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Stop Dry Winter Skin With These Tips

Winter is thee worst when it comes to dry skin. We all want that same shimmer and shine we enjoy during the warm months, but it’s tricky to maintain as the temperatures plummet and the air turns dry as a desert wind. Read More »
Skin Care · Avera Health

You Can Reduce The Impact of Scars on Your Skin

As our largest organ, the living skin that surrounds our bones and muscle is really good at repairing damage. Those repairs can end up leaving scars, but you can help your skin in a number of ways to lessen those marks or make the nearly unnoticeable. Read More »
Skin Care · Avera Health
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Repairing the Damage: The Latest Techniques for Younger-Looking Skin

Sunspots, spider veins and wrinkles are all unfortunate side effects of aging especially if you’ve spent a lot of time out in the sun. But thankfully, the latest treatment options allow women to repair damage and tighten skin without weeks of downtime due to redness — a typical side effect for other laser treatments. Read More »
Skin Care · Avera Health

Teens and Zits: The Road to Clearer Skin Takes Time

Being a teenager brings many changes. The good: more freedom, a driver’s license and dating. And the bad: more homework, a curfew and,often a cruel rite of passage, acne. According to Heidi Furth, CNP, of Avera Medical Group Dermatology Sioux Falls, there are four culprits responsible for those dreaded spots. Read More »
Skin Care · Avera Health
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Is My Mole OK?

In the dermatology clinic, a very common question from patients is, “How do I know my mole is OK?” In all honesty, this is a very difficult question to answer with a straight-forward response. It takes years of looking at moles and other skin lesions to be able to tell what is harmless and what needs to be removed. Read More »
Skin Care · McKennan

Latisse: Your Solution for Thinning Lashes

Over time, many women notice their eyelashes getting thinner and shorter. This effect, unfortunately, is a natural part of aging. To compensate, many women try several different types of mascara hoping to find one that plumps their lashes. Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) is a prescription liquid that remarkably increases the fullness and length of eyelashes. Read More »
Skin Care · McKennan