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Learning the ABCDEs of Moles

January 7, 2015

Moles are skin lesions that can appear anywhere on the body including the palms and soles, scalp and even under the nails. The lesions are so common that virtually everyone has them. In fact, by the time we reach adulthood, most of us have between 10 to 40 moles. Moles occur when skin cells called...  read more

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer normally occurs in individuals with lighter complexions, but no one is immune – anyone can get skin cancer. Most cases of skin cancer are caused by damage from the sun and indoor tanning; however, individuals with a large number of moles (50 or more), close relatives with skin cancer, actinic keratosis (a precancerous...  read more

Managing Acne

Acne occurs when skin pores become clogged with sebum (oil produced by the skin) and dead skin cells. This blockage leads to the formation of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cysts. The sebum in the blocked pores may also attract bacteria, creating inflammation. Hormonal fluctuations can increase sebum production and lead to acne flares, which is...  read more

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January 3, 2015

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November 5, 2014

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Can Botox Provide the Boost You’re Looking For

September 9, 2014

It’s normal to develop wrinkling of the skin and facial lines as we gradually age. Over time, the connective tissue within our skin breaks down leading to lines, wrinkles, and signs of aging. Frowning or squinting can also lead to skin folds and wrinkles between the eyebrows and corner of the eyes. Botox® is an...  read more

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common inflammatory condition of the skin that affects people of all ages. Adults with seborrheic dermatitis often develop scaly patches on oily areas of the skin involving the head, face, and body. The patches are most common on the scalp but also appear on the ears, central face, upper chest and...  read more

Fall Brings Exciting Addition to Northstar Dermatology in Keller, TX

Keller, Texas – Northstar Dermatology and Dr. Sina Aboutalebi are pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Tan, MD from Harvard Dermatology will be joining the team at Northstar Dermatology in October 2014. Dr. Tan is a board-certified dermatologist who is also fellowship-trained in pediatric dermatology, and specializes in the diagnosis and management of skin diseases...  read more

Actinic keratosis

September 4, 2014

Actinic keratosis (AK) is skin damage caused by excessive exposure to sun over a period of years. The condition causes skin to become rough, dry and scaly. About Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is one of the most common skin conditions that lead patients to see their dermatologist. Once a patch of actinic keratosis develops, it...  read more

Bringing Home Bedbugs

July 17, 2014

Bringing Home Bedbugs If you’re planning a summer vacation, you may want to take steps to avoid bringing home any unexpected souvenirs. Bedbugs are small, flat parasitic insects that thrive on human blood, and they’re especially fond of travelers. Unnoticed, they can hitch a ride in luggage seams, folded clothing, and personal items, quickly creating...  read more

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