Watch me on The View as I discuss some great tips on how to treat your skin in the summer.
Watch this video for some advice on the best treatments for tired eyes.
Watch as I explain how many treatments you need and which areas of the body are best.
In this video, I explain what skin tags are and what causes them.
Watch this video to learn more about what causes hives.
Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While in-office visits may still be best, taking a photo of a skin lesion and sending it to your dermatologist for analysis may be a valuable piece of eczema care, a new study finds.
"This study shows something interesting -- patients' eczema ...Full Article
The most common areas for the use of Botox are the frown lines between the eyes, the furrows of the forehead, the crow's feet at the sides of the eyes, and creases in the neck. Botox can also be injected into specific muscles of the forehead and around and under the eyes to raise the eyebrows and create a be...Read More
Ointments are typically oil-based. Because they have little or no water or other liquid to evaporate, they tend to feel sticky and greasy and are less pleasant to use. They are useful however because they are very effective at helping to deliver the active ingredients, as long as the active ingredients...Read More
Here is a list of oils and fats you want to minimize or avoid in your diet. The more saturated the fatty acid, the greater the detrimental effect on the total cholesterol and on the bad component called LDL.
- palmitic acid
- stearic acid
- myristic acid
- lauric acid
Here are the stages of hair growth:
1. Androgen. This is the growing phase. It can last from months to years depending on the part of the body and genetic influences. The longer the androgen cycle, the longer the hair will grow before it falls out. About 90% of all hair is in this cycle at any...Read More
This is a procedure in which rows of hair, along with the underlying skin are taken from unaffected areas at the back of the scalp and inserted into the balding areas. When the skin is then sewn or stapled back together, there is merely a fine line that remains that is covered by the surrounding...Read More
The first sign is rosy cheeks. This will progress into red patches that will appear on the skin for a few hours or days at a time. As the condition progresses, the red patches may not go away at all.
When rosacea first appears, many people mistake the condition for sunburn, windburn and even acne....Read More
Hats are pretty and stylish as well as protective, so get yourself a head-turning collection of hats for every season of the year to ward off the sun’s rays. Visors work well, too, and they look great with sportier and more casual outfits. Visors are also less likely to give you “hat hair.” However, do...Read More
Your skin synthesizes Vitamin D, an important nutrient for the health and strength of your bones because it allows calcium to be metabolized. Vitamin D is produced in the epidermis when your skin is exposed to the sun. However, you need very little time in the sun, 10 to 15 minutes a day, to create...Read More
Don’t get a tan, either from the sun or from tanning booths.
Tanning booths are not safe. Studies have shown an increase in the risk of skin cancer in young people who use tanning booths. A tan is the body’s defense against the sun. To get a tan, the skin must be damaged. There is no such thing...Read More
Your skin gives you the sense of touch through the myriad nerve endings all over your body. Touch is the first of the five senses to develop in a human embryo. The skin tells your brain about sensations both pleasurable and painful by transmitting messages along a pathway of nerve receptors. Touch...Read More
Today’s offerings are comfortable, disposable, and not terribly expensive. You can even get colored lenses if you’d like to “try on” a new eye color, perhaps to go with your newly colored hair or your silver-haired look. Talk about an instant make-over!
Another contact lens option, if you’re both near-sighted and far-sighted, is...Read More
They attract water to the skin from the external environment – that is, the air. Examples are propylene glycol and Hyaluronic acid. The acid does not penetrate or directly add hyaluronic acid to the deeper layers of the skin. It works to pull extra moisture from the environment to help keep your...Read More
Smoking affects your skin in the following ways:
1) Tobacco smoke, including second hand smoke, dries out the surface of your skin. With repeated exposure, your skin will lose its resilience and elasticity at an alarming rate. A study of 123 nonsmokers, 160 current smokers, and 67 past smokers...Read More