Dermatology

'In Good Hands'

August 2, 2019

‘In Good Hands’

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I had some spots on my face,” says Hatsumi Nomura, a new patient at UCLA Health Pacific Palisades. “They recommended

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Tags: dermatologist, featured, UCLA Health Pacific Palisades


Helping 'Unique You'

December 12, 2018

Helping ‘Unique You’

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I believe the stress of modern living is really damaging us,” says Dr. Howard Murad, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and Dermatology at UCLA Health who published ‘Understanding the Stress of Modern Living’. “One of the things we can do to make a huge difference in our life is act more and more like the […]

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Tags: art therapy, Dr. Howard Murad, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology


Ask the Doctors - What can I do about melasma on my face?

September 10, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can I do about melasma on my face?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: I am 60-year-old female who suffers from darkening of my face. A doctor did a biopsy and it was determined that I suffer from melasma. This began as soon as I hit menopause. Dermatologists seem unable to help. What can I do? Melasma is the hyperpigmentation of the skin that occurs mostly upon […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, hydrocortisone, melasma, menopause, retinoids, skin, sun damage, Tamoxifen, tretinoin


August 16, 2018

I am a nurse and UCLA helps me help my patients

By DTaz themjtaschners

I am a case manager at a small clinic. We have no specialties there. We are also semi-isolated and have to send our special needs patients out of clinic. This is where UCLA comes in. I LOVE LOVE LOVE pediatric endocrinology! Debbie rocks!! Got my patient in SAME week!! Same with pediatric dermatology! Needy patient, […]

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Tags: patient stories, pediatric dermatology, pediatric endocrinology


Ask the Doctors - What can I do about toenail fungus?

March 28, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can I do about toenail fungus?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: I had toenail fungus two years ago, and my doctor prescribed Lamisil. It took a long time, but it worked. Now the fungus, which is so ugly, is back again. Why is it so hard to get rid of, and are there any new treatments available? Dear Reader: Toenail fungus is fairly common, […]

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Tags: anti-fungal creams, dermatophyte, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, feet, foot, fungus, keratin, Lamisil, laser treatment, podiatry, recovery


How to recognize and treat atopic dermatitis

July 31, 2017

How to recognize and treat atopic dermatitis

By uclahealth uclahealth

Pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD), also referred to as allergic eczema, is a chronic skin disease marked by dry, sensitive skin that easily becomes red, scaly and severely itchy Atopic dermatitis affects 20 to 30 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S., with most children exhibiting symptoms by age 5. “In infants, a rash will […]

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Tags: abnormal skin barrier, allergens, allergic eczema, chronic skin disease, corticosteroids, Dr. Ronald Cotliar, eczema, extreme temperatures, genetics, health tips for parents, immune system problems, Pediatric atopic dermatitis


While winter skies may look dreary, protecting your skin is still “in”

January 17, 2017

While winter skies may look dreary, protecting your skin is still “in”

By Roxanne Moster rmoster

When weather forecasts are filled with predictions of wind, rain and frosty temperatures, it’s easy to forget that the sun and its potentially harmful rays are still out there.  Even during the dead of winter, it is still important to protect your skin.  Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies, and a recent […]

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Tags: acral lentiginous melanoma, bleeding mole, blemish, cancer, dark spots, dermatologist, dermatology, Dr. Anabella Pascucci, Dr. Paul Levins, environmental factors, facial blemishes, full-body skin exam


Super skin: Seven ways to get a healthy glow

November 9, 2016

Super skin: Seven ways to get a healthy glow

By uclahealth uclahealth

We’d all love skin that glows with health, inside and out. To mark National Healthy Skin Month, we asked Hayley Goldbach, MD, UCLA dermatology resident, to share her top tips for healthy skin. 1. Start from the inside. Good overall health equals good skin, so cover your bases: Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits and […]

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Tags: abrasive cleansers, acne, dermatologist, dermatology, diet, Dr Hayley Goldbach, dry skin, fight acne, healthy diet, healthy skin, moisturizing, national healthy skin month