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What Is Botox & How Is It Used?

Botox is the brand name given to a drug derived from botulinum toxin. It’s a protein which is widely used in medicine, cosmetics, and research. The protein is considered to be safe in controlled conditions and can be carefully injected into the body at specific areas based on the issue it is being used to treat. “I don’t like the term ‘toxin.’ Continue reading

Who is Eligible for Participation in a Dermatology Clinical Trial?

Participating in a dermatology clinical trial isn’t as easy as just volunteering. Perhaps you have eczema, acne, or another skin condition, and you’ve learned about a clinical trial for that condition. Volunteering is only the first step in the process. “Each clinical trial requires that you first qualify by meeting certain parameters within the trial’s “inclusion criteria”, which allows a Continue reading

5 Reasons Why CoolSculpting Is So ‘Hot’ Right Now

Did you know that the average American gains 30 pounds from ages 20 to 50, even though people don’t usually eat more food during this period? The deck is stacked against women even more because when they reach perimenopause and/or menopause they may gain weight due to hormone changes. Particularly weight gain around the waistline is common because low estrogen Continue reading

Participant Responsibilities In A Clinical Trial

In order for any clinical trial to provide reliable study results, participants are asked to adhere to specific standards. Each separate trial will have strict regulations that should be followed. “Our professional team will ask that you provide us with a complete and accurate health history and in-depth details of your condition,” states Dr. Ted Lain, board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology. We want you to be Continue reading

Is TREMFYA the right choice for my plaque psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a disease affecting millions of people around the world. The most common type of psoriasis is known as plaque psoriasis and is characterized by raised red areas of skin that can become painful, crack and bleed. Thankfully there are many treatment options available. One of the most recently FDA approved treatments is Tremfrya (guselkumab). Tremfrya is a FDA Continue reading

What Is A Dermatology Clinical Trial?

Dermatology Clinical Trials are coordinated studies that assist in the advancements of medicine and skin therapy within the dermatology industry. This type of clinical research provides dermatology professionals with data-based results, which manifest into evidence based medicine. With the various types of skin conditions affecting the quality of life of millions, clinical studies allow participants to be proactive when it Continue reading

What Are My Treatment Options For Acne Scarring?

Acne scars can seem unfair—if the pimples weren’t bad enough, the scars can persist to serve as a reminder. However, there are a variety of different therapies available for acne scar sufferers to treat their skin. A trip to the dermatologist is a great way to begin exploring these options and to discover which treatment is right for you. Clinical Options Continue reading

Colorescience Sunforgettable

It is a well-known fact that sunscreen use is a must if you plan on being outdoors. A lesser-known fact it is important for you to reapply sunscreen, especially if you are sweating or coming into contact with water. It can be a difficult task to apply sunscreen over a full face of makeup, so the creation of Colorescience Sunforgettable Continue reading

Are Sweat and Eczema Connected?

If you have eczema, learning how to manage your symptoms on a day-to-day basis can be difficult. Although there are many things you can do to control your eczema flare ups, there are certain times that they simply can’t be avoided. Now in the summer months, you may wonder if heat and sweating can impact your skin condition. Does Sweat Continue reading

Why Should Sunglasses be Part of your Sun Protection?

Summer is here, and if you haven’t gotten your summer skin care regimen in gear yet, don’t wait another day. “The sun can damage your skin even during the winter months when its furthest from the Earth,” mentions Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and skin cancer expert at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. “But at this time of year, Continue reading

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