Living with Psoriasis? We Can Help!

Did you know there are more than 125 million people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis all over the world? Psoriasis is a common inflammatory disease, caused by abnormal T-lymphocyte function, most often characterized by raised, red, scaly patches. These patches or plaques are usually found on the elbows, knees and scalp but may appear on Read More

All About Alopecia

Did you know hair grows everywhere on your skin but your palms? You have about 100,000-150,000 hairs on your head and lose up to 100 of those per day. So finding a few stray hairs on your brush or pillow is not necessarily cause for concern. However, if you’re experiencing sudden hair loss or more Read More

Understanding Acne

Did you know acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S.? Nearly 80% of people will suffer from it at some point in their lives. It most often appears as an outbreak of pimples on the face, neck, back or shoulders. Although acne is most commonly see in teenagers, it can affect people Read More

Accutane – The Answer for Acne?

Accutane, otherwise known as Isotretinoin, is a powerful drug used in the treatment of severe acne, or acne that is not responsive to typical treatments. The word acne may have you thinking this is a drug just for teenagers, but Accutane is prescribed for patients of all ages. It is a derivative of Vitamin A Read More

Low Dose Accutane: Results without side effects? Too good to be true?

Last time we talked about Accutane, we talked about the drug’s effectiveness in treating moderate to severe acne, typically the cystic acne of the teenage years. Accutane is a great treatment option for this otherwise difficult skin condition. However, it often comes with side effects such as dry eyes, nose and lips, muscle aches, etc. Read More

Memphis Sun Safety: Protecting Your Skin

Sunscreen vs Sunblock – The weather can be misleading and, despite the lower than normal temperatures this year, you should always remember UV is present even when it is cloudy and cold. Many weather forecasts provide a UV index which is an indicator to the level of UV penetration. There are two kinds of UV, Read More

Has Winter Dried Out Your Skin? – Top Dry Skin Tips

In winter, and its low humidity, your skin can easily dry out. Here are some tips on how to prevent dry skin or keep it from getting worse. Do not use hot water. Hot water removes your natural skin oils more quickly. Warm water is best for bathing. Use a gentle cleanser. Soaps can strip Read More

Beauty and Botox

Did you know that BOTOX injections are one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic surgery today? In fact, Botox injections far outnumber breast augmentation and rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery on the nose), as the most preferred aesthetic surgical procedure. In western culture, attractiveness is closely wedded to youthfulness. The appearance of wrinkles on the face Read More