Preventing Contagious and Unsightly Skin Rash

July 1st, 2015

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Summer can be rough on skin, says Joshua Fox, MD, medical director of Advanced Dermatology P.C. Beyond the dangers associated with sunburn, a recent report in JAMA Dermatology found bikini waxes and shaving can increase the risk of contracting a contagious and unsightly skin rash known as molluscum contagiosum. In warm months, 61 percent of women remove hair from the bikini line at least once per week.
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Do Your Hands Give Away Your Age?

June 26th, 2015

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Dr. David Smart discusses Radiesse for the hands

Frequently we focus on the face when discussing cosmetic improvement, but there are other telling locations that can be treated. One area that gives away our age the most is the hands. As we age, our hands lose firmness and plumpness and begin to look fragile and bony. The veins become more prominent, the skin starts to look thin, and often they become speckled with brown spots from sun exposure. Read the rest of this entry »

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AD Blog Listed as One of the Best Derm Blogs!

June 24th, 2015

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The Advanced Dermatology blog was recently listed as one of the best dermatology blogs! We try to make this blog as informative as possible and cover everything from skin health tips to the latest in cosmetic treatments. We’re looking forward to continue bringing you the best patient-focused dermatology news on the web. Click here to see the full list!

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Common Questions About Accutane

June 22nd, 2015

Accutane is very effective at clearing acne but certain precautions must be taken.

Accutane is very effective at clearing acne but certain precautions must be taken.

Accutane is a very strong acne treatment that helps many people eliminate acne. Because it is such a powerful medication and certain precautions must be taken to ensure safety, sometimes patients get confused or anxious when they start their regimen. It’s OK! By following your doctor’s instructions and taking precautions seriously you may be on the way to getting the clearer skin you always wanted.
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Poisonous plants becoming stronger in recent years

June 10th, 2015

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Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are all potential skin hazards when you’re spending time outdoors this summer. According to researchers these plants have become stronger and larger in recent years. A majority of people exposed to the oil that the plants produce will have an allergic reaction. This means that in order to avoid some serious discomfort this summer (and possibly something more damaging depending on the area affected) you should educate yourself on how to avoid these plants and how to treat the rashes they produce. Read the rest of this entry »

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