When it comes to dermal fillers, there are many products to choose from, depending on the area being treated and your treatment goals. Not all dermal fillers are appropriate for certain areas so understanding these options and having frank discussions with your doctor are key components of finding the treatment [...]
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Any abnormal growth or appearance on the skin is considered a lesion. This would include everything from a mole to a cold sore. In some cases, though, there are reasons to be concerned about a lesion. Lesions can be present at birth, such as moles and birthmarks, or those that [...]
Are you interested in creating a slimmer profile without undergoing an invasive procedure such as liposuction? You can diminish your double chin with the help of Kybella injections. In a recent survey done by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 67% of those surveyed said they were bothered by fat [...]
Pregnancy is supposed to be one of the most joyful times of your life. You shouldn't have to spend it concerned about dark, uneven coloration on your face. If you've noticed brown patches long after your summer tan has faded or hyperpigmentation that suddenly appeared while you were pregnant, you [...]
In much the same way that fractional lasers improve skin texture and youthfulness, microneedling can stimulate new skin growth by applying a controlled injury to the skin to stimulate both epidermal and dermal renewal. Microneedling devices such as the Dermapen or SkinPen provide the most consistent results. Dermarollers are typically [...]
Twisting veins that web in every direction are a sure sign that you're dealing with "spider veins." They often appear as purple or red lines that show through the skin. These veins aren't veins at all, but capillaries that have become large and swollen. Varicose veins are similar to "spider [...]
If you experience scaling, itching, inflammation, and redness on your skin, you may be living with psoriasis. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that affects as many as 7.5 million Americans. Types of Psoriasis There are 5 types of psoriasis that can occur. Around 80% of patients who present with psoriasis have plaque [...]
Skin rashes are your skin’s way of warning you that something isn’t quite right. They commonly occur in response to toxins, allergies, infections, or a disease that your body is fighting. It’s your body’s first sign that something needs to change or be treated, whether it’s your laundry soap or [...]
Please note: Skin cancer can be a life-threatening condition. Early detection is crucial. While this article will point out some of the warning signs, consulting with a board certified dermatologist is key. Performing monthly skin self-checks and asking for professional skin checks during your yearly checkup can help you detect [...]
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your friends at ADCI & AST. The holidays are the perfect time to take a little "me time" to refresh and revive your skin. Winter weather, sleepless nights, and stress can take a major toll on your skin. Plan accordingly, and enjoy rejuvenating [...]