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Porokeratosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

The name porokeratosis, meaning scaly pore, was originally given to areas of abnormal skin tissue, or lesions, thought to develop from the pores of sweat glands. We know now that porokeratosis was misnamed—it has no relation to pores. It’s a rare skin disorder that affects the maturation of skin cells, producing lesions with distinctive raised … Read more

Fraxel Laser Treatment

Pros and Cons of Fraxel Laser Treatments: Frequently Asked Questions

We all do it—catch ourselves examining our facial wrinkles, acne scars, uneven tone, or other flaws—and we wonder if it’s time to do something about it. You’ve considered laser treatments, but you knew someone who stayed home for weeks afterward. You admired the outcome, but taking weeks off work while you recover? You don’t have … Read more