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Health Tips App

Health Tips App

Dr. Lopez belongs to the American Academy of Dermatologists (AAD). This international organization provides ongoing training for dermatologists to keep their professional skills sharp. It also provides good information about dermatology issues for the general public. Please visit the iTunes store to download a free iPhone app for information at your fingertips. More health tips […]

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Myths about Acne

Myths about Acne

Myths about acne. You think you know everything there is to know about acne? You would be surprised to know that many things people say about acne, what’s it’s cause and how to treat it, are really wrong! Myth #1: Getting tanned improves your skin. Reality: Although a tan could mask temporarily acne, sun causes […]

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Acne

Acne

Acne This is a disease of the pilosebaceous unit. It’s very common, affecting approximately 85% of young people. It may even appear first when you are 25 years or older.  Emotional stress can definitely cause it to get worse. Occlusion and pressure on the skin (acne mechanica), such as by leaning your face on your […]

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Oral herpes

Oral herpes

Cold Sores: how to prevent and how to attenuate! Oral (labial) herpes is a viral infection characterized by vesicles or erosions that appear on lips or mouth angles, it is also known as “cold sores”. It is usually caused by one of the herpes virus (the HSV-1) which in most cases is not sexually transmitted). […]