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Most people have been bitten by a bug at least once in their lives. While bug bites are typically self-healing, drugstore shelves everywhere are amply stocked with over-the-counter bug bite remedies. Do these over-the-counter treatments aid the bug bite healing process, or are they just a waste of money? So Many Choices – But Do […]
Tattoos have become a popular personal decoration, found on roughly 10 percent of Americans. They are especially popular amongst young adults, with nearly 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 25 sporting tattoos. The rising popularity of tattoos begs the question: are they safe? Widely Varying Opinions The exact safety of tattoos […]
Liposuction is a common plastic surgery procedure that is performed to remove excess body fat. Doctors typically recommend that patients continue exercising after recovery to maintain their results. Now a recent study is suggesting that liposuction may actually prompt the body to try and replace this recently-lost fat. Can exercise effectively counter the body’s natural […]
With summer in full swing, there are rampant reminders to apply sunscreen regularly when enjoying time in the sun. This time of year may pose concern to parents, whose are especially vulnerable to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Then why is the government advising against applying sunscreen to infants under the age of 6 months? Thin […]
Advanced Dermatology, PC, is the premier dermatology practice on Long Island. We have five locations serving both Nassau and Suffolk counties. Our locations serve over 150,000 patients each year, offering medical and advanced laser, cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures. Having been served many happy patients, we would like you to nominate us for the Best […]
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly 1 in 4 Americans has a tattoo on their body. In the past year, tattoo removal has seen a 32 percent increase in popularity. Why the sudden increase? The Difference Between Getting Hired and Not Getting Hired The most common reason for tattoo removals this year has […]
It is no longer a question that indoor tanning can greatly increase one’s risk of developing skin cancer in the future. Pop culture has glorified that tanned look for everyone, especially amongst teens for whom this can easliy become a habit. As a result, cities all over the nation are considering banning minors from indoor […]
Summer is finally here, with its long, sunny days. Although this weather practically begs people to sit out in the sun, recent studies show a definite link between excessive sun exposure and an increased risk of developing skin cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is therefore suggesting that physicians warn fair-skinned patients between the […]
Psoriasis is a common skin condition in which itchy, scaly, sore patches appear on the skin. Even worse, psoriasis can be difficult to diagnose and treat, causing great distress to those affected.  More recent.u extensive psoriasis has been associated with increased heart disease. While psoriasis typically occurs as a result of hereditary or environmental factors, […]
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that can affect the entire body. Roughly 1.5 million Americans suffer from lupus, and tens of thousands of new cases are diagnosed each year. There are several different forms of lupus, each one with its own unique symptoms. Different Forms of Lupus Systemic lupus is the most common form […]
Birthmarks, also known as congenital nevi, are relatively common. Adults often seek birthmark removal for cosmetic purposes, although recent studies suggest that larger birthmarks may develop into melanoma. Given that, many parents are wondering: should my baby’s birthmarks get removed now? According to Dr. Joshua L. Fox, medical director and dermatologist at Advanced Dermatology, PC, […]
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 70,000 cases of melanoma are diagnosed each year, and 3,000 melanoma-related deaths occur each year. Numerous factors may determine a person’s chances of surviving melanoma; recent studies suggest that gender may play a role as well. European studies show that women […]

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