Hamzavi Canton Dermatology Newsletter - July 2017

What is Micro Needling? - July 2017

Patients often ask about what they could do for acne scarring, enlarged pore size, fine lines and wrinkles, dull skin, and even stretch marks. One option we offer at Dermatology Specialists is micro needling which can be used to target all the above. Micro needling can safely be used on nearly all parts of the body with the most frequent treatments being on the face.
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Hamzavi Canton Dermatology Newsletter - February 2017

Common Benign Skin Lesions - February 2017

Every day during clinic I get asked to check various lesions on patient’s skin. The most common benign skin lesions my colleagues and I see in the office include Seborrheic Keratosis (Wisdom Spots), Angioma, Dermatofibroma, Sebaceous Hyperplasia and Lentigos.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - January 2017

Why Do I Have These Dark Spots On My Face? - January 2017

Dark spots on the face are a common finding in all ethnic and age groups. However, they increase as we age. This article will review the various causes and treatment options that providers at Hamzavi/Dermatology Specialist may offer.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - December 2016

Hand Derm - December 2016

Do you suffer from dry, cracked, itchy painful skin on your hands? You may be suffering from a common condition called Hand Dermatitis. Hand Dermatitis is a form of Eczema. Eczema is a condition where the skin becomes inflamed and irritated.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - November 2016

November is National Healthy Skin Month - November 2016

Crisper and cooler temps have arrived. As we go from picking apples to playing in the snow, keep your skin healthy, feeling fresh and looking young.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - October 2016

What is Eczema? - October 2016

Eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. Most often when people say “eczema,” they are referring to atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is caused by a defect in the skin barrier which causes the skin to lose water more rapidly, leaving it dry and itchy.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - September 2016

Why am I Getting Acne and What Can I Do? - September 2016

Acne can happen to anyone from infancy to the golden years, but it is most common in the teen years and again during “middle age”. Basically, acne happens because, due to hormone changes / stress / unknown factors, the skin cells get “sticky”.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - August 2016

What's This Spot, Doc? - August 2016

The statistics are sobering: 1 in 5 Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. Most skin cancers are caused by ultraviolet radiation and appear on sun-exposed skin. The good news is, most skin cancers are very treatable if diagnosed early, and your dermatologist can help you evaluate any new or changing spots.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - July 2016

Help I'm Losing My Hair! - July 2016

Hair thinning or hair loss is a common complaint. Although it is an issue that many people will deal with at some point in their life, it can be a difficult and emotional process. While there are many different types of hair loss (too many to discuss here), the most common type is called “androgenetic alopecia”.
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Hamzavi Dermatology Canton Newsletter - Winter 2016

Tips to Maintain Healthy Skin During the Winter - Winter 2016

You can easily develop rough, dry, and itchy skin during the colder months, especially if you live in an area where you’re exposed to cold, dry air and harsh winds. Skin isn’t only the barrier between the environment and our insides—it’s a living organ that’s responsible for keeping the body cool, protecting it against germs and “invaders,” and many other metabolic processes.
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