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Our priority is to deliver complete, compassionate care to our patients while educating and assisting them as they make care decisions regarding the health and beauty of their skin.

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What To Do Before Getting Lip Fillers

[fa icon='calendar'] Nov 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Cosmetic Procedures, dermal fillers, lip fillers

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According to the 2017 American Society of Plastic Surgeons, surgical lip augmentation has increased five percent since 2016 and 60 percent since 2000. Additionally, soft tissue fillers have increased by 312 percent since 2000. Why are lip fillers becoming more popular? 

Fillers restore youthful fullness to your lips, face and hands. This cosmetic treatment is valid for a variety of reasons, such as removing scars, minimizing fine lines, erasing fine lines, shaping rotund lips and more. 

If you are interested in finding out more about the lip filler procedure and what you should do before the procedure, continue reading below. 

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Are There Side Effects to Using Neurotoxins?

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Cosmetic Procedures, dermal fillers, Neurotoxins

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Some say, "if you don't have wrinkles, you haven't laughed enough." What do you think? We think you can cultivate many laughs while having a wrinkle-free appearance - with Neurotoxins like Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Newtox, etc, the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment received each year. 

There are many benefits to receiving a neurotoxin treatment. While there are no severe side effects when using the dermatologist prescribed dose, a patient could still experience mild symptoms. 

Continue reading to discover more about neurotoxins and other cosmetic procedures we offer at The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC. 

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DermaSweep Treatments in Morgantown

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 24, 2019 9:07:08 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Cosmetic Procedures, skin care, DermaSweep

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Finding the right product or treatment to help you reach your skin care goals including repairing scars, acne and aging are important. You want to make sure the product or treatment that you’re using is safe and effective. At the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC, we have many treatments that could help you in your journey to smoother, more youthful looking skin. 

We are excited to announce a new enhanced machine that we are using called DermaSweep. This machine repairs skin that has been damaged by the sun, scarring, acne, aging and more. Learn more about this machine below. 

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What Our Dermatologists Recommend for Acne Treatments

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 2, 2019 1:57:17 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, acne treatment

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Fun fact: Acne can occur at any stage of life and has the chance to continue even into your 40s. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, and it affects up to 50 million individuals each year.  

Acne develops when an oily substance that lubricates your hair and skin called sebum and dead skin cells clog hair follicles. Bacteria triggers inflammation, and infections result in more severe acne. Acne is a broad term for blemishes such as whiteheads, blackheads and pimples. 

Do you suffer from acne? Let The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC help you out. Continue reading to learn more about our acne treatments.

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4 Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 18, 2019 9:53:07 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Skin Cancer, sunscreen, uvb rays

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The most common type of cancer is skin cancer. It affects more than one million Americans every year, leaving one in five American to develop skin cancer during their lifetime. If caught early, skin cancer can be treated. 

Skin cancer is the out-of-control growth of abnormal cells in the epidermis, the outermost skin layer. Unrepaired DNA damage causes mutations to occur. The two leading causes of skin cancer are the sun's harmful UV rays and the use of tanning machines. Continue reading below for helpful tips to prevent skin cancer.

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month: How to Age Healthily

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in skin care, skin health, healthy aging awareness month

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Developing healthy habits from a young age helps reduce the risk of diseases, improves physical and mental health and boosts energy levels. It is crucial that as we get older, we develop and continue to maintain healthy lifestyle choices. We are here to provide you with the information to properly celebrate Healthy Aging Awareness Month. 

Dry skin, itching, bruises, wrinkles, age spots, skin tags, skin cancer, and more can all happen to your skin as you get older. Your skin is the largest organ in the body, and it’s valuable to take the proper steps to keep your skin healthy. 

Continue reading below to learn how to treat your skin as you age, and to optimize moments of your life to celebrate Healthy Aging Awareness Month. 

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Are Fillers Good for Your Face?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in skin care, skin health, dermal fillers

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Have you been thinking about ways to look and feel younger? If you are healthy, a non-smoker, have realistic treatment goals in mind and maintain good skin health, then you are the right candidate for dermal fillers. 

Read more below to learn about dermal fillers and if they are safe for your skin. 

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Sunscreen Labels: How to Read Them

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 7, 2019 9:17:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in skin care, sunscreen

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Here’s a question for you - why is it important to read a sunscreen label correctly? It is essential to know that no sunscreen product can offer 100 percent protection against the sun’s UV rays. There are products on the market that provide UV protection close to that level. Get informed on what exactly you are putting on your skin.

Continue reading and learn how to decode the ingredients on the back of your sunscreen bottle. 

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Nutrafol: Hair Treatment for Thinning Hair

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 24, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in hair treatment, nutrafol

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Do you suffer from bald spots, hair thinning or round patches on your scalp? Good news, you aren’t the only one. About 80 million men and women in the United States experience some type of hair loss. 

The American Academy of Dermatology Association acknowledges that millions of men and women have hereditary hair loss that can be successfully treated. There are many options you can take for the proper hair care treatment - medication, scalp treatments, laser hair therapy or Nutrafol

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What is the Difference Between Chemical Sunscreens and Physical Sunscreens?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 10, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Skin Cancer, skin care, sunscreen

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Summer is here! Make a splash, have fun in the sun by the pool with your friends. Pack all of your essentials, including sunscreen. Not sure which kind to purchase? Let us help you decide between choosing chemical sunscreen or physical sunscreen.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly five million Americans are treated for skin cancer; however, most skin cancers can be prevented by avoiding exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun.

Read on to learn the difference between chemical sunscreen and physical sunscreen, and find out which option is best for you. 

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With more than 20 years of experience, the Dermatology Center for Skin Health’s purpose is to inform and assist patients as they make care decision regarding the health and beauty of their skin. 

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