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Need a Clean Slate? How to Care for Your Skin After Tattoo Removal

Tattoos used to be considered permanent, but thanks to advances in laser technology, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say today’s lasers can get rid of tattoos more safely and effectively, including removing tattoo ink with...
10-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Itchy Scalp? How to Find Head Lice Early

Head lice affect about six to 12 million children, ages three to 12, each year in the United States. Although head lice are not known to carry disease, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say an infestation can cause some...
13-Aug-2019 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reducing Skin-Related Side Effects of Targeted Cancer Therapies

When board-certified dermatologists help prepare patients for treatment, outcomes improve
25-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Suggests Hyperhidrosis Is Widespread, but Patients Are Not Seeking Treatment

Treatment can effectively control sweating and improve patients’ daily life and quality of life
25-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Spike in Female Skin Cancer Rates Reveals Alarming Tanning Trends

Research highlights the need for further education around the dangers of UV exposure
25-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Untangling Hair Loss in Women

The right diagnosis is key for a successful treatment plan
25-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Physicians Honored for Teamwork by American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology has honored dermatologist Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAD, and sleep neurologist Hrayr Attarian, MD, as Patient Care Heroes for teaming up to provide coordinated, multidisciplinary care to patients with...
15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Bathe a Newborn: Tips From Dermatologists

For many parents, bringing home a baby is a happy and exciting time. However, it can also be daunting — especially the thought of bathing this tiny, fragile human. Yet with a little practice, say dermatologists from the American Academy of...
9-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT 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 aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin), Instagram (@AADskin1) and YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

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