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Caring for Pierced Ears: Tips From Dermatologists

Although ear piercings are more common and can be less risky than other body piercings, they can still cause complications if not handled safely. For anyone thinking about getting their ears pierced, dermatologists urge people to take care of their...
7-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology’s Newest Guideline for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis Focuses on Prevention of Flares and Long-Term Disease Management

The American Academy of Dermatology’s (Academy) newly updated guideline of care for the management of adult and pediatric atopic dermatitis focuses on the management and control of the condition, the co-existence of allergic disease, and the use...
26-Sep-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Caring for Tattooed Skin: Tips From Dermatologists

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Board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology share tips for keeping tattooed skin healthy and vibrant.
9-Sep-2014 11:10 AM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys Team Up with the American Academy of Dermatology to Fight Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is excited to announce their partnership with the Dallas Cowboys in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the American Academy of Dermatology will host free SPOT me™...
5-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

African-American Hair: Dermatologists’ Tips for Everyday Care, Processing and Styling

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Unique in appearance and structure, African-American hair is especially fragile and prone to injury and damage. More than half of African-American women will cite thinning hair or hair loss as their top hair concern. Fortunately, there are a lot of...
12-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology Responds to Scope of Practice Questions

The American Academy of Dermatology, in response to the JAMA Dermatology article “Scope of Practice Procedures Independently Billed by Mid-Level Providers in the Office Setting” released today, reiterates its position in support of a...
11-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Glycan Creams, Micronutrient Creams Hold Promise for Reducing the Signs of Aging Skin

For decades, dermatologists have been researching the genetic cause of aging skin so that the perfect antidote could be developed. When examining genes and proteins, a difference between younger and older looking skin has not been found. Now,...
7-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Could Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Be as Easy as Popping a Pill?

From lotions to sprays to sticks, consumers already have a myriad of options to choose from when selecting a sunscreen. Now, several additional sun protection tools have become available, including sunscreen pills, drinkable sunscreen, and...
7-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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