Hyperhidrosis Surgery

Hyperhidrosis Surgery: Understanding Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS)

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) surgery is a last resort procedure that helps control excessive sweating of the hands, face, and underarms. There are a number of prescription and medical treatments that should be tried before opting for ETS surgery. An ETS procedure destroys the nerve paths associated with overactive sweat glands and stops the perspiration … Read more

Topical Corticosteroids

Topical Corticosteroids: Side Effects, Uses, and Alternatives

In today’s world, our skin is faced with a continual assault of chemicals, bacteria, infections, and UV rays. As a consequence, we are increasingly guarded about protecting the well-being of our largest organ. But in spite our best efforts, environmental agents, stress, and allergies can still trigger skin irritations that require treatment. If you’re already … Read more


Blepharitis (Eyelid Inflammation): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Blepharitis is a condition associated with irritation of the eyelids and eyelid margins. There is no cure for blepharitis, but it is manageable. If left untreated blepharitis can cause blurry vision and light sensitivity. Prevention of the condition includes proper eye hygiene and a diet rich in omega-3. What Is Blepharitis? Blepharitis is a condition … Read more

Glycolic Acid

Glycolic Acid: Benefits, How to Use, Side Effects, and Best Products

Glycolic acid is the smallest of the alpha-hydroxy chemical compounds. It is used to treat common skin concerns by exfoliating dead cells that accumulate on the surface of the epidermis. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends that consumers determine their skin type before adding glycolic acid to their beauty regimen. What is glycolic acid? Glycolic … Read more

best affordable skin care products

15 Affordable, Dermatologist-Recommended Skin Care Products

An effective skin care routine can be both uncomplicated and affordable. There are a wide variety of over-the-counter products for you to choose from. Specific concerns can be dealt with by simply adding another product to your skin care regimen. Are you looking for an inexpensive, easy-to-follow skincare routine? Does the plethora of choices online … Read more

Anti-aging creams for men

Rolling Back Time: Seven Anti-Aging Creams for Men That Actually Work

Protecting your skin from the ravages of time begins with daily use of a broad spectrum sunscreen and continues with an anti-aging cream. The best anti-aging ingredients for men include retinol, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin C. When purchasing an anti-aging skin cream for men, it’s essential that you choose a product that corresponds to your … Read more

Botox in a jar

Does Argireline Work? We Asked Skin Experts About This ‘Botox in a Jar’

Argireline is composed of chains of amino acids known as peptides. It inhibits the movement of facial muscles, allegedly improving skin texture and tone. Research suggests that Argireline may not penetrate deep enough into the skin to consistently provide benefits. The anti-aging industry is vast and highly competitive, with many products grappling for their share of … Read more

Cutis verticis gyrata

Scalp Wrinkles: CVG, a Rare and Misunderstood Skin Condition

Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a rare medical condition that causes the scalp to take on a wrinkled appearance. Proper hygiene can reduce the risk of pruritus (severe itching), secondary infections and an unpleasant scalp odor. If treatment of underlying conditions does not resolve the issue, surgery may be the only option to remove these wrinkles. … Read more