Improving My Skin

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

Improving My Skin

Just Got An Organ Transplant? Learn About Increased Skin Cancer Risks In Organ Transplant Patients

9 March 2017
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If you recently had an organ transplant (or will be getting one soon), then you are likely taking immunosuppressant medications to help ensure your body accepts your new organ. You are likely following many strict health guidelines your doctor gave you to reduce the chances of you developing an infection due to the medications you are taking. However, he or she may not have warned you about the great increase in your risk of developing skin cancer while taking your immunosuppressant medications.
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Looking Forever Young: 3 Things To Consider During Your First Consultation

5 October 2016
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Push aging back with Botox, the injectable fountain of youth. Many Americans are already relying on Botox to keep them looking young and refreshed, with 6.7 million procedures performed in 2014. If you're interested in getting Botox injections for eliminating wrinkles on your face, finding an experienced and reliable plastic surgeon will have a huge influence on the quality of the results you get. You should always book a consultation before you get the injections.
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Over 40 With A Pimply Face? What To Do When Middle-Aged Acne Ruins Your Skin

13 September 2016
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Adult acne can be embarrassing and frustrating, especially if you survived your teenage years with great-looking, blemish-free skin. However, numerous factors can lead to the development of severe acne on your face, chest, and back when you reach middle age. Handling serious outbreaks of acne that lead to scarring can turn into a debilitating exercise if you do not learn about the causes of skin issues and treat them properly.
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The Pros And Cons Of Acne Surgery

9 September 2016
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If you have bad acne and have tried many different treatments to get rid of it and can't, your dermatologist may suggest having acne surgery. Acne surgery is an outpatient procedure that involves cleansing the skin, extracting blackheads and whiteheads, and cleaning clogged pores. This helps to reduce the current acne outbreak and prevent outbreaks in the near future. However, as with most medical treatments, there are pros and cons to acne surgery.
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Why Your Acne May Be Caused By Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And What You Should Do About It

22 August 2016
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Acne is no fun, no matter what age you are when it strikes. However, it can be especially frustrating and embarrassing if you are well past your teen years and still experience outbreaks. While not rare, acne in women in their post-adolescent years is often a sign of a more serious condition. One such medical condition is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is estimated to affect up to 1 in 12 women of childbearing age in the United States.
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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.

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