Past Puberty: Why do I still have Acne?!

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Acne and puberty almost seem to go hand-in-hand. Rapidly changing physical features, as well completely shifting hormones, all influence the appearance of skin inflammation and blemishes during our teen years. As a matter of fact, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH), acne is the eighth most commonly occurring disease worldwide! On the other … Read more

Living with Alopecia Areata

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I first encountered Alopecia Areata nearly six years ago. Brushing my hair one morning, a significant chunk fell out onto the counter and I panicked. My fear was quickly followed by frantic hours spent looking in the mirror and covering my thinning patches. This patterned continued over the next few weeks, until more than 50% … Read more

Painless Skin Cancer and Keloid Removal

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Skin cancer and related growths can be scary, but thanks to a cutting-edge procedure now available in the San Antonio area, treatment doesn’t have to be. Traditional methods of skin cancer removal, such as cutting or scraping of the skin, can leave permanent scarring. Recovery from this treatment can impact a patient’s quality of life … Read more

Laser Skin Treatment: Benefits

Laser Skin Treatment

When you think of lasers, you may get mental images of a dramatic rock show or a 1950’s horror film. In reality, laser skin treatments can be used for a variety of beneficial purposes! What is laser skin treatment? Laser skin treatment is a safe, non-surgical procedure that is very effective for a number of … Read more