Posts tagged tampa dermatologist
7 Strange Skin Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Your skin is your body’s first defense against external factors that can be harmful to your fragile internal systems, and it’s also one of our more strange and interesting organs. Our skin is quite amazing—and not just because it can regenerate itself like something out of a Sci-Fi film. Below, we share 7 strange and amazing facts about skin

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Understanding Psoriasis: Causes, Types, & Symptoms

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), it’s estimated that around 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. This makes it the most common autoimmune disease in the U.S. August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month, offering the opportunity to educate and dismiss myths or assumptions associated with psoriasis and how it affects patients both physically and psychologically. Below, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of psoriasis and answer the questions: “what is psoriasis”, “what causes psoriasis”, “what are the different types of psoriasis”, and “how to treat psoriasis”.

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August Newsletter

Another month has come and gone, and we’re already a week into August! 2019 has been one of the busiest years for our practice, and the fun doesn’t stop here. We’ve got a lot of exciting things coming up, and we wanted to take a moment to fill you in on everything that’s on the horizon for the month of August. Here’s what we’ve been up to!

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Exploring The 4 Different Branches Of Dermatology

The field of dermatology encompasses study of the skin and skin-related ailments, but there are many subspecializations within dermatology as well. Some doctors get comprehensive degrees in general dermatology, and others undergo additional education to further hone their knowledge and expertise within a specific area. Learn more about the different branches of dermatology!

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Tampa Bay’s Dr. Panos Vasiloudes on Global Stage in Italy

For one week in June, men and women from 180 “global societies” descended on Milan. They were dermatologists, not designers, there to transform the Italian epicenter of fashion into the source of “Skin Health for the World”. It’s a tall order but the promise of the 24th World Congress of Dermatology. Not since 2015 had the world congress been held. Among the select speakers was Tampa Bay’s own Dr. Panos Vasiloudes!

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Understanding The Different Types Of Acne & Their Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans every year. Acne usually begins in puberty and affects many teenagers and young adults, often carrying over into their adult years. Though acne affects so many people, it doesn’t affect them all the same way. Not all acne is created equal—different types of acne require different treatment plans. Below, we talk about different types of acne as well as common methods of treatment for each.

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Botox vs. Dermal Fillers: Which One Is Right For You?

If you’re on the hunt to smooth wrinkles, add volume, or create contour and plumpness, chances are you’ve heard of Botox and dermal fillers. Millions of people each year get Botox and dermal filler treatments. Both have benefits and specific uses, but which is right for your personal goals? Below, we take a look at some key differences between Botox and dermal fillers to help you decide which one is right for you.

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June Newsletter

School is out and summer is officially here! We’ve got a lot of exciting things happening in our offices, and we’re so excited to update all of our patients on what’s on the horizon for the month of June. Here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to recently and what we have coming up next!

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5 Skin Conditions You Can Use Lasers To Treat

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or laser treatment is an innovative and emerging technology used to treat a myriad of different skin conditions and work to stimulate healing, provide relief to pain, discomfort, and inflammation. Below, we will discuss 5 skin conditions that can be treated with lasers.

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Atopic Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that affects nearly 15-20% of children and 1-3% of adults worldwide. Atopic dermatitis falls under the umbrella category of what’s more commonly known as eczema. Today, we’ll get into the nitty gritty about what atopic dermatitis is, some of its underlying causes, as well as how to treat it.

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Wrapping Up Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

Last Saturday over 100 members from the local Tampa Town and Country community joined us for our 1st annual Melanoma Awareness Event. This was a new event for us, and we could not be more thrilled to see Dr. V’s dreams of educating the local community on the dangers of melanoma and the importance of early detection come to fruition. Thank you to everyone who supported us in this venture!

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3 Reasons To Attend Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event Next Saturday

One week from tomorrow the Academic Alliance in Dermatology will host its first ever Melanoma Awareness Event, an initiative created to raise awareness about the dangers of malignant melanoma and to make skin cancer screenings available to the public, completely free of charge. As an organization that’s incredibly passionate about the prevention and early diagnosis/treatment of skin cancer, this is a cause that’s near and dear to our hearts.

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3 Common Pediatric Dermatology Conditions

When it comes to skin issues, infants and children are not exempt. Many children suffer from dermatological issues and must seek the treatment of a dermatologist to help alleviate their symptoms. Below are three of the most common pediatric dermatology conditions treated by the board-certified dermatologists at Academic Alliance in Dermatology:

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April Newsletter

Spring has officially sprung, and we could not be more excited for all the changes that it brings with it! Our patients are like family, and we love to keep them updated on what’s happening here at the office, whether it’s the addition of a new provider, exciting new discounts or specials, an upcoming event, or a personal message from one of our own! So, without further ado, here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to recently and what we have on the horizon for April.

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Announcing Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

We are so excited to announce that for the first time ever we will be hosting a Melanoma Awareness Event for the local community, where we’ll be offering free skin cancer screenings to the public! Join our dermatologists for this free public awareness event, which includes a seminar about Melanoma with our very own Dr. Panos Vasiloudes, a local dermatology legend who has dedicated his 30 year career to the study and treatment of malignant melanoma and the pursuit for a cure.

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The Importance of Annual Skin Checks for Cancer Prevention

While it’s unavoidable to stay completely out of the sun at all times, especially if you live in an area known for its heat and sunshine, there are ways to detect skin issues before they progress into a dangerous form of skin cancer. Below, we’ll discuss the importance of a regular skin check.

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Finding The Perfect Tampa Dermatologist: What To Look For

Finding a good dermatologist isn’t always as easy as a quick search or phone call. You want an experienced and board-certified dermatologist that you trust with your care. So let us do the legwork! Below, we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of selecting your dermatologist by sharing what to look for, what to avoid, and what questions to ask.

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Ultherapy: What Is It & What Does It Treat?

If you’ve been wanting tighter skin on your face, neck, and chest without an invasive procedure like a face lift, ultherapy could be a great solution for you. If you’re currently scratching your head asking what is ultherapy—sit tight! We’re here to cover the ins and outs of ultherapy so you can decide if it’s right for you!

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Acne 101: Everything You Need To Know

Acne is the most prevalent skin condition in the United States. For most of the 50 million Americans who experience it each year, acne begins in puberty, but acne can occur at any age and acne in adults is increasing. The acne experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what causes acne, the different types of acne out there, and the best acne treatment options.

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