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Archive for October, 2014

The Benefits of Skin Allergy Patch Tests Performed by Dermatologists

Published on October 23, 2014

A skin allergy patch test is a diagnostic tool used to help a dermatologist identify contact dermatitis. Patients who experience an unexplained localized rash or irritated area of skin can work with the dermatologist to figure out which substance is

How to Protect Yourself From the Dangers of Skin Cancer

Published on October 22, 2014

Protecting yourself from skin cancer is fairly straightforward compared to other cancers, despite the fact that skin cancer is still one of the most common cancers. The reason for this, however, is due to the amount of time people unwittingly

Fight The Signs of Varicose and Spider Veins With Sclerotherapy

Published on October 21, 2014

Many adults are commonly affected by varicose and spider veins, although women are more affected by them than men. Women mostly get varicose and spider veins on their legs. Varicose and spider veins are clusters of twisted and swollen veins.

Give Your Skin A New Life With Radiesse Treatments in NYC

Published on October 20, 2014

As someone ages, the skin slowly loses its glow. Elasticity, collagen and hyaluronic acid are all in abundance inside youthful skin. When the skin starts to lose those things, wrinkles and aging spots begin to appear. But all is not

Fill In Your Facial Wrinkles and Facial Lines With Radiesse Filler

Published on October 19, 2014

Radiesse is a volumizing dermal filler, injected just beneath the skin to fill any wrinkles and lines. Radiesse can be used anywhere that there are light to moderate wrinkles and is applied by a professional dermatologist. Additionally, Radiesse injections can

Everything You Need to Know About Psoriasis and Treatment Options

Published on October 18, 2014

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition characterized by the overproduction of skin cells localized to certain areas of the body. Areas affected by psoriasis are prone to itching and burning and can crack open and bleed. Aside

What is Chemosurgery (Mohs Micrographic Surgery)?

Published on October 17, 2014

Mohs micrographic surgery, also known as chemosurgery, is a process by which the dermatologist removes samples of the cancerous tissue in sections and tests each sample before removing more. This way, the doctor is able to exactly determine the boundary

Mohs Surgery – The Most Effective Skin Cancer Treatment Available

Published on October 16, 2014

Though procedures for skin cancer continue to evolve, Mohs micrographic surgery has become the most widely accepted form of treatment. The therapeutic technique is extremely effective in eliminating basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. Using Mohs surgery, carries a cure

Treat Skin Cancer Effectively With Mohs Surgery

Published on October 15, 2014

Skin cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer and your doctor has suggested the removal via Mohs surgery, you should know what to expect. Mohs surgery

What You Should Know About Juvederm Treatments in NYC

Published on October 12, 2014

Unlike Botox, which relaxes the muscles of the face, Juvederm is a wrinkle filling agent. It is designed to minimize the appearance of minor to moderate wrinkles, creating a youthful and plumper appearance. It is used below the skin rather