Tattoos have never been more popular in America than they are now.  They seem to have left their bad reputations behind and have become mainstream.   A 2008 poll by Harris Interactive estimated that 14% of ALL adults in America have at least one tattoo.  That’s a lot of tattoos and while more people are […]

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Psoriasis is a fairly common disease of the skin.  It is genetic and it is not contagious.  About 2-4% of the population is affected with the disease, and most of them have the plaque form of the disease.  There currently is no cure for psoriasis but there are some pretty good treatments that people with […]

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Are you bothered by imperfections or flaws of your skin? Do you wish or think your skin could look healthier and clearer than it does now? Consider visiting Dr. Lena Gowring, Dr. Lindsay Sewell, Dr. Brandon Miner, and Joseph Anderson PA-C in Idaho Falls to discuss how better looking skin can be yours!

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Understanding Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer

by General Dermatology

UV Radiation (UV Rays) is emitted by the sun. Many types of light bulbs also put off UV rays such as tanning beds, nail dryers and other light boxes. Types of UV rays There are three main types of UV rays UVA- These rays penetrate the skin more deeply than UVB rays, therefore, playing a major […]

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Vanessa Latimer melanoma recovery story

by Melanoma Treatment

Vanessa Latimers personal story published on aad.org I grew up in small town Idaho where life revolves around the Great Outdoors. Any and all free time my family had was spent pursuing activities outside; and that passion for nature, fresh air, and sunshine will forever be ingrained in my being. I also naturally excelled at athletics. […]

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An inexpensive vitamin can help reduce the occurrence of common skin cancers in people prone to that disease, researchers reported on Wednesday. In a clinical trial, people who took two pills a day of nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3 available as a nutritional supplement, had a 23 percent lower risk of developing non-melanoma skin […]

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Dentists Doing Botox

by Botox

Family practitioners, gynecologists and dentists are getting into the cosmetic procedure business, and dermatologists are seeing the negative side effects.  Many of these doctors have gone to weekend conferences where Dermatologist have 3 additional years after medical school training in these techniques. The today show did a segment on this topic (available below).  They show the importance of research […]

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Ringworm is Not a Worm!

by General Dermatology

One of the most commonly asked questions about ringworm treatment is whether or not ringworm has anything to do with an actual worm. Rest assured, you are worm-free if you are only dealing with ringworm. It is a very common fungal infection that can happen to anyone. The medical term for ringworm is tinea. Symptoms of […]

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Seeking Severe Psoriasis Treatment?

by General Dermatology

Psoriasis is one of those skin conditions that unfortunately cause a lot of people to be embarrassed. It is an autoimmune disease skin condition that according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, affects 7.5 million people in the United States. Psoriasis treatment is one of the most common reasons patients come see us at High Valley […]

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Time can be cruel to a once thick head of hair. As we age, many will experience hair loss. If this is something you just cannot accept, there are options for solutions. Due to lack of demand High Valley Dermatology is not offering hair transplantation services at this time. What is a Hair Transplant? A hair […]

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