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Tag Archives: Skin Care

Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures – What they can do for you

Posted on 16. Aug, 2016 by .

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Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures – what they can do for you Non-surgical cosmetic procedures and treatments are part of a $20 billion global industry and are projected to rise to over $27 billion by the year 2019. There are three categories that comprise these non-surgical procedures and treatments – injectable products that include neuromodulator toxins, dermal […]

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Perks at Abrams Dermatology

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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Perks at Abrams Dermatology Everywhere you look you see advertising for discounts and specials on everything from dining out to dental cleanings. A lot of those ads are trying to get you into an establishment for the first time or introducing a new service or product. We at Abrams Dermatology offer discounts and specials on […]

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Exfoliation with Pumpkins

Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by .

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Over time, the surface of our skin can become rough, uneven and dull- looking from the build -up of dead skin cells that have not naturally shed off as they once did.  When we are young, our skin cells turnover about every 4 weeks, leaving the healthy glow of youth.  As we age, that cellular […]

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Molluscum Contagiosum is very common in children though it can be seen in adults as well

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .

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Molluscum contagiosum is the name of a virus.  This virus is Poxvirus. Molluscum Contagiosum is very common in children though it can be seen in adults as well. Molluscum presents as small pink to flesh color, dome-shaped bumps with a dimple in the center. The bumps are quite small 2 to 5 mm in size; […]

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POST CHEMICAL PEEL: WHAT TO EXPECT

Posted on 14. Jun, 2013 by .

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Day One: Your skin may appear red or pink in color and feel like you have a sunburn.  You will leave the office with an SPF 30 on.  Avoid direct sun.  Outdoor activities and exercise should be limited as a raise in body temperature can add to the sensation of the “burning” feeling.  Gently cleanse […]

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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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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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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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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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