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Ocular Rosacea

April 27, 2017

When rosacea affects the eyes, it is called ocular rosacea. This condition is characterized by red, burning, itching and inflamed eyes.  It sometimes occurs before the onset of skin rosacea; the two are associated, and just like skin rosacea, ocular rosacea can only be treated and managed, not cured. It is quite possible, however, to...  read more


April 17, 2017

That flushed look: do you get asked if you’ve been in the sun? Or are you blushing? The answer could be more complicated that those possibilities. You might have rosacea. Rosacea is described as an ongoing redness or flushing in the middle of your face, nose and cheeks that is sometimes accompanied by swollen blood...  read more

Rarer Skin Cancers

April 11, 2017

Kaposi sarcoma is a rare skin cancer that is often associated with people with HIV/AIDS. This people group and others with weakened immune systems (such as organ transplant patients) are most likely to develop Kaposi sarcoma. Others with an increased risk include young men who live in Africa, older men who are Italian or have...  read more

Skin Cancer Prevention

April 2, 2017

Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and experts estimate that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Additionally, most skin cancer deaths are from melanoma. Diagnosis and deaths from skin cancer are on the increase. Most skin cancers are preventable and many of them are highly...  read more

Types of Skin Cancer

March 24, 2017

The earlier skin cancer is detected, the better the chance for successful outcomes. Keep an annual appointment with your dermatologist to check your skin. Additionally, schedule monthly self skin checks and watch for changes in skin, moles, and skin growths. Not all skin changes mean skin cancer; your doctor can determine if you have skin...  read more

Skin Cancer Signs and Risk Factors

March 18, 2017

Springtime means longer sunny days and that makes it a good time to review skin cancer knowledge. The abnormal growth of skin cells is the simple definition of skin cancer. Skin that is exposed to the sun is most likely to develop skin cancer, but skin not exposed to the sun can also develop skin...  read more

Springtime Skin Care

March 11, 2017

Welcome springtime! It’s time to shed the winter clothes, open the windows, and lighten things up. Skin care is an essential part of spring cleaning and there are many things you can choose to do to step into the new season with a fresh skincare outlook. Your dermatologist may be able to offer suggestions as...  read more

Acne Management

March 5, 2017

There is no getting around it. If you have acne, you need to take care of it. If over-the-counter treatments don’t help, a dermatologist can provide stronger medications and therapies. Don’t hesitate to get help for acne. It is not worth the wear and tear on your skin and your self esteem.  The sooner you...  read more

Acne Treatment

February 27, 2017

Adult acne? It is real. Maybe you had acne as a teenager and thought those days were long gone. Or, maybe you dodged it as a teen and are now facing acne as an adult. Either way, adult acne can happen, and either way, there are treatments for it. Women are more likely to get...  read more

Acne Scars

February 18, 2017

Acne can leave scars and there is not one heal-all treatment that works for everyone. However, there are a variety of possibilities that can help the scars and facial aftereffects of acne. There are over-the-counter skin bleaching treatments that you can purchase and use at home. However, your best move is to visit your dermatologist,...  read more

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