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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 […]


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 […]


Thinning Hair? Losing Hair? Ain’t Got No Hair?

…BUY A WIG! Not long ago, wearing a wig was a bit of a taboo and definitely something you didn’t advertise or talk about openly. Oh, how the times have changed, and quickly! Thanks to celebrities and pop culture, wigs have become a fashion statement and highly desirable accessory.  A-List celebrities such as Beyonce, Wendy […]


7 Tips for Skin Care in Winter Weather

The cold, dry winter weather can cause a slew of skin problems… 1) Red Skin.  The cold winter air can easily redden the skin.  Switch to a gentle creamy cleanser and heavier moisturizer.  Avene’s Tolerance Extreme Cleansing Lotion and Cream are ultra-gentle products that are ideal for sensitive skin. 2) Dry Skin.  The cold winter […]


The driver’s left side is the most vulnerable!

Researchers from New York’s Stony Brook University recently found that the average American spends approximately 80-100 minutes driving, posing a “considerable health risk,” as car windows do not provide full protection from the sun’s dangerous rays.  Car windows block UVB rays, which cause sunburns and blisters, but they do not block UVA rays, which cause […]


Sun, Summer, Stay Safe… SPF!

What is the purpose of using a daily SPF? To protect the skin! Have you heard the news?!   Wearing SPF everyday is truly one of the best Anti-Aging products to commit to using. Whether it is in the summer or dead of winter, the suns UV rays are still powerful & can penetrate through the […]


Welcome to Our Blog!

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 […]