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Acne Treatment

Treatment for acne has improved significantly because of laser therapy, pdt, light therapy, microdermabrasion, radiofrequency and chemical peels for acne scars. Read more.

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Dermabrasion

By removing the top layers of skin with either a diamond wheel or a steel brush, the doctor activates the body’s natural healing process. Read on to learn more!

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Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a lunch time procedure classified as a light, superficial dermabrasion. Read learn more!

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Medical Conditions and Mohs Surgery

Male hair loss can be classified according to various criteria, but the Norwood scale is the most frequently used. This scale, also known as the Hamilton Norwood scale, will classify male hair loss in 7 different categories, according to how advanced the hair loss is. The Hamilton Norwood Scale The ...

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Cosmetic and Health Benefits of Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery, also known as chemosurgery, is aimed at treating and removing skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, while keeping healthy skin tissue intact. Mohs Surgery Mohs micrographic surgery is an outpatient procedure that's performed by a dermatologist, a plastic surgeon

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Areas of the Body Mohs Surgery Treats

Mohs surgery, which is also known as chemosurgery, is used to treat various forms of skin cancer. It's been proven to be highly effective in treating basal cell carcinoma. The cure rate of Mohs surgery in treating basal cell carcinoma is said to be between 97 and 99.8 percent. This surgery has the h ...

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Alternative Uses of Mohs Surgery

Mohs Surgery is a precise surgery whereby dermatologists who are trained and Board Certified in the method surgically remove skin cancer, while simultaneously examining the perimeter of the affected site for verification of complete removal. As such, alternative uses for Mohs Surgery have not fully ...

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Acne Treatment: Sulfur

One of the most conventional forms of acne treatment is using sulfur-based products. Sulfur is a naturally-occurring compound and is known to be very effective in curing acne. However, the sulfur used in acne medications is produced synthetically. Now, many sulfur-based products like gels, soaps, cr ...

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Acne Treatment: Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid is one of the many effective modalities available for acne treatment. Understanding why salicylic acid is an effective treatment for acne requires some understanding of the pathophysiology of acne. Acne commonly presents in areas of the body with the greatest population of oil, or seb ...

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Acne Treatment: Tetracycline

Tetracycline is a low cost and widely prescribed acne treatment. This antibiotic is prescribed for moderate to severe acne. Tetracycline is just as effective as antibacterial topical treatments, such as benzoyl peroxide, in treating mild to moderate acne, but more effective than benzoyl peroxide in ...

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