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How You’re Unknowingly Increasing Your Risk of Skin Cancer

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Dr. Deborah Youhn, Skin Wellness

My patients often ask me what they can do to prevent skin cancer, and I always tell them that one of the easiest ways is simply taking care of themselves while in the sun. From knowing which sunscreen to buy, to how to use it properly, there are many misconceptions out there that leave many at risk of developing skin cancer, even when they have the best of intentions.

Below I share my top five recommendations for staying protected in the sun and reducing your risk of skin cancer.

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The Best Kept Secrets in Stretch Mark Removal

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center

Stretch marks are extremely common and can occur anytime in a person’s life from when they’re younger going through normal growth and development, to when they’re older and gain or lose weight quickly. Of course, one of the most common times women tend to get them is during pregnancy.

As a form of atrophic scars, they can appear anytime the skin expands, and its underlying structure is damaged. As a dermatologist, I’ve found that many of my patients find them to be extremely bothersome, often having false hope of getting rid of them …

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Are You Using These Online Miracle Cures? Then Stop!

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By Dr. Corey Hartman

Nowadays, everybody’s an expert, selling the latest cure for any and everything online. Unfortunately, I see patients all the time that have fallen victim to these false claims despite going against their best judgement. From using random food products as facial cleansers to performing facial exercise routines in hopes of getting rid of wrinkles; I’ve seen it all.

While the majority of these claims aren’t supported by research, there are some that are downright contradictory to everything medical professionals know to be true.

Below are some of the latest miracle cures you’ll find online, plus, why they …

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Sculptra: 3 Things You Didn’t Know About This Popular Dermal Filler

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Like it or not, we all age, and as we get older, we lose the collagen and elasticity that keeps our skin youthful. When we’re young, our face is heart-shaped, but over time, as that heart starts to flip down, we begin to get “jowly” from a loss of volume under the cheek area.

Luckily, in today’s world, there are various products and treatments that can help us retain that youthful look we all desire. While some of these products can deliver amazing results, the effects can often be short lived.  

We spoke recently with Dr. Hartman to get the …

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3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About CoolSculpting

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Do you want to drop a dress size or fit into your favorite pair of jeans? CoolSculpting is a fat-freezing, FDA-cleared medical treatment that targets stubborn fat — the kind that you just can’t get rid of with regular diet and exercise. Here are three things that you might not know about this fat loss treatment, which is available here at Skin Wellness Center.

CoolSculpting Actually Freezes Fat

“Instead of heating the tissue up like other devices, CoolSculpting freezes the fat and allows you to eliminate that fat through the lymphatic and urinary systems over the next three months,” says Dr. …

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All About Microneedling

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Microneedling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, has received a lot of press and attention over the last few years thanks to its popularity with famous faces such as Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian. In addition to its anti-aging benefits, microneedling goes further than other dermatology treatments to improve acne and scarring for various skin types and tones.

How Microneedling Works

As we age, the body produces less collagen and skin begins to lose its youthful firmness and elasticity. In addition to the fine lines and wrinkles that are characteristic of getting older, the skin can become slower to heal, …

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4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin During Your Workouts

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Paying attention to your skin during a workout is important but often goes overlooked. Truth is, the gym is a place crawling with moisture and warm, wet places for bacteria to breed. If you don’t take care of your skin immediately after working out, you could be prone to acne, staph infection, and other unwanted skin problems.

Here are a few ways you can ensure your skin looks just as good as your body feels after a good exercise session.

1. Take off makeup and tie hair back before working out

Makeup + sweat on your face can actually cause breakouts. This is …

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Grow a Great Skincare Regimen

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Introducing: a new way to approach your beauty regimen, designed to help you be your most beautiful self.

The GRASS Regimen is an easy way to help you identify the exact skin care products you need to be using, and when. GRASS,  an acronym that stands for Growth Factor, Retinols, Antioxidants, Sunscreen and Specialty Products, is the perfect guide to start building your beauty arsenal.

With guidance, you can work with our specialist to revitalize your life, from the inside out. Let’s break down each factor to see how it influences your beauty decisions and regimens.

Growth Factor

Growth factors are proteins that regulate cellular …

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Theradome – New Technology to Restore Hair Loss

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Hair loss and thinning hair is something that can happen to almost anyone at any age. Thankfully, there have been recent advancements in technology that can help fight hair loss and promote the growth of new hair. There are several things you need to know about Theradome and how it can combat hair loss.

What Is Theradome Laser Treatment?

Theradome laser treatment is a hair growth method that is effective, safe and has been cleared by the FDA. This particular type of laser therapy is created in the form of a helmet that is worn directly on your head. Other popular treatments, …

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Skin Wellness: Excel V Laser

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Skin Wellness is offering a new non-invasive medical aesthetic procedure that can help improve the appearance of your skin. That treatment is called Excel V Laser, and it is a laser-based skin treatment procedure that can help treat vascular skin conditions. Excel V Laser uses two ultra-precise laser wavelengths to deliver precision treatment, and it can be used to treat things from spider veins to pigmented lesions. Read on to find out what makes Excel V Laser treatments so unique and how you can benefit from them.

What Can Excel V Laser Treat?

Excel V Laser can be used to treat a …

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