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Why You Might Have Broken Facial Capillaries

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Dr. Bailey, I am 53 years old and have been using tretinoin cream .025 for 3 years. I had a few broken caps on my cheeks when I started and they have not gotten worse, however it looks as though I now have 2...

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flaky eyelashes
Dermatologist’s Tips for Flaky Eyelashes (aka seborrheic blepharitis)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Flaky eyelashes are often caused by seborrhea. The name of the condition is seborrheic blepharitis. It's really dandruff! Dandruff can cause you to have an itchy red, crusty flaky eyelashes and lash line. Da...

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essential skin care products for a sunny winter getaway
Essential Skin Care Products For A Sunny Winter Getaway

By Cynthia Bailey MD

What are the best skin care products for a sunny winter vacation? Do you usually bring sun damaged skin back as a winter vacation souvenir? As a dermatologist I'm determined to protect my skin from the sun ...

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How To Treat Dry Skin Caused From Retin A Use In The Winter

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Hi Dr. Bailey! How can I treat dry skin in winter from Retin A use? I use and enjoy several of the products you recommend on your site. There may be others like me though that get particularly dry in the fal...

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best way to remove skin tags
What's the best way to remove skin tags?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

The best way to remove skin tags depends on the skin tag including the size and where it is. I also like to use an exfoliating skin care routine in my dermatology practice. My patients and I feel it helps to...

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Parabens in Skin Care Products and Skin Cancer

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Parabens in skin care products and skin cancer concern is just one of the many controversies regarding parabens. A reader sent me this question about parabens and it's worth sharing. Parabens are a concern t...

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rosacea skin care tips from my dermatology practice
Rosacea Skin Care Tips from My Dermatology Practice

By liz pires

This is Part 3 of my 5 Part Rosacea Blog Series. Dermatologist's Skin Care Tips to Control Rosacea In this article, I give you my Rosacea Skin Care Tips to create a supportive routine that helps minimize ros...

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What Are The Skin Symptoms Of Acne Rosacea?
What Are The Skin Symptoms Of Acne Rosacea?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Insights on Acne Rosacea from the Dermatologist This is the second article in a five-part medical article series on acne rosacea. As a dermatologist, my goal is to give you practical information about rosace...

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What is Acne Rosacea?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

What is acne rosacea and how do you know if you have it?? If you answer 'yes' to any of the following questions, then you probably have rosacea. Does your face get bright red when you exercise? Do you flush...

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Pityrosporum folliculitis acne treatment
Pityrosporum Folliculitis Acne Treatment; many doctors don’t even know this

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Pityrosporum folliculitis acne treatment is something I do every day in my practice because this fungal acne is common. It is often also overlooked by both patients and other doctors as a cause of stubborn a...

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Pityrosporum Folliculitis Acne: Could This Be Why Your Acne Won't Go Away?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Pityrosporum folliculitis is a type of acne that is common. Many people experience it as itchy bright red pimples that won't go away on the back, chest, scalp, forehead and along your hair line. There may al...

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does chocolate cause acne
Does Chocolate Really Cause Acne?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Does chocolate cause acne? Probably not…..but it's complicated. The controversy: Patients for years have noticed pimples after eating chocolate-containing 'junk foods' The original scientific studies done i...

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