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Are nutritional supplements important in the treatment of female pattern hair loss?

Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is an increasingly common and incredibly frustrating disease, affecting about 40% of all women....

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The great sunscreen ingredient debate

In a commentary... issued on May 6, the Food and Drug Administration stated that “with sunscreens now being used with greater frequency,

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Nitrous oxide in dermatology

The use of nitrous oxide in dermatology and dermatologic surgery is becoming more common....

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Winter exfoliation: A multicultural approach

Winter or postwinter exfoliation may seem counterintuitive to some patients because skin is often more dry because of cold weather and dry heat from heaters in the home,

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Knee and elbow rejuvenation

There has been an increasing demand for achieving noninvasive skin lifting and tightening around aging knees and elbows....

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Hypopigmentation

Hypopigmentation or depigmentation of the skin is very challenging to treat. The loss of melanin in the skin is often a frustrating problem,

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The Magic Of Microblading

The use of permanent cosmetics dates back thousands of years in history. Microblading, a technique for creating natural looking eyebrows using pigment,...

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Whole body cryotherapy

Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) performed at WBC centers has been trending as a health and beauty procedure over the past few years....

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Collagen drinks – do they really work?

Collagen drinks and supplements have been getting a lot of buzz lately, from media advertisements and patients asking us about them....

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Treating the Effects of Bruxism with Botulinum Toxin

Bruxism is grinding and clenching of the teeth with unconscious contractions of the temporal and masseter muscles while awake or during sleep.

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Why You Should Rethink Dermal Piercings

Unlike traditional piercings that go inside one point of the skin and outside of the other,

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Is Your Weekly Manicure Damaging Your Nails?

In recent years, gel (also known as shellac) manicures have become a rising trend, and for good reason.

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Tech Neck and Computer Face: How your Electronic Devices are Causing Premature Aging

We are all aware that staring at a computer or our smart phones for hours on end throughout the day affects your posture,

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Dark Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Linked to Breast Cancer

A new study out of the University of Rutgers uncovered concerning evidence that two common hair treatments are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

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New Research Shows that Vitamin D3 Could Help Treat Sunburns

High doses of vitamin D3 taken one hour after getting bad sunburn significantly reduce skin redness,

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Pregnancy-Safe Skin Care

As we put on serums, creams, and lotions day today, we don’t always think about what may be being absorbed into our bodies.

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The difference between dry, genetically dry, and dehydrated skin

Dealing with Dry Skin? Although dry skin and dehydrated skin sound like the same issue, they are different problems that require different approaches and different products.

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The skinny on Coolsculpting!

Is the treatment really worth it? Coolsculpting is our tried and true method for non-invasive fat reduction.

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The Most Ahhhmazing Product for Facial Redness

Finally! We found a product to help you get rid of your facial redness. Rhofade is a prescription cream that is used to get rid of persistent facial redness.

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Why you should avoid certain skincare treatment during the summer

Spring is here! Apart from blooming flowers and spring showers, this means that the sun is stronger and the time you have to safely do laser treatments is running out!

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Sunscreen Tips for Every Skin Type!

Sunscreen is a must for every skin type. In addition to being your most crucial anti-aging tool,

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Day Cream vs. Night Cream- There IS a Difference!

The difference between day and night moisturizers is the kinds of ingredients present, and how they perform differently for a particular time of day.

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Eating for Beauty: 5 Things to Avoid for Great Skin

Our skin reflects what is happening internally throughout the body. Signs of irritation or inflammation on the skin is a sign that our body is reacting to something.

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“FALL” Back Into your Skincare Routine

With Fall around the corner, it’s time to readopt your skincare routines that were shelved for the summer.

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Light Therapy for the Skin

Light therapy, also known as LED therapy, can be used to treat various skin conditions such as psoriasis,

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Counterfeit Botox Warning

The FDA recently announced a new warning about a counterfeit version of Botox that has been found in the United States and may have reached physicians’

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Color Correcting 101

One of the most important makeup lessons I have learned over the years is how to color correct.

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Your Diet and Your Skin

Your Diet and Your Skin

Your skin reacts to EVERYTHING you eat. Love your cereal and milk in the morning? The sugar breaks down collagen and the milk can break you out.

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It’s a…PROBLEM

It’s a…PROBLEM

The only miracle about “it’s a 10”, a popular “leave-in” hair product, is how often the answer is “yes” when I ask my new ACNE patients if they use this…

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Sensitive Skin & Hypoallergenic Products

Sensitive Skin & Hypoallergenic Products

What is Sensitive Skin? Sensitive skin means that your skin reacts to or gets irritated easily,

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Anti-Aging Treatments for Your Hands

Anti-Aging Treatments for Your Hands

Hooray! You won’t have to worry about your hands giving away your age any longer! The U.S.

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3 Reasons NOT to Trim Your Cuticles

3 Reasons NOT to Trim Your Cuticles

Manicured nails will never go out of style, but if you want your nails to look and feel healthy,

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Botox Parties Gone WRONG…

Botox Parties Gone WRONG…

Be Careful of Where You’re Getting Your Botox! Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D.’s article goes over the risks of administering Botox injections at “Botox Parties”...

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Maintaining Healthy Skin from the Inside Out

Probiotics are known to be important in maintaining intestinal health, but who knew that they could also promote beautiful,...

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Diminish that double chin!

Diminish that double chin!

Looking to lose that double chin? Look no further! Kybella treatment might be the answer for you!

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What? Where? Why?

The idea of getting fillers and/or injectables can be extremely overwhelming and intimidating. Don’t let what you don’t know scare you away.

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Sugar and Your Skin

Sugar and Your Skin

Noticing more wrinkles, fine lines or sagging skin? It may be time to put down that ritual morning latte.

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Stop Treating Your Adult Acne Like a Teenager!

Stop Treating Your Adult Acne Like a Teenager!

Growing up isn’t just about getting a job, getting married, paying bills etc. It’s also about knowing how to take care of yourself.

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Guide To: Under-Eye Care

Guide To: Under-Eye Care

If you want to stay looking younger longer it’s vital to take extra special care of the skin around your eyes.

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Guide to Bringing Sexy Back

Guide to Bringing Sexy Back

Acne is never any fun, but when it’s on your face you at least have the option of covering it up.

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Morning Vs. Night Skincare

Morning Vs. Night Skincare

The Morning You’re morning routine should revolve around protecting your skin for the day ahead of you.

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Lashes Lashes Lashes!

There is one accessory that you don’t want to forget to bring with you to all your upcoming holiday events…beautiful lashes.

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Halloween Makeup 101

Halloween Makeup 101

To avoid allergic reactions and breakouts from thick Halloween makeup be sure to follow these steps.

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Gluten-Free Treats of the Week

Gluten-Free Treats of the Week

Going gluten-free at McLean Derm hasn’t been so hard with some of the amazing treats we’ve been enjoying.

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Get Party Perfect for the Holidays!

Get Party Perfect for the Holidays!

It’s holiday party time, and we have the perfect treatments to get you looking party perfect!

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Don’t be so Sensitive!

Don’t be so Sensitive!

We all have a favorite tried and true product that has seen us through the years. 

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McLean Derm has Been Challenged!

McLean Derm has Been Challenged!

We like to practice what we preach here at McLean Dermatology, so I am challenging my entire office to follow a diet low in carbohydrates and free of gluten and…

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5 Power Foods for Your Skin

5 Power Foods for Your Skin

You are what you eat! Your Skin reflects your overall health. Eliminating packaged and processed foods from your diet and replacing them with nutrient-dense whole foods will prevent and treat…

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Detox your skin… with every meal!

Detox your skin… with every meal!

The best kept secret about dermatology is that many skin disorders are often triggered by the diet.

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It’s All About The Arch

It’s All About The Arch

Having trouble achieving that perfectly arched brow? With the Lizette Mineral Eyebrow Kit, a staff favorite here at McLean Dermatology,

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