Category: Dermatological Advice

The cold hard truth

Posted on March 1st, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. 11 comments

Celluite creams and treatments.


Jim Flaherty’s Skin Woe

Posted on January 31st, by staff in Dermatological Advice. No Comments

The Skiny on Bullous Pemphigoid


Keep Calm and Moisturize.

Posted on January 24th, by staff in Dermatological Advice. 7 comments

Q&A with Dr. Lisa Kellett.


UltraShape

Posted on January 14th, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Treatments, Videos. 7 comments

The Skiny on UltraShape skin tightening.


Men and Needles

Posted on January 11th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, For Men. 4 comments

Guys on the pursuit of youth.


Wash every night?

Posted on January 10th, by Helen in Dermatological Advice. 7 comments

Dr. Lisa Kellett says yes!


How to get rid of scars

Posted on January 9th, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Skincare. 4 comments

In life, scars happen, and they can become an unwanted yet permanent part of our appearance. Luckily, scar-reducing treatments are available. We’ve enlisted the help of two professionals to guide us through them.

NO TWO SCARS ARE ALIKE.
Raised, thickened scars occur when the body’s healing process produces excess collagen. In other cases, scars appear as lighter or darker marks on the skin or, in the case of “box car” acne scars, sunken areas.

For new scars, timing is everything. “You used to wait a year before you started a laser treatment, but we know now that it’s better to heal compromised skin when it’s still in the healing phase,” says Toronto Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Kellett of DLK on Avenue, MD, FRCPC, DABD.

Your prescribed regimen may include more than one type of laser or treatment. “It can take more than one approach to reduce a scar or multiple scars’ appearance,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, MD, FRCPC, DABD, a dual-board certified dermatologist practicing in Ottawa and Austin, Texas. “Go to someone who is familiar with the different modalities, so he or she can determine the best treatments for you.”

TOPICAL TREATMENTS
Post-surgery scar-management therapy may include a topical silicone treatment to keep the area hydrated and protected, which reduces the
likelihood of raised or abnormal scarring.

Easy to use and inexpensive, … Read More »

Are Lasers Safe?

Posted on January 2nd, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Treatments. 6 comments

How to protect yourself.


7 Ways to Fight Dry Skin

Posted on December 27th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips. 8 comments

Win back your skin in the winter!


Survive the holidays

Posted on December 25th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Videos. 10 comments

2 Skin Tricks for the Holidays


Skin Care Basics

Posted on November 30th, by staff in Dermatological Advice. 5 comments

3 Steps for women and men.


Rob Ford: Red in the Face

Posted on November 29th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, For Men. No Comments

Our ruddy-faced mayor has 99 problems, including rosacea.


What The Yuck?!

Posted on November 19th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, For Men, What the Yuck?!. 22 comments

Bacne, moles, and tiny bumps.


Solving the Muzzle Puzzle

Posted on October 31st, by JB Goodman in Dermatological Advice, For Men. No Comments

Six steps to a closer, smoother shave. Tips your dad never taught you!


The Fit Woman’s Dilemma

Posted on October 16th, by Helen in Celebrity, Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips. 9 comments

Truth: Fitness can be cruel to your face by the time you hit 40.


6 Tips for Healthy Hair

Posted on October 14th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Hair & Style. 11 comments

Lovely locks start in the shower. Here, simple tips from dermatologists.


Ditch These After Age 25

Posted on September 20th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Products, Skincare. No Comments

Start treating your skin like an adult by tossing 4 youthful products that may be doing more harm than help.


Varicose Veins

Posted on August 24th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

How to get rid of them.