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  • IPL Laser Treatment for Sunspots and Rosacea
    You see sun spots on your face, or are they age spots? Either way, you want them gone. Your board-certified dermatologists in Honolulu, HI - Dr. Kevin Dawson, Dr. Douglas Read more
  • How to Prevent Chapped Hands
    Chapped skin can happen at any time of the year, from the warmest climate to the coldest. Whether it’s harsh chemical soaps, cold temperatures, or over­exposure to the sun, chapped Read more
  • Rejuvenate Your Skin With Microdermabrasion
    Take years off your skin thanks to this skin resurfacing system.   Aging happens to all of us; however, it doesn’t mean our skin has to give away our age. Of course, Read more
  • About Canker Sores
    Find out everything you need to know about canker sore causes and treatments. Canker sores are small painful ulcers that appear in the mouth. You may find that your canker sore Read more
  • How Can Your Dermatologist Treat Your Acne?
    Acne is one of the most common and yet one of the most challenging skin problems people face. We know how frustrating it can be to try one over-the-counter acne Read more
  • What You Should Know About Cold Sores
    What are cold sores and what can you do to relieve your symptoms? Most people who have had cold sores often know when they are about to appear. The tingling and Read more
  • Treating Rashes
    Rashes will happen to most people at some point during their lifetime, whether it’s from coming in contact with poison ivy while on a camping trip or from an allergic Read more
  • What You Should Know About Birthmarks
    Learn some fun facts about these common skin blemishes. Birthmarks are extremely common, appearing on about 80 percent of babies at birth. Even if you don’t have a birthmark, chances are Read more
  • Types of Eczema
    Eczema is a chronic skin condition that produces itchy rashes that are scaly, dry, and leathery. It can appear anywhere on the body and most often appears in the creases Read more
  • Laser Dark Spot Removal
    Even if you are someone who lathers on the SPF regularly, chances are good that if you’ve spent any time in the sun during your lifetime that you have some Read more
  • Healthy Tan or Damaged Skin? How to Detect and Prevent Sun Damage
    The sun emits harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which can result in skin damage from freckles and cosmetic blemishes to more serious conditions like cancer. Sun damage doesn’t happen overnight, and Read more
  • Hyperhidrosis: There's Help for Excessive Sweating
    Abnormal, unpredictable and excessive sweating, referred to as hyperhidrosis, is a serious and difficult medical condition for millions of people worldwide. Hyperhidrosis occurs when the body’s sweat glands are overactive, Read more
  • Did You Know? Fascinating Facts about Your Skin
    Human skin is a remarkable organ, but one we often take for granted. It does more than hold us together and look presentable. It’s a complex system that protects our Read more
  • What Can Microdermabrasion Do for My Skin?
    Discover the many ways in which this skin treatment can improve the tone and texture of your skin. Our skin says a lot about us. It can show that you used Read more
  • Got Warts? When to see Your Dermatologist for Treatment
    Warts are benign skin growths that appear when a virus infects the top layer of the skin. They often appear as a small, unsightly, rough growth on a person’s hands Read more
  • Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair with Long-Lasting Laser Hair Removal
    Excess facial or body hair can be troublesome for both men and women. Although common, removal methods such as shaving and waxing are temporary, time consuming, painful and often yield Read more

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