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5072 W. Plano Pkwy, Suite 150,
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 362-9567


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Google reviews for best dermatologist in the area 5 Star Reviews, DSA Dermatology
Wow!!! I randomly looked up a dermatologist in my area for a small procedure I needed done and I will say I could not be happier with this team!!!! EVERYONE in the office is just so friendly and welcoming. The Doctor was super super nice and explained everything in detail that was easily understandable and even had suggestions on how to keep costs down.The nurse I had was WONDERFUL!!! Just an all around perfect experience and I highly highly suggest this office to anyone in the West Plano area. Great example of good culture in an office. Loved my visit!

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CDC RECOMMENDS THAT BOYS BE VACCINATED AGAINST HPV TOO!

 (10/11. CDC, ABC World News). The HPV series of vaccinations has been recommended for young men aged 11-21 years of age to prevent the spread of sexual viruses that can cause cancers and genital warts. This vaccine has been previously recommended for young women to prevent cervical cancer. It is now recommended that both sexes … Continue reading CDC RECOMMENDS THAT BOYS BE VACCINATED AGAINST HPV TOO!

ANOTHER NAIL IN THE TANNING BED COFFIN

(10/11 International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research). Research shows that the more frequently you visit a tanning salon, the greater your risk of developing deadly skin cancer becomes. Just visiting a tanning salon four times increases the risk for squamous and basal cell carcinomas by 15 percent, and the risk for melanoma by … Continue reading ANOTHER NAIL IN THE TANNING BED COFFIN

CONSUMERS BE CAUTIOUS ABOUT OVER THE COUNTER BEAUTY DEVICES

(10/11. New York Times). Dermatologists warn that many people are now buying portable laser devices to polish the skin, eliminate acne, smooth wrinkles, or diminish rosacea. There is still debate whether these devices really work, and there may be a risk of unforeseen consequences, such as scarring, soreness, redness hyperpigmentation – not to mention product … Continue reading CONSUMERS BE CAUTIOUS ABOUT OVER THE COUNTER BEAUTY DEVICES

CALIFORNIA FIRST TO BAN ALL TEEN TANNING BED USE

(10/11. Reuters). Previously the state had banned sunbeds in children under the age of 14 years, but had allowed those between 14-18 years to tan with the consent of their parents. Now California will prohibit anyone under the age of 18 years from using commercial tanning devices. Government officials have said that the public would … Continue reading CALIFORNIA FIRST TO BAN ALL TEEN TANNING BED USE

WARNINGS OF MERCURY POISONING FROM FOREIGN FACE CREAM

The Texas Health Services department issued a warning regarding 18 separate incidents of mercury poisoning, which have been linked to face cream sold in Mexico. The product, labeled “CREMA AGUAMARY” is not FDA approved. The samples tested showed high levels of mercury, sometimes hundreds of thousands of times higher than is permitted in the US. … Continue reading WARNINGS OF MERCURY POISONING FROM FOREIGN FACE CREAM

DERMATOLOGISTS CAN PROVIDE TIPS ON AVOIDING “GREEN HAIR” FROM SUMMER SWIMMING POOL FUN.

(Wall Street Journal 7/12). We have all seen beautiful blond or any light color of hair, turn a queasy green color, and smell like chlorine bleach after a swimming pool experience, especially if it’s a neighborhood or a summer camp pool. Although the pool owners are only trying to keep us safe, these alien hair … Continue reading DERMATOLOGISTS CAN PROVIDE TIPS ON AVOIDING “GREEN HAIR” FROM SUMMER SWIMMING POOL FUN.

DERMATOLOGISTS ASSIST SCHOOLS IN PROVIDING SHADED OUTDOOR AREAS

(American Academy of Dermatology AAD 9/11). The AAD is planning to assist schools with providing shaded outdoor areas for students to protect them from harmful UV sun rays. The AAD awards up to $8000 grants to public schools and non-profits serving children up to 18 years old. Grant applications for 2012 will begin October 2011. … Continue reading DERMATOLOGISTS ASSIST SCHOOLS IN PROVIDING SHADED OUTDOOR AREAS

MANICURES CAN CAUSE HAND CANCER! READ ON AND FIND OUT HOW TO PREVENT IT!

(Washington Post 2/12). The Archives of Dermatology reviewed the safety of UV lamps used in gel manicures and reported data on women developing non-melanoma skin cancer on the hands in areas not usually seen. This was felt to be due to the repeated exposure to the UV lamps used to dry the gel manicure.   … Continue reading MANICURES CAN CAUSE HAND CANCER! READ ON AND FIND OUT HOW TO PREVENT IT!

COSMETIC PROCEDURES BY NON-CERTIFIED DOCTORS MIGHT BE LESS EXPENSIVE, BUT INVOLVE MORE RISKS

(USA TODAY 9/11). A soaring number of doctors trained in non-related medical specialties are turning to cosmetic procedures. Unfortunately, the levels of training provided vary so widely, such as weekend courses that increasing numbers of poor or dangerous results are occurring.   PLEASE CHECK OUT YOUR COSMETIC DOCTORS TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE. Read More


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