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Close up of a woman's feet Which Nail Shapes are a Sign of Nail Abnormalities?

Which Nail Shapes are a Sign of Nail Abnormalities?

There are many skin conditions that affect more than your skin. Your nails’ shape, color, and texture are all things you should be paying attention to in relation to your skin’s health. Nail Shapes and
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Girl's face with acne 3 Cosmetic Services to Reduce Acne

3 Cosmetic Services to Reduce Acne

Try These Acne Reduction TechniquesAcne is a skin condition that can affect people for their entire lives, if left untreated. Thankfully, there are a number of cosmetic treatments for reducing the symptoms and appearance of
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Thigh with spider veins Treating Spider Veins: How to Get the Best Results

Treating Spider Veins: How to Get the Best Results

Spider veins can be unsightly, and keep you from dressing how you’d like in the warm summer months. Fortunately, your dermatologist has a number of treatments available for the symptoms this condition presents. Explaining Spider
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Woman laying in the beach When to Treat Basal Cell Carcinoma with Mohs Surgery

When to Treat Basal Cell Carcinoma with Mohs Surgery

Nobody wants to be diagnosed with skin cancer, but it happens to thousands of people every day. Basal cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer, and treating it can be a challenge—but Mohs
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Woman feeling her scalp Mohs Surgery: Why You May Need Mohs on the Scalp

Mohs Surgery: Why You May Need Mohs on the Scalp

Skin cancer can develop on any part of the body, but when cancers like melanoma crop up in certain areas, a specialized surgery may be required. Mohs micrographic surgery is an incredibly effective treatment for
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Woman with rosacea Skin Care Questions: Is This Rash Actually Rosacea?

Skin Care Questions: Is This Rash Actually Rosacea?

Facial redness can be the result of a number of skin conditions, and making sense of what caused your redness can be tricky. While there’s a lot that can cause a temporary rash on your
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Older man and woman smiling Can I Still Get Shingles if I've Had Chickenpox?

Can I Still Get Shingles if I've Had Chickenpox?

Shingles is an extremely irritating, often long-lasting skin condition that millions of Americans struggle with each year. Shingles is very often connected to chickenpox, but there are many misunderstandings about how they’re linked. What is
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Doctor checking a patient's back Skin Cancer Screenings: How Early Can Skin Cancer Be Detected?

Skin Cancer Screenings: How Early Can Skin Cancer Be Detected?

Skin cancer, in its many forms, impacts millions of adults every year. Dermatologists’ modern understanding of cancer and how it manifests visually allow it to be detected early so they can provide treatment. Skin Cancer
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Woman looking at hair loss Diagnosing Alopecia: How Much Hair Loss is Normal

Diagnosing Alopecia: How Much Hair Loss is Normal

Nobody wants to lose their hair, but for many people, it’s bound to happen. Hair loss is a natural part of growing older, but when it happens outside of aging or if it’s sudden, it
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Woman applying cream Winter is Here: Learn How to Care for Dry and Chapped Skin

Winter is Here: Learn How to Care for Dry and Chapped Skin

New England winters are harsh for a number of reasons: bad roads, shoveling, and oppressive cold. Amid the winter months, the air is at its most dry, and your skin is at risk! Winter and
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Woman with winter cap covering face 5 Ways to Protect Against Sunburn and Sun Damage Year Round

5 Ways to Protect Against Sunburn and Sun Damage Year Round

Protect Against Sunburn and Sun DamageEven on the coldest days of a New England winter, the sun still poses a threat to our skin. Protecting from sun damage every day of the year is the
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Woman applying makeup Can Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments Replace Makeup?

Can Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments Replace Makeup?

For some people, their daily makeup routine is a downright hassle. Cosmetic treatments can help uncomplicate your morning routine by making some makeup applications obsolete. Cosmetic Treatments BOTOX: BOTOX is an injectable wrinkle treatment that
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