• Eliminating Nasolabial Folds

    OVERVIEW Do you have nasolabial folds? If so, you're not alone. Nasolabial folds are a common cosmetic concern for many people. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help eliminate nasolabial folds. This article will discuss the various treatment options available and how they work. We

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  • Erysipelas

    OVERVIEW The skin is the body's first line of immunity, also referred to as the innate immune system. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is also the first place where bacteria enter our bodies. Most infections occur when bacteria or germs find their way into the skin; this happens in the case of

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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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  • 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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  • Fillers for Undereye Bags

    OVERVIEW Undereye bags are one of the key areas of focus for many people who are over the age of thirty. This is one of the most noticeable signs of aging, and many people want to be able to effectively reduce the appearance of aging in this part of the face. Cosmetics sales in the US related to eye

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  • Focused Fat Removal: What are your options?

    OVERVIEW Since the dawn of civilization, people have been trying to lose weight. Some people believe they will automatically lose weight if they eat healthy foods. Others think they have to exercise for hours every day to achieve results. While some methods have worked for a while, others have proven

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  • Folliculitis

    OVERVIEW If you have ever had extreme itchiness on the surface of your skin for no apparent reason, there’s a good chance that you had folliculitis. Your hair follicles are surprisingly fragile and are prone to becoming infected and causing severe itchiness and discomfort. While folliculitis can be

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  • Forehead Wrinkles

    OVERVIEW Forehead wrinkles are often a sign of stress, unhappiness, and worry. They can also result from poor sleep habits or an underlying health condition such as allergies or high blood pressure. Whatever their cause, forehead wrinkles make you look older than you are. But there is good news: they're

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  • Genital Herpes

    OVERVIEW Did you know that one in every six people between the ages of 14 and 49 has genital herpes? Did you know that most of the infected people are not even aware because infection with the virus can be asymptomatic? So how can you tell if you have it? What should you do if you think you might have

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  • Granuloma Annulare

    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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  • Hair Loss in Women

    OVERVIEW Hair loss in women occurs for a variety of reasons. Noticeable hair loss occurs when there is greater than the usual loss of hair that outpaces new hair growth. When men have hair loss, it’s typically associated with balding, but women usually have hair loss without going bald. Signs and Symptoms

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  • Head Lice

    OVERVIEW Along with bed bugs, ticks, and other insect infections that make your skin crawl, head lice is one of the most uncomfortable and irritating conditions you can contract. Head lice are tiny, crawling insects drawn to the head because of the hair follicles it contains. If you've ever been unlucky

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  • Healthy Skin Habits: Get glowing with these top tips

    OVERVIEW Many factors affect how your skin looks. Genetics play a role in the skin’s potential to glow, but a healthy lifestyle and positive self-care habits can help change the overall appearance of your skin. Pollution, age, smoking cigarettes, and dehydration can make skin appear dull and lack a

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  • Herpes Simplex Virus

    OVERVIEW Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is a virus known to cause a very common infection called herpes. Oftentimes, the infection can be asymptomatic and go undetected. However, it can also manifest in some people with painful blisters and sores on the skin- commonly around the mouth or in the genital area.

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    OVERVIEW There is no denying that once you hit puberty, numerous physical and emotional changes come along. On the physical side, Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that can be hereditary and can start after puberty. What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition

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  • Hives (Urticaria)

    OVERVIEW There are seemingly unlimited afflictions that can affect your skin. Hives are dozens of conditions that strike the skin's surface and cause varying degrees of itchiness, discomfort, redness, and swelling. Hives are typically caused by an allergic reaction and can be either chronic or acute,

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  • Hormone Therapy Options for Perimenopause

    OVERVIEW We've all heard of menopause, but not everyone is aware of the changes your body goes through during the time leading up to it. This transitional period before menopause is known as perimenopause. Perimenopause isn't usually as severe as menopause, but you experience many of the same symptoms

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  • Hormone Therapy for Men

    OVERVIEW While hormone therapy or hormone replacement therapy is often associated with the female gender, men can benefit from it just as much as women. In fact, there are many hormone therapy options for men that can boost testosterone and have you feeling like your younger self in no time. How does

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  • Hormone Therapy for Women

    OVERVIEW The human body is an incredible thing that uses a variety of hormones to do tons of different things. Hormones are necessary to help women grow, develop, and mature into their adult bodies. They also help with the development and health of the reproductive organs, sex drive, and more. So, when

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  • How to Prevent Leg Veins

    OVERVIEW Prominent leg veins are common in women as they age. Though they can be harmless, they can sometimes cause pain. Even without pain, some people with visible leg veins are self-conscious about how they look. Types of Leg Veins There are three types of leg veins of concern: varicose veins, reticular

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  • How to Use Topical Retinoids

    OVERVIEW Topical retinoids are available in many over the counter skin care products as well as prescription strength medications. They work to treat a variety of skin care problems ranging from fine lines and wrinkles to acne breakouts. Talk to your dermatologist about whether topical retinoids might

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  • How your workout can affect your skin

    OVERVIEW Exercise benefits not just your heart and body but your skin as well. Regular exercise has been shown to keep your skin vibrant, healthy, and youthful. However, that may not be the case for everyone. If you have skin conditions such as rosacea, acne, or psoriasis, too much vigorous exercise

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    If you experience sweating that seems more excessive than normal on your hands, feet, or armpits, you may have hyperhidrosis. A board-certified dermatologist can help—read on to find out all about excessive sweating, what causes it, and treatment options to control your symptoms. What is Hyperhidrosis? Also

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  • IV Therapy

    OVERVIEW IV therapy, also known as intravenous therapy, is a process in which medications or fluids are delivered into the bloodstream through an IV line. There are many forms of IV therapy, but most follow the same protocol and provide similar benefits to patients usually recovering from surgery or

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  • Impetigo

    OVERVIEW Impetigo is a common, highly contagious, skin infection. It is caused by a bacteria, usually either Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus, which enters the skin through a minor cut or scrape causing a local infection in the skin. What are the Symptoms of Impetigo? There are two classic

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  • Intertrigo

    At least once in your life, you likely have had an experience with some form of a rash. Rashes on the skin are common due to an allergic reaction or dry skin like eczema. Intertrigo is another common skin condition that occurs from moisture and skin friction. What is Intertrigo? Intertrigo is a common

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  • Jawline Fillers

    OVERVIEW Jawline fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because they are natural-looking and can be done in just one visit. But before getting into the details of jawline fillers, it's important to understand the science behind what makes them effective, why people want them, and how

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  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Some skin conditions are painful and highly contagious. On the other hand, there are skin conditions that are completely normal, not painful, and will go away without medical intervention. One example of this skin condition is Keratosis Pilaris. What is Keratosis Pilaris? Keratosis Pilaris is a common

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  • Laser Hair Removal

    OVERVIEW If you're tired of routinely shaving, waxing, or plucking your unwanted hair, you may want to consider laser hair reduction. One of the most common cosmetic procedures performed by board-certified dermatologists. What is Laser Hair Reduction? Laser hair reduction is a standard cosmetic procedure

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  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus

    OVERVIEW It’s not uncommon to occasionally have itchy skin. However, chronic itching could be a sign of a skin condition. Scratching and itching your skin can be a by-product of Lichen Simplex Chronicus or LSC. While more common in adults, it can happen to children as well. What is Lichen Simplex

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  • Lip Injections

    OVERVIEW Lip injections are one of the most common kinds of dermal, or skin, fillers. According to a 2017 report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, lip injection demand increased 312% between 2000 and 2017. Celebrities and pop culture stars are often rumored to have lip injections to create

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  • Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts

    There are literally hundreds of different kinds of lumps, bumps and cysts associated with the skin. Fortunately, the vast majority of these are harmless and painless. The chart below provides a guide for some of the most common forms of skin lumps, bumps and cysts. Dermatofibromas Characteristics Red,

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  • Lyme Disease

    OVERVIEW Lyme Disease is a condition that many people suffer from yearly. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 476,000 Americans are estimated to suffer from this infection. Ordinarily, Lyme Disease does not cause any initial pain when contracted, and it is mostly when the infection's

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  • Melanoma

    OVERVIEW Melanoma is one of several different types of skin cancers. Though melanoma may not be as common as some other forms of skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma), it is more dangerous due to its ability to spread more rapidly to other parts of the body if left untreated. According

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  • Melasma

    OVERVIEW If you notice a sudden unevenness in skin tone with darker or darkened patches of skin, you may have a common skin condition known as melasma. If melasma has you feeling less confident about your appearance, scheduling an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist can help you correctly

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