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Why Obesity Is A Threat to Your Health Like Smoking

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
A previously published article with the following conclusion, “Obesity now poses as great a threat to Americans’ quality of life as smoking,” appeared in the February 2010 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. After analyzing “1993-2008… more »
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Daily Vision Journal

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Uncategorized
Turn weight-loss vision into reality … here’s how Have you tried to lose weight in the past and failed? If so, you are certainly not alone. Losing weight, even just a few pounds, can be difficult. But have you heard that recent studies have shown that… more »
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25 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
The time of the year is approaching that you will be attending holiday parties, family gatherings, and social activities usually associated with calorie filled food and beverages. While you certainly don’t want to be a party-pooper, but it doesn’t hurt… more »
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Holiday Eating- Enjoy the Food but Keep the Emotions in Check

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Weight Loss and Nutrition
  The holidays are usually looked upon as a time of celebration and fun.  However, for a variety of reasons you can find yourself feeling down instead of up and these feelings can be magnified during the season of celebration. For some these emotional… more »
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Why Is A Mango Like Poison Ivy?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Uncategorized
Did you know that mangoes and poison ivy are related? As you are probably well aware, contact with poison ivy can cause rashes and itching.  The type of skin reaction that occurs can range from localized fine red bumps to severe itching and blisters in… more »
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Laser Tattoo Removal- How to Erase the Marks of Rebellion

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Tattoos
Over the past decade, tattoos have drastically increased in popularity. It is estimated that over 10 million Americans now have “ink”. It is also a fact that about 50% of those people later regret their marks of rebellion and would like to have their ta… more »
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Tattoo Removal – The Proven Dermatological Techniques

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Tattoos
Before & After Laser Tattoo Removal Tattoos have become more and more popular over the years, and also more and more accepted by the general public. However, the passage of time causes individuals to change and a previously treasured tattoo has s… more »
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Laser Tattoo Removal Pricing- Why Is Tattoo Removal Costly?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Tattoos
The tattoo craze has always been apart of the culture in America. In recent years it has exploded with everyone from bikers to soccer moms getting tattoos. It seems that almost everyone you see has a permanently inked tattoo somewhere on their body. Thi… more »
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Laser Tattoo Removal Houston and Katy, Texas

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Tattoos
Laser Tattoo Removal- Do you suffer from tattoo regret?   Spiders and skulls may have been cool during your Goth phase but they no longer hold the same sense of “coolness” when you are working in corporate America. Cheryl may have been your first love… more »
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Dermatology Tattoo Removal Options to Minimize Pain and Discomfort

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Tattoos
Worried That Getting Your Tattoo Removed Will Be Painful?  Do you want to remove a tattoo?  Tattoos have become a lot more popular in the last decade than they have ever been before. The Harris Poll of 2,016 adults surveyed online between January 16… more »
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Anti-Aging Skin Treatments to Keep You Happy With What You See in The Mirror

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Anti Aging Skin Treatments to help you retain a youthful appearance Anti-aging skin treatments have come a long way in the past 10 years. Sagging skin, fine lines, wrinkles, and dark under eye circles can all be a thing of the past with the multitude… more »
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Skin Rejuvenation- What Should You Do First?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
When it comes to deciding which skin rejuvenation treatment you should do first there is no “one size fits all” answer. You treatment plan should be discussed with an experienced dermatologist who specializes in anti-aging procedures. The treatment will… more »
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Age Spot Removal- How to Get A Clearer Face and Hands

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Age spots are flat dark spots that appear on the skin as a result of aging and/or over-exposure to the sun. These dark blotches are also sometimes referred to as liver spots or sun spots. These tan or brown spots occur most often in people who have a te… more »
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Skin Rejuvenation Tips- 7 Ways to Improve Your Skin After the Summer Sun

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Does your skin look dull now that summer is over? We all love to bask in the summer sun whether it is sun bathing or just spending extra hours outdoors enjoying fun summer activities and family vacations. Now that autumn is upon us we often find that o… more »
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Micro Laser Peel- The Best Way to Rejuvenate Your Skin for a Younger Look

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Do you look as young as you feel? If your answer is “No!” then the Micro Laser Peel may be your solution. For many people who suddenly find they look in the mirror and see an older person looking back at them it is unsettling. You just aren’t ready for… more »
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Photo Rejuvenation- How Light Treatments Can Help Skin Look Younger

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
The Effects of Photo-Aging The sun can do a lot of damage to our skin, and even a few minutes out in the sun every day can lead to changes in your skin that you won’t like very much. Not only does the sun cause freckles, which may look cute on kids but… more »
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Aging Effects on Subcutaneous Fat – Decreased on the Face and Increased on the Belly

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Though the subcutaneous fat layer of your skin is not visible, this layer of tissue can have a dramatic effect on appearance and contribute more than you might think to the way aging impacts your skin, especially areas of the face and neck. While the ma… more »
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Treatment Options for Age Spots – Expert Solutions from a Dermatologist

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Rejuvenation
Learn How You Can Get Rid of Age Spots   Many individuals seek treatment for age spots, also known as sun spots or liver spots, due to the unappealing nature of these skin discolorations.  An age spot is a brown, flat and hyper-pigmented area of skin… more »
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How to Eliminate Hyperpigmentation and Dark Spots

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin of Color
By definition hyperpigmentation is the discoloration of particular areas of the skin such that the skin is darker in color as compared to the adjacent normal appearance. One of the major causes the uneven skin tone is referred to as post inflammatory hy… more »
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Helpful Eye Cream for Dark Circles

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
  Eye cream for dark circles is a type of skin cream designed specifically for the dark brown, black, bluish, purple shadows that occur under the eyes. Dark circles are one of the most common skin problems, are often caused due to the blood capillaries… more »
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Skin Care Products- How Botanicals Can Help You Look Younger

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
Since the dawn of man, people have been using botanicals for their skin care. The ancients understood the benefits of the plants and natural ingredients that were available to them and used them widely for a variety of health and beauty treatments. Whe… more »
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How You Benefit from a Glycolic Acid Cleanser

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
  Glycolic acid is a key ingredient in many skin care products today for a very good reason. It works. It works to improve your skin no matter what age you are. For young people, it helps to clear acne and skin blemishes and for aging skin it helps smo… more »
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Solutions for Lifelong Beauty: 7 Significant Advances to Enhance Appearance in the Past 12 months

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
When it comes to beauty and preserving our looks there seems to be an exciting new ‘wonder product’ revealed just about every week. Many of these potions and lotions are expensive and the majority of the time are treated with skepticism. But what about… more »
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UV Safety and Protection

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
The 5 Most Important Steps to Protecting Yourself From The Sun In an era of depleting ozone and sunnier skies, it is now more imperative than ever to protect yourself from the Sun.  The Sun provides warmth for our planet and life itself however too muc… more »
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Dry Skin Tips- How to Keep Your Skin Soft and Smooth

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Skin Care Products
Ways to keep your skin soft and smooth as you age – Stay as radiant on the outside as you are on the inside!   Your skin is your body’s largest organ – it keeps your body temperature regulated; protects you from infection and injury; keeps moisture in… more »
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Caralluma Fimbriata-What Is It And How Does it Help You Meet Your Weight Loss Goal?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Nutritional Supplements
Caralluma Fimbriata the All Natural Weight Loss Herb Is Caralluma Fimbriata what you need to lose weight? Are You always on a diet? Have your latest diet efforts failed? There are so many Americans who are overweight. We do not seem to be winning the b… more »
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Why You Need A Dermatologist?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
You need a dermatologist to keep your skin healthy Dermatology has changed over the years with the addition of new treatments that we simply didn’t have access to before. A dermatologist who goes through three years of specialty study about hair, ski… more »
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Mole Removal- How to Know What to Expect If You Want Them Removed

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Mole Removal Procedure There are several reasons you may be looking at mole removal to improve your appearance or to prevent future health risks. Most moles are not a significant health risk, but they should be watched for any signs of change. What… more »
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Jock Itch – What to Do If Over the Counter Medications Don’t Work

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Jock itch is the common term used for rashes with irritation that occur in the groin area such as fungal infection, (intertrigo), yeast infection, bacterial infection and other forms of dermatitis which occur in the folds of the skin. Although it is mos… more »
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Keloid Treatment – What Helps You the Most?

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
  Keloid scars are granulation tissue that begins to grow out of control after a skin injury. This may be the result of surgery, body piercings, blemishes or even a simple little cut or scrape or even a pimple. An overgrowth of collagen, which is neces… more »
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5 Ways Lupus Can Harm Your Skin And Things You Can Do to Stop It

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
October has traditionally been designated as Lupus Awareness Month for at least 30 years or more, but it has become overshadowed by the attention given to support Breast Cancer Awareness so that you don’t hear about it anymore. I have a question for yo… more »
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Diabetes and Your Skin- 5 Tips You Should Know to Take Care of Diabetic Skin Problems

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Why is skin care so important for diabetics? When you have diabetes simple things such as skin care can’t be taken for granted. The disease affects every part of your body including your skin and can be very dangerous if you are not aware of and take p… more »
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Folliculitis- 4 Steps to Eliminate Infected Hair Follicles

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
What is folliculitis? Folliculitis is a very common skin rash often found on the scalp, chest, back, arms, legs, buttocks, and cheeks that is caused by a bacterial infection involving the hair follicles. The condition can be barely noticeable without a… more »
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8 Common Growths and Changes Seen With Aging Skin

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Besides changes to the skin structure itself, there are a number of growths and abnormalities that can occur on or in our skin as we age. Many of these growths and abnormalities are not harmful (though some can be a bit uncomfortable if they get irritat… more »
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Skin Cancers and Your Skin

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Though many of the growths that can develop on your skin are benign, there is a collection that signals something more sinister: skin cancer. There are several different types of skin cancer that you should know about, and each appears in a somewhat di… more »
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Hair Dye Allergy: How to Make A Smart Choice

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
  A few weeks ago, a gentleman in his late 50’s came into the office with puffiness and swelling of his face, crusting and scaling of his scalp and small blisters around the hair line. While discussing with him what had taken place, he revealed that h… more »
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Perioral Dermatitis- A Puzzling Eruption That Localizes Around the Mouth

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Out of nowhere it seems crops of small bumps develop around the mouth that can also be associated with dryness, scaling and redness. While initially inconspicuous, the number of lesions can increase on an ongoing basis until a point is reached that the… more »
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Skin Facts and Tips for Hurricane Season

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Being in the hot humid environment that occurs in this area during August and September is bearable with air conditioning, but the game changes when there is no power for air conditioning or refrigeration. Over an extended period of time in this high te… more »
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Tips About Bacterial Skin Infections and MRSA

04/18/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
  Example of a Bacterial Skin infection with abscess formation. These infections need antibiotics and sometimes surgical incision and drainage. Bacterial Culture could identify Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) As you probably know, the su… more »
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Update on How Lupus Can Harm Your Skin

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
October has traditionally been designated as Lupus Awareness Month for at least 30 years or more, but it has become overshadowed by the attention given to support Breast Cancer Awareness so that Lupus Awareness Month has now been moved to May. So, even… more »
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Fungal Meningitis – Is This a Risk from Steroid Injections In Dermatology?

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
  Corticosteroid (CS) injections of various types have been used to treat a variety of dermatological diseases. You could receive injections of CS intramuscularly (IM) to treat widespread cases of eczema or allergic skin rashes. On some occasions you… more »
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How Melanomas Begin- The Life of Melanie The (Soon to be Malignant) Melanocyte

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Melanie is a melanocyte—a cell within in the bottom or basal layer of the epidermis that is responsible for the production of pigment.  Melanie begins life as an undifferentiated cell.  She and her cousins migrate from the brain to various parts of the… more »
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Leg Veins and Your Health- Unsightly or Painful? Help is Available.

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Leg veins and your health go hand in hand but most people don’t really make that association. The venous system and muscles of your legs are sometimes referred to as the peripheral heart.  This network of vessels is responsible for getting the blood th… more »
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Lichen Simplex Chronicus – How to Correct Chronic Itchy Skin

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
An example of Lichen Simplex Chronicus involving the posterior scalp Itching is the most common symptom that might cause you to have to visit a dermatologist.  You might be surprised to learn that Americans spend over five billion dollars each year on… more »
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Xanthelasma- A Skin Marker for High Cholesterol

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
  While the majority of the growths that develop on your skin are benign with their significance confined to their specific location on the skin, there are others that signal something taking place on the inside of the body as well. Xanthelasma is one… more »
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Tumors and Growths that Occur on the Scalp

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Squamous Cell Cancer of the Scalp Our scalp is something we don’t really get the opportunity to get so familiar with.  Unless you have ever shaved your hair clean off, it is unlikely that you know exactly how your scalp looks. The natural contours as… more »
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Mole Removal- How to Know When to Get A Mole Removed

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
The importance of knowing when to get a mole removed – all the signs to look out for! Most people have common moles; in fact you’ve probably never met anyone who hasn’t. And common moles aren’t dangerous, but some moles do turn into melanoma, so how do… more »
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Hand Eczema- What to Do If You Get Dry Itchy Hands

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Due to an increase in awareness about infectious disease and the implementation of measures to prevent them, a significant rise in the usage of products like hand sanitizers has taken place in recent years.  While you might find that a few of these prod… more »
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Keratosis Pilaris- What to Do About Bumpy Arms

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Are You Heading into Spring and Summer Worried About Chicken Skin Arms? Keratosis Pilaris Getting goose bumps is one thing, but if you have bumps on your arms that like look more like plucked chicken skin, you might be worried about them.  The lit… more »
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Rosacea- How to Prevent Flare Ups

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
There Is No Cure for Rosacea, but It Can Be Managed Medical science has yet to fully understand what causes rosacea or discover a cure.  Some people seem to just be predisposed to the condition, plus there are known triggers that can induce flare ups… more »
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Hyperhidrosis- How a Dermatologist Treats Excessive Sweating

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Medical and Surgical Dermatology
Trade the Hassles of Hyperhidrosis for a No Sweat Life with the Right Treatment Not sweating the small stuff just isn’t an option for people with hyperhidrosis, a condition where the body produces excess sweat in conditions where it is not necessary. … more »
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Laser Hair Removal for Unwanted Hair- Quickly Eliminate the Bother of Unwanted Hair

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
Laser Hair Removal to get rid of unwanted hair The technology of laser hair removal has seen big improvements in recent years, and more people are making it a part of their beauty regime. While earlier lasers were so limited that many people could no… more »
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Laser Skin Tightening- How to Look Younger without the Knife

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
  If you are beginning to show signs of aging and are considering doing something about it, laser skin tightening may be just the solution you are looking for. This non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment has become a very popular alternative to cosme… more »
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Laser Hair Removal – Five Ways It Improves Your Life

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
  Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the world. It involves using a beam of highly concentrated light to target dark hair follicles and destroy them right at the root. Hair removal by laser means no shaving,… more »
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Laser Hair Removal- 5 Mistakes to Avoid

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
Laser hair removal is a procedure using high energy light beams of specific wavelengths generated by a laser, focused on the hair root, to damage the follicle and inhibit growth. This treatment has improved so much over the years that people often consi… more »
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Rosacea Laser Treatment- Stop the Redness, Bumps and Irritation

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
Do you suffer from red blotchy skin on your face?   If you do, chances are it is a skin condition known as Rosacea. Over 14 million Americans develop this skin condition between the ages of 30-60 years old. This common adult face rash has very little… more »
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Razor Bumps- How Laser Treatment Provides Quick Relief

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
  Aren’t their times you wish you could just stop shaving? Depending upon your genetic predisposition and hair structure, razor bumps and ingrown hairs are almost inevitable if you shave on a daily basis. These bumps are caused by the hairs curling in… more »
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Laser Hair Removal for Pseudo-Folliculitis Barbae (PFB)- Safety in Individuals with Darker Skin (Skin Types V and VI)

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
Pseudo-folliculitis Barbae before and after laser treatment Laser hair removal has become established as a highly effective way that you can go about removing unwanted hair.  If your hair is dark in color and treated with a wavelength of light that i… more »
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Laser Treatments for Unwanted Hair- Body Areas That Can Benefit

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
  Laser hair removal has been a remarkable technology for removing unwanted hair with particular benefit to females who need an alternative to shaving, waxing, plucking, and tweezing facial hair. It has also been quite beneficial for both men and wome… more »
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Facial Veins- How Laser Treatment Can Remove Them

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Lasers
Laser treatment helps people suffering from facial veins in pain free and simple ways! Only a few years back those who suffered from facial veins had to, well, suffer from them. Today there are effective ways of curing them that leaves the patient pain… more »
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Facts You Need to Know About Alopecia Areata

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
Alopecia is a disease of the hair. The main symptom is hair loss or baldness. There are a variety of ways hair loss can develop, including Alopecia Areata which appears as clumps of hair fall out leaving round bald patches occur on the skin and scalp.… more »
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Central Centrifugal Scarring Alopecia (CCSA): An Overview of What It Is and What to Do

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
  This terminology refers to a hair loss condition that is a frequent cause of permanent baldness.  Typically it is characterized by appearing as a pattern of progressive hair loss, with scarring at the crown of the scalp. While all ethnic groups can… more »
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Hair Loss- How a Dermatologist Can Help You Save Your Hair

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
  While hair loss may not usually be a threat to your health, it can have devastating effects to your self-image and sense of well-being. Your hair has much more significance than the physiological purpose of regulating your temperature and providing p… more »
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Hair Loss Due to Fungal Infections

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
“Ringworm” is the most common terminology used to describe fungal infections of the scalp? Traditionally, if you would happen to acquire this type of infection, you would lose hair in a round patch of baldness.  However, in my many years of diagnosing a… more »
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Stress Can Contribute to Hair Loss

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
If you find yourself staring at large amounts of hair on hair on your pillow then panic is a reaction that is likely to occur. If this shedding continues for more than a few weeks or several months, then you will likely find yourself fearing that you ar… more »
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Nutrition Tips to Prevent Hair Loss

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
Poor nutrition is an often overlooked contributory factor to some types of alopecia. Hair is mostly composed of a protein product called keratin, so the amino acid and B-vitamin building blocks are absolute requirements for healthy hair.  Reduced intake… more »
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Why Scratching Out Dandruff Is A Bad Idea

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
Scalp Psoriasis with Koebnerization Up to 30% of the population in the United States at one time or another develops a flaky or itchy scalp.  Not a day goes by that a TV commercial for a dandruff shampoo is visible over and over again. A high percen… more »
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Biopsy Evaluation of the Scalp

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Hair and Scalp
Getting to the Root of Hair Loss Dr. Weaver performing a scalp biopsy Most of the time when you hear the word “biopsy,” your mind immediately shifts to the possibility of cancer. While this is probably the most common context in which you hear thi… more »
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Celebrities in Bikinis – How They Get Ready for the Hidden Camera

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Celebrity Skin and Hair
Celebrities in bikinis Celebrities wanting to look and feel good in their bikinis have to undergo rigorous shape enhancing workout sessions and dermatology treatments to produce bodies worthy of being photographed in a skimpy swimsuit. An out of shap… more »
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New Celebrity Hairstyles, are they right for you?

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Celebrity Skin and Hair
Renee Zellweger's new short hairstyle For every season or special occasion or whatever event it may be, there are new celebrity hairstyles that they tend to “rock” or trend very often. Now as supporters or fans of a certain celebrity, we sometimes tr… more »
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Tumescent Liposuction- The Secret to Body Shaping With Local Anesthetic

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
Dermatologist have now discovered the secret to body shaping using only local anaesthetics. With the Tumescent Liposuction technique, liposuction is now quicker, safer with much less pain, bleeding and a shortened recovery time. Now body shaping is easi… more »
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Why Diet Resistant Fat Develops and What to Do About It!

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
Have you tried every diet known to man and still have stubborn love handles that just will not go away? Do you exercise daily yet still have abdominal or body fat that just won’t go away? If so, you need to know that some fatty deposits are resistant t… more »
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Liposuction- 5 Ways Body Shaping Can Help Your Appearance

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
Liposuction it is something many people revere and no matter which side of the fence you see it from it is undeniable that this procedure can really help to improve your appearance in ways that other procedures cannot as it helps to shape the you that a… more »
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Liposuction- A Quick Way to Remove Unwanted Body Fat

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
Sometimes no matter how hard a person works there will remain a place on their body where fat deposits just won’t go away. When diet and exercise are just not working, or they are not working fast enough, it may be that liposuction is the way to go. Fat… more »
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What Is Tumescent Liposuction?

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
  When a surgeon performs tumescent liposuction, he or she infuses a solution made of a local anesthetic as well as other types of medications into the patient. This solution fills the fatty layer of the skin before the surgeon removes the unwanted fat… more »
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How to Remove a Pannus

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
A pannus is the medical term for a hanging flap of tissue and when the abdomen is involved, this term refers to skin and fat that fold over and hang like an apron. In general, this fold of skin develops with prolonged weight gain and obesity however, a… more »
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Liposuction- Why You Don’t Have to Keep Your Back Rolls

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Body Shaping
With Today’s Advanced Techniques, Liposuction is Safer and Easier It seems most of us in the Western world are fighting an uphill battle to get in better shape.  We’re surrounded by tempting but unhealthy foods.  Our lifestyle is busy, but sedentary be… more »
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Acne Scar Removal- How To Improve The Scars and Help Your Self Esteem

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
Acne Scar Removal - Before and After   Acne Scar Removal – You can have smoother looking skin.   There are several options for acne scar removal, each effective in certain cases. The patient should discuss the options with their dermatologist and… more »
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Acne Scars- Best Ways for You to Remove Them

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
During preteen and adolescent years, many people suffer from embarrassing acne. As if this isn’t bad enough, many will be left with varying degrees of scarring that will last a life-time. It is important for your self esteem to consider having these sca… more »
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Acne Treatment- Best Medications for Clogged Pores

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
Most  acne and blemishes are caused by blocked pores. Our natural skin oils (sebum) help us maintain smooth supple skin. In adolescence our hormones cause the production of sebum to increase making our skin much oiler than it was when we were children.… more »
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How a Dermatologist Can Help Clear Up Your Complexion

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
Worried About Your Complexion? Are you worried about your acne and complexion? Many studies show evidence that at least one in five adults had severe acne at one point in their life. This can do damage on a person’s self-esteem and make one feel very s… more »
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Acne: How It Can Affect Your Emotions

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
Each person with acne will deal with it in different ways. There is not one typical reaction to acne; reactions can range from blasé indifference to panic and social withdrawal. However, once the acne has progressed beyond the temporary appearance of wh… more »
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Dermatological Treatment of Acne

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
  How a dermatologist will treat acne depends on the type of findings present when the skin is examined such as the presence of pustules, clogging of pores resulting in blackheads or whiteheads, and nodules (hard bumpy lesions under the skin surface)… more »
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Acne- Why Does A Sixty Seven Year Old Get Acne?

04/17/13 | by admin | Categories: Acne/Acne Scars
Unfortunately, Acne Can Rear Its Ugly Head in Your Golden Years You’ve heard enough jokes about your second childhood… but no one warned you about a second adolescence!  The first was bad enough, right?  But right in the midst of fretting about wrinkl… more »
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