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Early Signs of Venous Insufficiency

Posted on September 22nd, 2020

Spider veins can be early signs of ‘venous insufficiency’. As we age, the valves in our legs that help move blood from the legs to the heart weaken and blood pools in the vessels in the legs as a result of gravity. The vessels become engorged and spider veins and…read more

Are UV nail lights bad?

Posted on September 15th, 2020

Many women enjoy having their nails done, and there is a lot of talk about the UV nail curing lamps that are used during the process. These lamps are used as a curing method for gel nails, gel nail polish, and acrylic nails in salons. They can also be purchased…read more

Why is Mohs surgery the best treatment for your skin cancer on sensitive areas?

Posted on September 9th, 2020

In short, because 100% of the surgical margin is examined for remaining tumor in your skin after the tumor is excised. Mohs surgery is unique in that the surgeon is also the pathologist. This allows us to map a piece of tissue that is excised like a clock face so…read more

5 Tips to Prevent Face-Mask Skin Problems

Posted on September 1st, 2020

  Masks play a crucial part in protecting yourselves and others during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, your face mask may also affect your skin adversely, causing issues like peeling, acne rashes and itchiness. We recommend these 5 tips to help you avoid breakouts and other issues from developing under your…read more

Is shaving bad for your skin?

Posted on August 15th, 2020

Every day, men and women shave unwanted hair from the face and body. Whether women want to keep their armpits hair free or men want to shave that goatee and mustache, shaving is one of many ways to maintain the results. However, many patients who speak to our team of…read more

A rare complication of lidocaine injections in the cheek during dermatologic surgery

Posted on August 10th, 2020

All medications have associated side effects, and injected lidocaine that is used as a numbing agent for many dermatologic surgeries is no exception. Normally, lidocaine is very safe and provides effective anesthesia during office-based procedures. However, a rare and benign complication called “transient delayed facial nerve palsy” after lidocaine injection…read more

Can self-tanners lead to skin cancer?

Posted on July 15th, 2020

While tanned skin has often been thought of as a symbol of good looks and health, this couldn’t be further from the tooth. A tan is actually a sign of skin cell damage. This damage can greatly increase one’s risk of developing skin cancer and experiencing accelerated skin aging. This…read more

Your Skin & Safety During Covid

Posted on July 13th, 2020

  
This summer, we’re all trying to find balance between taking precaution and maintaining a sense of normalcy. So we’d like to offer you some tips and reasonable measures that we as dermatologists apply in our professional and daily lives that we feel might be of benefit to you.  Request…read more

ECZEMA

Posted on June 26th, 2020

Are your hands often red, cracked, itchy, or even blistered? Our hands get a lot of wear and tear, so it’s no surprise that they bear the brunt of all of our day to day activities. For many of us, extra hand washing and hand sanitizer to prevent spread of…read more

Understanding warts

Posted on June 15th, 2020

Men, women, and children with skin-colored bumps and lesions on their hands or elsewhere may be wondering what they are experiencing and if it needs medical attention. In most situations, these imperfections are essentially warts. Warts are a growth that can develop due to a virus in the skin known…read more

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