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 DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Most Dermatologists practicing in United States are members of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dermatologists indicate this by placing FAAD after their names. FAAD stands for "Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology."
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
When it comes to SPF, the higher the number, the better, right? What is SPF exactly? What do the numbers mean, and how high can they go?
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Are you confused by all the sunscreen options and ingredients? Learn how to pick the right sunscreen for you.
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with sebum (oil) and dead skin cells. Acne most commonly appears on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders.
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Before going to a tanning salon, take a look at some alarming reasons to stay away permanently.
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By Alix Charles, MD, FAAD
Tips to protect your skin from harmful UV rays while enjoying a round (or two) of golf.
Topics and Subtopics: Men's Health & Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Dry skin affects millions of people, especially during the cold, winter months. Dry skin can be uncomfortable, causing your skin to feel tight and painful and extremely itchy. For many, dry skin is simply caused by harsh soaps, itchy clothing, misusing moisturizers, a lack of using moisturizers, certain medications and medical conditions, and even just by taking long, hot showers.
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Cracked, dry lips can be caused by a variety of conditions and can be both unsightly and painful. While lips are skin, unlike most of your skin, the lips do not produce natural oils to protect and hydrate. If you suffer from dry or cracked lips, we can help you understand and correct the problem.
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

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