What’s the big deal with Retinoids?

The most ardent fans of retinoids are not only dermatologists, but also everyone who uses them properly and consistently. So, what makes retinoids such a big deal? Why are they the most prescribed anti-aging, anti-acne medications on the planet?

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Fall Favorites

Cooler weather, covered skin and less time in the sun make Fall a perfect time to schedule lasers and chemical peels. Fall is also a great time to switch up a few skincare products.

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Acne: The Basics

June is Acne Awareness Month. To all who suffer from acne, know that you are not alone. Acne affects a majority of the population – an estimated 80% or more. Acne is a frustrating and complex skin disease. There is

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Sebaceous Filaments

So, you think you have blackheads. Well, those little dots peppered across your nose may not be blackheads at all. They likely are sebaceous filaments.

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Rosacea Part 2: Triggers

Because triggers and their degrees of aggravation vary from person to person, identifying personal rosacea triggers is an important first step in controlling rosacea flares.

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Rosacea Part 1: TYPES

Rosacea affects over 16 million people in the US alone, and the numbers continue to rise. Rosacea is a vascular skin disorder characterized by facial inflammation and redness. Rosacea symptoms range from hyper-responsive dilation of blood vessels and facial flushing,

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Exercise + Protecting Skin

Regular exercise is important for all organs, internally and externally. Healthy hearts, lungs, brains and skin require our physical movement. Exercise increases oxygen levels and circulation to nourish skin cells, while flushing toxins from our bodies. Exercise also decreases stress

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Dry Skin vs. Dehydrated Complexion

Understanding the difference between dry skin and a dehydrated complexion is the first step to skin relief and its resuscitation. DRY SKIN is a skin type. Dry skin lacks oil (sebum) on the surface and between skin layers. It is

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Skin Refreshments

Here is an abbreviated list of skin refreshments offered in cosmetic dermatology to quickly, effectively and visibly refresh our looks. Treatments may be adjusted or combined to accommodate individual parameters and goals.

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Skin Aging – What to Expect

Skin aging through the decades and a few of the things you and your dermatologist can do to slow it down.

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