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Snowflakes or Skin flakes?

Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and found powdery flakes all over your shoulders? If so, you likely have a common skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis presents with patches of greasy skin covered in flaky

Signs Your OTC Psoriasis Treatments Aren’t Working Anymore

Psoriasis affects about 3% of the US population and is thought to occur due to an overactive immune system. The underlying causes, however, are unclear. Patients with psoriasis will experience pink to red, raised plaques with overlying scaling. Common areas

Post-Partum Hair Loss

Many new moms report noticeable hair loss a few months after having a baby. Postpartum hair loss can cause significant distress, despite how normal it is. During the last trimester of pregnancy, your estrogen levels increase and prevent the typical

Don’t “Waist” Your Time

Most of us have heard the phrase, “Summer bodies are made in the winter” and “New Year, New Me.” I would love to give you an excuse to unbutton those pants and hunker down during these next few months and

Dr. Taub’s Winter/Spring Letter 2023

Dear patients, colleagues and friends, Wow, this year went fast! We had such a beautiful autumn, then suddenly Thanksgiving was over, and now on to a new year again! It is our 20th Anniversary at Advanced Dermatology and skinfo®! I

Study: How Much Americans Spend on Their Looks

Survey Reveals Average American Spends $722 on Appearance Per Year Everyone wants to look good, and some will go to great lengths and costs to do so. Our new study shows just how much Americans are spending on beauty and

Tanning Sprays & Injections: A Fair Girl’s Dream or a Dermatology Nightmare?

Growing up as a Fitzpatrick Skin type 1 was difficult. My mom would lay out in the sun for hours, while I, having inherited my dad’s Irish skin, would instantaneously burn on family vacations if I didn’t put sunblock even

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