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12 tips for managing teen acne

Acne is a common condition faced by many teenagers, and can cause embarrassment and distress. Helping your teen with these 12 tips for acne management can make this time less stressful and decrease the long-term effects of acne.

Manjunatha, M.D. By Manjunatha January 4, 2019

The ABCDEs of moles

Learning your ABCs the first time helped you read. Now, they could save your life by alerting you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer.

September 21, 2018

Vein pain no walk in the park

Cindy Stone loved to be active — whether it was going for a walk, working in her garden or spending time with her grandchildren. But a dull ache in her right leg due to vein pain was starting to cramp her style.

August 23, 2018

Are stretch marks normal for teens?

Teens face many struggles navigating through growing up. Some can be difficult to accept, especially when it comes to body changes and image. Stretch marks are common, but can be treated.

July 9, 2018

Is there a simple treatment for varicose veins?

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic issue. Learn about minimally invasive treatment options that can ease pain and discomfort while improving the look of your legs.

Tim Berkseth, M.D. By Timothy Berkseth June 15, 2018

New fat-reduction treatment leads to positive results

As I sit at my desk watching the snow melt, I wait for the inevitable warmth of spring to kick in. Even though many of us dread cold winter months, who knew that freezing cold may have benefits?

March 4, 2016

Making lemonade

Having droopy, tired eyes can make you feel like you've been handed lemons. Don't despair — make lemonade instead. Blepharoplasty can help you see better and look more youthful.

June 19, 2015

Minimally invasive procedure for varicose veins

If you struggle with swollen, gnarled veins that appear blue, and cause throbbing pain and heavy, tired legs, then you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience similar pain due to varicose veins. Learn more about one particular solution.

Chris Kasal By Christopher Kasal March 20, 2015

Could your leg pain be varicose veins?

If you’ve been feeling an achy, heavy feeling or a burning sensation in your legs, it may be symptoms of varicose veins. Varicose veins are enlarged veins that often develop as we age. When we get older, it can be more difficult for our blood to circulate properly.

Christopher Huiras MD By Christopher Huiras March 6, 2015

Look good and feel better with skin care

You don't have to live with skin problems. Registered nurse Amber Evenson gives some quick tips on how to prevent and treat skin issues.

September 2, 2014

Peeling back time: Skin treatment rolls back the years

After attending a chemical peel conference and seeing a demonstration, Betty Glaser knew she wanted to look younger and even out her skin tone.

May 2, 2014

Pyruvic peel wins over skeptic

When Amber Luedtke was told she should try a pyruvic peel to repair sun damaged skin, she was understandably skeptical. Nothing had worked to this point. Now, she says it's been nothing short of a miracle.

March 20, 2014