Category Archives: Skin Care

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How To Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month The Right Way

National Healthy Skin Month is celebrated annually in November. This commemorative month is a great time to reflect on the importance of taking care of our skin.  While it is essential to take care of our skin all year round, National Healthy Skin Month is a reminder to focus on our skin health. This month, […]


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How To Stand Up To Cancer And Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

The sun is one of the most powerful forces in the solar system. It gives life to our planet and provides warmth and light. But the sun can also be dangerous. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can cause skin cancer. What Makes You at Risk for Skin Cancer?  Most people don’t realize that they […]


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Why You Need Sunscreen All Year Round, Not Just In Summer

You might think you only need to worry about sunscreen in the summer, but the truth is that you need to be just as careful in the winter. In this blog post, we’ll explore why you need to wear sunscreen all year round and how to choose the right sunscreen for your needs. The Dangers […]


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Have You Tried Eskata Yet?

If you’re reading Dr. Musick’s blog, you probably have seen a couple previous blogs on his new treatment for seborrheic keratoses. Seb…what? OK, you’re still wearing your hair to cover those brown spots on the side of your forehead and around your ear, aren’t you? Come on, ESKATA is the coolest thing Illinois has seen […]


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Saying Goodbye to SKs

You may not know what a seborrheic keratosis is, much less how to spell it, but odds are you have one or many. Over 83 million Americans — that’s about one out of every four of us — have seborrheic keratoses (SKs). These are dark, crusty brown spots that are slightly raised and create slight […]


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Leave the Spots to the Dalmatians

Human skin tends to form spots. From freckles to sun spots, moles to actinic keratoses…to seborrheic keratoses. Some of those, actinic keratoses, for instance, merit keeping a close eye on because they can evolve into skin cancer. Others, such as seborrheic keratoses are generally harmless but universally despised because they’re ugly. At Musick Dermatology we […]


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Get Rid of Those Brown Lesions for the New Year

If you have some dark, crusty brown spots that are slightly raised on your skin, you’re not alone. In fact, you have 83 million potential friends with that in common. That’s how many Americans have seborheic keratosis lesions. The growths are harmless, but ugly. In the past the only way to get rid of these […]


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How Does Sunscreen Work?

Human skin and the sun’s ultraviolet rays aren’t all that friendly with each other. It’s something we all know when we get a burn when at a lake or out on the Mississippi or just outside hanging out on a warm August Illinois day. Sunscreens are our protector, helping ward off the damaging UV rays. […]


Could Intense Pulsed Light Therapy Be Your Secret to Flawless Skin?

Many people suffer from acne problems, wrinkles, age spots or skin discoloration. After countless tries at topical creams and other treatment methods, reducing the visual signs of fine lines and other imperfections may seem impossible. Thanks to new advancements in dermatology, both men and women can now enjoy flawless skin. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is […]


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