Does acne negatively affect your career? Suffering from acne can be hard enough on your social life1. But if you have the feeling that it may be affecting your career too, new evidence says you may be right. Having acne can affect your career path in a variety of ways2. If acne makes you feel […]
For better or worse, smartphone apps have become a part our daily lives. It was an inevitability that someone would create an acne app. Do you want to scan your face and get a data driven estimate on how long a pimple is going to last? Well now there is now an app for that. […]
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 […]
You’ve spent years planning it, and longer still imagining what it will be like. The last six months have been a flurry of excitement and tears, meal planning, dress trying and first-dance practicing, and now it’s finally come. Your Wedding Day. The day you should look your most beautiful as friends and family stare at […]
An acne face map can be an important clue in helping you to determine what is causing your outbreaks. Depending on where your acne is located, you may be able to narrow down what’s bringing it on and how to help eliminate it, as well as prevent more of it. The more you can learn […]
The most well-known acne product on the market just got better. The new Proactiv Plus heals your skin in ways few other acne killers can1. While we still think Exposed Skin Care is the best over-the-counter acne treatment system available, there is no doubt Proactiv Plus is a big improvement over the ‘old’ Proactiv. Proactiv […]
Acne is a major downer that most men forget. But it turns out that men who have been free of acne for 50 years and more may still suffer one of the most serious after-effects of acne1 in the form of an increased risk for prostate cancer.
It’s been at least 30 years since doctors prescribed single drugs for treating acne. Acne patients no longer get just a disinfectant like a benzoyl peroxide or just an antibiotic like minocycline or just a retinoid drug like Differin. Dermatologists prescribe medications with multiple effects to get rid of as many blemishes as possible. Typically, they […]
The antibiotic doxycycline is considered to be a kinder, gentler alternative to minocycline, an antibiotic more often used to treat acne in the United States. Canadian and European doctors often prescribe doxycycline for their teenage and young adult patients because it is less likely to leave black or blue stains on the teeth at the […]
When most teens and many adults are asked what they would most like to change about their faces, the unequivocal answer usually is “Acne!” But the truth is that many other color and texture issues cause acne sufferers consternation about their skin. Here’s a look into some treatable skin conditions that excessive focus on acne […]
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