302015Jun

Understanding the Differences Between Liposuction &. Coolsculpting

Although both liposuction and Coolsculpting are effective treatments at removing undesirable fat, especially fat that is unresponsive to diet and exercise, the similarities between both these treatments ends there. Patients may not realize that any of the various liposuction treatment options offered today have inherent risks that could be avoided through Coolsculpting, while still achieving…

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62013Nov

Five beauty pinners to watch on Pinterest

Pinterest began as just another way for people to share their favorite things online, but it didn’t take long for the website to become one of the Internet’s most popular sites. While some people use the site to find tips for decorating their home or making fun treats for the holidays, others use the boards…

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42013Nov

Causes and treatments of head dandruff

Head dandruff can be unsightly, messy, embarrassing, and even painful. Some of the causes of dandruff include excessive dryness, eczema, psoriasis, allergies to some ingredient in hair products, and malassezia or other fungi. Head dandruff is easy to spot; tiny dry flakes of dead skin falling off the skin into hair and dusting shoulders. The…

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312013Oct

What is adult acne?

Oily skin Adult acne is quite common especially for individuals in their early twenties. However, older adults may experience pimples or blackheads on their face or body. Acne occurs due to a buildup of oil, skin flakes and debris in an individual’s pores. Individuals with blemishes often have excessively oily skin or extreme hormonal changes….

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302013Oct

Do I need sunscreen in the winter?

Skin care is one of the most important aspects of health care. Healthy skin can make a person look youthful and feel great. Better yet, healthy skin can also help people avoid diseases that can be disfiguring and even dangerous such as skin cancer. It is important that individuals start a healthy skin care routine…

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232013Oct

Changing moles: when to be concerned

Do you find yourself wondering “Should I get this spot looked at?” Is the spot enlarging? Is the spot easily irritated? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should see your dermatologist. Always report new and changing spots that are persistent, easily irritated or enlarging. Remember the ABCDE rules: A – Asymmetrical B…

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222013Oct

Sleep and how it affects your skin

Lack of sleep not only affects your memory and emotions but also affects your skin’s health. Studies show that people who get an insufficient amount of sleep tend to suffer more signs of skin aging. With an insufficient amount of sleep comes the inability for your skin to properly repair itself. You may end up…

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52013Sep

Insect bites: facts, treatment and prevention tips

Insect bites and stings are prevalent throughout the world. They are a seasonal phenomenon, although indoor infestations can persist year-round. Remember that insects can carry disease, so personal protection against bites plays a major part in the prevention of such diseases. Insect venoms and saliva are complex. Immediate reactions are commonly related to histamine, serotonin,…

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202013Aug

Shingles Q&A: what you need to know

Dr. Shehnaz Zaman Sarmast is a dermatologist with extensive training in general, pediatric, surgical,and cosmetic dermatology. She enjoys working with patients of all ages. She was raised in San Antonio Texas where she graduated suma cum laude from University of Texas San Antonio. Dr.. Sarmast received her Doctorate of Medicine from University of Texas Health…

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92013Aug

Atopic dermatitis: a Q&A with Lenelle Jerome, MS, RN, FNP-BC

Lenelle Jerome, MS, RN, FNP-BC received her BSN from SUNY Health and Science Center where she earned an award for Academic Excellence. She later received her MSN/FNP from the same University where she received the coveted award for Clinical Excellence. Lenelle has four plus years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology. She is…

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