Habits that can make your acne worse

by Acne Treatment

There could be some skin care habits that are making your acne worse.  Here are 10 of the most common according to American Academy of Dermatology. 1-Trying a new Acne medication every week or two This can irritate your skin more causing more breakouts.  Instead stick to one product for 6-8 weeks.  Generally it takes at […]

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Tips to Manage your Rosacea

by Cosmetic Dermatology

Even if you are currently treating Rosacea, the right skin care regimen can make a world of difference.   Here are some tips for improving how your skin feels, reduce rosacea flare-ups, and boost your skins health.  Here are a few tips: 1- Cleanse your skin very gently twice daily– Once each morning and night because […]

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Accutane may improve depression symptoms

by Cosmetic Dermatology

For many years now there has been controversy regarding accutane causing depression.  Although accutane or isotretinoin is a miracle drug for patients who struggle with severe acne, many prescribers have worried about the possible connection between it and depression.  A resent screening of 172 studies published between the inception of isotretinoin and September 2016, however, did […]

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Here at High Valley Dermatology, our highly trained and talented team of doctors, including the highly trained and experienced Dr. Lindsay Sewell, Dr. Brandon Miner, Dr. Lena Gowring and Joseph Anderson PA-C specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. In Idaho Falls, with so many exciting outdoor summertime activities, we want to emphasis […]

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Regular Sunscreen Use Slows Skin Aging, Study Shows

by Age Spot Treatment

A new study from Australia provides the strongest evidence yet that regular sunscreen use helps keep skin looking younger. While dermatologists have long believed sunscreen fights wrinkling, the study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine is the first to demonstrate it in a years-long human trial. “It’s a very important study,” says Henry Lim, […]

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Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds

by Age Spot Treatment

In their pursuit of a golden glow, young American women say that beauty concerns, not health worries, will determine how willing they are to use so-called sunless tanning products, a new survey finds. The poll of 182 white female college students (just shy of 20 years on average) gets at the heart of a public […]

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Solved! The Mystery of the Maddening Itch

by General Dermatology

O.K., so it doesn’t quite rank up there with unraveling the cause of Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. But with mosquito and poison-ivy season on the way, plenty of folks would be grateful for an answer to a more mundane question: What is the neurological basis of the pruritic response? Or in plain English: Why do we […]

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Why You Have to Scratch That Itch

by General Dermatology

Everybody itches. Sometimes itch serves as a useful warning signal — there’s a bug on your back! But sometimes itch arises for no apparent reason, and can be a torment. Think of the itchy skin disorder eczema, or the constant itching caused by some cancers. “A very high percentage of people who’re on dialysis for […]

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