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Acne

What is Acne? Acne is a chronic disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Acne causes clogged pores which lead to comedones (“whiteheads and blackheads”), pimples, cysts, and, sometimes, scarring. Acne may occur on the face, chest, upper back, shoulders as well as the neck. Causes of Acne Acne affects men and women in […]

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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis Causes Actinic keratosis are rough scaly bumps that appear in sun exposed areas (scalp, face, chest, arms, hands and legs) that result from chronic sun exposure. Typically actinic keratosis appear red or pink and tend to feel tender or itch. Sun damage that causes actinic keratosis can accumulate from constant exposure while outside […]

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Allergy Testing

Allergic contact dermatitis is a common skin condition in which patients have become sensitized to a particular allergen or chemical in their environment and suffer from a persistent itchy rash, usually localized to the area in which the patient is exposed to the allergen. It can be extremely difficult to isolate the problem, since in […]

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Brown Spots/Age Spots

What are age spots? Age spots, also known as liver spots and solar lentigines, are flat tan, brown or black spots. They widely vary in size and usually appear on the face, hands, shoulders and arms, which are areas of the skin that are most exposed to the sun. Age spots are very common in […]

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Eczema

What is eczema? Eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that involves irritated and itchy patches of skin. The exact cause of eczema is not known, but it is common in childhood but may not manifest until later years. If a child gets eczema during this time, dry and scaly patches […]

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Hair Loss

Causes of Hair Loss Hair loss can be an emotionally difficult condition for both men and women. There are many causes of hair loss. Most commonly it can be genetic, age-related hair loss. Both men and women tend to lose hair thickness and amount of hair as they age. Inherited or “pattern baldness” affects many […]

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Melasma

Melasma is light to dark brown, irregular, patchy pigmentation of the face. It is slow to develop and most commonly affects women with darker skin types. Causes of Melasma Genetic Predisposition Pregnancy Birth Control Pills Hormone Pills Progesterone Hormone Replacement Therapy Melasma Treatment Melasma can be an extremely frustrating disorder to treat. Treatment begins with […]

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Moles

What is a mole? A mole is a growth on the skin that is usually brown or black. Most commonly, moles appear in early childhood and during the first 20 years of a person’s life. However, some moles might not appear until later in life. By the time you reach adulthood, it is normal to […]

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Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. It typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it can appear in any location. It can be itchy, burn and sting. Psoriasis is associated with other serious health conditions, such as diabetes […]

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common condition that usually starts with a faint blush or redness on the nose, cheeks, forehead, and chin that comes and goes. Over time, the redness becomes more visible and more persistent. Acne-like pimples also can develop. Rosacea Affects Everyone Adult patients, both men and women, typically of European descent. There is […]

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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States with more new cases occurring than combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancer each year. Every year, more than 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer, and many of these cases could be prevented by protecting the skin from excessive sun […]

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Warts

What is a wart? Warts are a common skin infection caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) that most often occurs in children and young adults. Medical conditions such as eczema and immunosuppression may increase the risk for infection.
 
Who gets warts?
Warts are most commonly transmitted through skin-to-skin contact. Contact with fomites (objects or materials that are likely […]

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Dermal Filler Injections

Juvederm Juvederm dermal filler, a “next generation” hyaluronic acid dermal filler approved by the FDA in June 2006, contains the highest concentration of cross-linked hyaluronic acid of any dermal filler currently available. This non-surgical facial treatment is designed to slow and hide the effects of aging. This hyaluronic acid filler is specifically formulated to act […]

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ZO Skin Health, Inc.

Zo® Skin Health, Inc. – The Next Generation of Skin Health Solutions Founded by Dr. Obagi in 2007, ZO Skin Health, Inc. was created to provide physicians and patients with the world’s most innovative and effective skin health solutions. As Medical director of ZO Skin Health, Dr. Obagi has created products with technologically advanced ingredients […]

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Learn About Skin Cancer

Melanoma can be a deadly form of skin cancer. However, if detected early, before the tumor has penetrated the skin, it can be 99% curable. In advanced cases of melanoma, survival falls to 15%. Melanoma risk is increasing; recent studies show the risk of development of melanoma to be 1 in 62. With a history of 5 or more blistering sunburns, this risk increases to 1 in 31. Regular sunscreen use and sun-protective behavior along with regular skin checks by a qualified professional are important ways to reduce your risk of developing melanoma.

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Mole Detection and Treatment Options

Moles, known medically as nevi, are clusters of pigmented cells that often appear as small, dark brown spots or raised lesions. However, moles can come in a range of colors and can develop virtually anywhere on your body. Most moles are harmless, but in some cases, moles may become cancerous. Monitoring moles and other pigmented […]

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Yearly Skin Exam

A skin exam performed by a dermatology certified provider is often more detailed due to the rigorous training to become certified in Dermatology. Biltmore Dermatology is specifically educated to care for and treat conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. And given that there are more than 3,000 known diseases that come under the […]

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Cosmetic Mole Removal

For cosmetic reasons, a mole can be removed in several ways: Shave Excision In this method, your provider numbs the area around a mole and then uses a small blade to cut around and beneath the mole. This technique is often used for smaller moles and doesn’t require sutures. Excisional Surgery In this method, your […]

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SkinMedica®

From the experience and knowledge of an accomplished dermatologist and innovator in skin care comes SkinMedica. This aesthetic-minded company offers a top-quality line of clinically proven, research-developed skin care products ranging from refined moisturizers, acne treatments and sun protection to science-based age defense solutions.

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Chemical Peels

Chemical peeling is a non-surgical, cosmetic facial procedure used to improve the appearance of the skin and is typically performed on the face, neck or hands. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to possibly “blister” and eventually peels off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and […]

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Skin Cancer Treatment

Non-melanoma skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are the most common types of cancer around the world. Fortunately, they are also the most curable, especially when the tumors are relatively small and thin. The type of cancer treatment chosen depends on the type of skin cancer, the size […]

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Botox To Reduce Wrinkles

What is Botox®? BOTOX® is the only FDA-approved treatment to temporarily improve the appearance of both moderate to severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet lines in adults. It is also used to soften the horizontal lines on the forehead. Is Botox® Safe? BOTOX® is one of the most extensively studied medical aesthetic […]

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Colorescience®

Colorescience brings cosmetics and medicine together for skin that is beautiful from the inside out. The company’s flagship product, Sunforgettable®, is a mineral sunscreen brush that comes in various shades to match your skin tone. The powder sunscreen is packed right into the brush, making quick reapplication a breeze when you’re out and about. Sunforgettable […]

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Cosmetic Skin Tag Removal

What is a skin tag? A skin tag is a small piece of tissue that hangs off the skin by a connecting stalk. They are usually found on the neck, chest, back, armpits, under the breasts, or in the groin area. Skin tags are common in both women and men. Skin tags usually don’t cause […]

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