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Meet our new aesthetician Amanda

Meet Our New Aesthetician!

Amanda Allery is our new aesthetician here at Alamo Heights Dermatology. We invite you to read more about our knowledgeable yet humble new family member. She’ll explain why everyone can benefit from seeing an aesthetician and what this Star Wars die-hard does for fun! What was the inspiration behind your becoming an aesthetician? Amanda: I

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Dermatologist's take on popular skincare trends: Sunscreen Contouring

Dermatologists Take on Popular Trends Series- Sunscreen Contouring

We are back at it again as we continue our ongoing blog series to determine which social media skincare trends are safe to try and which we should ditch. Sunscreen contouring is the next trend we are getting the inside scoop from our in-house experts here at Alamo Heights Dermatology. Let’s jump right in! Note:

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Men's Health Month: Annual Skin Exam

Men’s Health Month: Annual Skin Exam

June is an important time for men because it’s the annual celebration of Men’s Health Month! Each June, the purpose is to bring awareness to health issues and diseases prevalent among men and provide education and tools encouraging early detection and treatment. With early diagnosis and treatment, skin cancers are highly curable. So, while thinking

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Dermatologist’s Take on Skincare Trends

It’s 2022, and it’s safe to say the rise of “skinfluencers” has skyrocketed. It’s not absurd to hear the bulk of people say they impulse bought their skincare routine off TikTok, and it’s actually becoming the new norm. Now, this begs the question…which of these trends are safe to try? Which should you ditch? Today,

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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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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.