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Article ID: 662954

Act Your Age When It Comes to Skin Care

American Academy of Dermatology

Each individual’s skin care routine should be based on her age and her skin’s specific needs. To kick off National Healthy Skin Month, three board-certified dermatologists discuss the top skin care concerns of women in their 20s, 30s and 40s, and provide skin care tips for each age group.

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1-Nov-2016 10:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 606027

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

American Academy of Dermatology

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 to one of the countless products, ingredients and chemicals people are exposed to every day.

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1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 606029

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

American Academy of Dermatology

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.

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1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 606031

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

American Academy of Dermatology

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 procedures to treat varicose veins, allowing patients to get back to their lives more quickly and resume activities that they may have avoided beforehand.

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1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 606032

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

American Academy of Dermatology

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 of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. However, dermatologists are concerned that patients are not taking a non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosis as seriously as they should and point out that there are common misconceptions among the public that these types of skin cancer do not spread and do not require surgical treatment.

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1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 606033

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

American Academy of Dermatology

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, resulting in the likelihood that patients will follow their treatment to its end.

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1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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