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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 […]

Cold Weather Eczema: How To Treat It.

Did you know that Eczema can be triggered by cold weather? That’s why it’s especially important to be wary of proper skincare during the cold months to prevent cold weather eczema. What is Cold Weather Eczema? Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is an extremely common skin disease that can be triggered by: cold weather allergies […]

Effectively Treating Cystic Acne.

Cystic Acne vs Hormonal Acne When you’re a teenager it’s not unusual for you to have bumps, blisters, and pimples. It’s all part of the process of growing up, but if those skin irritations caused by hormones become large, red, and extremely painful, then you could have cystic acne. This type of acne can cause […]