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With winter arriving and weather becoming cooler, there are many skin problems that can make this season unenjoyable and bothersome. One of problems is having dry, cracked, painful, and irritated lips. Why does this issue mainly happen during winter time? Well, thi... read more

Question- Dr. Kiskila, what are broken capillaries? Answer- Broken capillaries are tiny blood vessels that look like spider veins or tree branches when they are visible on the surface of the skin. Question- What causes broken capillaries on the face and eyes? Answe... read more

With the fall season quickly approaching, this means the change of leaves, cool breezes in the air, and the start of that dry, itchy skin that so many people fight with during this season.  Instead of struggling through these uncomfortable side effects of weather ... read more

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells, often developing on areas of the skin frequently exposed to the sun. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.  Ninety percent of skin cancers detected early enough can be cured. Preventio... read more

Tinea, or the most commonly used term, ringworm, is a contagious fungal infection of the skin or scalp. Ringworm lives on the dead tissues of one’s skin, nails, hair etc. It is caused by the fungus Trichophyton Rubrum that spreads from one person to another and M... read more

  It’s pesky. It’s unpredictable. It’s stubborn. It’s acne. The peevish little pimples that pop up unexpectedly can be a nightmare for people of all ages. This is not just an issue for pubescent pre-teens: acne can affect anyone. In fact, nearly 95 per... read more

Skin is your body’s largest organ. It serves as a protective barrier for your inner organs, helps regulate body temperature and acts as a filter. Skin exists in a constant state of growth, with old cells dying as new cells are forming. Skin is sensitive and can b... read more

Shingles is a very painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus.  Lots of people are familiar with chicken pox in children.  Shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox and is essentially the same thing as herpes zoster.  Shingles is most comm... read more

Shingles is a very painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus.  Lots of people are familiar with chicken pox in children; shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox and is essentially the same thing as herpes zoster.  Shingles is most common... read more

During the cold weather, our skin tends to dry out. “Winter skin” is caused by dry, cold air causing the skin to become dehydrated due to lack of humidity in the air. However, dry skin could be hereditary or just a natural effect of aging.  Symptoms of... read more

Cold, dry and hot weather can have a major effect on your hair and skin. Dry, brittle hair and skin is a common problem year-round.  These cold and dry winter months leave many searching for a magic moisturizing solution. Here are some tips to help all year long... read more