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How to Reduce Your Fine Lines Without Surgery

You aren’t ready for — and may never want — plastic surgery. You do want to look energized, refreshed, and youthful, which means getting rid of fine lines. Can you do that without surgery? Yes with dermal fillers, neurotoxins, and chemical peels.
Feb 1st, 2024
5 Common Rosacea Triggers

5 Common Rosacea Triggers

Though you can’t cure rosacea, you can tame it. By learning your triggers and avoiding them whenever possible, you keep embarrassing blushes, flushes, and pustules to a minimum. Start with the most common, then find your personal triggers, too.
Jan 16th, 2024

Using the ABCDE Method to Examine Your Moles

Whether you think of your moles as beauty marks or not, it pays to keep an eye on them. Normal moles are fairly stable throughout your life. Abnormal moles, which could be cancerous, change. Use your ABCDEs to keep track.
Dec 6th, 2023
What's the Difference in Psoriasis and Eczema?

What's the Difference in Psoriasis and Eczema?

Dry, itchy, scaly skin is characteristic of two common skin conditions — psoriasis and eczema. Since they’re similar, does that mean they’re the same? Can you use the same treatments for both? No and sometimes. Here’s how they differ.
Nov 1st, 2023
Yes, Warts Are Contagious

Yes, Warts Are Contagious

Many types of disfiguring skin conditions aren’t contagious, but warts — unfortunately — are. Not only can you pass warts to another person, you can pass them to previously unexposed parts of your own body. Here’s how to stop warts from spreading.
Oct 2nd, 2023
Understanding the Different Types of Hair Loss

Understanding the Different Types of Hair Loss

When your hair falls out, you may care less about why it happens than just stopping it from happening. To stop your hair from falling out, you need to know the “root” cause of your hair loss. Here’s why.
Aug 16th, 2023
Skin Safety Tips: How to Take Care of Your Skin in the Sun

Skin Safety Tips: How to Take Care of Your Skin in the Sun

The wonder of the warm summer months brings visions of trips to the beach, lazy days in the sun, and otherwise basking in the heat. It sadly also increases the risks of many skin conditions. Here are some tips to stay safe in the sun.
Jul 16th, 2023
What's the Difference Between Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers?

What's the Difference Between Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers?

When you’re ready to smooth away the signs of aging without scalpels or stitches, you may wonder what the best choice of injectable treatment is. Should you get a neurotoxin such as Botox®? Or a dermal filler? What’s the difference?
Jun 2nd, 2023
Should I Have All of My Moles Removed?

Should I Have All of My Moles Removed?

If you have a personal or family history of skin cancer, each mole may make you anxious. Will it begin to change and become cancerous? Should you remove all your moles now, as a precaution, or just the ones that are most likely to change?
May 9th, 2023
How Does Mohs Surgery Work?

How Does Mohs Surgery Work?

If you’re diagnosed with skin cancer, your best bet for a cure may be a simple, in-office, highly specialized procedure called Mohs surgery. What is Mohs surgery, how does it work, and why should you ask your doctor about it? Find out here.
Apr 19th, 2023
My Acne Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

My Acne Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

You want to put your best face forward, but how can you do that when you have a huge zit on the tip of your nose? Or your entire face has broken out in pimples? Acne can be embarrassing, but you don’t have to hide. There’s help.
Feb 13th, 2023
What Does a Skin Cancer Screening Involve?

What Does a Skin Cancer Screening Involve?

You’re aware that skin cancer is on the rise. Even though you use sunscreen now, you weren’t always so diligent. You worry that you’re at risk and consider getting a skin cancer screening. What happens? Do you have to prepare?
Jan 19th, 2023
 3 Advantages of Choosing Dysport® to Reduce Wrinkles

3 Advantages of Choosing Dysport® to Reduce Wrinkles

Whether you’ve used Botox® to tame wrinkles in your upper face, or you’re just considering it, another neuromodulator called Dysport® can also help. Does Dysport have advantages over Botox that might make it a better choice? It does.
Dec 7th, 2022
Why Restylane Could Be the Filler for You

Why Restylane Could Be the Filler for You

If you experience “choice paralysis” when faced with the many aesthetic treatments that rejuvenate and recontour your face, we make things simple for you. Restylane® is long-lasting dermal filler that adds volume and shape … wherever you want it.
Nov 1st, 2022
Skin Care Hacks That No One Knows About

Skin Care Hacks That No One Knows About

When you head to the skincare aisle at your local pharmacy or department, your eyes cross: So many products, so many choices! You envy your great-grandmothers who relied on home remedies to keep their skin soft, smooth, and lovely. You can, too.
Oct 7th, 2022
5 Common Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis

5 Common Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis

If you have psoriasis, you’re at risk for developing a complication called psoriatic arthritis (PA). Even if you manage your psoriasis topically, PA could change your treatment plan. Know the signs of PA so you get the help you need.
Aug 1st, 2022
Can You Apply Sunscreen Over Makeup?

Can You Apply Sunscreen Over Makeup?

To remain effective, sunscreen must be reapplied every two hours when you’re exposed to sunlight. On the beach, you can easily slather yourself. But what if you have a lunch meeting at an outdoor cafe? Must you remove your makeup and start all over?
Jul 1st, 2022
5 Reasons to Wear a Quality Sunscreen Daily

5 Reasons to Wear a Quality Sunscreen Daily

You know you’re supposed to wear sunscreen every day, but you hate the heft of over-the-counter products. They make your face look and feel greasy. Switching to a quality sunscreen makes it easier — and more beautiful — to keep your skin safe.
Jun 1st, 2022
The Best Preventive Measures Against Skin Cancer (pegged toward skin cancer awareness month)

The Best Preventive Measures Against Skin Cancer

You know key dates throughout the year, such as when (approximately) Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July fall. But did you know that Skin Cancer Awareness Month takes up the entirety of May? Here’s how May may save your skin… and your life.
May 1st, 2022
A Closer Look at Our Favorite Products

A Closer Look at Our Favorite Products

A dermatologist helps your skin stay clear and healthy. But how do you protect and nourish your skin between your dermatology appointments? Customized medical-grade skin care and aesthetic products are the answer. Here are some of our favorites.
Apr 1st, 2022
 Myths and Facts About Warts

Myths and Facts About Warts

Your warts are back, and you aren’t happy. You’re embarrassed by these highly visible growths and worry that other people judge you or shun you because of them. Warts, however, are a common affliction. And, if they bother you, you can remove them.
Mar 1st, 2022
The Mental Health Impact of Skin Conditions

The Mental Health Impact of Skin Conditions

Most medical conditions are internal, so other people can’t tell that you have them. But if you have a skin disease, your malady is literally on the surface and highly visible, which may make you feel self-conscious, anxious, and depressed.
Feb 1st, 2022
5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Pick at Your Acne

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Pick at Your Acne

You have another big pimple, right before your big date. Or meeting. You wish you could just scrape it off your face. Resist that temptation: Picking at your acne or popping your pimples is never a good idea. Here are five reasons why.
Jan 3rd, 2022
Help for Your Rosacea

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

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

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?

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

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
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These Easy Steps Will Keep Your Skin Looking Healthy and Young

Of course you want to turn heads with your radiant health and beauty… but your life is too busy to spend hours in front of the mirror or days at a med spa. Luckily, keeping your skin looking healthy and young doesn’t take much time at all.
Feb 13th, 2019
Adult Acne, Specialists in Dermatology,

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
Winter Rosacea Care, Vbeam Perfecta, Specialists in Dermatology, winter skin care

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