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“Maskne”: It’s Not Just for Teens

Just over a month ago, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended everyone wear a mask while in public to prevent the spread of covid-19.  These masks and face coverings provide a layer of protection; however, we are also observing a direct relationship with irritated the skin, clogged pores, and acne flares – even in patients who have never experienced acne in the past. P. acnes is not the only culprit when it comes to the cause of acne blemishes.  Many patients traditionally present with “pimples” assuming they’re hormonal or from oil or bacteria on the skin; when in fact,…

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  Celebrate Mom With AesthetixRx It’s Simple, just: 1.) Follow @aesthetixskin on Instagram and/or Aesthetix Skin & Surgery on Facebook. 2.) Share a post describing a favorite memory of your mother or honoring mom in your own special way. 3.) Tag @aesthetixskin or Aesthetix Skin & Surgery, and add the #AesthetixRx and #MomsDay2020 Then, tune in on Sunday to find out if your name was drawn for our Mother’s Day 2020 Regimen Raffle.  The winner will receive an AesthetixRx regimen to Balance, Brighten, and Protect worth $190 in product value.  To learn more about these products, check out our skin…

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Mom’s The Word

Kid Quaranteam: Real Moms Share Their Favorite Lockdown Activities To Do With Kids It happened.  We adjusted.  Welcome to the new and evolving norm.  Here we are, contained in our homes and neighborhoods; many of us working from home while virtual schooling.  And then what?  When the “school day” or work week is over, do we sprawl out on the sofa and binge television shows and series?  If your kids are anything like most, the answer which would surprise alot of folks who aren’t contained in a home with small children is: (*first let me spit my drink out through…

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The Skin Signs of Covid-19

Your skin is your first line defense system.  The barrier between you and your external environment is known to have a slightly acidic pH, host a variety of normal, even protective microbial life, possess waterproofing qualities and protection from environmental exposures, regulate body temperature, and respond to external stimulation.  But did you know that your skin can also share clues about your internal status?  Dermatologists are able to suspect and workup endocrine (hormonal) disorders such as Diabetes, Adrenal Tumors, or thyroid dysfunction. They can also recognize specific warning signs encoded in the skin that signal autoimmune imbalance, certain kinds of…

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COVID-19 Information

We have reopened our office to all patients.  As we navigate through novel and untested times, we have all been challenged to adapt, connect, and to thrive.  The best we can do as a people is to continue to be positive, considerate, and empowered by knowledge.  Today we know more than ever about our enemy and we will be able to use that knowledge to our advantage. The doctors and staff at Aesthetix Skin and Surgery Center have been closely following the recommendations of the CDC, the governor, and our various medical associations.  According to those guidelines we are expanding…

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The Immune Advantage

As an Integrative Dermatologic and Wellness Practice, our Aesthetix Providers remain up-to-date through evidence based research and clinical studies.  During this time of pandemic, in which our global community is adjusting to a novel virus and new information and trends evolve, it is incredibly clear that a strengthened immune system typically correlates to a more positive outcome.  Dr. Igor Chaplik recommends supplements to boost your immune system for it’s fight against COVID-19. Aside from physical distancing, hand washing, and other outwardly effective preventative steps we can take to protect ourselves and others, we recommend a few lesser known supplements in…

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