How Long Do MiraDry® Results Last?

Many people who deal with routine excessive sweating don't discuss it openly. Others don’t realize that their sweat-focused problem is an actual medical condition that can be diagnosed. In fact, excessive sweating is actually a very common condition that affects millions of Americans. It’s often cau...
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microneedling

What Are the Benefits of Microneedling?

Your skin is mostly collagen, a protein molecule that’s responsible for keeping it strong, supple, and elastic. When our body produces less collagen and skin cell turnover declines because of aging—or our collagen fibers in the skin are damaged because of exposure to UV rays, other damaging environm...
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how to extend filler results

7 Things You Can Do to Extend the Lifespan of Fillers

Injectables, such as the JUVÉDERM® family of fillers our Chesterfield-based team provides, are a quick, convenient way to make the face look softer and more youthful. Although fillers require less preparation and recovery time than more intensive procedures, such as surgery, and they are known for c...
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Handwashing Tips for People with Preexisting Skin Conditions

If you weren’t a regularly handwashing before 2020, you certainly are now. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to move through the world, political figures and public health officials have remained steadfast in their advice to stop the spread: Wash your hands. But while washing hands can sound lik...
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Don’t Wait for Summer to Clear Your Skin

Most of us have been anxiously waiting for the dawn of longer days, warmer weather, and more chances to get outside. As a dermatology clinic, we take hygiene and sanitation very seriously. Spring remains one of the best seasons to schedule a cosmetic dermatology procedure and clear your skin before...
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Less Common and Commonly Misunderstood Causes of Acne Outbreaks

Many people know that excess oil and clogged pores are the most direct causes of acne outbreaks and that the hormonal changes of adolescence are the most common risk factors. What’s not well known are the additional risk factors that can either cause or exacerbate new acne lesions. The best acne pre...
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Eliminating the Problem of Contact Dermatitis with Skin Care Products

Who doesn’t find it annoying when the skin care products that claim to moisturize, rejuvenate, and exfoliate the skin instead causes some part of your skin to break out into a rash? Contact dermatitis is one of the most common skin conditions. As an irritant dermatitis, these reactions are usually p...
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Oily Winter Skin is Normal: Here’s What to Do About It

As temperatures drop and snow accumulates outside, our bodies start to change. Our hair becomes brittle, our fingernails dry out, and facial complexions change. Most often, winter weather dries out the skin, creating tight, flaky, and sometimes painful faces. For some people, though, this excessive...
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Cosmetic Skin Care Treatments for the Holidays

A lot of people want to look their best for the holidays for taking pictures, for impressing family, or for nurturing a new romantic relationship. You may want to look your best to head off snarky comments from family members that can take the glow out of your holiday season. Fortunately, many cosme...
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End-of-Summer Skin Problems? Visit our Dermatology Clinic

Long, extended summers can be hard on our skin. In southern Illinois, this year has been a perfect example. Ninety-degree temperatures have been the norm in September and even into October. The sun’s rays may be less direct, warmer temperatures mean lighter clothes and more skin exposure. If you’re...
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