Advanced Dermatology Blog
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Autumn is a great time to “Fall” in love with your legs again! I know, I know… awful pun… but it’s true: once it starts getting cooler outside and we transition from “shorts season” to “pants season,” it’s a perfect time to finally take care of those nagging varicose and spider veins.
There are … Read More ›
Gel manicures offer longer wear than regular manicures, but at what cost? Recent media headlines highlight safety concerns regarding skin cancer risk and ultraviolet (UV) lamps used to dry gel nail polish. The lamps emit UVA rays that penetrate the skin more deeply than UVB and are known to cause photodamage and skin cancer.
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Self-care is any activity we do to take care of our mental, emotional, or physical health. It’s buzzing among millennials, but who practices what they preach?
We asked 2,000 Americans to find out.
There’s a lot going on in our day-to-day lives; how does self-care help people get through it? 82 percent said they practice self-care to … Read More ›
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.
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With summer finally arriving and outdoor activities on the rise, it is time to think about protecting our skin from annoying and potentially dangerous bug bites. Most of us will likely experience bothersome but generally harmless bites from mosquitos. Though much less common than mosquito bites, tick bites are an important summer threat too. … Read More ›
It may surprise you to hear skin cancer rates are higher in Delaware, Vermont, and Minnesota than in California, Florida, and Texas. But it’s true! It’s a phenomenon we dermatologists have understood for quite some time—people in states with intermittent sun exposure are less vigilant in preventing sunburn. Anyone who has lived in the Midwest … Read More ›
Dear patients, colleagues and friends,
It’s that time of year when we bundle up and hunker down. I know most people hate winter but I really like it! Even though temperatures below 20 degrees, frigid winds and lack of sun may get to me at times. However, give me a sunny 25-degree day and I … Read More ›