medical dermatology vs cosmetic dermatology

Medical Dermatology vs Cosmetic Dermatology

There was a time when you went to the dermatologist because you had a problem with your skin. They would address that problem pharmaceutically and then send you on your way. Even though dermatologists were concerned with making your skin look good, they were primarily concerned with helping you have

Laser hair reduction

Get Long-Lasting Results with Laser Hair Reduction

A person’s hair says a lot about them. If a person has hair that is well-kept, well-styled and well-groomed, it’s clear that this person cares a lot about the way that they look. It also is clear that they care about the way that others perceive them. People will often

blue light therapy

Treating Acne with Blue Light Therapy

In addition to being an embarrassing skin condition, acne is also quite painful. Most individuals who have acne experience swelling, redness and pain in the areas where they have an active acne breakout. There is also the emotional damage. Most individuals who have active acne do not feel like being

at-home skin check

What is an At-Home Skin Check?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, and it affects millions of people each year. This dangerous disease causes your skin cells to rapidly grow until they create visible marks on the body. While skin cancer can potentially lead to death, it can usually be easily treated and


Treatments for Psoriasis vs Eczema

Both psoriasis and eczema are chronic skin conditions that are believed to be autoimmune disorders. Both conditions are characterized by red, itchy and inflamed skin. The itching in eczema can be so intense that the patient will scratch themselves until they start bleeding. In psoriasis, the skin can burn or

Chemical peels

Enhance Your Overall Appearance with Chemical Peels

Everybody sheds dead skin cells, but as people get older, the dead skin cells don’t always slough off the way they should. Instead, they accumulate and make the skin look dull and discolored. Chemical peels are cosmetic treatments used to exfoliate the skin. By removing the top few layers, the


What is Microdermabrasion?

Smoothing the skin’s surface results in a stimulation of new tissue growth. Microdermabrasion is one of the more popular methods used to remove the outer epidermal layer. This layer of skin is full of dead cells, and it is generally less moisturized than the lower dermal layers. In mature adults,

laser tattoo removal

Eliminate Regretful Ink with Laser Tattoo Removal

Of all the people in the United States who have tattoos, 50 percent of them would like to have them removed. There are several ways to have tattoos removed, but laser tattoo removal is by far the best option. The main reason is that it is very effective and rarely

skin tag removal

Reasons to Consider Skin Tag Removal

A skin tag is a benign flap of skin attached to the body by a stalk. They usually develop on the neck, back, chest or groin or under the arms or breasts. Skin tags are common and develop in about 45 percent of the population. What Causes Skin Tags? Researchers

skin cancer

Causes of Skin Cancer

When skin cells become mutated from their original state, skin cancer might be a result. So what causes skin cancer? The most notable reason is ultraviolet light (UV) rays. These UV rays can damage the genetic structure of your skin cells and cause mutations. These mutated skin cells then multiply


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