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Well being for the Holidays…

Posted on 22. Nov, 2013 by .

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Its here, the season many of us look most forward to all year long. The holiday parties, the seasonal programs and events, the dinners and family gatherings.  The busiest time of the year can also be the most stressful time of the year.  We want to look and feel our best for all the upcoming […]

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The search for the Fountain of Youth is over!

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Shinso skin care line is composed of only three products; Shinso Glow, Shinso Mist and Shinso Essence. Shinso uses natural Japanese botanicals and herbs to repair and protect the inner and outer layers of the skin including grapefruit peel, olive leaf extract and wild rose extract. Shinso also contains three of nature’s highest anti-aging driven ingredients – SOD, Fullerenes and Human Oligopeptide-1.

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Dull and Tired Skin? How About A Dermaplaning Treatment ?

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Dermaplaning is an exfoliating treatment that provides an alternative to chemical peels or microdermabrasion and is a good choice for anyone who has fine facial hair, extremely sensitive skin, redness or rosacea or visible facial veins.

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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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How Do I Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

How Do I Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by .

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The medical term for stretch marks is striae distensae. Usually these occur when the skin is abnormally stretched in a short amount of time for example rapid growth during puberty, pregnancy, or significant weight gain. During this process, the skin’s support structure of collagen and elastin breaks down and starts to rupture. Stretch marks usually create a tread-mark appearance of the skin that rarely returns to its original appearance. They can form anywhere on the skin, but most commonly appear on the arms, legs, stomach and buttocks.

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Tanning Beds and Melanoma

Tanning Beds and Melanoma

Posted on 27. Oct, 2009 by .

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Melanoma is the 2nd most common cancer in women ages 20-29 and can cause death. The risk for cutaneous melanoma increases by 75% when a tanning device is used before the age of 30. Also, skin cancers are being found on the abdomen which is also related to tanning bed use.

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Doctor Help – I have this red scaling on my face . . . what is it?

Doctor Help – I have this red scaling on my face . . . what is it?

Posted on 29. Sep, 2009 by .

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Patients suffering from red skin and scaling in the area around the eyebrows, on or around the nose, or on the scalp may be suffering from a common inflammatory skin disorder known as Seborrhoeic dermatitis.

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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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