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Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Healing After Stitches

Whether it’s from surgery or a mishap, at some point, you may need stitches aka sutures. When you do, you can count on your board-certified California Skin Institute dermatologist to provide you with expert follow-up care to guide...read more


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Why You Need Medical Assist with a Cyst

You’re washing dishes or pouring yourself a cup of coffee when suddenly you see something on your hand that shouldn’t be there — an odd, rounded, fleshy bump. Perhaps it’s on your wrist or a knuckle. It’s too big...read more


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Dry Skin? Or Is It Eczema? What You Need to Know Now

October is National Eczema Month. “So, what does that have to do with me?” you may think. Well, you might be one of 30 million Americans with eczema and not even know it! Eczema, by the way, worsens if...read more


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8 Common Skin Injuries – How to Remedy Them and When to Call a Doctor

As summer draws to a close, many of us are making the most of the remaining weeks. We’re eager to squeeze in heading to a favorite California beach or biking a new trail or gathering folks for an outdoor...read more


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Psoriasis or Something Else? Here’s How to Tell

Are you being rash about self-diagnosing a rash? Could psoriasis really be what that rash is about? Psoriasis Awareness Month is now here, and your board-certified dermatologists at California Skin Institute are here for it. We want to help...read more


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How to Keep Your Skin Safe While Enjoying the Sun

Here comes the sun!

When the sun is shining on a hot summer day, we all want to hit the beach or lounge poolside. However, July is Ultraviolet Safety Month for good reason. While you may not be able to...read more