Skin Care Tips for Seniors

Skin Care Tips for Seniors

As you age, you may notice your skin is changing. It becomes less supple, thinner and drier, injures more easily and heals more slowly. As a result, seniors are prone to skin problems including: Itching, or pruritus, is common secondary

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Psoriasis 101

Psoriasis 101

August is national psoriasis awareness month. While we already covered the quick facts about psoriasis, it is also important to know the more detailed information behind this skin condition. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin disease associated with the

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Quick Facts about Psoriasis

Quick Facts about Psoriasis

August is national psoriasis awareness month. Chances are if you or someone you know doesn’t suffer from psoriasis then you most likely do not know a lot about this skin condition.  While psoriasis isn’t contagious, awareness is: 125 Million –

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7 Common Face Washing Mistakes

7 Common Face Washing Mistakes

Your daily skin care routine most likely starts and ends with washing your face. According to Dr. Victoria Negrete, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “while cleansing seems like it should be the least complicated part of your skin routine, certain

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Top 3 Treatments to Reverse UV Damage

Top 3 Treatments to Reverse UV Damage

Whether you were a tanning bed user in the past or spent years slacking on sunscreen application, you may be affected by sun damaged skin. According to Dr. Abigail Donnelly, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “sun damage spots on the

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Top 6 Rash-inducing Plants

Top 6 Rash-inducing Plants

A pleasant walk in your yard, a park or the woods can turn unpleasant quickly if you come in contact with rash-inducing plants and weeds. Learn to identify these plants so that you can eradicate or avoid them. [caption id="attachment_3892"

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Are you UV Smart?

Are you UV Smart?

July is UV Safety Awareness Month and our skin is the most UV-affected area on our body. While our skin spends every day protecting us against heat, dehydration, sunlight, injury and infection, some of us don’t consider protecting our skin

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Lyme Disease and Your Skin

Lyme Disease and Your Skin

Tick season is in full swing this summer, increasing your risk of developing Lyme disease. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of the Ixodes tick, usually no bigger than a pinhead. Because a tick is so tiny and its

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Cosmetic Treatments for Acne Scarring

Cosmetic Treatments for Acne Scarring

Whether you suffered from acne as a teen or in adulthood, it can sometimes lead to unfortunate acne scarring. Not everyone will experience acne scars, but it is more common in individuals who have inflammatory acne (which penetrates deeper in

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10 Common Causes for Acne Breakouts

10 Common Causes for Acne Breakouts

Acne can happen at any age, and specifically as adults we often wonder why we are experiencing acne. “Acne is for kids”, says adult acne sufferers. Unfortunately that’s not the case, but since prevention is the key it’s best to

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