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Acne – Why Suffer?

Acne? Why mess around and suffer? Get the treatment you need so you can get on with your life As a dermatologist, I see a lot of suffering. Your skin is ‘out there’ and when it doesn’t look good or hurts, your life can be miserable. Luckily, there are adequate solutions for most skin ailments. Sometimes… Read more

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Melanoma – The Spot Than Can Kill

You’ve heard the word and hope it never applies to you or someone you love. But it could… Melanoma creeps up on its victims – often hidden in areas you’d never expect. Learn what you need to know about melanoma and how to spot it. Awareness is a key concept. Take a cue from this… Read more

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Waxing – Are You Really That Fearless?

Waxing – here, there and everywhere. It’s where “only the bold will go”.  And for good reason. Unless you have skin that’s strong as nails, eventually you’ll have that “oh my gosh” event that literally leaves you skinless. We love Veet’s sense of humor ! Which takes us to alternatives… Shaving: Hey, we’re honest, shaving… Read more

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Cold Sores – Taming, Treating and Preventing

  Cold Sores – Yuk! They hurt and they’re just plain ugly. View this video provided by the American Academy of Dermatology to see treatment tips. Anti Virals If you have a tendency to get cold sores, you may want to keep some antiviral medication (either oral or topical) on hand – acquire from your doctor…. Read more

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Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin

One of the things that drive many people to distraction is the body’s tendency to hold onto fat in certain areas. Most of the body areas we can now freeze or heat to get rid of fat bulges, but until now, the only option for removing fat below the chin was – you guessed it!… Read more

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Conquering Needle Phobia

Fear sends signals to the body – the fight or flight syndrome kicks in. You know the feeling. For “needle phobes” other things can happen like blood pressure drop, queasy stomach, light headedness and some people react so strongly, they faint. For some, the fear comes from long standing memories of childhood inoculations or dental… Read more

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Losing Night Vision?

All kinds of things happen as we age. One that doesn’t get a lot of press is night vision. If you find it harder to see at night and wonder “who turned the lights down?” then you’ll want to understand what’s going on! Some facts:  40% of drivers over 40 feel uncomfortable driving at night…. Read more

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Cosmetic “Work” – Making you more likeable?

Getting cosmetic “work” is done mostly because you decide you want to look better. The main person you seek to satisfy is yourself – and that’s as it should be. But a secondary issue comes into play – your appearance affects how people perceive both your attractiveness and your likeability. It’s called facial profiling and… Read more

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The Truth About Pimple Popping

Hard to resist popping a pimple when it’s glaring at you in the mirror, isn’t it? We’ll always tell you “don’t” but we know that those instructions are sometimes too tough to follow. So, if you simply can’t resist, follow some rules to minimize potential disaster. Make sure your skin, hands and nails are super… Read more

CoolSculpting Compound Effect

When it gets warm and you toss aside the jackets, sweaters and flannels, how many of you see Winter bulge? All those nice hot chocolate nights have crept up on you and the dreary task of reversing the outcome looks you in the face. The incentive is almost there, but it’s not quite enough. We’ve… Read more

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