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Top 4 Scar Removal Treatments

It’s rare to reach adulthood without a few scars. However, even though they’re common, you might not love how they look. While many scars fade over time, they can remain noticeable throughout your life. Fortunately, there are several effective scar removal treatments. People with raised and discolored keloids or hypertrophic scars, which form when your body overproduces collagen …

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Beautiful Legs for Valentine’s Day! Spider Vein Removal

Spider veins, or telangiectasias, are tiny visible blood vessels beneath the skin that typically branch out on your legs or face. If you have spider veins, you’re not alone. This common condition affects nearly half of the United States population. Fortunately, spider vein removal is more effective than ever. At Plantation Dermatology (formerly known as Altman Dermatology), our highly …

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Are keloids a serious condition?

Keloids are one of many types of skin conditions that can develop. The doctors at Plantation Dermatology in Plantation, FL, work routinely with patients who have these and can provide treatment options. Many patients are concerned about their keloids and whether or not they are serious. Let’s learn more about keloids, or “keloid scars.” What …

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Why Do We Itch?

We all know the sensation of itching – that annoying, irresistible urge to scratch. It’s one of the most common complaints heard by doctors, and it can be caused by a wide variety of things, from dry skin to insect bites. But what exactly is itchiness, and why do we experience it? Dr. Andrew R. …

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Worst foods for your skin

At Plantation Dermatology, Dr. Andrew R. Altman of Plantation, FL educate patients on how to care for their skin. He also can help patients determine if what they are eating can also contribute to poor skin texture, tone, and condition. Patients struggling with certain dermatological conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and acne may find that …

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What is Actinic Keratosis?

What is actinic keratosis?

Actinic keratosis is a skin condition that can develop anywhere on the body, especially in areas where sun and tanning bed exposure has been prevalent. While the growth itself is not of immediate concern, it is considered a precancerous lesions. Our team in Plantation, FL is pleased to provide patients with a thorough evaluation and …

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