When to Consult a Dermatologist for Your Acne

Acne is an incredibly common skin condition that nearly 85 percent of people between 12 and 24 will experience. Because it’s so common and there are so many over-the-counter treatments available, people forget that acne isn’t just a cosmetic problem. It is a medical...

Latest Developments in Varicose Vein Treatment

You may remember seeing blue, snake-like markings on your mother’s or your grandmother’s legs. You may now be seeing those same markings on your own legs. Varicose veins are not that unusual as, according to the National Institutes of Health, about half of...

A Brief Introduction to Eczema Types

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a general term used to describe skin inflammation. There are many different types of eczema which can be caused by allergies, infections, or various substances which can irritate the skin. Only a doctor can diagnose your eczema and...

The Difference between a Cosmetic Dermatologist & Plastic Surgeon

If you’re starting to notice a few wrinkles and lines, it’s time to turn to the experts. But whom do you trust for a cosmetic procedure like that? Many people are confused as to what the difference is between a cosmetic dermatologist and a plastic surgeon. Some...

How Does a Glycolic Acid Facial Peel Work?

If you have problematic facial skin or want rejuvenating skin, chemical peels can help with those situations. Chemical peels use different chemicals to achieve different results, so it depends on the results you’re seeking. This post discusses glycolic acid chemical...