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A Prescription Free Acne Treatment…That Works!

Posted on 16. Feb, 2011 by .

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Photodynamic Therapy, also known as PDT is a well known treatment used for treating Actinic Keratoses (AK), Hidradenitis Suppurativa and other skin conditions. The PDT acne treatment is an innovative therapy which consists of only 2 steps and takes no more than 25 minutes.

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Acne – The other treatment option…

Posted on 19. Jan, 2011 by .

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Acne – The other treatment option… PDT also known as photodynamic therapy is a great option for those Acne patients who either cannot or do not want systemic therapy, by this I mean antibiotics or Accutane. The Photodynamic acne treatment works well for those who suffer from moderate acne, teenagers and adults with resistant and […]

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Dalmatians should have spots, but should we?

Posted on 12. Oct, 2010 by .

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Your grandma called them ‘liver spots’,  your mom called them ‘age spots’,  but do those pesky brown spots on our face and hands really come from our liver or from growing old? Brown spots are also known as “solar lentigo” or lentigines. Brown spots on Face Brown spots on Hands Brown spots on Back or […]

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Why are my cheeks flushed?

Why are my cheeks flushed?

Posted on 14. Jul, 2010 by .

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Rosacea is a common inflammatory disorder of the skin which can manifest itself in one of four ways.

Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Vascular components such as Telangectasia (small dilated blood vessels just below the surface of the skin) and erythema (redness of the skin).
Papulopustular rosacea: The acne component of pustules and papules.
Phymatous rosacea: Irregular nodularities of the nose. The nose becomes thicken and enlarged.
Occular rosacea: Inflammatory eye irritation.

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Whoops – I shouldn’t have gotten that tattoo – Now what?

Whoops – I shouldn’t have gotten that tattoo – Now what?

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .

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These days more and more people are inquiring about removing their tattoos. The good news is the technology of tattoo removal has improved and the patient can consult their dermatologist to determine which method is best for them and what results to expect.

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