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Is It Time To Call Your Dermatologist About Your Acne?

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Seeing the dermatologist for acne often costs a lot of money. Even worse for people in the United States, health insurance companies often give initial approval to see the doctor only to withdraw approval several months later, leaving you or your parents stuck with paying hundreds or, more commonly, thousands of dollars for doctor visits, testing, and medication. There are certain times, however, seeing a dermatologist for acne treatment is a…

Do You Need To See A Dermatologist?

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There is no better source of care for acne than a good dermatologist. If you don’t have health insurance, however, and oftentimes even if you do, however, your visits to the dermatologist can total hundreds of dollars per month and thousands of dollars per year. Some acne problems should be treated by dermatologists who can provide you with specialized care. Is seeing the dermatologist really necessary? Here are ten situations that call…

Playing “Let’s Make A Deal” With Your Dermatologist

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Acne scar “revisions” and laser treatment of skin roughness and discoloration after acne heals can get really expensive 1. It is not at all unusual to want treatment before you can afford to pay cash. And it’s not at all unusual to feel like a contestant on TV’s Let’s Make a Deal as you politely tell your doctor that you will have to take a take it or leave it stance on treatment that simply costs too much….

Should You Buy Acne Care Products From Your Dermatologist?

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Becoming a doctor in the United States is definitely not an easy task 1. It is not just that you have to excel throughout four years in college and four years in medical school and two to eight more years in a residency before you get to practice. It’s OK for your doctor to have one but you shouldn’t have to buy it! American doctors usually also rack up huge amounts of debt in the form of student loans. Getting out of medical school…

Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham Is The Ohio Dermatologist To See

A member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham far exceeds patient expectations. Board-certified in the field of dermatology, she has immense interest in all aspects of the subject. From surgical procedures to aesthetic dermatology, and even general practices, she cares about each area of the dermatology field and works with her patients to ensure their every need is met. Dr. Hicks-Graham graduated from Spelman College…

Revolumizing Acne Scars

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Are your acne scars so troubling you are ready to shell out big bucks at the dermatologist’s office? If you are, there is a relatively new technique for filling in scars 1 (as well as wrinkles) your doctor can do for you known as revolumizing. But it’s not for everyone or every acne scar. It’s best used when it’s used to correct the “problem behind the problem” we see as an acne scar. Acne scars can be…

Antibiotics for Acne – Do Antibiotics Offer a Safe, Effective Way to Treat Acne?

If your parents or grandparents are giving you acne advice and waxing poetic about the amazing results they saw when they used antibiotics for acne treatment, you might want to take this recommendation with a grain of salt. Although antibiotics used to be a relatively effective acne treatment, studies in the last decade have shown that antibiotics now produce minimally effective results, if they help at all. Before you start using antibiotics…

Acne Light Therapy – The Acne-Fighting Science Behind Light Therapy

Acne light therapy is the biggest exception in the industry right now. Very specific kinds of light can help improve the acne you currently have, and when used in conjunction with a preventative acne treatment system, you can see real improvement in your acne, without the initial backsliding. The vast majority of treatment processes for acne right now are all about prevention; there are very few treatments that actually help heal acne you…

Types Of Acne – Knowing The Best Treatment For The Different Types Of Acne

Most people are not aware that there are different types of acne. They see acne and they assume that it’s all the same. Believe it or not, there are many different kinds of acne, plus there are also other skin conditions that often get mistaken for acne. By knowing the different acne types, you will be able to find the best acne treatment for you. Acne varies in type, from small blackheads to large, painful cysts. Summary: There are different…

How To Pop A Pimple -A Comprehensive Guide And Safe Way To Do It

How to pop a pimple? Everything you read online probably tells you to never, ever pop a pimple because it’ll actually make acne worse. What many of these articles mean is that if you don’t know how to pop a pimple, you should never do it because you will make things worse. It is a common myth that you should never pop your pimples, but like all myths, there’s a kernel of truth to it 1. If you have acne and you’re dying to pop your pimples,…

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