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What are Botox and Dysport used for?

Botox and Dysport are used to soften wrinkles on your face that have developed from years of using those facial muscles. The most popular areas to use Botox and Dysport are the frown lines (11s) in between your eyebrows that make you look angry. Using Botox or Dysport in this area lifts your brows to give you a friendlier appearance.…

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COVID – 19 Updates

Dear Renew Dermatology Patients,   We are thrilled to announce that beginning Monday, May 4th we will begin to see patients in the office! While we are thankful for the ability to provide services via telemedicine, the entire Renew Family looks forward to seeing patients in person again! Important to note, we are still not in a “business as usual…

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Losing more hair than usual?

Losing more hair than usual?

Losing more hair than usual? Stress could be the culprit. Since the start of this pandemic, the “unprecedented” and “trying” times have felt endless. Routines have been disrupted, safety has been compromised, and conflicting data is found wherever we look for answers. There is a type of diffuse (non-patterned) hair loss that sometimes occurs after stressful events called telogen effluvium.…

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What does telederm mean?

What does telederm mean?

RENEW DERMATOLOGY IS NOW OFFERING TELEDERMATOLOGY Some of you may ask “What does telederm mean?” Telemedicine, in general, is the use of various forms of modern communication technologies to communicate with patients remotely when patients and physicians or providers aren’t able to have an in-person visit. This can be done with audio, visual or data forms of communication. With TeleDermatology…

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Is stress making my skin worse?

Is stress making my skin worse?

I am often asked by patients, is my skin condition worsened by stress? Regardless of which condition, the answer is almost always “yes”. Stress and anxiety can impact our bodies in many ways, and often our underlying skin conditions worsen. Inflammatory conditions such as acne and seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) are particularly susceptible. If you sometimes get a little flaky or…

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What Are Growth Factors?

What Are Growth Factors?

What are they? Your body naturally produces growth factors which help maintain healthy skin. Growth factors (GFs) stimulate cellular division, promote blood flow, and increase collagen and elastin production. GFs are also responsible for repairing damaged skin and aid in the skin’s protective functions by helping to create a strong barrier. As we age, we produce less growth factors, which…

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