DERMATOLOGY: CHILD AND CONTACT DERMATITIS. DR. JOSHUA FOX, leading dermatologRENist and founder of ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY:

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DERMATOLOGY: CHILD AND CONTACT DERMATITIS. DR. JOSHUA FOX, leading dermatologist and founder of ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY:

“Approximately 20 percent of all children at some time have contact dermatitis — redness, swelling, itching and flaking of the skin. This is the result of an allergen’s direct contact with the skin; the longer the substance remains on the skin, oftentimes, the more severe the reaction. Approximately 20-35 percent of healthy children react to one or more allergens on standard patch tests. Family history is also a good predictor. Children whose parents have contact dermatitis are 60 percent more likely to have positive patch test results.”

POTATO CHIPS, PIZZA, CHOCOLATE, PMS AND PIMPLES: Leading dermatologist Dr. Joshua Fox discusses common myths about skincare

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New York , NY , August 2007 – Americans might be up-to-date on the latest fashion and beauty trends, but many of us are sadly uninformed about our own skin and the best way to care for it. Lots of otherwise well-informed people still believe in myths and old wives’ tales, explains Joshua Fox, MD, founder of Advanced Dermatology and a spokesman for the American Academy of Dermatology. “Some of these beliefs are harmless,” he says. “But some of them can be downright dangerous.” (more…)

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I have an uneven skin tone: dry on the cheeks and oily in the T-zone. Moisturizers don’t seem to work; I just started using them two months ago. Please help.
-Myrka, Baguio City, La Trinidad, Philippines

“The best type of moisturizer to use for uneven skin tone and dry-slash-oily skin on the T-zone area is a mild moisturizer with 10 percent glycolic acid,” says dermatologist Jason Applebaum, an associate at Advanced Dermatology P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery . (more…)

DERMATOLOGY: TREATMENT FOR WARTS

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DERMATOLOGY: TREATMENT FOR WARTS
—DR. JOSHUA FOX

Leading dermatologist and founder of ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY:
“Warts are a common and annoying dermatologic problem. Treatments for warts have evolved dramatically over the past few years. Some warts can be treated at home. If that doesn’t work, dermatologists can offer more advanced treatments involving stronger drugs, techniques and lasers.”

DERMATOLOGY: CHILDREN AND CONTACT DERMATITIS. DR. JOSHUA FOX, leading dermatologist and founder of ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY”

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DERMATOLOGY: CHILDREN AND CONTACT DERMATITIS. DR. JOSHUA FOX, leading dermatologist and founder of ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY”

Approximately 20 percent of all children at some time have contact dermatitis — redness, swelling, itching and flaking of the skin. This is the result of an allergen’s direct contact with the skin; the longer the substance remains on the skin, oftentimes, the more severe the reaction. Approximately 20-35 percent of healthy children react to one or more allergens on standard patch tests. Family history is also a good predictor. Children whose parents have contact dermatitis are 60 percent more likely to have positive patch test results.”