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Dealing with Eczema

Eczema is the term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become irritated. Eczema affects about 10-20 percent of infants and about 3 percent of adults and children in the U.S. Most infants outgrow their eczema by age 10. The most common type of eczema is known at atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema, and in some…

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Rejuvenating Your Skin

People wonder why their skin sags and develops wrinkles and lines with age. It really all comes down to the skin’s support system and the sun. Unfortunately, as we age, our body produces one percent less collagen every year. By the time we’re 50, our collagen production is 30 percent lower than it was at 20. Collagen is responsible for…

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The Irritation of Psoriasis

August is Psoriasis Awareness month! It’s estimated that over 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis.  While many people have heard about psoriasis, most have no idea what it is. Since August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, the team at Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery want to give you some information about this skin condition. What is it? Psoriasis is a skin…

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Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis and Acne

Acne is the bane of every teenager, but it can also persist well into adulthood. Actinic keratosis isn’t something teenagers give a second’s thought, while adults need to keep an eye on them. Despite their differences in age and development, we use photodynamic therapy (PDT) to treat both moderate acne and actinic keratosis at the Center for Dermatology and Laser…

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Getting Rid of Brown Spots

Brown spots, sometimes called liver spots, are a common part of aging. Over time, however, they can impact the appearance of one’s skin causing insecurity. Age spots are flat brown, grey, or black spots on the skin. They normally show up on sun-exposed areas, such as the arms, face, and back. Unlike actinic keratoses, which can become skin cancer, typical…

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Acne, the Bane of Every Teenager

Your teenager may seem very confident, but all it takes are two words to create a sense of terror and unease. Acne breakout. Yes, acne is the most common skin condition and is the bane of teenagers the world over. June is “Acne Awareness Month,” which could seem unnecessary considering just how aware your teen is of his or her…

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It Pays to Know Your ABCs of Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and the American Academy of Dermatology marks the occasion with its annual SPOT Skin Cancer™ campaign. At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we also think knowing your ABCs is a great way to keep an eye out for skin cancer, actually A, B, C, D, and E. Those five letters are an…

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Do You Have Rosacea?

April is Rosacea Awareness Month and it’s estimated that 16 million Americans have a skin condition known as rosacea. But the vast majority of those people don’t know they have it. They think they’re simply prone to blush, or that their skin is overly sensitive. With so many people affected by the condition, it’s important to celebrate rosacea awareness month…

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Is My Hair Loss Normal?

As we age, most of us start to lose some hair. But losing a good deal of hair isn’t normal. The clinical term is alopecia, and while people often think it’s a male thing, hair loss can affect women and even children, as well. There are a variety of reasons you may be losing your hair. To fight back, at…

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Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin

No one goes about his or her life planning on one day developing a double chin. But it’s almost as if we all do — studies show that over two-thirds of Americans are bothered by our collective double chins. At the Center for Dermatology & Laser Surgery, we offer Kybella®, a non-surgical treatment to reduce or eliminate your double chin.…

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SKIN REJUVENATION:  REVITALIZE YOUR SKIN The Palomar Icon™ is the next generation of aesthetic technology for skin resurfacing, wrinkle reduction, and scar treatments. The Palomar Icon system features the FDA approved Skintel™ Melanin Reader that customizes treatments based on an individual’s skin type. It also provides improved patient comfort with adjustable cooling technology. Skin rejuvenation treatments can treat dull or…

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