Eczema in Children

 

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Most children will develop some type of rash at one time or another, but some children’s skin is extra sensitive and may develop a rash that is a nuisance. Eczema is known as Atopic Dermatitis. The word “atopic” describes conditions that occur when someone is overly sensitive to allergens in their environment such as pollens,…

Skin Changes

 

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As women age their skin changes. Yes, wrinkles occur in everyone, but women also face other skin challenges as their skin ages. As hormone levels fluctuate in women during their stages of life, skin is often affected. During pregnancy, many women often get what is known as “the mask of pregnancy” with dark spots appearing…

Men and Plastic Surgery

 

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For years, most people have associated plastic surgery with women. However, in recent years many men have undergone surgical procedures to improve their appearance and help bring their “younger days” back to life. Today, men often feel the same pressures to look young that women have always felt. Whether they are hoping to remain successful…

Eyelid Lift Information

 

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An eyelid lift (Blepharoplasty) is done to repair sagging or drooping upper eyelids. Eyelids droop over time with age and gravity, but certain people are more prone to early drooping eyelids from heredity or disease. As people age, their vision can become impaired by significantly drooping eyelids, thus needing an eye lift. Other people, however,…

Chemical Facial Peel

 

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Chemical peels are one of the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedures done to improve the appearance of the facial skin. Over time, sun exposure and the aging process take a toll on the skin and contribute to the formation of lines and wrinkles on the face. Hyperpigmentation and acne scars can also contribute to the…

The Mask of Pregnancy

 

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For most women, pregnancy is one of the most enjoyable times of their lives. The feeling of life growing and kicking in their bellies is such a miraculous experience that pregnancy is thoroughly enjoyed. But for some women, pregnancy is not all enjoyment like they expected it to be. Many women have severe morning sickness…

Rhinoplasty Considerations

 

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Rhinoplasty is surgery used to reshape and/or repair the nose. Reasons behind choosing to have a “nose job” can be to change the appearance of the nose, its function, or both. Rhinoplasty is used to modify bone, cartilage, skin, or all three of the nose. Rhinoplasty is done to change the shape, size, or proportions…

Treating Acne Scars

 

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Acne is a common and bothersome irritation in most people around the world at some point in their lives. While acne may be cleared up with over the counter or prescription treatments, the scars left behind are an unwanted consequence. Even when acne pimples or cysts are not picked at or bothered, they can often…

Eliminating Crow’s Feet

 

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Botox has now been approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration for temporary improvement of the appearance of crow’s feet. Crow’s feet are known as the lines around the outside corner of the eyes, and are often one of the first skin aging signs on the face. Botox has been used by doctors…

Teen Acne

 

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Blame it on hormones. Blame it on skin changes. Blame it on oily skin, or overly dry skin. But almost all teens get acne. Pimples are pus filled bumps that pop up on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. While acne is not a serious health condition, severe acne can cause scarring and can…