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Acne: What You Need to Know About the Diagnosis and Treatment

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By Posted in Skin Care

Acne is a common skin condition that affects almost everyone at some point in their life. The National Institutes of Health report that acne occurs in nearly every race and ethnic group. Acne can occur on any part of the

Improve Your Skin Health Naturally to Healthy, Glowing Skin

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By Posted in Anti-Aging, Skin Care

Improve Your Skin Health Naturally to Healthy, Glowing Skin Your skin is your largest organ, and it’s constantly exposed to environmental stressors like UV rays, pollution, and toxins. So it’s no wonder that skin problems are so common. Fortunately, there

Adult Acne: Causes and Treatments

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Adult Acne: Causes and Treatments Acne is hardly a tween or teen thing, as it’s something that can affect us as adults. Rather than living with adult acne, talk to your favorite dermatologists in Los Angeles about your options, and

Are You Using Retinoids The Right Way?

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4 Tips to Use Retinoids the Right Way Can’t tolerate your retinoid? You’re not alone. I prescribe a lot of retinoids because they work. Originally intended to treat acne, we now know that retinoids are an effective anti-aging treatment as

Could Your Hand Sanitizer Be Causing Hand Dermatitis?

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Is Your Hand Sanitizer Causing Hand Dermatitis? They’re everywhere: airports, schools, hospitals, movie theaters, and on many people’s key chains and backpacks: hand sanitizers. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers when used properly do help prevent the spread of disease. They’ve been endorsed

Prevent Sun Damage

By Posted in Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatology, Skin Care

Sun Damage and How to Prevent It! To fight the effects of sun damage or other skin conditions, many of us turn to skin-rejuvenating procedures like dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, chemical peels or even medication to improve the look and texture of

Caring for your skin during the winter!

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They say that preventative care is the best action against illnesses. The same also goes for wrinkles but some people do not starting worrying about wrinkles until they make an obvious appearance on our faces. And by the time it

Don’t do it!

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5 Things a Dermatologist Would Never Do! As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Kopelson knows that taking care of his skin goes beyond the products we offer and he uses on his own skin. Lifestyle choices have a significant effect on

Winter and Itchy/Dry Skin

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DOES WINTER BRING YOU DRY OR ITCHY SKIN? As the season changes and cold weather is ushered in our skin changes too. It is common in winter months to experience dry or itchy skin and many of us will need

Summer to Fall Skin Care

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Helpful Summer to Fall Skin Care Transition Guide As the seasons change, you need to make a summer to fall skin care transition. There are two big changes to make in your skin care in the fall. The first is

Acne & Nutrition

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How Acne & Nutrition Are Linked In the early 1800s and 1900s, most doctors used diet regulation as a form of acne control. Acne patients were warned against eating chocolate and greasy foods. In the late 1900s, the relationship between

ACNE TREATMENT & ACNE SCARRING

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The term acne covers several conditions including clogged pores [whiteheads and blackheads], pimples and deeper cysts. Acne can occur almost anywhere on the body and it can afflict people of any age, often resulting in acne scar redness, which is