Dr. William Ting, Board-Certified Dermatologist
at California Dermatology Care
2262 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583
500 Alfred Nobel Drive, Suite #185, Hercules, CA 94547
Tel: 925-328-0255
Email: staff@CalDermCare.com
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MEDICAL DERMATOLOGY

Acne and Acne Scar

Excimer Laser for Psoriasis & Vitiligo

Keloid & Hypertrophic Scar Laser Therapy

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancers

Nail Fungus GenesisPlus Laser Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy

Psoriasis & NBUVB Phototherapy

Radiotherapy Nonsurgical SRT for Skin Cancer and Keloid 

Skin Allergy Patch Test

Sweating Disorder MiraDry for Hyperhidrosis

Wart Laser Therapy

Women's Wellness Center


COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY

Aesthetician Services
Microdermabrasion
 

Botox, Dysport & Xeomin

Cellfina Cellulite Therapy

CoolSculpting (dual-Sculpt and CoolAdvantage available)

Facial Redness/Vein Laser Therapy

Fillers injection for Wrinkles

Fractional CO2 laser

INFINI Microneedling RF

Laser Surgery Services
Acne/Pore reducing Laser
Collagen Stimulating Laser
Excimer Laser
Facial Veins laser
Hair Laser Removal
IPL Fotofacial
Melasma Laser
Nail Fungus Laser
Resurfacing Laser
Scar revision Laser
Tattoo Removal Lasers
VBeam Pulse Dye Laser
Vlase
Wart Laser


Latisse

Leg Vein Laser Therapy & Asclera Sclerotherapy

Liposonix + Vaser Shape Nonsurgical Body Sculpting
 

Melasma and Pigmentation

Pore Size Reduction and Laser Rejuvenation

PRP for Hair Loss and Rejuvenation

Sculptra and Voluma Liquid Facelift

Ulthera natural lift & skin tightening of face and neck

Vlase for Feminine Dryness, Atrophy, Stress-induced incontinence 

Women's Wellness Center



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Dr. William Ting has expertise in treating the entire spectrum of medical dermatology, with emphasis in preventive medicine and personalized recommendations. He enjoys taking care of patients with acne, eczema, hair and nail disorders, rashes, psoriasis and skin cancers.

He is at the forefront of medical dermatology and dermatologic research. He continues to publish articles in peer-reviewed dermatology journals. He is an early pioneer of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and one of the most experienced practitioners of PDT in the Bay Area. He is the first dermatologist in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California to introduce Lutronic Spectra, GenesisPlus, Picosure Lasers for melasma, acne, scar revision, pore size reduction as well as the Cutera GenesisPlus laser for advanced nail fungus laser treatment, keloid and hypertrophic scar, warts and scar revision.

Dr. Ting is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). He is a member of the National Psoriasis Foundation and International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Innovative Therapeutic Approach to Common Skin Conditions

Acne

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Hair and Nail disorders

  • Maximize therapeutic synergy and efficacy by utilizing both prescription-strength and over-the counter products when available
  • Comprehensive workup including bloodwork and biopsy if necessary
  • Systemic oral hormonal therapy for women and men when indicated

Psoriasis 

Rosacea

  • Multi-prong approach to minimize redness
  • Low-dose 'non-antibiotic' anti-inflammatory oral medication for long-term remission 
  • Emphasis on prevention
  • Fotofacial/IPL laser utilizing Cynosure XPL/Elite MPX
  • Cutera GenesisPlus Laser with or without combination with IPL 
  • Diode laser for facial veins
  • VBeam Pulse Dye Laser, the new gold standard for rosacea and facial redness

Skin Cancer 

  • Emphasis on prophylactic treatments with topical 5-FU, imiquimod, diclofenac, ingenol mebutate and oral chemopreventive therapy such as Erivedge, and Soriatane.
  • Reduce future risks of skin cancer with photodynamic therapy, TCA chemical peels and/or fractional CO2 resurfacing laser  
  • Superficial Radiotherapy (SRT) may be the new gold standard as a nonsurgical modality to treat non-melanoma skincancer
  • Mohs Surgery to achieve highest cure rate and tissue sparing
  • Close colloboration with plastic surgeon(s) as needed  

Sweating Disorder (Hyperhidrosis) 

Vitiligo

Warts 


ABCD of Mole Check

 

 

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American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
American Society of Mohs Surgery
International Hyperhidrosis Society
National Psoriasis Foundation

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Dec 12, 2017 12:00AM

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Dec 11, 2017 09:39PM

Dermatologist reveals how a Christmas binge affects skin

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Dec 11, 2017 09:15PM

BAD Guidelines for Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis 2017 BAD Guidelines for Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis 2017

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Medical News Today: How to treat hives

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Dec 10, 2017 04:37PM

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Discussion Sjögren Syndrome (SS) is named for Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjögren who published a case series in 1933 describing patients with dry eyes and arthritis. SS is a “chronic autoimmune inflammatory exocrinopathy” that is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the lacrimal and salivary glands and has various degrees of systematic involvement. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia are the main clinical symptoms. Sicca is a Latin word meaning dry. Dryness of the eyes and mouth without evidence of autoimmune disease is called Sicca syndrome or Sicca complex. SS can be primary or secondary. Primary includes keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia which is the same as Sicca syndrome. Secondary includes keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia and ...

Dec 08, 2017 01:40PM

UNC Health Care: Computer stolen from N.C. facility potentially exposes patient information

A computer containing patient information was stolen from UNC Dermatology& Skin Cancer Center in Burlington in October, UNC Health Care announced Friday. UNC Dermatology, a practice of UNC Faculty Physicians, is notifying roughly 24,000 patients of the center, located at 1522 Vaughn Road, of the "privacy incident," which occurred during a break-in on Oct. 8. UNC Health Care said it believes that the stolen computer contains information about patie nts seen at Burlington Dermatology through September? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)

Dec 08, 2017 10:05AM

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Dec 08, 2017 09:00AM

Got Scabies? Here's What to Do

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 -- If you or a family member develops scabies, you need to take immediate action, a dermatologist advises. Scabies is a common skin condition caused by the human itch mite. Symptoms include an itchy rash, sores and a thick crust... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)

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Dec 07, 2017 11:00PM

Have Eczema? No Need for Bleach Baths, Study Suggests

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Dec 07, 2017 07:39PM

Siphoning diesel: a fatal mistake - Leong WC, Cheong BM.

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Dec 07, 2017 11:01AM

Researchers Look For Gun Violence Clues In Google Searches And Background Checks

After the 2012 mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., there was a spike in gun sales. A study examined the spike and links increased gun exposure to more accidental firearm deaths.(Image credit: Julie Dermansky/Corbis via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)

Dec 06, 2017 09:04PM

Fatigue in Psoriasis: A Controlled Study Fatigue in Psoriasis: A Controlled Study

How prevalent is fatigue in patients with psoriasis? Is there a correlation of fatigue to measurements of disease activity and inflammation?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Dec 06, 2017 12:00AM

Medical News Today: How to get rid of a blind pimple

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Dec 05, 2017 11:00PM

Skin Conditions Quiz: Common Skin Diseases

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Dec 05, 2017 08:08AM

AccuTec Blades(R) Announces Exclusive Australia-New Zealand DermaBlade(R) Agreement

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Dec 04, 2017 11:00PM

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition

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Dec 04, 2017 09:14PM

Facing the Dilemma of Patient-Centered Psoriasis Care Facing the Dilemma of Patient-Centered Psoriasis Care

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Dec 04, 2017 12:15PM

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition

Parents can get a reliable diagnosis for their child's skin condition simply by taking a smartphone photo and sending it to a dermatologist, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)

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Dec 04, 2017 09:37AM

Study: Smartphone photos found 83 percent accurate for pediatric dermatology diagnoses

Parent-operated smartphone photography could be another tool for diagnosing pediatric dermatology patients, according to findings in a recent study published by JAMA.   The study found that the overall concordance between photograph-based vs in-person diagnosis was 83 percent.  (Source: mobihealthnews)

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Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition

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Medical News Today: What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?

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Dec 01, 2017 04:03PM

Plain Water Baths as Effective as Bleach Baths for Eczema Plain Water Baths as Effective as Bleach Baths for Eczema

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Medical News Today: What's the secret to younger-looking skin? Study sheds light

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Nov 30, 2017 12:32PM

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Nov 29, 2017 09:15PM

Contact Allergy in Children With Atopic Dermatitis Contact Allergy in Children With Atopic Dermatitis

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Nov 29, 2017 01:53PM

Smartphone pics may be sharp enough for dermatology diagnosis

(Reuters Health) - With a few exceptions, a dermatologist was just as accurate in diagnosing children ?s skin conditions from smartphone photos taken by parents as the doctors who saw the kids in person, a small U.S. study found. (Source: Reuters: Health)

Nov 29, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: Black toenail: Causes and treatment

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Nov 28, 2017 05:00PM

Value - Based Payment Modifier Not Tied to Practice Performance

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Nov 28, 2017 10:02AM

Pavmed files FDA 510(k) for CarpX carpal tunnel device

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Nov 28, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: What you should know about freezing warts

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Nov 27, 2017 09:14PM

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Nov 27, 2017 05:00PM

New Workflows Have Potential to Address Provider Burnout

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Nov 27, 2017 05:18AM

Springer Nature continues to advance sharing

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Nov 27, 2017 03:00AM

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Nov 26, 2017 10:14PM

Psoriasis, Depression, and Inflammatory Overlap: A Review Psoriasis, Depression, and Inflammatory Overlap: A Review

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Nov 26, 2017 09:00PM

Columbia researcher develops a molecular taxonomy for hair disorders

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Nov 25, 2017 03:05AM

7 Beautiful Reasons to See a Dermatologist

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Nov 23, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: What is poliosis?

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Nov 22, 2017 09:14PM

Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity

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Nov 22, 2017 06:41AM

Eleni Yiasemides on Female Pattern Hair Loss signs

According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Nov 22, 2017 01:58AM

Doctor reveals the signs of Female Pattern Hair Loss

According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Nov 21, 2017 05:00PM

Doubts Raised About Use of Products Containing Oxybenzone

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Nov 21, 2017 07:32AM

Psoriasis: Disease Duration and CV Risk Psoriasis: Disease Duration and CV Risk

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Nov 21, 2017 12:00AM

Medical News Today: What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?

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Nov 20, 2017 09:14PM

Effects of Superfine Sheep Wool in Infantile Eczema Effects of Superfine Sheep Wool in Infantile Eczema

It's generally recommended that wool be avoided by persons with eczema. But could superfine merino wool actually reduce the severity of pediatric mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Nov 20, 2017 07:47AM

Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments

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Nov 20, 2017 07:47AM

Skin Cancers Rise ? Along With Questionable Treatments

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Nov 20, 2017 07:00AM

Medical News Today: How to get rid of a bruise: Home remedies

Home remedies for bruises may be able to speed up healing, minimize their appearance, and prevent them from happening in the first place. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 19, 2017 04:00PM

Schatton Awarded $2M National Cancer Institute Grant

Tobias Schatton, PhD, of the Department of Dermatology, received a research grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the role of the programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) pathway in melanoma. (Source: BWH News)

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Nov 18, 2017 05:00AM

Medical News Today: What can you do to make your nails grow faster?

A look at how to make your nails grow faster. Included is detail on the way that diet can impact nail health, and the home remedies to promote nail growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 17, 2017 05:00PM

Simple Checklist Can Identify Useful Clinical Practice Guidelines

Eight - item tool developed for clinicians to identify trustworthy, useful, and relevant guidelines (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

Nov 17, 2017 06:04AM

Medical Device Design Is Critical to Bringing Healthcare into the Home

Medical technology is going consumer. Both patients and care givers hold an increasing expectation that the devices they use to manage care will operate with the same ease and usability as the digital products they use every day to manage their lives. As healthcare moves to a home setting, patients require design elements that make the technology easier to use, more intuitive, and more accessible. Medical device companies are responding by focusing during design and development on those needs that are harder to tease out. To succeed in this potential consumer market, the biggest asset to any device is good design and product usability. The keys to good design that will lead to user adoption are an understanding of both the design features and the environment in which products will be used...

Nov 17, 2017 05:00AM

Medical News Today: All you need to know about angular cheilitis

A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Nov 17, 2017 04:00AM

Psoriasis severity may affect type 2 diabetes risk

More severe psoriasis is linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, a study published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatologysuggests.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

Nov 16, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: What is hypertrichosis?

Hypertrichosis is a condition that causes excessive hair growth all over the body. Learn more about the types and causes in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 16, 2017 05:56AM

Mid-South dermatologist opens third location

A Mid-South dermatologist has opened her third area location in Arlington. Dr. Purvisha Patel opened a location of Advanced Dermatology& Skin Cancer Associates at 5349 Airline Road in September. The practice's other locations are in Germantown and Olive Branch and have both been open since 2008. ?Advanced Dermatology has always opened its doors in areas of dermatologic need," Patel said. "Arlington is a fast-growing, vibrant community that is a perfect fit for our dermatologic practice and the? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)

Nov 15, 2017 09:14PM

Antipruritic Effect of Pretreatment With Topical Capsaicin Antipruritic Effect of Pretreatment With Topical Capsaicin

Is high-concentration topical capsaicin an effective treatment for histaminergic and nonhistaminergic itch?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Nov 15, 2017 09:14PM

Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne

A novel approach to using phototherapy for inflammatory acne was successful in this patient.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Nov 15, 2017 09:14PM

EGFR Inhibitors: Cutaneous Side Effects and Their Management EGFR Inhibitors: Cutaneous Side Effects and Their Management

Cutaneous side effects of EGFR inhibitors are common, and some can be serious. Review potential cutaneous adverse effects of these chemotherapeutic agents and their management in this article.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Nov 15, 2017 05:00PM

Health Care Experts in Favor of Patient Contribution to Notes

With some cautions, experts are supportive of the OurNotes medical notes intervention (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

Nov 14, 2017 07:23PM

FDA: Don't Inject Silicone

The FDA is reminding the public not to inject silicone into their body as a dermal filler ? it has been linked to chronic pain, infections... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)

Nov 14, 2017 05:00PM

Extended Breastfeeding May Cut Later Flexural Dermatitis Risk

But breastfeeding promotion not tied to measures of atopic eczema, asthma on questionnaire (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)

Nov 14, 2017 09:19AM

Beware of Illegal Breast and Butt Implants

FDA is cracking down on illegal products intended to boost the size of a person's breasts, butt, or other body parts. ?We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that?s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We?ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,? said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. ?The FDA has stepped in to take enforcement actions against unscrupulous actors who promote and provide these services, but we also want to make the public aware of the risks, which can include irreversible disfigurement and even death." Gottlieb said the agency will continue to go after providers of these unlawful services, but he said public e...

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Nov 14, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: Five life hacks for healthy skin

Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant can be a constant battle. We have put together some tips to maintain a clear and glowing complexion. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 14, 2017 08:14AM

Skin Absorption Through Atopic Dermatitis Skin Skin Absorption Through Atopic Dermatitis Skin

Do patients with atopic dermatitis have greater skin absorption than healthy controls? Are they at higher risk of systemic exposure to chemicals from topical products?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Nov 14, 2017 07:16AM

FDA warns about illegal use of injectable silicone for body contouring and associated health risks

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 14, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a safety communication to warn consumers and health care practitioners about the serious injuries and disfigurement that can r... Devices, Dermatology, FDA FDA, injectable silicone, dermal filler (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)

Nov 14, 2017 05:00AM

The FDA Warns Against Injectable Silicone for Body Contouring and Enhancement

Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But no injectable filler is FDA-approved for large-scale body contouring or body enhancement. Learn why injectable silicone and other unapproved products (also called'but'fillers, breast fillers, or products to fill spaces between muscles) are dangerous and should be avoided. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)

Nov 14, 2017 03:00AM

Filling in Wrinkles Safely

In the quest for youthful looks, both men and women are seeking treatments to minimize laugh lines and other wrinkles. Learn about a popular treatment that involves injecting dermal fillers into the face, its benefits and risks. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)

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Nov 13, 2017 07:36PM

Psoriasis Tied to Higher Risk of Serious Liver Disease Psoriasis Tied to Higher Risk of Serious Liver Disease

People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)

Nov 13, 2017 05:00AM

Medical News Today: How to get rid of a nose piercing bump

Even with the best aftercare, a bump may form around a nose piercing. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent a nose piercing bump. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 11, 2017 04:36PM

Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Without Prescription

Although the U.S. requires prescriptions for topical steroids with more than a 0.5% concentration, much stronger and potentially harmful steroid creams are not hard to find without a prescription, doctors report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)

Nov 11, 2017 05:00AM

Medical News Today: Tattoo aftercare tips

Proper tattoo aftercare is essential for keeping the design looking good and preventing infection. Learn more about how to care for a new tattoo. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 10, 2017 02:00AM

Medical News Today: Study says daytime wounds heal faster, but do the data support the claim?

Researchers say that burn wounds heal faster when they occur during the day, but others argue there are not enough data to draw conclusions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Nov 09, 2017 12:00AM

Medical News Today: What is lichen sclerosus?

This article looks at the symptoms and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 08, 2017 11:00PM

Some Guys Can't Stay Away From Tanning Beds

Title: Some Guys Can't Stay Away From Tanning BedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

Nov 08, 2017 11:00PM

Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones

Title: Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime OnesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

Nov 08, 2017 08:09PM

Stem Cell Gene Therapy Replaces Boy's Entire Epidermis Stem Cell Gene Therapy Replaces Boy's Entire Epidermis

Ex vivo gene therapy of epidermal cells from a boy with junctional epidermolysis bullosa enabled grafts to completely replace his epidermis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

Nov 08, 2017 10:00AM

Some Guys Can ? t Stay Away From Tanning Beds

(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

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Nov 08, 2017 10:00AM

Medical News Today: How gene therapy saved a little boy's life

Epidermolysis bullosa gives rise to painful blisters and chronic wounds. Doctors were sure that one little boy was going to lose his life ? but he didn't. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 08, 2017 05:15AM

Child Receives Transgenic Skin Over Most of His Body

A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and has resolved a dermatology debate to boot. (Source: The Scientist)

Nov 08, 2017 12:00AM

Medical News Today: How to tell if a tattoo is infected

Learn all about the signs and symptoms of tattoo infection, the different types, what causes them to occur, and what can be done to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 07, 2017 09:00PM

Exercise may benefit patients with leg ulcers

(Wiley) A preliminary British Journal of Dermatology study suggests that ulcers in the legs may heal faster with exercise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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Nov 07, 2017 12:16PM

Digital health news briefs for 11/7/2017

Virtual dermatologists on call. Telemedicine provider MDLive has added dermatology consultations to its collection of virtual medical services. Through a deal with Iagnosis, customers who select the ?dermatology? category within MDLive?s platform will be taken to partner site DermatologistOnCall, and then asked to provide a brief medical history and photos of their skin, nails, or hair. (Source: mobihealthnews)

Nov 07, 2017 03:00AM

Medical News Today: Home remedies for boils

A boil is a bacterial skin infection that develops in hair follicles and oil glands. In this article, learn how to safely encourage it to heal. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 06, 2017 09:00AM

Medical News Today: What is a heliotrope rash?

A heliotrope rash may appear as a purple rash on or around the eyelids. Learn more about the causes and risk factors of this rash. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 06, 2017 06:32AM

Duke Doctors Diagnose Rare Sweet ?s Syndrome

Treatment TermsDermatology Author Shawn Lake Overview Greg Cannon saw more than 15 doctors near his hometown of Valdese, GA and was hospitalized twice with puzzling symptoms before Duke Health dermatologists confirmed he had a rare condition called subcutaneous Sweet ?s syndrome. Their knowledge and expertise helped Cannon find relief from the painful symptoms and enjoy life once again. Hero Imagecannon_skin_001.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks Header Cycles of Fever and Pain ContentThe first sign something was wrong came on a hot autumn day in 2013. Cannon was at an Atlanta Braves game with his wife Linda, when, he recalled, ?She looked at me and said, ?Are you OK?? I was burning up with fever.?The fever came and went over the next few months, as did a painful, purple ...

Nov 05, 2017 11:00PM

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid, Augmentin XR, Augmentin ES-600, Amoclan

Title: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid, Augmentin XR, Augmentin ES-600, AmoclanCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

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Nov 05, 2017 04:47PM

What Causes White Nails?

Discussion The nail matrix covers the area of the nail plate, and extends proximally in a crescent moon shape with the edges of the crescent extending proximally and inferiorly toward the underlying bone. The nail matrix is a multilayered epithelium that physiologically produces keratinization and gives rise to the nail plate. The distal matrix forms the lower 2/3s of the nail plate and the proximal matrix forms the upper 1/3 of the nail plate. the thickness of the nail plate is proportion to the matrix’s thickness. The nail plate’s free edge contour follows the shape of the nail’s lunula. Melanocytes occur in the nail matrix but are 1/6 as numerous as those in the skin epidermis. In the distal matrix about 50% are activable and 50% are dormant. In the proximal matrix alm...

Nov 03, 2017 08:00PM

Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragrance

Hypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)

Nov 03, 2017 09:00AM

Almost One in Four Skin Biopsies Is Melanocytic Proliferation

83.1 percent classified as nevi, other benign proliferations such as mildly dysplastic lesions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

Nov 03, 2017 02:00AM

Medical News Today: What is dermatitis neglecta?

Dermatitis neglecta is a skin disorder caused by not cleaning the skin well or often enough. In this article, learn about diagnosis and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nov 02, 2017 11:00PM

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of keloids?

A look at keloids and how to get rid of them. Included is detail on why keloids form, their relation to body piercings, and the outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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