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5 Ways To Treat Skin Discoloration

“Men and women of all ages face skin discoloration issues,” shares Jennifer Jordan, a physician assistant at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. Some can cause physical discomfort while others are simply aesthetically unpleasing. Either way, fighting pigmentation is usually on the sufferer’s agenda. Let’s talk about conditions that cause skin discoloration and ways to deal with them. Why Does Skin 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

How To Amplify & Protect The Results Of Your IPL Treatment!

Fotofacials utilize laser technology to draw sun-damaged skin cells to the surface and out of the skin. This can be done in as little as one treatment and many notice a significant result after treatment. Is there anything that you can do to both amplify and protect the results of your IPL treatment? Chemical Peels After successfully completing your IPL Continue reading

3 Minimally Invasive Ways To Treat Your Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin disease characterized by red, itchy patches on the body caused by inflammation and increased skin turnover leading to a buildup of extra layers of skin cells. Over 7 million Americans live with continuous pain and discomfort from psoriasis. “Treatments for psoriasis have evolved over the years, as dermatologists and patients alike seek to control outbreaks and reduce Continue reading

Top Skin Care Blogs of 2016!

With each new year comes a tidal wave of new information about medical dermatology and cosmetic skin treatment. Throughout the year,  Sanova Dermatology  has shared the latest and greatest trends and procedures. Here are the top blogs from 2016 that YOU found to be the most exciting and interesting for this year in skin! 8. Juvederm Volbella vs. Restylane Silk  Continue reading

What’s the Difference Between IPL and Laser Therapy for Skin Treatments?

When you are looking for different skin treatments, you may come across a wide variety of solutions. It’s important to understand which one to use. So what’s the difference between IPL and Laser therapy for skin treatments? What is IPL? IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, is used for a variety of treatments. For example, an IPL can be used for hair Continue reading

Pustular Psoriasis: What You Should Know!

While many people understand psoriasis is a skin disorder characterized by thick scaly plaques on the skin, the disease can actually manifest itself in a number of different forms. Pustular psoriasis, for example, is a chronic inflammatory condition that appears on the skin as blisters of noninfectious pus surrounded by red skin. “The appearance is quite different than the pink, Continue reading

Plaque Psorasis: Understanding the Disease and the Treatment Options

Plaque psoriasis is a chronic disease characterized by the appearance of patches of thick, red, and dry skin. While the disease shows itself on the surface of the skin, its origins are tied to the immune system. “Faulty signals from the immune system tell skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in new skin cells forming in days rather than Continue reading

What is a Photofacial Treatment?

What exactly is a Photofacial? Questions about photofacials, or fotofacials, are frequently asked by patients new to the world of lasers and light-based technology. “Photofacials are a great way to improve skin tone and even out discoloration on the skin,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic skin care expert in Austin, Texas. During these treatments, the patient comfortably Continue reading

Can Laser and Dermal Filler Treatments Be Combined?

“Facial rejuvenation often involves combining treatments like Botox and Juvederm, to relax wrinkles and restore volume to the skin, with chemical peels or laser for skin resurfacing,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, cosmetic dermatologist and skin care expert in Austin, Texas. The thought of combining both dermal filler and laser treatment to help improve the look of skin is a common Continue reading

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