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  • Battling Seasonal Itch: How to Relieve Irritated Skin during the Harsh Winter Season
    Cold winds, low temperatures and dry indoor conditions can strip the skin of its natural oils that serve as a natural moisturizer. Although the cold winter months often cause dry Read more
  • The Importance Of Regular Skin Exams In Detecting Skin Cancer
    Skin cancer is a concern for patients who are overexposed to the sun’s rays and who have a family history of this condition. Learn why regular skin exams are extremely Read more
  • Know Your Skin Type
    Skin care should be an important part of your daily hygiene. This should include cleansing the face daily, moisturizing, applying sunscreen and avoiding harsh products. A good skin care routine Read more
  • Nail Care: Keeping Fingers and Toes in Tip-Top Shape
    The nails take a lot of abuse. From gardening and dishes to regular wear and tear, harsh chemicals and hard work can really take a toll on the condition of Read more
  • Poison Ivy: Prevention & Relief
    If you spend time outdoors, then you’ve probably come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac at some point in your life. The plants’ oily sap, known Read more
  • Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea
    Rosacea is a chronic skin condition of the face that affects an estimated 16 million Americans. Because rosacea is frequently misdiagnosed and confused with acne, sunburn or eye irritation, a Read more
  • Living with Psoriasis
    Psoriasis is a common, chronic and often frustrating skin condition that causes skin scaling, inflammation, redness and irritation. The exact cause is unknown, but psoriasis is thought to be caused Read more
  • Monitoring Your Moles
    Although moles are usually harmless, in some cases they can become cancerous, causing melanoma. For this reason, it is important to regularly examine your skin for any moles that change in Read more
  • Say Goodbye to Acne
    Don’t let acne problems cause you distress. It might be easier to treat than you realized. There are many ways that our Honolulu, HI, dermatologists - Dr. Kevin Dawson, Dr. Douglas Read more
  • Do You Have Eczema?
    Eczema, also called “dermatitis,” refers to several different rash-like conditions where the skin is inflamed, red and irritated. The most severe and long-lasting type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. During Read more
  • Melanoma Early Detection is Key
    Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Fortunately, it rarely develops without warning, and the number of fatalities caused by melanoma could be greatly reduced if people were aware Read more
  • Wrinkle Prevention: Minimize Fine Lines and Maximize Your Youthfulness
    The telltale signs of aging skin—wrinkles, puffy eyes, age spots—may start to appear as we grow older. We can’t fight the aging process, but we can take steps now to Read more
  • Battling Teenage Acne
    Acne is a nearly universal complaint among teenagers, affectingover 85% of those between the ages of 12 and 17 at least occasionally, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. In Read more
  • Adult Acne: How to Control Blemishes & Breakouts in Your Middle Years
    Acne is the most common of all skin disorders, affecting almost everyone at some point in their lives. While most people outgrow acne in their late teens or early twenties, Read more
  • Everything You Need to Know About Skin Cancer
    Skin cancer is one the most common of all cancer types, which occurs when malignant cells are found in the outer layers of your skin. More than 2 million people Read more
  • SPF - Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Optimal Skin Protection
    There is a wide variety of sunscreens available, including lotions, sprays, creams, gels, wipes, and lip balms, to name a few. These topical products absorb or reflect some, but not Read more

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