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Help for Your Rosacea

Rosy cheeks are cute when you’re a kid, but when your cheeks are always rosy — and rough — you probably have a skin condition called rosacea. Without treatment and management, rosacea worsens and may disfigure your nose and face.

Dec 1st, 2021
Complications of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is more than itchy, rashy skin. It’s an autoimmune disease that can lead to serious complications, including psoriatic arthritis and even lymphoma. Treatment slows down psoriasis’s progression and offers you relief now and in the future.

Nov 1st, 2021
When Moles Are a Concern

Birthmarks. Beauty marks. Moles. Nevuses. Whatever you call those clusters of dark cells on your skin, almost everybody has quite a few of them. Most moles are benign, but some aren’t. Do you know the difference?

Oct 5th, 2021
Am I at Risk for Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer may seem too abstract to worry you. After all, you’ve never gotten it, and you might not even know anyone who has. But skin cancer rates rise every year, and your personal risk rises as you age, too. Here’s how to lower yours.

Sep 1st, 2021
4 Skincare Habits That Can Improve Your Overall Health

You’re always looking for ways to become more efficient and streamlined. If you develop a habit, you want it to serve more than one purpose. Good news: Certain skin care habits improve your skin and your overall health, too.

Aug 5th, 2021
Different Types of Eczema

You itch. You ooze. Your skin looks rashy, red, and just plain mad. If you’re constantly scratching itches and rashes, you may have a skin condition called eczema. What causes eczema and how do you treat it? That all depends on the type of eczema.

Jul 9th, 2021
5 Common Signs of Psoriasis

You’re itchy, red, and scaly. No creams or potions help for long. Just when you think your skin’s in the clear, you break out in a rash again. Do you have an allergy? Or a chronic skin condition called psoriasis? Here’s how to tell.

Jun 16th, 2021
The Importance of Having an Annual Skin Check

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and an excellent time to discuss the importance of having an annual skin check. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., yet most cases are preventable. Routine body checks are among your best defenses.

May 9th, 2021
Here Comes the Sun. We've Got the Products You Need

After a winter like no other, you may wonder if the sun will ever warm up Texas again. Whether chilly or blistery, daylight brings the sun’s rays, and the sun’s rays damage your skin. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Apr 12th, 2021
Which Vitamins Are Best for Your Skin?

Your skin is an organ, and it’s the second largest* organ in your body. Just like all of your other organs, your skin needs nourishment in the form of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients to help build healthy cells and stay hydrated.

Mar 9th, 2021
Addressing Hair Loss Early Is Key to Success

Losing your hair is a traumatic event, whether the loss is the result of an autoimmune condition or because of aging and hormonal changes. The sooner your address your hair loss, though, the more likely it is that you can restore your hair growth.

Feb 9th, 2021
Accentuate Your Eyes With RevitaLash

You love the look of long, luxurious eyelashes, but you were either born with skimpy lashes or lost them to chemotherapy, or another reason. If you wish you had fuller, lusher eyelashes, RevitaLash® gets you there.

Jan 7th, 2021
Hormones and Acne: What You Should Know

You thought you were done with acne, but apparently it isn’t done with you. How could that be? If you’re battling acne, you’re also probably having trouble with your hormones. Here’s why.

Dec 16th, 2020
Are Warts Contagious?

Everybody’s worried about catching a virus or passing one on to someone who’s vulnerable. Now you have warts. You’ve noticed people eyeing your warts suspiciously when you’re out in public. Should they be worried? Should you?

Nov 1st, 2020
Common Causes of Rosacea

Doctors don’t actually know what causes rosacea, but we do know what triggers it. You can too. Read about some of the most common rosacea triggers, so you can avoid them whenever possible.

Oct 1st, 2020
Understanding Skin Discolorations

You want clear, even-toned, healthy looking skin. Your skin, however, isn’t cooperating. You have freckles. Or brown spots and patches. And a few moles, too. Is skin discoloration a sign of skin cancer? Or just a cosmetic problem?

Sep 16th, 2020
When Should I be Concerned About a Mole?

The average adult has up to 40 moles on their body. That’s a lot of little brown, dark, or tan spots to keep track of and examine each month. Most moles are harmless. But new moles or evolving moles could be a sign of skin cancer.

Aug 31st, 2020
The Importance of Choosing the Right Sun Protection

No matter how light or dark your skin is, you can’t be cavalier about the sun, especially in Texas. All skin types and tones can be damaged by UV rays, and anyone can develop skin cancer. So how do you protect yourself?

Jul 17th, 2020
How We Can Help You Treat Your Psoriasis

If you’re one of the 8 million Americans with psoriasis, you may dread summer’s revealing fashions. But you don’t have to hide your psoriasis with long sleeves and pants. Treat your psoriasis, then treat yourself to short sleeves and shorts again.

Jun 22nd, 2020
Erase the Past With Biocorneum Scar Cream

“How’d you get that scar?” As long as people ask about or notice your scar, you feel like you haven’t healed from the trauma that caused it. And, actually, you haven’t: Scars are a sign of incomplete healing. That’s where Biocorneum® comes in.

May 22nd, 2020
What Triggers Melanoma?

Every year since 2010, the number of invasive melanoma cases in the United States has increased by 47%. Although all types of skin cancers can be life-threatening, melanoma is the most dangerous of all. Why do you get it? And how can you stop it?

Mar 13th, 2020
How Vbeam Can Help Reduce Your Rosacea

Most of the 16 million people in the US with rosacea don’t know they have it. Rosacea causes red skin, bumps, visible veins, and skin thickening that’s often mistaken for acne, a rash, or windburn, but Vbeam can clear your skin.

Feb 1st, 2020
5 Triggers of Female Hair Loss

You’ve noticed that you’re pulling a lot more strands from your hairbrush recently. And when you check photos from 10 years ago, your locks were more luxurious back then. Why?

Dec 31st, 2019
Psoriasis Vs. Eczema: What's the Difference?

The web is great for looking up info on your health, but it can also be confusing. Enter your symptoms one day, and you’ll think you have psoriasis. Another site makes you wonder if your rash is eczema. Which is which, and which itch do you have?

Dec 1st, 2019
What Causes Warts and Will They Go Away on Their Own?

Ugly, embarrassing warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which never goes away. Though warts eventually fade (for a while), an expert dermatologist can hurry them along with treatments that restore your skin’s clarity and beauty.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why You Should Be Aware of the ABCDEs of Moles

You may have learned your ABCs in kindergarten, but learning your ABCDEs today may help you live a longer, healthier life. Find out how the ABCDEs affect longevity, moles, and skin cancer risk.

Sep 30th, 2019
Dealing With a Psoriasis Flare-up

When your psoriasis flares, you shouldn’t have to cover up with long sleeves, turtlenecks, or slacks. New psoriasis treatments help your skin look better fast, so you can enjoy your life to its fullest.

Aug 31st, 2019
What Causes Adult Acne and What Can You Do About It?

Even if you were lucky enough to avoid acne as a teen, you may find yourself breaking out as an adult. Why are you getting acne for the first time now, or why do you still have pimples? Adult acne is common. Here’s what to do.

Aug 2nd, 2019
Common Causes of Adult Acne and How to Get Rid of It

You spent your adolescence at the drugstore, trying various remedies to control your acne. You thought those days were behind you. But, suddenly, you’re breaking out again. Aren’t adults supposed to be over acne?

Jan 17th, 2019
5 Special Steps for Winter Rosacea Care

If you have rosacea, you may already be dreading the winter’s blustery winds and plummeting temperatures. But with a little planning, you can prevent winter flare ups and keep your skin comfy and clear till spring.

Dec 4th, 2018
Plagued by Acne? We Can Help

If you’re tired of slathering your pimples and other acne lesions with over-the-counter products that make your skin dry and cakey, it may be time to consult a dermatologist. Read on to learn about our solutions.

Nov 28th, 2018
7 Tips to Help Prevent an Eczema Flare-up

Did you know you can take steps to prevent eczema from wrecking your day? Learn what the skin experts at Specialists in Dermatology recommend for stopping an eczema flare-up before it starts.

Oct 18th, 2018
How to Prepare for Mohs Surgery

Mohs Surgery is the most effective treatment for nonmelanoma skin cancers. It provides a greater than 99% cure rate (less than 1% recurrence). It provides a more conservative removal than a traditional excision; resulting in a smaller, less noticeable scar

Sep 26th, 2018