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10 Common Causes of Contact Dermatitis

September 10, 2023
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Contact dermatitis is a common skin condition characterized by red, itchy, and inflamed skin caused by direct contact with an allergen. Anyone can develop contact dermatitis, but those with particularly sensitive skin may be more susceptible. It’s essential to recognize the triggers and causes of contact dermatitis to treat it effectively. At Hollywood Dermatology and […]

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Can I Have Liposuction Done Under Local Anesthesia?

August 31, 2023
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Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that aims to remove excess fat from specific areas of the body. Traditionally, liposuction has been performed under general anesthesia, where the patient is unconscious and not aware of the procedure. However, advancements in medical techniques have made it possible to perform some liposuction procedures, such as tumescent liposuction, […]

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Psoriasis Awareness Month: 5 Facts You Should Know

August 15, 2023
Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month is an essential time to shed light on this chronic skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Here are five facts you should know about psoriasis. Psoriasis Is Related to Immune System Problems Psoriasis is classified as an autoimmune disorder, which means the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own healthy cells, […]

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CoolSculpting® For Your Dream Beach Body

July 15, 2023
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Summer is here, and one of the most exciting things to do during the summer is head to the beach with families and friends. You might have been preparing your beach body and getting ready to hit the waves and enjoy the sun, but not have your body exactly where you want it. Losing stubborn […]

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Acne or Something More? Identifying Molluscum Contagiosum

July 14, 2023
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Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection that spreads through contact with a person who is infected with the virus or an object that is contaminated with the virus. This virus tends to look a lot like acne, so it can be difficult to distinguish between the two if you are unfamiliar with the virus, […]

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How to Get Rid of Summer Body Acne

June 30, 2023
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Summer is all about enjoying the sun and letting your skin strut its stuff. However, body acne can very quickly curb your enthusiasm for putting on that swimsuit. While acne is totally normal, it can sometimes feel embarrassing if lots of pimples end up on your arms or back during swimsuit season. So what can you […]

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VISIA® Complexion Analysis: Your Roadmap to Healthy Skin

June 15, 2023
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Getting your skincare right can be an extensive journey. No one’s skin is exactly the same, and everyone has different needs that have to be worked through. However, it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why VISIA® complexion analysis is such a useful tool to give your skincare a helping hand. Let’s […]

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Book a Mole Mapping Appointment for Melanoma Awareness Month

May 31, 2023
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Melanoma is the most aggressive type of skin cancer, as it is fast-growing. Therefore, it’s important to diagnose melanoma as early as possible with mole mapping.  What Is Mole Mapping? Mole mapping is a modern and effective way to detect skin cancer early. At Hollywood Dermatology & Cosmetic Specialists, our team of doctors uses mole […]

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How Often Should I Get A Skin Cancer Screening?

May 15, 2023
Skin cancer screening

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. In some cases, it can also be very aggressive. Having skin cancer screenings performed regularly by a dermatologist and doing self-examinations could exponentially reduce the odds of skin cancer spreading throughout your body undetected.  Most people should get a full-body skin cancer screening […]

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The Best Spider Vein Treatments for Clear Legs by Summer

April 30, 2023
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Spider veins (telangiectasias) are small red, blue, or purple vessels that branch out in web-like formations. While spider veins are extremely common and benign, many people want to remove them for cosmetic reasons. If you want to achieve clearer legs by summer, read on to learn about two highly effective telangiectasia treatments. Removing Spider Veins […]

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