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How DermSurgery Associates is keeping patients safe with telemedicine appointments.

COVID-19: How We’re Keeping Our Dermatology Patients Safe With Telemedicine and New Safety Protocols

Keeping Texas residents safe and healthy has always been our greatest priority at DermSurgery Associates. In light of the COVID-19 virus, we're taking extra measures to provide exceptional care while limiting your potential exposure. Now, you don't have to leave your home to meet with a board-certified dermatologist in the Houston area. Telemedicine makes it …

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Tips for skin care during COVID-19

6 Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Skin Care During COVID-19

Any disruption to your daily routine can bring about changes to your skin. So it’s no surprise the COVID-19 social distancing recommendations have many people searching for the best ways to care for their skin, especially between in-person visits to the dermatologist. Our Houston-area professionals compiled a few helpful tips for giving your skin the …

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TELEMEDICINE: News you can use

Access to Medicare telehealth services has been broadened so that beneficiaries can receive certain services without having to travel. This benefit is temporary in response to the threat of Coronavirus. Patients who are at a high-risk of complications from the virus are encouraged to use these services with our participating dermatologists and PA’s. Telemedicine generally …

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COVID19

DermSurgery Associates offices are open during regular business hours. We have put safeguards in place and are rescheduling patients who are actively ill or patients have potential exposure to COVID19. Please remember to practice good hygiene. Some of our Physicians & PA’s will be able to host a virtual telemedicine visit for you. Please contact …

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DermSurgery Associates – Houston Dermatologist | What Is Alopecia and What Is the Best Way to Treat It?

What Is Alopecia and What Is the Best Way to Treat It?

What is alopecia? The short answer is “hair loss.” Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair to fall out in small, often unnoticed patches. The condition can worsen into alopecia universalis, which causes total hair loss. The hair may grow back, but alopecia often returns. The condition varies from person to person. What causes …

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DermSurgery Associates – Houston Dermatologist | 5 Spring Skin-Care Tips

5 Spring Skin-Care Tips

Spring means it’s time to renovate your skin-care routine New baby-green leaves on the trees, blooming wildflowers, warmer weather. The signs of spring are everywhere. The change in the season affects our bodies, just as it affects the natural world around us. As the environment shifts, so should your skin care routine. Here are the …

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Dr. Scarlett Boulos featured in The Houston Chronicle!

Check out this article in The Houston Chronicle about skin cancer prevention. Their featured expert is our own Dr. Scarlett Boulos! Melanoma can affect anyone, even the young. Education and protection are critical, according to a Houston dermatologist. Scarlett Boulos, MD, is a board-certified general and pediatric dermatologist practicing at DermSurgery Associates and a spokesperson...click …

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Winter and eczema

Dry skin can be itchy, red and cracked. Here are some tips from Dr. Riahi to keep your skin healthy during the winter: 1. Short showers! Long showers make skin dry. 2. Lukewarm water: hot water strips the skin of moisture. If you have itchy or sensitive skin, hot water will make it worse (Dr. …

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