Are you concerned with how your skin both looks and feels? Learn how a dermatologist can help improve the health of your skin.

What Do You Need To Know About Botox: 4 Steps To Follow

20 April 2023
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Is this your first experience with Botox? If you're not sure what to expect before, during, or after your appointment, take a look at everything you need to know about using this popular injectable.  Schedule A Consultation A consultation with your dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or other licensed, qualified medical provider is the first step. Even though you may already have expectations for this injectable, it's still important to start with a discussion.
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Should You Get A Skin Cancer Screening?

16 December 2022
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A skin cancer screening can be an important part of your overall health and well-being. If you have skin cancer, you want to catch it early so it can be treated more successfully and you can go into remission or become cancer-free much sooner. Most skin cancer issues require removing the affected skin once a biopsy confirms a skin cancer of some kind. This means the longer it takes skin cancer to be discovered and diagnosed, the more likely you'll be to have large areas of skin removed and possibly have a skin graft or other reconstructive surgery done to repair the issue.
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Do You Have Years Of Sun Damage? Get Checked For Actinic Keratosis

8 June 2022
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If you are used to frequent tanning beds or have spent lots of time out of the sun without sunscreen, it's a good idea to visit your dermatologist for periodic skin checks. When skin is overexposed to ultraviolet light for extended periods, it can change your cells and lead to conditions like actinic keratosis (AK). AK isn't cancerous itself, but it is a precancer indicator that could eventually lead to a skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma.
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What Can You Expect With Botox Injections?

10 December 2021
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Botox is a safe way to give yourself a youthful appearance. As you age, your skin begins to show this and will show it in wrinkles, both deep and shallow. If you are beginning to show your age, you should consider Botox injections. Botox is botulinum toxin, and although toxin is in the name, it is still safe as long as it's injected properly and by a professional dermatologist. The toxin will paralyze the muscles in your face and help to give your face a smooth appearance, free of fine lines and wrinkles.
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Is Your Dry Itchy Skin Eczema? What Can Be Done

5 August 2021
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Eczema is a dry skin condition that can affect those young and old and everyone in between. It is a condition that can be found on just about any part of the body but is especially prevalent on the arms, legs, cheeks, and buttocks. Eczema is where your skin is extremely dry and may peel or flake in these areas, you may also have redness or these patches may appear puffy.
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About Me
Improving My Skin

When I was a teenager, my skin was absolutely unsightly. I didn't know how to improve it, but I did know that I needed to meet with a dermatologist. Instead of ignoring the issue, I decided to tackle my acne head-on. I talked to my parents about taking me to the doctor, and they obliged. The doctor diagnosed me with cystic acne and gave me some medication that really helped to alleviate my pain and discomfort. This blog is all about improving your skin by seeking proper medical care. You never know, by making a few simple changes, you might be able to feel more comfortable.