Advanced Dermatology Blog

Read our blog to hear what Dr. Taub and her medical staff have to say about the latest medical and cosmetic treatments.


Common Questions About Accutane ›

Are you thinking about starting Accutane for acne? Here are some frequently asked questions to help you make an educated decision about your skin!

What is Accutane? Accutane is a prescription medicine for severe acne and acne that is unresponsive to alternative treatments such as topical creams and oral antibiotics.

What are other names for … Read More ›

What’s The Number One Reason People See A Dermatologist? ›

Acne, the number one reason people see a dermatologist, occurs in most teenagers and may continue into adulthood. Whiteheads, blackheads, and other acne lesions are due to clogged pores. Bacteria are often involved, leading to redness, inflammation, and the formation of nodules or cysts, which can lead to scars. Advanced Dermatology offers a wide array … Read More ›


Dr Taub’s Letter, Winter/Spring 2017 ›

Dear patients, colleagues and friends,

YAY THE CUBS WON THE WORLD SERIES!!! Let’s say that one more time: THE CUBS ARE WORLD CHAMPIONS! I remember when I was a little girl growing up in Wilmette, I would race home in the afternoons to catch a Cubs game on TV.

I also want to thank everyone for such … Read More ›

Acne – Adults vs. Teens, Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter ›

Acne is one of the most common complaints in the dermatology clinic. It is most common during the teen years, but in many individuals, acne develops during adulthood. In fact, some people deal with acne from the pre-teen years all the way into middle age. Although teens and adults are both commonly diagnosed with acne, … Read More ›

Bellafill® for Acne Scarring ›

Millions of Americans suffer from acne and a significant number of acne patients go on to develop devastating scarring. Most acne scar treatments aim to either remove or replace abnormal tissue and stimulate new collagen formation to fill in old scars. There are several different acne scar removal treatments, and acne scars come in 3 … Read More ›

Microdermabrasion, Facials & Chemical Peels, Newsletter Spring/Summer 2015 ›

As the spring and summer months are upon us, many of us are looking for affordable ways to make our skin look vibrant! Chemical peels, microdermabrasion and facials are quick, affordable procedures leaving your skin refreshed with no downtime. These procedures work by removing dead skin cells and stimulating new cell growth. They are … Read More ›

Acne at Every Age, Fall 2014 Newsletter ›

Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States affecting 40 to 50 millions of Americans. Acne usually begins in adolescence but can occur at any age even affecting adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s. Luckily, there are many acne treatments available today which allows us to customize each … Read More ›

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