Posts tagged dermatology
Laser Hair Removal 101: The Body Hair Growth Cycle Explained

Hair: We all have it, and it grows in a wide spectrum of colors and textures, with each person’s hair unique to their head and body. But what really is the function of hair, and why does it grow the way it does? The Western Dermatology Consultants team offers laser hair removal and other forms of cosmetic dermatology for the Albuquerque area. When it comes to laser hair removal, in order to achieve optimal results, it’s helpful to be aware of how hair grows.

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Is There A Cure For Hormonal Acne?

Dealing with pimples as an adult can be frustrating - especially when you have a lot of serious business going on, and can’t allow these pesky blemishes to get in the way. But do not fret, it’s common for hormonal acne to affect women in their 20s, even up until their 50s. Luckily, there are several ways to keep them under control.

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What is Mohs Surgery? A Philadelphia-Based Dermatologist Explains

According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer by the time they are 70. While malignant melanoma can be an aggressive and fatal form of skin cancer, basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers are more common but less aggressive. These non-melanoma skin cancers effect millions of people each year.  Their diagnosis and treatment increased by 77 percent in the country over a recent decade.

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BOTOX®: The Story Of A Wrinkle-Free Solution

Patients do frequently have questions, because BOTOX® has become the most commonly administered nonsurgical facial cosmetic treatment in North America. Its name recognition alone is often enough to spark curiosity in people who want to know more about this injectable they have heard of, but do not fully understand.

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Five Skin Care Tips For Men Looking Forward To Summer

When it comes to dermatology, Dallas-area skin specialist Dr. Ellen Turner sees a lot of women at her practice—but that doesn’t mean men aren’t also in need of skin care. If fact, the male demographic is on the rise when it comes to seeking skin treatments, though there is still plenty of room for improvement.

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Want a Shirtless Summer? Three Things to Know About Timing Laser Hair Reduction

As the seasons shift from cloudy and cold to clear and warm, people shed layers to take advantage of the sun when out for a jog, visiting the beach, or lounging by a pool. Men who are self conscious about a hairy back or shoulders may hesitate to go bare chested, however, prompting them to shave, wax, or consider a longer-term solution.

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Men’s Skin: Female-Based Dosing Standards May Not Be Sufficient for Male Cosmetic Treatments

It should surprise no one that, as a dermatologist based in image-focused Beverly Hills, I see a significant number of patients concerned with both the health and look of their skin. It is also not surprising to say that interest in skincare treatments is on the rise among the male demographic. Dermatology Times recently reported that the previous decade saw administrations of botulinum toxin injections (for smoothing wrinkles) jump by 50 percent, while dermal fillers (for adding volume to specific areas of the face) leapt 230 percent.

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