What Is Hyperpigmentation?

October 16, 2017

Hyperpigmentation can take many forms, like sunspots, scars from acne, or even uneven brown patches on the face—and it’s relatively common. According to the International Dermal Institute, a common form of hyperpigmentation, melasma, affects 5 million Americans. Tell me more Hyperpigmentation is described as patches of skin which become darker in color due to deposits 

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The Benefits of The Forever Young BBL

October 10, 2017

There are a lot of things preventing our skin from being as dewy and flawless as we’d ideally like it to be, like acne, sun damage and wrinkles, to name a few. But it’s the permanent marks left behind, like post-acne scars and hyperpigmentation from those days of being not-so-diligent about sunscreen and general wear 

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Which Parts of the Skin Get the Most Sun Exposure?

October 4, 2017

Ultraviolet radiation and UV damage is the number one cause of premature skin aging—Hi there, sun—that’s a big concern because of aging, but it’s also a health concern because it can cause skin cancer. And in many cases, it does. In fact, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, 

Sun Safety
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The Difference Between Eczema & Psoriasis

The Difference Between Eczema & Psoriasis

September 5, 2017

Eczema and psoriasis are two very different skin conditions; however, many do not know how to tell the difference between the two or about their varieties.

Medical Dermatology, Skin Health
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When Summer Ends Sun Protection Should Not

September 5, 2017

September is Skin Care Awareness Month and part of being “skin care aware” is practicing sun safety—year-round. This edition of Skin Health 101 touches on fall sun protection.

Sun Safety
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What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

August 29, 2017

Over 14 million Americans suffer from rosacea, with symptoms varying from persistent redness and/or flushing, to broken blood vessels, burning/stinging skin and irritated eyes.

Skin Health
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Teen Acne: Preparing for a New Year of School

Teen Acne: Preparing for a New Year of School

August 14, 2017

Start your teen off right this school year by crafting a new skin care routine based on these tips from Collins Advanced Dermatology Insititute.

Acne
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What is Mohs Surgery?

August 7, 2017

Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for certain types of skin cancer. It is an exacting procedure in which the dermatologist performs both surgical excision of the skin cancer and microscopic examination of the surgical margins to ensure that all skin cancer cells have been removed.

Skin Cancer
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The Benefits of Dermaplaning and Microdermabrasion

August 7, 2017

The benefits of dermaplaning and microdermabrasion can effectively improve your skin’s overall appearance as quickly as the first treatment.

Cosmetic Dermatology
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What is Kybella?

August 2, 2017

Kybella exists to eradicate this problem, and it can be completed in as little as 15 minutes by a Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute provider.

Cosmetic Dermatology
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