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Skin Spectrum

Skinformation: Wrinkles and sagging skin

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Q: I’m turning 90 this year! My family is planning a big celebration and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone. However, when I think about the party, I find myself wishing that I looked better. I have wrinkles and sagging that make me look older and tired, even though I feel great. Can I have
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Skinformation: Plated Skincare Products

Q: My friend swears by a skin serum that contains growth factors and says I should use it too. Are growth factors good for the skin? A: For years we have recommended skin care products that contain growth factors to our patients. Growth factors are substances that are produced naturally by our own body, but
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Skinformation: New Year’s Resolutions for Best Skin

Sun protection – Wear a broad spectrum sunscreen every day, whether it’s winter or summer, cover up with clothing and a hat, and avoid outdoor activities between the peak sunlight hours of 10:00 and 4:00 Anti-inflammatory diet – Eat whole foods, leafy greens, brightly colored fruits and vegetables such as berries, cherries, and tomatoes, olive
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Skinformation: Acne in Adolescents

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Q: My daughter is going back to college next month. She has acne and it gets worse when she is away at school because she is busy and doesn’t always use her medication, she feels stressed, and she doesn’t eat the healthiest food. There isn’t a dermatologist near her campus. Is there anything she can
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Skinformation: Uneven skin, brown spots from summer

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Q: I’ve had a wonderful summer. I’ve traveled to visit family, spent some time at the beach, and played some golf. I wore sunscreen every day, but I wasn’t as diligent about using my other skin products. Now as I look in the mirror, my skin looks tired and my brown spots are more visible
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Skinformation: Exfoliation

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Q: I’ve read that I should exfoliate my skin. Is this true, and if so, what’s the best way to do it? A: Exfoliation is necessary to make our skin healthy and look its best. What is exfoliation? It is simply removing old, dead cells from the skin surface. Exfoliating improves dullness, flaking, fine lines,
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Skinformation: Teen Acne

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Q: My daughter is in high school. She’s been getting a lot of pimples on her face, and she feels very self-conscious about it. She wishes she didn’t have to go to school because she’s embarrassed about her face. What is the best way I can help her? A: As we all know, the teenage
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Skinformation: New year’s resolution

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Q: One of my new year’s resolutions is to take better care of my skin. But I’ve realized that I’m not sure exactly what that entails! What are the things that I should be doing for my skin? A: We love this new year’s resolution! The goal is to have healthy skin. Healthy skin is
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Skinformation: Neck Line

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Q: I’ve been wearing more of my clothes that have lower necklines. I can’t help but notice how bad the skin on my chest looks! It is totally different from the skin on my face, which is actually pretty good. Why is this? And what can I do about it? A: The skin of the
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Skinformation: Skincare routine

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Q: I need advice on how to summer-ize my skin care routine. My skin is prone to developing brown spots, fine lines, and just looking dull. I enjoy spending time outdoors all year round, and even though I wear sunscreen every day, I know that I still need to be careful about skin products that
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