Skin Care & Healthy Diet

Skin Care & Healthy Diet

Dr. Deborah Longwill, Dermatologist at Baptist Health South Florida, says skin is the largest organ of the body, so whatever you are putting in your system is going to affect your skin. “The foods that you put in your system will affect your skin, not only your face but also your back. If you take […]

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Sweat, Diet & Acne

Sweat, Diet & Acne

Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant at Sunset Dermatology, says sweat on your face can lead to accumulate a bacterial growth in the skin. She recommends either washing your face or taking a shower after your workout. “Actually, the recommendation is to cleanse it before and after your workout,” she says. Ditching the makeup and putting your […]

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Skin Health & Diet

Skin Health & Diet

Sugar is the worst food for skin. Dr. Deborah Longwill, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, and Unni Greene, Personal Trainer & Nutritionist with SoMi Fitness, agree that natural sugar can be good in a certain degree, because of the fiber, and Greene explains why added sugar is a villain for her.

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Treatment of Acne

Treatment of Acne

If the acne is mild to moderate, topical cream might just work for it, affirms Paula Brezavseck, Physician Assistant with Miami Plastic Surgery. But if the condition doesn’t improve with this treatment she recommends an oral antibiotic. She also explains physicians have to determine the type of acne, because there is a specific treatment for […]

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Ground Breaking Acne Treatment

Ground Breaking Acne Treatment

Dr. Jill Waibel, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, says acne is the number one reason people go to a dermatologist. “One of the highest populations to get acne is adult women, so a third of women have severe acne from the ages of 18 until they’re 90.” She explains the gold nanoparticle laser is […]

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Different Types of Pimples

Different Types of Pimples

Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant at Sunset Dermatology, says a pimple is an overproduction of oil, bacteria and dead skin that clogs up the hair follicle. There are different types of pimples, such as whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, nodules and cysts. Suarez explains nodules and cysts tend to be more serious, because they can lead to […]

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Teenagers & Acne

Teenagers & Acne

More than 70 million people in the US have suffered from a skin condition at some time in their life. Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant at Sunset Dermatology, says her biggest population at the practice are teenagers but she also sees a lot of adults presenting with acne that started during the adulthood. “During puberty you […]

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Treating Acne with Antibiotics

Treating Acne with Antibiotics

About prescription medication to fight acne, Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant at Sunset Dermatology, says antibiotics are very frequently used for acne purposes, they help to reduce inflammation in the skin. “It’s really not so much to kill bacteria, but that’s something that you don’t want to be taking long term because you can run into […]

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Skin Care: Acne Scar

Skin Care: Acne Scar

Acne scar is an area where the acne has gone down into the dermis and is causing more damage in the collagen that was not able to repair itself. Dr. Deborah Longwill, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, advises treating acne before it gets to that point in order to prevent cystic acne. However in […]

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