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02 February 2016

Gel manicures: Dermatologists share tips to keep nails healthy

Although gel manicures can be beautiful and long-lasting, they can be tough on nails. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, gel manicures can cause nail brittleness, peeling and cracking, and repeated use can increase the risk for skin cancer and premature skin aging on the hands.

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02 February 2016

Gel manicures: Dermatologists share tips to keep nails healthy

Although gel manicures can be beautiful and long-lasting, they can be tough on nails. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, gel manicures can cause nail brittleness, peeling and cracking, and repeated use can increase the risk for skin cancer and premature skin aging on the hands.

02 February 2016

The needle is the new knife: Advances in dermal fillers

While the word “fillers” may bring to mind images of artificial faces, the reality of dermal fillers is much different. When administered properly, fillers can provide natural-looking results for patients seeking a rejuvenated appearance. Thanks to recent advances in filler techniques and materials, patients are seeing better results than ever.

02 February 2016

The appeal of chemical peels: Considerations for skin of color

People of color need to be extra careful when caring for their skin. They are prone to hyperpigmentation issues, and such problems may be triggered or exacerbated by treatments for other common skin conditions. In recent years, however, chemical peels have emerged as an effective treatment option for hyperpigmentation and other conditions in patients of color.

08 January 2016

AADA provides input on skin cancer screening recommendation

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Jan. 8, 2016)

18 December 2015

American Academy of Dermatology Commends FDA for Proposing an Age Restriction for Indoor Tanning

The American Academy of Dermatology applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for taking a monumental step to protect the public’s health by proposing new regulations governing indoor tanning.

14 December 2015

AADA applauds new bill to protect senior access to dermatologic care

The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) announced its support for the Medicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act

30 November 2015

Academy's new app aims to aid patients with chronic hives

Patients who are struggling with chronic hives can turn to a new free tool for help. This month, the American Academy of Dermatology released its Chronic Hives Patient App, which offers tools and resources for chronic hives management.

30 November 2015

AAD statement on skin cancer screening

The American Academy of Dermatology believes that early detection is vital in the fight against skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. All forms of skin cancer — including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer — are most treatable when detected early.
 

10 November 2015

On a budget? Dermatologists share tips to save on skin care costs

November is National Healthy Skin Month®, and member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology want to set one thing straight: you don’t need expensive skin care products to have glowing, healthy skin. In fact, they say, wearing a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher before going outdoors is one of the most effective ways to maintain healthy skin.