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Articles About dermatology

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    JUN 15, 2021

    Surprising ways you may be getting sun-damaged skin

    Make coffee. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. This typical morning routine is missing an important step: Put on sunscreen. Why should you wear it every day? Because sun-damaged skin may be sneaking up on you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologypreventionskin cancerSun Protection

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    JUN 14, 2019

    Is sunless tanning safe? Here’s what you need to know.

    It’s widely reported that famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel made tanning popular — completely by mistake. In the early 1920s, Chanel got sunburned while spending time on a yacht in the French Riviera. Her sunburn faded into a tan and Chanel’s new “look” became all the rage. Afterwards, having tanned skin was associated with a life of wealth, leisure, and travel. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologyhealthy lifestyleSun Protection

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    JUN 14, 2019

    Sunscreen sense: Are you getting the coverage you need?

    You’re wearing sunscreen — that’s great! It can help you avoid wrinkles, sunspots, and skin cancer. But don’t go wild on alfresco fun just yet. Kaiser Permanente dermatologist Nicole Annest, MD, sheds some light on a few falsehoods about sun safety that could be preventing you from getting all the protection you need. ... Read More >

    TOPICSColoradodermatologySun safetysunscreen

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    JUN 07, 2018

    Sun spot or skin cancer? Know the difference

    Sun spots, liver spots, moles, freckles, cysts — oh my. Our skin can develop many different bumps or markings over the course of our lives. Some are harmless, but others may be cause for concern. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologymoleskin cancersun spot

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    JUN 07, 2018

    When to see a specialist — and how to prepare

    Whether it’s a trip to the Emergency Department or a test for an illness, even the healthiest person may need to visit a specialist at some point. Specialty care can focus on any disease or part of the body, from dermatology (for skin) to gastroenterology (for digestion) to oncology (for cancer). ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologygastroenterologyneurologyprimary carespecialty care

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    MAR 09, 2018

    Cosmetic dermatology is now available in the Mid-Atlantic States

    Now open at the Falls Church Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Cosmetic Dermatology offers high-quality cosmetic services to help you look as good as you feel.* Our board-certified dermatologists are ready to serve you at competitive prices. ... Read More >

    TOPICScosmetic dermatologydermatologyMid-Atlantic States