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Dermatologist’s Tips on Relieving Dry Skin

Simple changes can soothe dry skin. Following the same skin care routine year round may not work so well when the humidity drops. Without a change in your skin care, dry air can make fine lines and wrinkles more noticeable. Dry skin can itch, flake, crack, and even bleed. To help heal dry skin and […]

4 Winter Skincare Tips from Dermatologists.

During the winter months, especially in northern regions of the USA, your skin may start to give you problems. It is necessary to change your skincare routine during the winter to account for the difference in humidity and temperature and how that can affect your skin. Tip #1 : Increase Humidity of the Air Buying […]

Can diet affect Acne?

Yes. Anything that you ingest has an effect on the body. Acne is very sensitive to your diet and there are many ways you can reduce facial acne simply by changing the type of food you eat. What Causes Acne to develop? To understand how acne develops, it can help to understand more about the […]

Just a mole or skin cancer? Identifying Melanoma.

When living in states with high instances of melanoma such Florida, it is important to know the difference between a simple mole and a dangerous instance of melanoma. An estimated 40% to 50% of fair skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Moles themselves are benign melanocytes, simple cells […]

Dermatologist’s Summer Skincare Advice

Summer Skincare Plan Dr. Blatnoy recommends the following battle plan for summer skincare: Twice a week, scrub skin with a brush, an exfoliating scrub, or a salicylic acid wash to brighten it and allow lotions and serums to absorb more deeply. If your skin becomes irritated, exfoliate just once a week.  As the weather warms, […]

Dermatologist’s Advice: How Humidity Affects Skincare.

The Orlando Dermatology Center is located in Florida, and during April-August we have some of the most humid and hot days of the year. This creates a host of problems for your skin. Humidity often breeds bacterial infections and can cause problems with your sweat glands, acne, infections, rashes, and other skin irritations. For patients […]

Dermatologist’s Advice: Living with Rosacea.

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness in the face. The skin disease is visible on famous faces you know such as Bill Clinton and Princess Diana. Here are the facts: Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a common skin disease. It often begins with a tendency to blush or flush more easily than other people. The […]

Dermatologist’s advice: Safest way to get a sun tan.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, rates of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) have doubled since 1982, and skin cancer is now the most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. (source) The reason for this increase is that people are more interested in tanning at the beach, in the tanning bed, […]

Removal of Ingrown Hair Cysts

How to Identify an Ingrown Hair Cyst: An ingrown hair cyst refers to an ingrown hair that turns into a cyst — a large bump that extends between the skin’s surface and deep underneath it. Ingrown hair cysts can be quite painful if not identified properly and provided appropriate treatment. Usually, ingrown hair occurs to […]

Skin Cyst: Is It Time To See A Dermatologist?

What is a Cyst? Essentially, a cyst is a ball of dead skin cells trapped underneath live skin. Usually skin produces new cells rapidly throughout your day and they fall off as normal and new cells take their place. A cyst is formed when those cells are trapped inside a balloon of skin and as […]