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Telehealth is now offered at Abrams Dermatology

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by .

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Abrams Dermatology is one of the first dermatology practice in the area to offer their patients Teleheatlh services. Telehealth can be used for minor issues like acne flares, eczema flare, and skin lesion that would prefer to receive diagnosis for sooner than later while avoiding the commute to the doctor’s office.

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Hyperpigmentation and Hydroquinone – Treating your spots

Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by .

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Hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin, is a very common skin concern for all ages. There are many factors that contribute to hyperpigmentation – some examples being sun damage, genetics, acne and inflammation of the skin. Age spots or brown spots are examples of sun damage.  Melasma is a hormonal condition that presents as symmetric […]

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The Single best way to treat “Brown Spots”

Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by .

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The answer is that there is NO “single best way”.  One and done is not logical in dermatology.  The brown spots, or liver spots; formal name Lentigo or Lentigines forms over time.  Our skin being our largest organ has a defense against damage. Melanin is our skins natural sun defense and Melanogenesis is the process […]

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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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