Inflammation

Top 5 Ways To Treat Back Acne (“Bacne”)

Back acne, also known as “bacne”, can be annoying and, at times, painful. If you are experiencing back break-outs, you are not alone. Back acne is a common problem among teenagers and adults alike. Luckily, there are ways to treat this pesky problem. 1. Exfoliate regularly “Exfoliating is one good way to prevent back acne,” shares Dr. Jennifer Vickers, a Continue reading

4 Ways Omega-3s Benefit The Skin

In homage to National Health & Nutrition Month, we wanted to discuss how what you eat can benefit your skin health! Omega-3 fatty acids have numerous health benefits, ranging from preventing cardiovascular disease to enriching the overall health of your skin. While our body can make most types of fats that it needs, it is unable to make the essential Continue reading

Three Signs Your Acne May Leave a Scar

Growing up, kids hear many well-intended sound bites from their parents that serve as reminders to do their best. “Please brush your teeth.” “Did you comb your hair?” “Wear your mask and bring a spare just in case.” While some lessons are seasonal, others stand the test of time. “Don’t pick at it, or it will scar.” Kids the world Continue reading

The Benefits Of SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic & Phloretin CF

Many people overlook antioxidants when planning their skincare routine, but this leaves out an important part of skincare. Here are five reasons you don’t want to miss out on the benefits of antioxidants: Skin-firming “With the aging process, our skin loses its firmness. In order to prolong healthier-looking skin, products containing antioxidants will encourage a younger firmer look,” mentions Natalie Continue reading

What Is Teledermatology?

It seems as though so much of society has moved toward online platforms. We can buy everything from our clothes to our groceries online. We socialize with our friends and find love online. It’s no wonder that healthcare has started to move online as well.  The web has become a wealth of health and medical information for patients. Certain specialties, Continue reading

Everything You Need To Know About Scabies

When you are diagnosed with scabies, it’s distressing to think that you have tiny mites on your skin! But absolutely anyone can get scabies. Fortunately, the condition is easy to cure, so scabies typically only causes temporary discomfort. What Is Scabies? “Scabies is a skin infection caused by infestation with the Sarcoptes mite,” shares Melanie Pickett, board-certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology Continue reading

How Injectable Biologics Can Assist In Treating Psoriasis

“Psoriasis is most identifiable by raised, red, and scaly patches on the skin, and commonly affects the elbows, knees, or scalp,” explains Dr. Jennifer Vickers, board-certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. Although the exact cause is unknown, genetics and the immune system factor into the development and presence of disease. Psoriasis causes an excessive and shortened overturn of Continue reading

Common Skin Conditions for Skin of Color

Common skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis affect patients of all ethnicities.  But patients with skin of color are more likely to have complications such as loss of pigmentation, dark spots and even scarring.  For these patients, it’s important to see a dermatologist who has expertise in treating ethnic skin and can address the unique challenges of treating Continue reading

New Years Skin Resolutions!

Exercise more, eat healthier and stress less are common resolutions for the New Year. This year the dermatologists at Sanova suggest you consider a resolution to take your skincare regimen more seriously. You’ve heard it all before but skipping crucial steps like taking your makeup off before bed or moisturizing can take a toll on your skin. Consider these New Continue reading

Could Thanksgiving Dinner Really Make You Look Better?

With the smell of roast turkey and freshly baked pumpkin pie in the air, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the season of overindulgence. Doctors have warned us for years about the health hazards of overeating and more recently the dangers of too many sweets. But there may be a silver lining when it comes to the Thanksgiving buffet. Many of Continue reading

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