How To Firm Face Skin

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As we grow older, we can expect our skin to lose some of its elasticity and volume. That said, people can also experience loosening skin earlier in their lives. The board-certified experts at Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting offer countless ways to firm up facial skin so you can feel…

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The Difference Between Actinic Keratosis and Seborrheic Keratosis

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Actinic keratoses and seborrheic keratoses are common skin lesions that can be similar in appearance. Learning to recognize their differences is important since one is non-cancerous, and the other is pre-cancerous and can develop into skin cancer. Your board-certified dermatologist at Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting can positively identify which…

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How to Stop Alopecia from Spreading

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Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss in both children and adults. It often begins with a few bald spots on the scalp before it spreads to other hair follicles. Learning how to stop alopecia areata from spreading early on is crucial and can make a real…

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The ABCDEs of AI for Skin Cancer Detection

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This feature was originally published by Practical Dermatology Key considerations for dermatologists as AI continues to expand. Jonathan Wolfe, MD Although discussion of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine has been ongoing for years, and the technology is making its way into the clinic, there is still much to learn. In…

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Skin Cancer Treatments at Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting

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Even though skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, it is highly treatable and completely curable in most cases with early detection. Scheduling an annual skin cancer exam is an important part of maintaining optimum health, particularly if you are in a high risk group for skin cancer…

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Best Laser for Removing Acne Scars

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Removing acne scars is incredibly difficult without laser technology. While there are countless creams, serums and lotions that contain ingredients that can fade acne scars slowly, they are nowhere close to being as effective or efficient as laser therapy. Advancements in laser therapy for acne scars over the past decade…

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What is Cosmetic Dermatology?

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Cosmetic dermatology is a subspecialty of dermatology that focuses on aesthetic issues and the cosmetic applications of the discipline. A cosmetic dermatologist has undergone special training to help patients address skin tone and texture irregularities, smooth wrinkles, remove unwanted facial or body hair, tighten skin, remove tattoos, treat cellulite and/or…

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Is Psoriasis Linked to Cancer?

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Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States. It is an immune-mediated disease that causes red, scaly patches on the skin due to systemic inflammation. There are several different types of psoriasis and though they are all treatable, there is no known cure…

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What is Mohs Surgery? Everything You Need to Know

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Mohs surgery is the most effective skin cancer treatment for most skin cancer types and is performed by our very own board-certified Mohs surgeon, Michael S. Lehrer, MD. Mohs surgery is a highly specialized and precise treatment for skin cancer in which the cancer is removed in stages, one tissue…

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Microneedling and Psoriasis

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The board-certified dermatologists at Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting share a keen interest in managing psoriasis. We specialize in treating psoriasis by understanding its many forms, learning what triggers it and teaching our patients how to prevent flareups. We believe our patients with psoriasis should take advantage of the many…

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