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Archive for 'Skin Conditions'

ACNE : Beyond Basics

Posted on 13. Jul, 2012 by .

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However, visiting your Dermatologist will help you minimize your Acne and decrease the chance of scarring.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEACH: How to get your skin ready for Summer

Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 by .

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Summer -time is officially here.  The days are longer and the temperature is soaring…Thinking about summer and the beach  brings  to mind visions of deep, dark bronzed skin.  But did you know that a suntan is our skin’s way of actually protecting itself from sun damage?!  That bronze color is an over-production of melanin.  Melanin […]

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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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Scalp Dissecting Cellulitis

Posted on 25. May, 2011 by .

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Dissecting Cellulitis of the scalp usually affects male African Americans between the ages of 20 and 40 years old. Although less common, this disease has been seen in other races and sometimes in women.

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Varicose or Spider Veins?

Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by .

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Dr. Abrams specializes in sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose and spider veins on the legs. For facial veins we recommend the Vbeam treatment.

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There is fungus among us or is there?

Posted on 08. Apr, 2011 by .

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The rash of Tinea Versicolor can be located on the shoulders, back, chest and upper arms.

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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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Are Americans getting enough Vitamin D and Calcium?

Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by .

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A most recent study performed by the Institute of Medicine concluded that Calcium and Vitamin D are really only beneficial to bone health.  Vitamin D and Calcium have not shown benefits or very little to any other health related condition including cancer, cardiovascular functioning, physical performance, preeclampsia and reproductive outcomes. How much Vitamin D and […]

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Does Green Tea really help your skin?

Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by .

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The production of Green tea does not involve fermentation. This is unique to green tea and because on the non-fermentation process many of the important anticarcinogenic and anti-inflammatory effects remain intact. Green tea contains polyphenols (GTPs) which is the active compound responsible for its wonder effects. Many studies have concluded that both oral consumption and […]

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