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Dermatologists’ Tips to Treat and Control Dandruff


Do you have a favorite black sweater, but you’re afraid to wear it because of dandruff? Fear not, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy). Although those pesky white flakes of dry skin can be annoying, especially if...
10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

AADA Responds to FDA Commissioner Hamburg Resignation

The American Academy of Dermatology Association offers its thanks to FDA Commissioner Hamburg
5-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Fad Beauty Treatments: Is There Science Behind the Hype?

Popularized by celebrities and featured in news segments, unique – sometimes offbeat – beauty treatments promise the fountain of youth. While some initial research studies have shown these fad treatments to be effective, dermatologists remain...
2-Feb-2015 1:35 PM EST

Beauty From the Inside Out: Improving Your Diet or Taking Supplements May Lead to Younger-Looking Skin

Eating healthier is a common recommendation for people looking to reduce their risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other medical concerns. Now a growing body of research is evaluating whether certain dietary changes can impact the skin by...
2-Feb-2015 1:30 PM EST

Popular Anti-Aging Treatment Emerges as Effective Treatment for Difficult Scars

While complete scar removal is not possible, dermatologists are harnessing a laser technology originally developed as an anti-aging treatment to improve the appearance of scars – especially hard-to-treat or older ones. This new treatment option is...
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Stay Warm and Avoid Frostbite with Tips From Dermatologists


When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures....
7-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Prevent and Treat Diaper Rash with Tips From Dermatologists


Everyone wants a happy, healthy baby, however, babies often experience discomfort from diaper rash. Help your baby by following dermatologists’ tips to prevent and treat diaper rash at home.
9-Dec-2014 10:30 AM EST

Dermatologists Share Skin Care Tips for Your 40s and 50s


Studies have demonstrated that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning damages the DNA in our skin cells. This not only increases a person’s risk for skin cancer, it can also lead to premature skin aging in the form...
11-Nov-2014 9:50 AM EST

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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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