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Food and Acne: Is Something I’m Eating Causing My Breakouts?

Is it something I’m eating? “It’s one of the most common questions I hear,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, a board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. The truth is, there are a multitude of factors that can contribute to the development of acne. Diet is one of most controversial. Acne-inducing Myths Patients often […]

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What Is Sun Damage?

Dermatologists and skin care experts often use the term “Sun Damage”, but what does it truly mean? Well… It takes a little bit of explaining to truly understand the full scope of sun damage. Sun Damage represents a spectrum changes observed on the skin that directly results from exposure and overexposure to sun and UV light. […]

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Microneedling for Acne Scars

Acne is extremely common, especially amongst adolescents and young adults. With inflammatory acne lesions, or if you tend to pick at your blemishes and bumps, scars can be created in the skin. Some acne scar can be permanent, but thankfully, a number of new treatments have been developed specifically to address these marks. Micro-needling, the revolutionary treatment […]

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Glo-minerals for Patients with Acne

Your first instinct when noticing a pimple or breakout is to try to cover it as best as you can. Many over-the-counter products can actually make problems worse by irritating the skin. These products with their fragrances, preservatives and chemicals can interact negatively with the skin. Glo Minerals pride themselves on using the highest quality ingredients […]

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Employee Spotlight | Marvelous Matt

Matt, the manager of Sanova Dermatology, makes it his goal to solve all office problems effectively and efficiently. Having had various roles in multiple career fields, he is well-rounded and offers great perspective. He is always willing to listen and offers realistic advice in order to assist staff members whenever possible. Learn Matt’s thoughts on working at […]

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What is a Precancer Skin Lesion?

Dermatologist often use the term precancer when describing skin lesion to patients. “It can actually create a lot of anxiety,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon in Austin, Texas. “While patients are relieved to know that they do not have skin cancer, they’re also somewhat uncomfortable in being in the […]

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Kybella Deoxycholic Acid: A Non-surgical Treatment for Double Chin and Submental Fat Removal

Double chin sufferers can rejoice! The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has now approved Kybella, a new non-invasive procedure for the removal of unwanted fatty tissue under the chin. “It’s a common cosmetic concern,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, board-certified dermatologist in Austin, Texas. Patients may try different skin tightening procedures but the […]

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: What Can Gluten Do To Your Skin?

Is gluten-free truly the way to be? It seems more and more people are experiencing ill effects to gluten and report that they are intolerant to this common protein found in grains like wheat, barley and rye. Gluten has been associated with variety of health problems ranging from digestive issues to autoimmune and inflammatory conditions in […]

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