What Is Vitiligo?

What is Vitiligo

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness What is Vitiligo? Are you or someone you love dealing with vitiligo? The Mayo Clinic reports that there are more than 200,000 new cases of vitiligo each year in the US alone. Vitiligo is a chronic disease where the melanin, which gives your skin its…

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Living With Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common, chronic, and often frustrating skin condition that causes skin scaling, inflammation, redness, and irritation. The exact cause is unknown, but it is thought to be caused by an overactive immune system, which causes the skin to form inflamed…

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Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea

Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness Rosacea Rosacea is a chronic skin condition of the face that affects an estimated 16 million Americans. Because rosacea is frequently misdiagnosed and confused with acne, sunburn, or eye irritation, a large percentage of people suffering from rosacea fail to seek medical help due to…

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Everything You Need To Know About Chicken Pox

chicken pox

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness When your child breaks out all over in a blistery, itchy red rash, there’s a good chance it’s the chicken pox. Chicken pox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, and although it’s typically a childhood disease, people who have not contracted it as a child…

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Smoking And Your Aging Skin

Aging Skin

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness While most people are aware of the potentially life-threatening health consequences of cigarette smoking, including lung cancer and emphysema, many people do not recognize the negative impact that smoking can have on the health and appearance of their skin. Smoking causes biomechanical changes in our…

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Diabetes And Your Skin

Diabetes Test

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes afflicts more than 25 million children and adults in the United States. Of these, 7 million do not know they have the disease. At some point in their lives, about 1 in 3 people with diabetes will develop skin…

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What Is Lupus And How Does It Affect Skin

Lupus

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness Find out what this autoimmune disorder means for your skin health. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, approximately 1.5 million Americans and five million people globally have some form of lupus. While it can affect both men and women, about 90 percent of those…

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Treating Shingles

Treating Shingles

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness The effects of chickenpox may last beyond your childhood infection. Shingles, a widespread, itchy, painful rash, can break out at any time in adulthood because the causative agent, the Varicella Zoster virus, lies dormant within the body for life. Your dermatologist can help you control…

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About Canker Sore

Canker Sore

Farah Dermatology & Cosmetics Talk Uncovering beauty, lifestyle, and wellness Find out everything you need to know about canker sore causes and treatments. Canker sores are small painful ulcers that appear in the mouth. You may find that your canker sore makes it difficult to eat or talk without experiencing pain. If you are experiencing…

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