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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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Dark Circle Under Eyes… What To Do?

Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by .

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Dark circles under one’s eyes are many times very distressing for patients because it makes them appear tired, sad or hung over.

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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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“Breakout” The SKINny on Acne

Posted on 17. Nov, 2010 by .

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Acne is the most common skin condition in America affecting 85% of those ages 12 to 25.  Genetics play a big role in who will get acne and to what extent.  For most, acne will usually resolve in your 30s or 40’s. We have several different types of follicles but only one is involved in […]

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“Revolutionary Vbeam® Perfecta Laser Treatment for Rosacea and Facial Veins”

Posted on 27. Oct, 2010 by .

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Dr. Brad Abrams, D.O. is pleased to announce that Abrams Dermatology is now offering the Vbeam® Perfecta laser treatment. The Vbeam® Perfecta is a revolutionary laser designed to treat underlying vasculature and epidermal pigmented lesions without damaging the surface of the skin. It is the most effective laser in treatment of rosacea and facial blood vessels.

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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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Does Tattoo Removal Really Work

Does Tattoo Removal Really Work

Posted on 08. Sep, 2010 by .

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Don’t think laser tattoo removal will leave your tattoo removed without any signs of tattoo remnant. Many times the treated area will have a permanent lightening, darkening, redness or residual ink. So beware – even with the best tattoo removal laser you may be able to see a remnant.

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