Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. While it can be a scary diagnosis, early detection and treatment can significantly improve outcomes. One tool for identifying potential skin cancer is by understanding the ABCDEs of skin cancer. How to Identify Skin Cancer: The […]
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Expert advice on preventing and treating acne from a board-certified dermatologist.
The holidays can be a stressful time for many reasons, don’t let your skincare be another one of them. Did you know that increased stress can cause your skin to break out? The classic example is stress and acne: how many times can you remember your skin breaking out during the most inconvenient moments such […]
What are keloid scars? Keloids and hypertrophic scars represent an exuberant healing response that poses a challenge for physicians. Patients at high risk of keloids are usually younger than 30 years and have darker skin. Sternal skin, shoulders and upper arms, earlobes, and cheeks are most susceptible to developing keloids and hypertrophic scars. High-risk trauma […]
What is an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) facial or a “Photofacial”? The IPL Photofacial is a skin treatment that can reduce the appearance of damage and subtract years from your complexion. IPL, also known as Intense Pulsed Light therapy or the photo facial, uses cutting edge technology to produce younger-looking skin that’s firmer and more […]
How can Laser Treatments (photofacial) at the Orlando Dermatology Center help you? Is your skin in need of rejuvenation? Are you bothered by age/sun spots, broken capillaries, or just the overall appearance of your skin? Lumenis® M22™ provides an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatment—also known as a Photofacial treatment—designed to gently and effectively treat a wide range of […]
What is an IPL Laser? IPL is similar to laser treatment, but the light is less concentrated. Where lasers use a single focused wavelength, IPL spreads out the light using several wavelengths. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy, aka photofacial, is a way to improve the color and texture of your skin without surgery. It can undo some of […]