By Thomas Geppert, MD Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that causes joint pain and inflammation. It affects about 10% of people with psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that causes patches of […]
Skin cancer is caused primarily by unprotected exposure to the sun, meaning it’s often preventable with sunscreen and clothing which protect the skin from too much exposure to the sun. Although sunscreen is readily available, skin cancer rates continue to climb. Why?
Have you ever experienced the embarrassment of excessive blushing? Do your cheeks turn bright pink or red more easily than those you are around? Do you have red acne-type bumps on your cheeks as an adult? Do you get flushed easily when you consume spicy food or alcohol? […]
Non-Surgical Ways To Sculpt and Contour Your Body
By Courtney Albritton, PA-C, MPA, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Muffin Top, Cottage Cheese Thighs, Love Handles…These are all terminology we rather not have describe aspects of our body. The growing trend of body sculpting or body contouring has become so popular that many individuals have been trying to find less invasive ways and safer treatment options to receive results without the downtime of traditional plastic surgery. […]
Rosacea: A common and treatable disease
By Eric N. Tabor, MD, Northshore & New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
Many people either know someone or they themselves suffer with a very common skin disease known as rosacea. The most common symptom of rosacea is the classic “red-face” that you may have seen or heard of, although many more subtypes and symptoms are common. […]
Wisdom or Worry: What are your wrinkles saying about you
Courtesy Aesthetics Medical Spa & Laser Center, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Wrinkles are cute on Shar-Pei puppies, but aren’t nearly as attractive on your face. Society has labeled wrinkles as a sign of age, stress, and even as “wisdom.” Some wrinkles occur from volume loss, sun damage, tobacco use, and others from repetitive movements, like smile lines. […]
Taking Care of Your Skin: Past, Present, and Future
By Eric N. Tabor, M.D., Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
You’ve had your summer fun. A few of us probably got just a little too much sun and now we are wishing we had used that sunscreen more frequently. You may have heard it before, but it is true: the best way to prevent premature skin aging and other unwanted skin woes is to apply sunscreen. […]
By Mary E. Hurley, M.D., North Dallas Dermatology, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
I have droopy eyelids and feel like I need to have plastic surgery. Is there anything I can do to avoid having to go under the knife?
While nothing can quite compete with the dramatic effects of plastic surgery, there are risks involved with any surgical procedure, including the risks associated with general anesthesia. There are many new advances in the field of cosmetic dermatology that can buy time until you really need surgery. […]
Skin Care with a Difference
By Melanie Wealdith, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Good health and beauty are intertwined. Using products made from natural ingredients––like essential oils––greatly treats and heals damaged skin. Pomegranate seed oil will make all the difference in the world in your skin care routine. Pomegranate seed oil is rich in Omega 3 and antioxidants that slow down the aging process. […]
Healthy, Radiating Skin with a Natural Glow!
By Dynelle Rodriguez, Dolce Salon & Spa, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine
As the temperature rises, protect your skin and have a prefect tan! This summer, say YES to a golden tan without premature aging, freckles and the risk of skin cancer. […]