Dermatology Physicians of CT Blog

Acne Impacts more than just your skin

Acne impacts more than just your skin health. It can take a major toll on your mental and emotional health by lowering your self-esteem and contributing to anxiety and depression.

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Should I apply skincare products in a specific order?

  Q: Should I apply skincare products in a specific order? 🤔 A: The answer is yes! The order you apply skincare products can impact the effectiveness of the products. Here’s a simple routine to follow… Wash your face. Apply any medicated or treatment products. Apply moisturizer and/or sunscreen. Apply makeup, if desired. Using skincare […]

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September is Alopecia Awareness Month

  September is Alopecia Awareness Month, making it a great time to learn about this condition affecting some 6.8 million Americans. Here are a few fast facts… Alopecia is a medical term meaning baldness or hair loss. Some people experience hair loss as a natural part of aging, often due to genetics. Others experience hair […]

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How is Psoriasis treated?

Several treatment options are available for people living with psoriasis. These include… • Topical treatments (creams, ointments, shampoos, etc.) • Phototherapy (also called light therapy) • Xtrac laser • Systemic medications and biologic drugs Here at Dermatology Physicians of Connecticut, we use all available treatment modalities to individualize a treatment plan that is right for […]

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What To Look For In Sunscreen

Now that the temperatures are getting warmer and the days are longer, we have to remember to wear our sunscreen when enjoying time outside. There are 3 important things to look for when choosing your sunscreen! 1. Broad Spectrum – this means that it protects your skin from ultraviolet A (UVA) rays and ultraviolet B […]

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Did you know that August is Psoriasis Awareness Month?

Psoriasis is a condition that develops when the body makes skin cells too quickly, causing them to pile up and form visible patches or spots on the skin. These red, raised, dry patches can have itching and stinging sensations, yet many individuals with psoriasis report having no skin discomfort. Click here to read more about […]

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