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Skin Health

Your skin performs many more functions than just outward appearance. The skin protects our bodies from bacteria and environmental dangers. Because our skin covers our body, we want to take preventive measures such as facials, microdermabrasion and general daily care.

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by our physicians

Decoding the SPF of Sunscreen

By Dr. Charles

Not really sure what SPF numbers mean and how to best protect your skin? Learn more!

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

5 Tips to Unmask Melasma

By Laura Collins, APN DCNP

Bothered by melasma? Follow these tips to help alleviate your pigmentation concerns.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

7 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology

Even with good sun protection, sometimes you miss a spot or forget your sunscreen. Read our tactics for treating sunburned skin.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?

By Cara Bushemi, PA-C

Understanding “water warts”; how they develop and what you can do.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

When Your Child Develops Impetigo

By Jennifer Lee, PA-C

Those red sores on your child’s face are contagious. Learn about impetigo: what it is, how it looks and how to treat it to prevent spreading this skin disease.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

The Killer Tan: Dangers of Tanning

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology

Before you step outside or get into a tanning bed, think again. That tan may actually kill you.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Skin Health

Guide To Managing & Preventing Dry Skin

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology

You don’t have to deal with dry skin. Learn all about dry skin and what you can do to manage and even prevent it.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

Varicose Veins & Spider Veins: What are they? How can they be treated?

By Dr. Michael Gaffud

Varicose and spider veins can be a concern. Luckily, there are treatments for both.

Topics and Subtopics: Arteries & Veins & Skin Health

A Rash….On Your Eyelids?

By Megan Bramer, MMS, PA-C

Did you know you can get a rash on your eyelids? Learn more about eyelid dermatitis.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

6 Ways to Control Your Eczema This Winter

By Christopher Kelly, PA-C

Eczema come in various forms and can be almost anywhere on your skin. Learn 6 ways that you can help to manage your eczema as the weather changes.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

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