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Breast Cancer: How to Tame Chemo Curls and Improve Scars

By Cynthia Bailey MD

These great questions about how to tame chemo curls and improve scars after breast cancer treatment came in from reader Isabelle as a comment on my post celebrating my first day back at work after "The Breas...

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Skin Care Creams and Serums: How Do You Layer?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Skin care creams and serums - do you know how to layer them? They are important products in your skin care routine. How you apply them determines how well the active ingredients will penetrate and do their ...

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10 Skin Care Tips for Retin A Users

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Knowing how to incorporate Retin A into your skincare routine can be tricky. Retin A can react with other skin care products causing redness, itchiness, and dry skin. However, used well, it’s a powerful anti...

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what causes bumps under the eyes that look like chicken skin
Bumps Under the Eyes - Causes and Treatment

By Cynthia Bailey MD

A reader asked what causes bumps under the eyes that look like "chicken skin". The skin under the eyes can have bumps for several reasons and I'm often asked about them. I answer the reader in this article. ...

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Best Skin Care for Seniors

By Cynthia Bailey MD

What is the best skin care for seniors? I've treated thousands of seniors over my years of practice and skin care matters more and more as we age. Skin changes with age and becomes prone to dryness. I was re...

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How Long Is It Safe to Use Cortisone on the Face?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

It's NOT Safe to Use Cortisone on the Face Indefinitely. Hello Dr. Bailey, I've been reading your columns about rosacea and have ordered your Green Tea Antioxidant Skin Therapy You mentioned using Locoid Oi...

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Dermatologist Tips to Treat Sebaceous Hyperplasia

By liz pires

Sebaceous hyperplasia papules are common.  I often see them as an incidental finding on a facial skin exam. They are decorative proliferations of what was once a microscopic and invisible oil gland, now enla...

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Sensitive Skin and the Clarisonic

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Sensitive skin and the Clarisonic or other sonic skin cleansing systems - can you use them? Many of my patients and readers have sensitive skin. A reader just sent me this question and I want to share my ans...

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Do UV Sun Rays Go Through Windows?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

The answer is yes! Usually, some important UV sun rays do come through window glass. UV Sun Rays and Windows UV Sun Rays and Your Window Normal glass blocks all of UVB but allows UVA to come through. How d...

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how to use loprox shampoo with other dandruff shampoos to treat seborrheic dermatitis
How To Use Loprox Shampoo With Other Dandruff Shampoos To Treat Seborrheic Dermatitis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Dr. Bailey, I have seborrheic dermatitis and have found your website tips and information extremely helpful. I was hoping that you'd consider adding some information about the prescription shampoo Loprox to ...

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dandruff in the ear
Dandruff In The Ear Canal; How To Treat An Itch That Can’t Be Scratched

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Dandruff in the ear is a vexing problem that I like to describe as "The itch that can't be scratched". My dad had it when I was a kid. I fixed it for dad once I became a dermatologist - like the mouse that p...

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perioral dermatitis treatment
Tips For Treating Perioral Dermatitis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Tips for treating perioral dermatitis often require a trip to the dermatologist. This frustrating rash is all too common. It also has a tendency to come back after it has healed. This question from a reader ...

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