Whether you’re 15 years old or 50 years old, pimples are a frustrating problem to have. Acne treatment is one of the most common issues that skin care professionals deal with on a daily basis. They use tried and true treatment methods that have been proven over the last several decades, plus a host of newer approaches, depending on each individual’s situation.
You have probably already heard that using tanning beds can cause many long term health hazards. Experts in dermatology agree that excessive tanning - in tanning beds and in the sun - can be quite dangerous. If you are an avid tanner, you should speak with your dermatologist about how you can stay safe while getting your tan.
Who wants to undergo full surgery, complete with bandages and potentially painful recovery, when these days a quick visit to the doctor’s office can leave you with fuller lips, less wrinkles, or more supple skin? The popularity of minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures has been steadily increasing in recent years and is poised only to soar higher. Advances in technology have made these procedures more efficient and effective than ever while decreasing side effects and downtime, virtually guaranteeing that their demand will continue to rise.
Laser skin treatment has been around for more than 20 years, but can it really help with skin problems? Dermatologists who employ this treatment believe so. In fact, many experts in the field of dermatology believe there are at least five skin problems that laser treatments have helped with or corrected in the last two decades.
It is common for individuals to seek to have scars from surgery, stretch marks from rapid weight gain or loss, and other bothersome marks removed from their skin. But rather than going through an elaborate procedure, there is a new option that many are exploring to achieve their desired results.
By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group.
We all know how important it is to maintain a healthy diet. But cutting down on the junk food and increasing your intake of vitamins and minerals affects more than just your waistline; it can renew and replenish your skin. While no one food can completely change your complexion by itself, eating right improves your skin just as it improves the rest of your body. So next time you're nourishing your body, don’t forget about your largest organ. Your skin spends all day protecting you, isn’t it time you indulged it?
Summer is here and it seems it’s going to be a hot one! With that being said, the question of how much sunscreen should I put on comes to mind. Therefore, we searched for the most common questions asked pertaining to the subject. Here are the top 5 questions people asked about sunscreen protection, answered by dermatologists
We’re excited to announce the official launch of the NEW LocateADoc.com, now enhanced with robust features, interactive elements, and comprehensive doctor profiles!
We’ve made it easier than ever for patients like you to compare doctors in your area, learn about your procedure, and book a consultation. The team behind LocateADoc.com has spent years rebuilding this site from the ground up and we’re proud to unveil a brand new platform designed with our patients in mind.
Some of the exciting new features on our site:
- Enhanced Doctor Search. This is the core of our site and now we’ve made it simple to find a doctor in your area. Search by location, procedure, or body part to find the right medical services provider or treatment provider in your area. You can also Compare Doctors side by side in a few clicks!
- Enhanced Before and After Pictures that with a brand new “search by body part” feature. Just hover over the areas of interest and choose which pictures you want to see! You can also search the gallery by procedure and by doctor. Search and share high resolution photos of more than 200 procedures on Facebook and Pinterest.
Up until now, dermatologists have been trying a variety of different skin removal techniques to get rid of precancerous skin lesions.
According to a report published in the November/December issue of the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery
, dermatologists may soon be able to treat premalignant skin lesions using carbon dioxide laser ablation treatments.