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Category Archives: General

Melasma – What Is It?

If you have noticed a brown discoloration on your upper cheeks or upper lip then you may be suffering from a skin condition known as melasma. Exposure to sunlight may be one cause of this […]

Sunscreen. Use it!!!

Use sunscreen always! Regardless if you work in the sunshine or if you plan a holiday in the tropics, you should consider sunscreen as one of the most important necessities. Exposure to sun’s ultraviolet rays […]

What is Eczema and How Do You Treat It?

Eczema on a female hand

Eczema is a medical term used for a group of skin conditions wherein the skin becomes inflamed or very irritated. Skin becomes very itchy and a red rash develops that may look red, dry, or […]

What does a Dermal Filler do?

As we grow older, was start to lose fat that is under the facial skin, causing the face to look more aged. This may present in several ways. There could be hollowing of the cheeks, […]

Do your cheeks get red easily? It could be Rosacea.

Smiling Young girl

Rosacea is a skin disease that normally begins with redness on the nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. People with rosacea may experience: flushing, itching and burning of the skin. Oftentimes the redness and symptoms can […]

Dry Skin Treatments – 3 Ways to Combat Dry Skin

Treat dry skin with these three ingenious yet simple ways. Moisturize – after a warm bath do not completely towel dry your skin. Apply moisturizer first while the skin is still damp to lock in […]

Bedbugs – How Did You Get Them and What To Do About Them!

bed bug bites

Bedbugs are small, brown, oval shaped, insects that feed on human blood. They can bite the skin and cause very itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites. Often times bedbug bites are in groups of […]

What is Skin Biopsy?

Sometimes it is not obvious just from looking at the skin what is going on. Possible skin cancers can be diagnosed and the cause of rashes can be determined by taking a sample of the […]

What are Blackheads and Whiteheads and How Do You Treat Them?

Possibly one of the most common skin conditions are blackheads and whiteheads which are also known as comedones. Blackheads and whiteheads are found on the face especially on the nose and chin and may also […]

What is a Skin Check?

Dermatologist examining patient skin

A skin check is basically what it is! It is checking are as of the skin to diagnose skin conditions and abnormalities. It is also referred to as a mole check, skin screen or skin […]

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