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What Anti-Aging Products are Right for Me?

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 14, 2021 12:03:16 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in healthy aging awareness month, skincare routine

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Every year of your life is marked by experiences and memories, but unfortunately, sometimes that means signs of aging. Everyone experiences this inevitable wear and tear on their skin, but there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to reducing the effects of aging. To help turn back the clock, you’ve got to narrow down the results you’re searching for and decide which route you’d like to go to attain the best results for your individual needs. Continue reading to learn which anti-aging products are right for you. 

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Age Spots: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 1, 2021 1:06:39 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Aging, Age spots, Sunspots

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People of all ages can and will experience age spots at some point in their lives. These age spots are also known as liver spots or sunspots and typically begin to appear in people 50 years and older. These nonthreatening blemishes are usually found in areas of the skin that experience high sun exposure, like the hands, arms, shoulders and face. These spots of varying shape and size are reminiscent of freckles but do not share the same ability to fade away as freckles do. Continue reading to learn more about age spots.

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The Difference Between Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 18, 2021 11:05:02 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in dermal fillers, Neurotoxins

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As time passes, we begin to see life's adventures, good and bad, appear one wrinkle at a time on our skin, growing deeper and deeper throughout the years. Starting to age is inevitable, natural and irreversible. However, that doesn't mean that there is nothing to be done about it. You've probably heard about options like neurotoxins (which include Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeauveau) and dermal fillers before, but how do you know which, if either, is suitable for you? Continue reading to learn about the differences between neurotoxins and dermal fillers.

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Common Psoriasis Triggers and How to Avoid Them

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 4, 2021 11:23:08 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Psoriasis

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Do you or someone you know struggle with psoriasis? The scaly, itchy red patches on your skin not only can cause pain and irritation, but they can also tend to be embarrassing and affect people’s self-esteem. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, you can learn to avoid and lessen the effects of your psoriasis by understanding these common triggers. Keep reading to learn about psoriasis triggers.

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Rosacea: Causes and Treatment

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 21, 2021 1:28:36 PM / by Dr. Michele Maouad posted in Rosacea

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For those living with rosacea, the all-too-familiar feel of your face flushing, feeling hot, getting tender or breaking out in bumps can be devastating. Because it affects such a visible area, usually the face and chest, it can affect one’s confidence and day-to-day interactions. There is, however, hope for those who suffer from this condition. Read on to learn more about the causes and treatment options for rosacea. 

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Does Diet Affect Acne?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 7, 2021 1:18:00 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Did you grow up avoiding greasy foods like french fries, sugary snacks like chocolate because you feared they would cause acne? Over the years, research has constantly changed, and the topic of diet-related acne is still very unclear. While there is no clear answer of whether or not diet has a clear connection to breakouts, you should be conscious of what you consume and how it might affect your skin health. Read on to learn more.

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What Are the Beginning Signs of Melanoma?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 23, 2021 9:47:02 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Skin Cancer, skin health, melanoma

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As we get older, we should expect to see our bodies change. However, it is essential to realize that specific changes that could be warning signs of melanoma. Changes like abnormal moles or blemishes can be difficult to find, but they are necessary to pay attention to. Keeping track of your skin’s appearance and quickly catching differences is vital to maintaining your skin's health. 

Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer. However, prevention and early detection are critical for successful inhibition and treatment. Read on to learn more about what melanoma is, how it can be identified, forms of treatment, prevention and more.

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What Skin Type Do I Have?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 16, 2021 11:10:54 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, Aging, skincare routine, skin type

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Did you know that everyone has a different skin type? The type of skin you have affects how it reacts to different environments and products because everyone has different needs. Understanding your skin type is vital to skin health and makes it easier to find a skin routine that works best for you. 

One way to determine your skin type is by washing your face with lukewarm water and refraining from adding products to it. In an hour, you should be able to assess your skin type. Keep reading below to figure out which characteristics describe your skin type.

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The Dangers of Sunscreen Contouring

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 2, 2021 10:20:22 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in sunscreen, skin cancer prevention, sunscreen contouring

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There is no shortage of skin care and beauty advice on social media. While some of these tips are fun and harmless, unfortunately, others are dangerous. Just consider TikTok’s newest viral beauty hack: sunscreen contouring. While this trick may appear legitimate, sunscreen contouring is not recommended by dermatologists because it can permanently damage your skin. Read on to learn more about the dangers of sunscreen contouring. 

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What is Body Contouring?

[fa icon='calendar'] May 12, 2021 11:48:43 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in CoolSculpting, emsculpt, Body Contouring

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Did you know that it is possible to sculpt muscle without extending your workout time or changing your diet? If you often struggle to achieve the amount of toning you desire, regardless of a healthy diet and exercise, you are not alone. This can be due to aging, genetics, activity level or food choices. Now, you can tone muscle and lose fat through simple, non-invasive, FDA-approved treatments at the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC. Read on to learn more.

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