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Bug Bites: When You Should be Concerned

As the summer months approach, you may have found yourself reaching for the bug spray. Spending more time outdoors means more risk for bug bites. Though, most bites are not worth your concern, there are times when a bug bite will send you to the dermatologist or even the E.R. Whether you have an unusual …

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Get Rid of Acne Scars with These 8 Treatments

Visible scars of any kind can affect your everyday life. Whether socially, mentally, or emotionally, scars can be detrimental to your self-esteem. Acne scars often leave depressions in the skin and may become more noticeable as you age and your skin loses its collagen. If your skin is clear and you are ready to say …

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Dermatologist Recommended Daily Skincare for Acne Prevention

If you want to combat acne, it’s time to rethink your daily skincare routine. To give you the best advice, one of The Derm Group’s board-certified dermatologists, Avnee Shah, M.D., shares her expert tips for what you should do every day to keep your skin clean, clear, and acne free. …

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TREAT FINE LINES AND ACNE? DERMS RECOMMEND RETIN-A

Treat Fine Lines and Acne? Derms Recommend Retin-A

When it comes to acne, there are several treatment options your dermatologist might recommend. Depending on your specific skin type and the severity of your acne, you could benefit from oral medication, topical treatments, laser treatments, hormone regulating medicine, and even chemical peels. One treatment option, however, can give you a little more bang for …

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Curing Acne from the Inside Out

Acne is one of those things you assume disappears the further you get from the years of boy crushes and prom drama. But, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, about half of all women ages 20 to 29 and about a quarter of women ages 40 to 49 still have acne. Why? Let’s talk …

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Cryosurgery Vs. Excisional Surgery: Which is Best for Me?

When it comes to treating skin cancers, there are several treatment options. These include curettage, electrocautery, Mohs, photodynamic therapy, and radiotherapy. In addition to these, two of the more common procedures recommended are cryosurgery or excisional surgery. Each of these methods has its benefits. Let’s break that down for you here. …

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The 4 Types of Skin Cancer You Should Know About

Skin cancer is much more common than you think. In fact, one out of 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by age 70. When detected early, your dermatologist can treat it and remove it entirely. They can even repair scarring through cosmetic reconstruction. But, before you can even begin healing, you have to know what …

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The Best Cosmetic Surgery Options After Skin Cancer

More than 5 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. In fact, it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. For those who are suffering from skin cancer, the concerns about disfiguration and scarring can often be as troubling as the cancer itself. While no surgery …

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The A,B,C,D,Es of Melanoma

With stay-at-home orders across the country, people are spending more time than ever in their backyards, walking in their neighborhoods (at a safe distance from others), and wrapping up a little outdoor spring cleaning. While this may offer a breath of fresh air and a welcome break from being inside all day, it’s important not …

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