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How To Choose The Best Dermatologist For You?

We’re big fans of dermatologists here at the Skin and Cancer Institute for all the helpful things they do for their patients. From A-Z (acne to zits) to everything in between, a dermatologist keeps their patient’s largest organ—their skin—healthy. What’s a Dermatologist?  A dermatologist is a medical doctor who’s specially trained to care for your… read more

Skin Tags

Have you ever had the experience of getting your necklace or shirt collar caught on a pesky skin tag? If so, you’re probably wondering how to remove skin tags. Skin tags are common–up to half of all adults will develop at least one at some point in their life. What Are Skin Tags? Tags are… read more

6 Facts About Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral skin infection. It causes bumps to form that are round, firm, and painless. These bumps can be as small as a pinhead when they start or as large as a pencil eraser as they grow over several weeks. They have a pit or dimple in the middle and are smooth… read more

3 Benefits of Microneedling With PRP

Take microneedling and add platelet-rich plasma, and you have a winning combination for healing. The two treatments work synergistically to improve your skin. First, microneedling injures your skin. Then platelet-rich plasma heals it. Confused about why you would damage your skin to improve it? Read on for the whole story. What Does Microneedling Do? Microneedling… read more

We Offer a Physician Owned Dispensary

Imagine the convenience of having your prescription in hand as soon as you finish your dermatology appointment. And envision how supported you’ll feel by a physician owned dispensary technician who understands your dermatology prescription and can advocate for you with insurance. Just think how much money and time you’ll save. This convenience is now yours…. read more

10 Ways Niacinamide Helps Your Skin

One of the most potent skin vitamins you’ve probably never heard of is called niacinamide. It’s a form of vitamin B-3 that’s loaded with benefits for your skin. It can make your skin stronger and look better. Plus, it can treat various skin conditions, including acne and hyperpigmentation. But these are just two out of… read more

What Coolsculpting Can (and Can’t) Do For You

You might have areas of unwanted fat that remain despite your best diet and exercise efforts. If this describes you, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to slim those areas. Coolsculpting could be the answer. If you’re close to your ideal BMI (body mass index), Coolsculpting could help you reveal… read more

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Everything You Need To Know About Eczema

What Is Eczema? Eczema is a rash-like skin condition that’s common in children but can occur at any age. It usually shows up on the ankles, elbows, face, hands, knees, and neck. It’s red, and it’s dry. It itches. What Causes It? An overactive immune system causes eczema. This overactivity produces more inflammation than usual…. read more


If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, the Diamond Glow facial quickly becomes a close second. Celebrities and beauty editors alike say the facial leaves them shining, “bright like a diamond,” as the Rihanna song goes. What Is A DiamondGlow Facial? Crushed diamonds form the tip of the Diamond Glow wand. The wand slides gently… read more

How To Treat Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an incurable skin condition that can affect your daily life. Three percent of people worldwide have a psoriasis diagnosis, including Cyndi Lauper, Art Garfunkel, and Kim Kardashian. We spoke with Skin and Cancer Institute dermatologist Raza Mehdi for his perspective on this widespread condition. According to Dr. Mehdi, a psoriasis diagnosis can make… read more

Do You Need To See A Dermatologist For That Skin Rash?

A rash means our skin’s color or texture has changed. Sometimes we can treat inflammation at home just fine. Other times, we need to make a “rash” decision to seek medical help. But how do we know when to do this? What’s A Rash? Rashes are any change to the standard color and feel of… read more

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