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Why Wintertime Sun Protection Matters

It’s easy to remember sunscreen during the hot Texas summer, but when winter hits, you may be tempted to let your guard down. Here’s why you should continue to remain diligent as the temperature drops.

Nov 2nd, 2021
How Do I Know If I Have Rosacea?

A compliment, an embarrassing moment, a heated confrontation — lots of feelings can bring color to your face. But when it sticks around even after the emotion is gone, you may have rosacea. Here are the signs.

Oct 6th, 2021
Common Skin Problems That Respond Well to Chemical Peels

Many bothersome skin issues reside in the top layers of your skin, so removing these layers can mean removing the problems. And that’s exactly what chemical peels do. Find out if your most concerning skin issues are on the chemical peel hit list.

Sep 1st, 2021
Am I at Risk for Hair Loss?

Is it possible to predict hair loss? Can you prevent it? Wondering whether you’ll eventually lose your crowning glory can be frustrating. But it helps to know your risk factors so you can get a head start on treatments.

Aug 5th, 2021
I'm Embarrassed About My Warts

Whether you have scars, acne, wrinkles, or dark spots, any blemish can make you feel self-conscious. Warts are another problem that can be especially embarrassing. Here’s what you need to know about these bumpy eyesores.

Jul 6th, 2021
Is That Mole Cause for Concern?

As with other types of cancer, the sooner you detect melanoma, the better your chances of survival. Regular self-examinations can help you catch skin cancer early.

Jun 21st, 2021
3 Popular Facial Areas for Botox®

Botox® has been topping the charts as the number one minimally invasive cosmetic procedure for years. It can smooth out many wrinkles all over your face, but especially in these three common stubborn spots.

May 23rd, 2021
6 Tips for Preventing a Psoriasis Flare-Up

If you have psoriasis, you’re familiar with the red patches, silver scales, discomfort, and thick, cracked, and sometimes bleeding skin. What you may not be familiar with are the ways to help prevent your flare-ups. Check out these tips.

Apr 19th, 2021
What Is Rosacea?

Does a compliment make you blush? How about the weather? Spicy foods? If these things make you turn red in the face, you may be dealing with rosacea. Here’s some information you may find helpful.

Mar 14th, 2021
Why Do I Still Have Acne as an Adult?

You may think that acne is for kids, but passing puberty doesn’t make you immune to breakouts. Find out why you’re still battling acne and what you can do about it.

Feb 22nd, 2021
Wintertime Tips for Healthy Skin

For all of winter’s cozy pleasures — snuggling by the fireplace and bundling in wooly sweaters — one unpleasant byproduct is the assault of dry, itchy skin. Read on for tips from dermatologist Dr. Matthew Mittelbronn on how you can manage these unwelcome

Dec 31st, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

The idea of receiving a skin cancer diagnosis can be devastating, but you can protect yourself and get the treatment you need quickly if you’re fully informed. Here, we share some vital information about skin cancer so you can be prepared and be proactive.

Dec 13th, 2020
A Look at the Different Kinds of Acne

Many faces have acne, but did you know that acne has many faces, too? Find out which type of acne you’re facing and whether it’s really acne or something different.

Oct 16th, 2020
Treatment Options for Warts

Warts — those small rough fleshy bumps on your skin — are usually not serious and sometimes often go away on their own. But when they don’t, there are several ways to get rid of them. Read on to find out what options are available for treatment.

Sep 21st, 2020
Managing Your Eczema in the Winter

Whipping winds and dry, cold weather may be signs of a crisp fall and a beautiful winter — but not if you have eczema. If you suffer from this skin condition, the season change just means flare-ups. Here’s what you can do to manage your symptoms.

Nov 16th, 2020
Common Types of Skin Diseases

Your skin performs vital functions you may not even be aware of. It protects you from dirt, debris, bacteria, viruses, and other harmful microorganisms.

Mar 12th, 2020
What Are Actinic Keratoses?

Actinic keratoses (AKs), also called solar keratoses, are abnormal skin areas that are ‘pre-cancerous’ in nature. They usually appear as small rough, red, scaly bumps or patches of skin commonly found on the face, scalp, upper trunk, arms, and hands.

Feb 27th, 2020
Regarding Skin Cysts and What To Do About Them?

If you happen to feel a lump on or beneath your skin, you may have a cyst. These abnormal growths vary in size and shape, and can be due to multiple causes, but quite commonly they develop from the skin.

Feb 11th, 2020
Wintertime Skin Tips

Now that we are solidly into the winter months, it is well about time to offer you some insights and my thoughts on winter and your skin. In our area of the country, warmer temperatures and high humidity are the norms and our skin...

Jan 30th, 2020
Benefits of An Annual Skin Checkup for Cancer

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the time they turn 70? That said however, while skin cancer is a very common type of cancer, fortunately it is most often a very treatable condition, especially when diagnosed early.

Jan 23rd, 2020
Understanding Acne (Let’s Talk A Little About Acne)

One of the most common dermatologic issues people face on a regular basis is acne. It is not only an irritation to deal with, more importantly, but it can also interfere with important events in your life that you want to look your best for.

Nov 14th, 2019
What Can Be Done to Fight Alopecia?

The medical word for hair loss is alopecia. Alopecia is a general term, and, despite incorrect usage of the word by many media outlets, is not a specific diagnosis per-se.

Nov 8th, 2019
An Overview Of Psoriasis

Having a solid immune system is great. But an overactive immune system can trigger all sorts of unwanted changes in the body, including psoriasis.

Sep 24th, 2019
Psoriasis: Causes and Treatments

As the largest organ in your body, your skin has a number of very important functions, including acting as a barrier to protect from infection, helping regulate temperature, and shielding you from the cellular damage caused by the Sun’s ultraviolet rays.

Aug 29th, 2019
How Is Psoriasis Diagnosed?

If you suffer from the chronic condition known as psoriasis, you understand how difficult it is to deal with. Flare-ups of this disorder include flaking, redness, inflammation, itching, soreness, of the skin and thick, white, silvery, or red patches...

Aug 22nd, 2019
What Causes Acne and How to Treat It

Nearly everyone has experienced some form of acne at some point in their lives. The condition is often referred to as acne vulgaris or “common acne” because it affects so many people.

Jul 24th, 2019
What Causes Skin Cancer?

Many people spend most of their time indoors during the cold winter months every year – and when summer comes – they spend hours on end outdoors, enjoying their favorite activities, and often trying to get a ‘perfect tan’...

Jul 10th, 2019
Discussing Warts

Warts are skin growths that usually appear either alone or in clusters on the hands, feet, arms, legs, face, and other places on the body. Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and transmitted via touch, they are typically benign and may occasionally...

Jun 13th, 2019
What Causes Cysts?

There are hundreds of different types of cysts that can appear in the human body. A cyst is a closed pocket that contains fluid or other semi-solid substances.

May 24th, 2019
Medical vs. Cosmetic Dermatology

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the skin. Dermatologists also treat diseases involving the hair, lips, nails, and even the mouth.

Apr 25th, 2019
Common Skin Diseases and What to Look For

The skin is the largest organ of the human body, and it is susceptible to many diseases and conditions. It can also offer warning signs for some very serious underlying illnesses in the body.

Apr 11th, 2019
Welcome To Our Blog

Lakeview Dermatology welcomes you to our blog and invites you to browse around for the latest news in dermatology and more. Thank you for visiting our blog and we look forward to connecting with you.

Feb 11th, 2019