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Fungal Nail Infection

Fungal Nail Infection

Nail fungus is a fungal infection in one or more of your nails. An infection with nail fungus may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause your nail to discolor, thicken and develop crumbling edges […]

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Eczema

Eczema

Eczema is a term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. No matter which part of the skin is affected, eczema is almost always itchy. Affected areas usually appear very dry, thickened, or scaly. In fair-skinned people, these areas may initially appear reddish and then turn brown. Among […]

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Collagen Induction Therapy

Collagen Induction Therapy

Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and improvement of the skin’s overall appearance. During this procedure, the Eclipse MicroPen is used to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to produce collagen and elastin. […]

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Melasma or sun spots: what can I do?

Melasma or sun spots: what can I do?

More commonly known as sun spots, melasma has an asymptomatic and chronic evolution, with the appearance of light brown to darker spots mostly in the face area, and it is intensified through the exposition to solar light, pregnancy, anticonceptive pills and with the use of certain cosmetic products. It affects all races, but it’s more […]

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My skin and the sun.

My skin and the sun.

When we’re outdoors, we know we should protect our skin from the sun and it’s harmful rays. Of course that doesn’t mean you’ll spend your summer in your room when there are so many fun things to do outdoors. Besides, not everything related to the sun is bad. The solar light helps our body with the production of […]

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Hair Removal

Hair Removal

Photoepilation is the best method to control unwanted hair growth. The advantages that photoepilation offers both men and women over the traditional  methods for hair reduction (i.e. waxing, threading, shaving) are: Its long lasting results (months to years!) It is not painful It doesn’t stimulate hair growth nor makes hair become thicker (unlike shaving), No “razor […]

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Age Spots, Brown Spots

Age Spots, Brown Spots

Age Spots, Brown Spots These result from having a lot of melanocytes in one area of your skin due to acute (extreme) or chronic (regular) exposure to sunlight. They only appear in exposed areas: forehead, cheeks, nose, dorsa of hands and forearms, upper back, chest, or shins. They usually appear in adults older than 40, […]

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Spider & Varicose Veins

Spider & Varicose Veins

Spider & Varicose Veins Varicose veins affect half of people 50 years and older. Varicose veins are enlarged veins that can be blue, red, or flesh-colored. They are often found on the thighs, backs of the calves, or the inside of the leg. Spider veins are like varicose veins but smaller. They also are closer […]

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Jellyfish stings

Jellyfish stings

Jellyfish stings can vary greatly in severity. Most often they result in immediate pain and red, irritated marks on the skin. Some jellyfish stings may cause more whole-body (systemic) illness, and in rare cases, are life-threatening. Most jellyfish stings get better with home treatment, but severe reactions require emergency medical care. Here’s Dr. Lopez’ professional […]

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Aging Skin

Aging Skin

While aging is a natural process, it’s also natural to wish for the skin of your youth. Our dermatology practice offers some medically sound cosmetic procedures that can help slow down the signs of aging and improve the overall health of your skin. The procedures are performed by Dr. Lopez himself in a private medical […]