Skin cancer is among the most diagnosed cancers each year that, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, affects one in five people in their lifetime. While some types of skin cancer can be treated effectively, other types, particularly melanoma, can be fatal. Types of Skin Cancer The three commonly diagnosed cancers are Basal Cell […]
Chicago dermatologist, Dr. Nilam Amin with Nilam Skin Institute talks about five key factors that affect your skin
Everyone wants beautiful skin, but some people have bad skin habits that undermine their best intentions. Here are five common ones we see and the simple things you can do now to improve your overall skin health. Bad Habit #1: Ignoring your skin care routine We all get tired and lazy, but not following a […]
Blackheads are caused by clogged pores. Although they usually appear on the face, patients do get them in other places such as their chests, neck, shoulders, and even their backs. Prevention is the best medicine Good skin care habits are your best weapon against getting blackheads. Oil production along with skin cell debris tends to […]
Our cold Chicago winter takes its toll on our hands. They itch, the skin gets tight and may even start to crack. The problem can range from annoying to painful. Once your hands have chapped, it can take months for them to heal. Heal your hands Follow our recommendations listed here and you can start […]
There are many skincare myths that get repeated over and over again to the point patients believe them but they aren’t true. Here are five of the most common myths we hear and the facts about each: Myth #1: Hot showers are good for your skin It might feel great to relax in a hot […]
Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that helps generate new collagen and skin tissue for smoother, firmer, more toned skin, as well as reduce the appearance of acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. We are pleased to offer microneedling using the SkinPen II—an FDA-approved needling device that is clinically proven for all skin types.
It’s fall, and that means it’s the perfect time to switch from your summer products to those better for colder weather. Here are tips for helping your skin and hair through Chicago’s cold, dry autumn and winter months.
As you age, you don’t have to live with lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, or pigmentation issues. Instead, take action and turn back the hands of time. Here are five effective anti-aging procedures to help you reverse unwanted signs of aging and keep them at bay:
Warts are small, usually painless skin growths caused by an infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). We have treatment options.