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12 Holly Jolly Reasons to Visit the Woodruff Institute this Season

Posted on December 01, 2017

The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery is thrilled to offer you a variety of services for all your dermatology needs this season! 1. Prep for the holidays with Botox & Dysport You laugh, you frown, and you concentrate. Over...

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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a powerful tool to take care of sun-damaged skin!

Posted on November 17, 2017

Did you know that one of the 58 million Americans have sun-damaged skin? The medical term is Actinic Keratosis (AKs), which is a condition that presents as rough, dry, scaly lesions on your skin. AKs are caused by sun exposure throughout your lifetim...

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Surprising secret about your pores that you may be too embarrassed to ask

Posted on November 03, 2017

Often patients ask us what to do with unsightly tiny black spots that clog the pores, commonly found on the nose and central face. When the skin in these areas is pinched, tiny cord-like grayish material can be expressed from the involved pores. Pati...

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At What Age Should You Get Fillers or Botox?

Posted on October 26, 2017

Last year, 56 percent of plastic surgeons saw a rise in cosmetic procedures and injectables in clients under the age of 30. At that age, how do you know if you are ready for these treatments? All though there is no specific age to start injectables, ...

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Psoriasis: It’s More Than Just Skin Deep

Posted on October 24, 2017

By Sarah Churton, MD, FAAD Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated, systemic inflammatory disorder. The immune system sends faulty signals that cause cell turnover to speed up, resulting in red, itchy, scaly, raised plaques on the skin. Psoriasis aff...

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Preventing Acne with Diet

Posted on October 18, 2017

With the more nutrition-conscious society that we have become, we are often asked if there are any foods to avoid for patients with acne. So far, no specific dietary changes are generally recommended in the management of acne. However, while the answ...

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Are you seeking a more natural approach to anti-aging procedures?

Posted on October 14, 2017

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) skin rejuvenation may be just what you are looking for! What is PRP? (Platelet-Rich Plasma) PRP has become a highly sought-after non-surgical procedure used in several fields of medicine to promote healing and cell growth....

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This Fall Stop Hiding Your Face… Learn the Benefits of Laser Treatments at The Woodruff Institute!

Posted on October 06, 2017

Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Who is the ideal candidate for IPL? Those with brown spots or red rosacea patches on the face. What to expect? When the treatment is performed, you will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Anesthesia or pain me...

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What is Seborrheic Keratosis & is it Something to be Worried About?

Posted on October 06, 2017

Have you ever noticed waxy brown or gray bumps that look “stuck on” or “pasted on,” as if you could peel them? These may be seborrheic keratoses (SKs), which are benign, age-related skin lesions. Patients have many names for SKs, like age spo...

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No Tricks, Just Treats for Your Skin

Posted on September 29, 2017

Low Cost and Low Commitment Cosmetics for Beautiful Skin! Halloween is the one time of year that it’s acceptable to wear a mask or heavy makeup to camouflage our true identities. The providers at The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmeti...

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