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Latisse…A New Cure for Balding?

There is excitement in the medical community that a new product may be developed to treat scalp balding.  Latisse® is a solution that is used to grow eyelashes and has been on the market since 2008.  Many physicians specializing in hair loss treatment and restoration have been using the generic form of the drug bimatoprost […]

Dear Dr. Abell: What is Mole Mapping?

Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs are saved digitally. These images serve as a baseline and assist the physician during the patient’s annual skin exam to see if any skin lesions are new or have changed. This is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma. This may […]

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Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in dermatology.  I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient satisfaction, which […]

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How To Protect Yourself From Ticks and Mosquitos

How To Protect Yourself From TICKS Cover up any exposed skin when it is hot outside, especially when you are venturing into wooded or grassy areas. Wear long sleeves, long pants, socks, shoes, and a hat. Tie long hair up into a ponytail or bun. Use insect repellant on any exposed skin any time that […]

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What is Microdermabrasion?   Microdermabrasion provides the ultimate non-invasive exfoliation. It is a quick, relatively painless,  15 minute procedure with no downtime. During the procedure, passes over the face with a diamond tipped wand attached to a vacuum will retexture the skin by exfoliating the top layer and  removing dead skin cells. In addition to the immediate […]

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Public Service Announcement for Veterans

Dear Veterans, Veterans Affairs Telehealth Services recently unveiled a new plan which would allow Veterans to schedule medical appointments at the VA medical hospitals directly online.  Once implemented, this should be a time-saver that may make medical care more accessible to the men and women who have bravely served our country. At Abell Dermatology, we […]

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