Category: Smoother Skin

Erasing Age Spots: New Topical Treatment for Seborrheic Keratoses

By Marissa Carignan, PA-C. Seborrheic Keratoses (SKs), often referred to as “age spots” or “barnacles”, are some of the most common skin lesions diagnosed by dermatologists on a daily basis. They can range in color from white to black but are typically tan/brown. Seborrheic Keratoses may be flat but often have a raised and rough […]

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Going Beneath The Surface: All About Dry Skin

Dry skin is one of the many skin conditions that affects millions of Americans at some point in their lives. The symptoms of dry skin including scaling, itching, and cracking can appear throughout the body but can be prevented if the correct measures are taken to deal dry skin issues.

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Practice Safe Sun

When patients ask me for the secret to smoother, younger-looking skin, my answer is simple: Defend it from sun exposure. Simple, yes. But not always easy, especially as we come upon Memorial Day weekend, summer’s unofficial kickoff. Don’t get me wrong—just because I’m a dermatologist doesn’t mean I shun beaches, golf courses, and backyard barbecues. […]

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