Skin Care

DAILY USE OF SUNSCREEN REDUCES FINE LINES

In a recent study, the daily use of a stable sunscreen reduced fine lines in the women studied. I always tell patients that come in for consultation regarding wrinkles that the first step is to protect oneself from the sun. I recommend using sunscreens with SPF 30 or greater that contains high amounts of zinc…

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NEW RECOMMENDATIONS ON NEWBORN BATHING

Water alone or appropriate liquid cleansers can be used that will not impair skin maturation. After birth, the diaper area should be kept dry. It is appropriate to cleanse this area gently with cotton balls or squares with water or by using baby wipes. Moisturizers can be used to maintain skin barrier function. One may…

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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO AVOID GETTING WRINKLES?

Most facial wrinkles come from ultraviolet rays, from the sun or tanning beds. So, the best way to avoid getting more is to avoid getting sun damage. Avoiding midday sun, wearing protective clothing and hats, and, of course, using a good sunscreen. I recommend a sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher with a high concentration…

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ATHLETE’S FOOT – DON’T FORGET THE SHOES.

Athlete’s foot is a common problem that can result in itching and burning of the feet, in addition to dryness on the sole or maceration between the toes. In addition, this can lead to infection of the nails that can be difficult to eradicate. Often one treats the skin, but does not eradicate the possible…

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