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Debunking Sunscreen Myths

Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Debunking Sunscreen Myths

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in America, with more than 5 million cases each year. With most skin cancers being caused by the sun, it’s time to brush up on our sunscreen facts. There is still a lot of misinformation about protecting your skin from the sun, and the stakes could not be

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Stress Awareness Month and Botox

Stress Awareness Month and Botox?

Stress Awareness Month is upon us, and while stress takes a toll on the entire body, its effects are more visible on the skin. The yearly initiative that kicks off every April aims to create awareness around the impacts of stress and provides education about healthy ways to manage it. But what if there were

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What to do about warts

What to Do About Warts

Warts occur when skin cells grow faster than normal because they are infected with a strain from the human papillomavirus (HPV) family. About 10 of the 150 strains of HPV cause skin warts, including common, plantar (foot), and flat warts. Anyone can get them, but kids get them more often. Here’s what to do about

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How seasonal allergies affect your skin

How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Skin

Here in the Lone Star State, there’s something constantly blowing around that’s the bane of allergy sufferers’ existence. With milder temperatures year-round, there’s no shortage of allergy seasons and runny noses, itchy eyes, the works. We are a few days into spring, and with the changing of the seasons means a whole new set of

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Skin Care Survival Guide: Spring Break Edition

Skin Care Survival Guide: Spring Break Edition

Despite lower numbers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, beachgoers will inundate South Padre Island during the annual spring break pilgrimage in a few days. Similar scenes will play out in other popular hot spots as south Texans embark on a week’s worth of everything outdoors. While loads of fun will undoubtedly occur, our skin

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February is Cancer Prevention Month

National Cancer Prevention Month

February is Cancer Prevention Month. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined when it comes to dermatology. Most forms of skin cancer are preventable, so National Cancer Prevention Month is a great time to talk about how to protect your skin. Comprehensive Approach to Prevention

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Valentines Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Alamo Heights Dermatology can feel the love in the air. To celebrate the day of endearment, we’re offering specials in our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for our clients. DiamondGlow February is the perfect time for a DiamondGlow facial, which is 10% off all month long. DiamondGlow utilizes

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How tp prevent eczema flare ups in the winter

How to Prevent Eczema Flares in the Winter

Not everyone’s eczema deteriorates at the first sign of colder weather. However, it’s fair to say that worsening symptoms and an uptick in flare-ups is a reality for many people living with eczema at the onset of colder weather. While changing the weather is impossible, we can take steps to help our skin win the

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How to Choose Moisturizer

Moisturizing is one of the primary “must-dos” of a good skincare routine. Besides keeping your skin from drying out, moisturizing prevents irritation and creates a barrier between your skin and the elements. If you aren’t sure how to choose a moisturizer or whether the one you currently use is the right one, we have some

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Safety

In light of all that is happening with the Coronavirus, our office is taking precautions. Please read our new blog for more information.