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End of Summer

By |October 17th, 2018|

Now that summer is coming to an end, patients are coming in for their pigmentation concerns. Dark spots and discoloration are treated in multiple ways, depending on the nature of the pigmentation. Here are some popular treatments: IPL (intense pulsed light) This is a photo rejuvenation treatment that targets brown spots. The face, neck, and [...]

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Topical Acids and Chemical Peels

By |August 4th, 2018|

There is nothing like a solid chemical peel! Every once in a while, I like to channel my inner chameleon and shed some dead skin for a quick pick me up. Chemical peels are commonly used for acne, fine lines, discoloration (sun damage and melasma), and just general smoothing, tightening, and brightening. There are also [...]

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Pollution + Your Skin

By |June 14th, 2018|

Recently, I made a trip back home to Michigan and I was so startled by the clean air! I have been living in Los Angeles for over a decade, and I forgot what Michigan (clean air) was like. Yes, there really is no place like Los Angeles! The sun is always shining, the weather is [...]

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May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

By |May 2nd, 2018|

April showers bring Skin Cancer Awareness month! April showers can bring May flowers too, but here at Rapaport Dermatology, we just happen to be more interested in skin than landscapes. Did you know that skin cancer is the MOST common form of cancer in the US? However, skin cancer is also one of the MOST [...]

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