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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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Close up of an eye with wrinkles Cosmetic Dermatology: How Long Do The Effects of Dermal Fillers Last?

Cosmetic Dermatology: How Long Do The Effects of Dermal Fillers Last?

Dermal fillers are an injectable cosmetic treatment that can help eliminate wrinkles on the face and other parts of the body. These treatments aren’t permanent, but they can last a long time and be repeated
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Woman's nose with a mole Surgical Dermatology: Are You a Good Candidate for Mohs Surgery?

Surgical Dermatology: Are You a Good Candidate for Mohs Surgery?

Mohs Micrographic Surgery is a long-practiced procedure for removing melanoma and other skin cancers when other surgeries won’t cut it. But not every instance of skin cancer requires Mohs surgery, so understanding your options is
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Woman feeling her face 4 Causes of Adult Acne and How to Treat It

4 Causes of Adult Acne and How to Treat It

Noticing and Treating Adult AcneAcne is an embarrassing, often frustrating skin condition we usually associate with our teen years—but acne can last into adulthood (or even start then). Adult acne usually has an explanation, and
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Mole on a person's skin Surgical Dermatology: 5 Signs It's Time for Mole Removal

Surgical Dermatology: 5 Signs It's Time for Mole Removal

Moles, or nevi, are often harmless skin growths, but there are times when a mole can be detrimental. It’s important to recognize the signs and characteristics of a dangerous mole and arm yourself with that
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