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Fayne Frey, MD
The FDA does not approve cosmetics in the same way that it approves drugs. However, it does regulate many aspects of production, packaging, & distribution.
The results of studies examining the impact of antioxidants and free radicals on health are mixed showing benefits and harm for both.
Dandruff is common and often embarrassing. It is usually treated with a dandruff shampoo but if it doesn't get better, be sure to consult a dermatologist.
News stories about sunscreen abound. They claim that they get into your bloodstream, reduce vitamin D, and even kill coral. What's true and what's not?
Myths abound about acne but science shows it's a chronic inflammatory condition affecting hair follicles and oil glands. Effective treatments are available.
Ever spent a lot of money on skin care products that didn't live up to their hype? Chances are you've been deceived by the beauty industry more than once.
Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.
Squamous cell carcinomas can vary from small easily treated lesions that can have local therapy to, in rare instances, a serious life-threatening disease that may require surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.
These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis.
Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You won’t know for sure but a dermatologist will--most skin cancers are curable if found early.
A dermatologist examines the products that you should feel free to ditch if you are worried about being overexposed to chemical ingredients in your skincare routine.
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