Advanced Dermatology Blog

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Tricks for Managing Eczema in Children ›

Winter is here and as a mom to a 2-year-old son with eczema, I am here to share some information and at-home tricks for managing eczema in children! Eczema is a common skin condition causing red, itchy and cracked skin that affects 10 to 20% of children. The itch can be so severe a … Read More ›


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Winter Skin Conditions ›

Our Chicago winter weather brings a substantial decrease in both temperature and humidity compared to what our skin is accustomed to during the warmer seasons. Unfortunately, for many of us, this means the onset of cooler weather can also worsen more challenging and chronic genetic skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema and … Read More ›


Frostbite: How to Avoid and Treat, Winter 2015 Newsletter ›

With the rapidly approaching winter weather, we are frequently reminded of how to prepare our homes and cars, but there is usually little advice on how to protect our skin from the cold. Common sense dictates that we all should bring out our winterwear, but for those of us who work or play hard during … Read More ›


Winter Skin – Itchy, Dry and Associated Rashes, Winter 2015 Newsletter ›

In the winter there are many rashes that occur, in addition to just getting itchy from being overly dry.

It is important in general to moisturize your body and face more often and with richer creams than we do in the warmer seasons. The reason is that the humidity plummets. Our skin’s number one component is … Read More ›


Kissable Lips, Winter 2014 Newsletter ›

The perfect pout of supple, smooth lips is easier to achieve than ever before. Lip augmentation through the use of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, neurotoxins, and cosmeceutical lip balms can give anyone the kissable lips they’ve always dreamed of.

First, hyaluronic acid dermal fillers such as Restylane® and Juvéderm Ultra can be injected … Read More ›


Dry Skin, Winter 2014 Newsletter ›

As winter approaches, our skin will need to adapt to decreases in both temperature and humidity. Our skin has natural defense mechanisms against cold and dryness, but our skin often requires some help in coping with periodic changes in environmental conditions. In some cases, excessive dryness may be caused or worsened by outside factors such … Read More ›


Tiny White or Slightly Red Bumps on Arms and/or Thighs ›

If you have tiny white or slightly red bumps on your upper arms or thighs, you may be among the 40% of the population that has a condition known as keratosis pilaris. It is so common, that if you do not have it, chances are that someone you know does!

Keratosis pilaris, referred to as KP … Read More ›


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