What is Psoriasis?

Applying ointment to excema

Psoriasis is a chronic and relapsing disease that affects roughly 7.5 million Americans.  It is characterized by red patches of raised and scaly skin covered with white/silver scales.  Often these patches of skin are itchy and painful and they may crack and bleed. Doctors are uncertain as to what causes Psoriasis, however, many believe it …

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What Causes Alopecia Areata?

Man with Alopecia Areata

When people have alopecia areata, their hair starts to fall out, leaving circular bald spots. They may shed some of their body hair as well. The missing hair could grow back soon afterward or years later. In some cases, people see regrowth only to lose their hair once again. Worst of all, about 5 percent of …

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What Is the Difference Between Eczema Band Psoriasis?

woman itching arm

Due to an immense number of medically recognized skin conditions and disorders, it can be tough for the untrained eye to distinguish one type from another. Two of the most commonly confused skin disorders are eczema and psoriasis. While both are troublesome and can lead to itching and irritation, the terms cannot be used interchangeably. Each disorder has …

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Acne? Oh no!

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“Oh no! Not another one! I thought I got rid of them for good this time!” How many times have you caught yourself saying this in the mirror? Just when you thought you got rid of those pesky pimples, they pop up at the most inconvenient time. Just before an interview or the morning of …

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Common Myths About Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata Common Myths

6.8 million people in the U.S. are affected by alopecia areata. Alopecia is an autoimmune skin disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body. Many things are still unknown about it, including the cause, which makes people’s minds wander with mystery. Although there is still a lot to …

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Vitiligo FAQ

Vitiligo FAQ

Vitiligo is a systemic disease affecting the largest organ in the body, the skin. It is a lifelong condition those diagnosed with will likely never be free of. The unpredictability of the loss of skin color and overlying hair color can be frustrating. Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not life-threatening or contagious. Learning more …

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Refer a Patient, Get $100

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Tell your patients about International Clinical Research Studies!  Refer someone and if they enroll in a study, we’ll give you $100! It’s easy! Just fill out an application form and answer “How Did You Hear About Us?” with “Other” (this is where “patient referral” and the doctor’s name goes) or you can have them call …

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