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How to Care for Your Skin During Menopause

By the time they reach menopause — which officially begins one year after a woman’s last period — many women think they have their lives figured out. Careers are well established; children are grown and independent; and there’s more time for...
11-Feb-2020 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to Break a Sweat, Without Causing Acne

Those hitting the gym on account of their New Year’s resolutions are likely reaping the benefits, including improved overall health and mood. However, gymgoers may also find that their skin is breaking out more than usual, putting a damper on that...
14-Jan-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Florida Suncoast Physicians Honored for Treatment of Patient with Rare Skin Condition

Drs. Jean-Pierre Galliani and Naomi Johansen receive American Academy of Dermatology “Patient Care Hero” award
20-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Medical College of Georgia Physician Honored for Care of Family with Rare Genetic Condition

American Academy of Dermatology recognizes Dr. Loretta Davis with national “Patient Care Hero” award
19-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Philadelphia Dermatologist Recognized for Providing Free Care for Uninsured Patients

The University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Cory Simpson receives national “Patient Care Hero” honor from the American Academy of Dermatology
19-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Makeup Tips for Acne-Prone Skin

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. Since acne-prone skin is sensitive, people with acne may find that certain makeup products, such as foundations and concealers, worsen acne...
10-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Agape Center Dermatologist Recognized for Providing Free, Multidisciplinary Care

Dr. Amit G. Pandya receives national honor from the American Academy of Dermatology
3-Dec-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Norfolk Dermatologist Recognized for Increasing Accessibility for Patients

Eastern Virginia Medical School Dermatology’s Dr. Abby Van Voorhees receives national honor from the American Academy of Dermatology
3-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Act Your Age When It Comes to Skin Care

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,...
1-Nov-2016 10:15 AM EDT

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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Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 20,000 physicians worldwide, the AAD is committed to advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at (888) 462-DERM (3376) or Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin), Instagram (@AADskin1) and YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).


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