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What is the UV Index? - Yes there IS an app for that.

Jul 7, 2013

The UV Index is released daily by the National Weather Service. While the ozone later typically shields us from the sun's harmful UV rays, ozone depletion means that different amounts of UV rays are hitting

UV Index

Keratosis Pilaris - How to identify and treat this prickly problem.

Jun 30, 2013

​Chances are, either you or multiple people that you know have keratosis pilaris. It is an extremely common skin condition that many people do not know much about.

Keratosis Pilaris

What Are The Treatments For Vitiligo?

Jun 20, 2013

Vitiligo treatments options fall within 4 categories which include 1) sunscreens, 2) cover-up, 3) restoration of normal skin color with medication/light treatments,

Vitiligo

5 Facts About Vitiligo That You May Not Have Known!

Jun 20, 2013

​​Vitiligo is a condition in which you develop white patches of skin over various parts of your body. It is a result of the loss of melanin

Vitiligo

What is an atypical mole? - Sporadic dysplastic moles and familial atypical mole syndrome explained.

Jun 18, 2013

Moles, also known as nevi, are very common growths of the pigmenting cells in your skin. The pigment cells that grow are called melanocytes. The density of melanocytes in your skin determines the lightness/darkness of your...

Atypical Moles
Familial Atypical Mole Syndrome

Did I develop a keloid or is this just a hypertrophic scar?

Jun 12, 2013

Scarring results from your body’s response to an injury. There is however a difference between normal scar formation and abnormal scar formation.

Hypertrophic Scars
Keloids

What Are The Treatments For Common Warts? - Home Remedies and Treatments at the Doctor's Office.

May 1, 2013

One of the most important things to think about before initiating wart treatment is that most warts regress spontaneously, especially in children. The next decision to make

Common Warts

What Causes Common Warts? - The basics of common wart infection, susceptibility factors, and transmission.

Apr 23, 2013

Common warts are benign (non-cancerous) skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Common warts are also called verrucae vulgaris.

HPV
Common Warts
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