6 Reasons You Need to See a Dermatologist

By: Skin MD Colorado - Monday, July 31, 2017

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The visible health of your skin and nails is a direct sign of the underlying health of your entire body. It is so important, in fact, that there is a doctor who specializes in all aspects of skin health: the dermatologist.   Read More

A Quick Guide to Botox

By: Skin MD Colorado - Friday, June 02, 2017



There is no doubt, that at some point in your morning routine, you’ll pay a visit (or three) to the mirror for inspection. Lately though, you’ve begun to notice what years of stress and sun damage have done to your skin. Luckily for you, there are solutions to these emerging age lines, possibly none more effective than the tried and true treatment method of Botox.  Read More

Why Your Skin Needs Water

By: Skin MD Colorado - Thursday, May 25, 2017


Are you aware that your skin is made up of almost 65% water? Obviously keeping hydrated is of upmost importance for your overall health, and promotes higher brain-function and levels of energy. Many patients forget however, that water is also responsible for healthy, glowing skin.   Read More

​ Skin Tags: Are They Dangerous?

By: Skin MD Colorado - Monday, April 24, 2017


Almost everyone will develop one of these small skin growths at some point in their lives. If you’ve never discovered a skin tag of your own, it may at first glance appear to be a worrisome growth.   Read More

Is expensive skin cream worth the price?

By: Skin MD Colorado - Sunday, April 02, 2017


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Staring You in the Face This Whole Time

By: Skin MD Colorado - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dermatology Cosmetics

Dermatology is the field of medicine that deals with the treatment of the skin, hair and nail conditions, and disease. Dermatologists treat many cosmetic problems that affect the skin, nails, hair and scalp.

Like other medicine categories, dermatology has several subfields that include cosmetic dermatology, derma-pathology, pediatric dermatology, and teledermatology.

Cosmetic dermatology involves treatments with fillers, Botox, and laser surgery. Cosmetic dermatologists perform many treatments to include liposuction, facelifts, and blepharoplasty.  They usually limit their expertise to minimally invasive treatments.

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Why You May Need to See a Dermatologist

By: Skin MD Colorado - Monday, March 20, 2017


Unlike a general practitioner, a dermatologist isn’t a doctor people normally see on an everyday basis. It’s important to know when it’s necessary to see a dermatologist. Here’s a guide to follow so that you know when to get your skin checked.  Read More

Why Cutting Back on Alcohol Improves Your Skin

By: Skin MD Colorado - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

affects of alcohol
We spend so much money on the perfect skin cleansers, creams, and makeup, yet we often forget what really makes us look good - the healthy glow from within. One of the best ways to maintain that glow is to give up or cut back on drinking alcohol. What is it that makes alcohol bad for our complexion?  Read More

6 Pro Tips to Protect Your Baby's Skin in Winter

By: Skin MD Colorado - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

winter skin
The cold winter air and dryness of indoor heating can irritate your baby's skin. It could become chapped, or even develop eczema. What can you do to prevent this?
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Cosmetic Treatment Trends for 2017

By: Skin MD Colorado - Friday, January 20, 2017

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With each New Year, a new beginning is sought. Ideas are conjured for a fresh start and you see the potential for a new you. And with that new you, the changes may be on the outside as well as the inside. Big beauty self-improvement cosmetic treatment trends are on the rise for 2017, and you may wish to take a peek at them now.
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