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Skin Aging

Dermatologist Nighttime Skin Care Routine: 7 Easy Steps

Dermatologist Nighttime Skin Care Routine: 7 Easy Steps

Do you ever wonder what skin care routines dermatologists use themselves to maintain healthy skin? Board-certified dermatologists are experts when it comes to the skin and its functions. They are authorities on the body’s largest organ, and have a deep understanding of the wide variety of jobs that skin performs. Skin provides a protective barrier against infections and chemicals, for…

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Highly Effective Treatments for Brown Spots

Highly Effective Treatments for Brown Spots

Brown spots are a common part of aging. Over time, however, they can negatively impact the appearance of one’s skin. At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we offer several options for eliminating or diminishing brown spots and keeping skin looking youthful and clear. What are brown spots? The development of brown spots can depend on several factors, including…

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The Mask of Pregnancy — Melasma

The Mask of Pregnancy — Melasma

Melasma is a common skin problem characterized by brown to grey-brown patches on the face and occasionally the forearms. The condition is far more common in women and melasma often accompanies pregnancy or other hormonal changes. As a result, it is often referred to as “the mask of pregnancy.”   Who gets melasma? Melasma is mostly an issue for women,…

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How to Treat Brown Spots

How to Treat Brown Spots

For those dealing with unwanted skin discoloration, confidence and self-esteem can become a daily struggle.  Often manifesting in the form of brown spots and patches, skin discoloration can affect patients both physically and emotionally.  Thankfully, however, patients today are choosing to do something about it.  Dr. Beata Rydzik of Portland’s Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery recently sat down to…

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