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Start of a New Year

January 27, 2017

Start the new year with an emphasis on your skin; the body’s largest organ. Weather, environment, body and skin type, and age all impact our skin. Take charge this New Year and make your skin care a priority. Call for your annual skin cancer screening.  Your dermatologist knows what to look for as far as...  read more

Ready to remove your tattoo?

January 16, 2017

Whatever your reason you might decide that you are ready to have your tattoo removed. Not an impossible desire, but there are some things you need to know before deciding to pursue tattoo removal. The most important thing is to consult with your dermatologist about tattoo removal because they are more complicated and more expensive...  read more

Thinking of Getting Tattoo

January 9, 2017

Tattoos continue to be a very popular trend, and while it is easy to find good professional tattoo artists, there are still plenty of precautions to take when considering a tattoo. The quick explanation is that a tattoo is produced by injecting color pigments beneath the skin. Ideally this is done by a professional tattoo...  read more

Dos and Don’ts About Tattoos

January 2, 2017

Once you’ve made your decision to get a tattoo, understand the possible skin issues involved, and have a design ready to go, you will want to make sure that you choose the best tattoo artist professional. You want to take the best possible care of your skin. Ask a trusted friend for a tattoo artist...  read more

Menopause and Skin Dryness

December 8, 2016

Falling estrogen levels during menopause can cause hot flashes, night sweats, and dry skin. Oil glands shrink and skin also gets more wrinkled and even itchy. Collagen loss also happens faster during menopause and that affects your hair and scalp. Help! What’s a menopausal girl to do? First of all, consider having your thyroid checked...  read more

Travel and Skincare

December 5, 2016

December holidays often mean travel time to see family, friends, and new places. No matter what your mode of travel might be, air or vehicle, here are some tips to keep your skin fresh and healthy. It is important to continue your skin care regimen while traveling; consistency of skin care is the best way...  read more

Decoration Allergies

December 3, 2016

The last thing you need while getting your holiday decorating completed is skin irritation because of your decorations. Dust, pollen, sap, mold and other allergens can upset your skin. Caution is key when pulling things out of storage or bringing fresh cut garlands, wreaths, trees, or floral arrangements into your home. You might want to...  read more

Holiday Stress and Skincare

December 1, 2016

The “most wonderful time of the year,” as the song says, can also be a stressful time of year. The holiday season can put stress on time, finances, emotions, family dynamics and all of that stress and overdoing can also show up on your skin. Cortisol, the stress hormone, can wreak havoc with skin. Increased...  read more

Diabetic Skin

November 25, 2016

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and a good time to look at skin complications that can be caused by both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Bacterial and fungal infections, as well as generalized itching, are skin problems that anyone can get but people with diabetes get them more easily. Diabetic dermopathy, necrobiosislipoidicadiabeticorum, diabetic...  read more

Skin Care for Site Areas

November 18, 2016

The skin around the blood sugar test sites, insulin shot sites, and pump infusion set sites requires special attention for those with diabetes. Since November is National Diabetes Awareness month, it is the perfect time for dermatologists to provide care ideas for those more sensitive skin areas. Changes that might occur around those sensitive sites...  read more

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