Stretch Marks 101

Stretch Marks 101

We get them, we hate them and we constantly think why me? A stretch mark is a type of scar that develops when our skin stretches, or shrinks, too quickly. According to Dr. J. Mark Jackson, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront

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Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?

Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?

While many health care providers offer dermatologic care and cosmetic procedures, they do not specialize in treating conditions of the skin, hair and nails like a dermatologist does. What is a dermatologist? A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in

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Get the Facts: Melanoma Skin Cancer

Get the Facts: Melanoma Skin Cancer

It is estimated that melanoma kills, on average, over 10,000 people in the United States ever year. Understanding what melanoma is and the warning signs, risks, and types will help you become more self-aware of what to look for. After

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Treatments for Acne Scarring

Treatments for Acne Scarring

There is good news and bad news. The bad news is there’s no magic ingredient to make acne scars completely disappear. The good news, however, is there are safe and effective treatments available to diminish and reduce the appearance of

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Skincare on a Budget

Skincare on a Budget

You do not need to break the bank in order to keep your skin healthy and looking its best. Here are 5 practical tips to maintaining healthy skin while on a budget: 1. Keep clean and hydrated. Don't let a

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