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Dermatologists’ Tips for Applying Scalp Medications

According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, scalp conditions, such as alopecia areata, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis, are very common. In fact, researchers estimate that at least half of the people who have plaque...
14-Aug-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Shows Free Skin Cancer Screenings Can Help Save Lives

For more than 30 years, board-certified dermatologists have been providing free skin cancer screenings in their communities through the AAD’s SPOTme® program — and research published today highlights the value of that program.
26-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Organ Transplant Patients Have Increased Skin Cancer Risk

While people of any skin tone can develop skin cancer, specific risk factors in organ transplant patients may vary based on their race.
24-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


People With Skin of Color Face Unique Dermatologic Concerns

A board-certified dermatologist can evaluate patients’ conditions and provide them with the best possible treatment.
24-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Early Detection Essential for Nail Melanoma

Patient Karolina Jasko discusses her experience with nail melanoma, which is often overlooked and diagnosed late, resulting in a poor prognosis.
24-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


When It Comes to Skin Health, Does Diet Make a Difference?

They say you are what you eat, but it’s not quite that simple when it comes to healthy skin.
24-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dermatologists, Skin Cancer Survivors Tell “Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!”

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting one in five Americans in their lifetime. To help raise awareness of skin cancer prevention and detection, 12 dermatologists, skin cancer survivors, and their family and friends...
12-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Treat Minor Cuts

Cuts from a sharp knife or a piece of glass are very common. They often occur while people are preparing food, washing dishes or even crafting. All it takes is a slip of the knife or a dish breaking, and suddenly there’s blood. However, while...
10-Jul-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Act Your Age When It Comes to Skin Care

Each individual’s skin care routine should be based on her age and her skin’s specific needs. To kick off National Healthy Skin Month, three board-certified dermatologists discuss the top skin care concerns of women in their 20s, 30s and 40s,...
1-Nov-2016 10:15 AM EDT

Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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