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Is Birthmark Removal Painful?

Thankfully, birthmarks are not an issue that requires serious medical intervention. Instead, they’re an aesthetic issue that many find displeasing. Unfortunately, those that have birthmarks have no say on whether they have one due to the nature of the condition. But is birthmark removal painful? Is Birthmark Removal Painful? Fortunately, …

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Sheryl Clark, M.D., F.A.A.D

A Better Way to Think About Your Body

We desperately need a new model of the human body. Compliance with the standard model of prevention (moderate exercise, abstinence from alcohol and tobacco, a Mediterranean diet, and stress management) remains fitful and haphazard. Why? It’s not for lack of information but lack of motivation. A positive lifestyle requires that …

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Top 6 Medical Skin Conditions

The skin is the largest organ in the body, and as such, it can be a big indicator of a number of other health issues that might be at play. Below we examine the top 6 medical skin conditions. Top 6 Medical Skin Conditions That being said, it always serves …

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4 Factors that Affect Dermal Filler Longevity

If you’re considering receiving dermal filler treatment, you might be curious how long you can expect your treatment to last. Below we cover 4 factors that affect dermal filler longevity. ​​4 Factors that Affect Dermal Filler Longevity There are many factors, both external and internal, that can affect the longevity …

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The Importance of Annual Skin Exams

Routinely having a skin exam is an important part of maintaining overall health, and it’s something that only increases in importance as you age. Below is a brief overview on some of the many reasons that getting annual skin exams are an important and worthwhile investment in your long-term health. …

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10 Things to Know Before Laser Scar Treatments

Laser technology has come a long way in its ability to reduce even the deepest and reddest scars on the skin. While they do not completely get rid of scars, they can greatly diminish the visible scarring and pigmentation that occurs around the skin. In order to have the best …

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How Laser Skin Treatments Make You Look Younger

Humans have sought ways to maintain their skin and retain youthfulness since the beginning of time. People seek to minimize the signs of aging and invest in skin tightening and wrinkle reduction as some of the best methods of reaching these youthful goals. Modern technology allows us to have high-end …

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6 Signs You Should Visit a Dermatologist

As the skin is the largest organ in the body, it’s no wonder that countless things happen to it that leave us wondering what to do next. Between pimples, bumps, scratches, rashes, and discolorations, how can you tell when you need to see a dermatologist or when you need to …

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What Causes Skin Cysts?

It wasn’t that long ago that any raised bump or white-ish lump on a person’s skin was treated, more or less, the same way. Unless the bump could be traced to another source or carried some other symptom, it was treated as general acne. The advice was to avoid oil, …

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