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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Medical: MD, University of Iowa
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: St. Vincent Hospital and Health Services, Indianapolis, IN
Residency: Dermatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis
Treatments offered at The Dermatology Center of Indiana
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Redness, thick skin, pimples, and bumps are things that just about everyone experienced growing up as a teenager. But if you find yourself well past your teenaged years and still struggling with symptoms like those just described, you may have a skin condition called rosacea. Rosacea is a type of chronic skin condition which causes inflammation and redness in the facial region for those afflicted. It is primarily found in adults over the age of 30, and bares a strong resemblance to the...
Unwanted hair is frustrating and messy, and it almost always comes back. For getting rid of unwanted body hair, laser hair removal is in and shaving is most definitely out! Laser hair removal is a process during which concentrated light beams are professionally applied to hair follicles, effectively killing the follicles and stunting their ability to grow. If you’re still fumbling with a razor and shaving cream, here are 5 of the many reasons you should consider switching to laser hair r...
The “ideal” patient for laser hair removal has light skin and dark brown or black hair. The Dermatology Center of Indiana does offer laser treatments for darker skin types as well. Multiple laser treatments are necessary for permanent hair reduction. Individual response may vary. Recommended treatment course will be discussed during your cosmetic consultation. Commonly treated areas include the face, bikini area, upper and lower chest and back, underarms and abdomen. Laser hair rem...
What is SPF? It’s August, the sun it still high in the sky and the last few weeks of summer are at hand! All summer, you have been applying sunscreen and taking care of your skin. But, what exactly is SPF? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and is the chemical element delaying the amount of time it takes for the sun’s UV radiation to affect your skin. The application of sunscreen or sunblock can prevent UVA and UVB rays from negatively affecting our largest organ, the skin. You can rem...
Hair loss and thinning hair not only changes your physical appearance. It can also change the way you think and feel about yourself. People may view hair in different ways. According to Everyday Health, women often view their hair as a source of beauty and sensuality. For men, hair can represent virility as well as attractiveness. A study published in the journal “Current Medical Research and Opinion” interviewed more than 1,500 men concerning how they feel about hair loss. The...
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