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What Is This?

One day you notice a patchy white “growth” on your forearm. While it looks new, you recall there has been some itching at the spot. What to make of this? Most likely this is a common condition called “actinic keritosis.” Although actinic keritosis can form at any time, it is usually found in the more […]

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Age Spots

As we age, we have to accept the fact that there are brown spots on our hands, face, and other exposed areas of the body. Because of our love of the sun we have exposed our skin to its rays causing those ugly spots with names like “age spots,” “liver spots,” and other lovely offerings […]

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Melanage Peel – Is It Beneficial?

Uneven skin tone can make a person self-conscious. Melasma is the skin condition that is responsible for hyper-pigmentation of the skin, which causes the uneven skin tone. Sun exposure is the primary reason for this condition. However, other factors such as family history and hormone replacement therapy can make melasma worse. There are a number […]

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Micro-Needling Therapy – Does it Work?

The formation of wrinkles and fine lines are a result of aging. As we age, our skin loses its ability to produce collagen and elastin, which are necessary for healthy, smooth skin. In their absence, facial skin develops wrinkles and creases. Cosmetic skin treatments can help get rid of wrinkles and fine lines but most […]

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Quick Guide to Choosing your Phoenix Dermatologist

Apart from the decision in seeing a dermatologist to treat a certain skin condition or improve your skin’s appearance, your choice of cosmetic surgeon will also greatly influence the outcome of your desired dermatologic procedure. When thinking about finding a dermatologist, consider asking yourself the following questions: 1. What are the dermatologist’s credentials? 2. How […]

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Getting to Know Your Dermatologist

Dermatologists are popularly known for treating common skin problems such as acne, scars, and age spots. Yet, did you know that there’s more to these conditions that a dermatologist could actually handle? Find out below! Education, Training, and Experience of a Dermatologist By and large, a dermatologic surgeon needs to finish medical school and a […]

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