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Botox Treats Depression

Botox Treats Depression Botox is one of the most popular non-surgical dermatology treatments to reduce the signs of aging from the face. Ever since the treatment was approved by the FDA in 2002, it has been widely accepted by patients,


Dr. Steven Zimmet Invited to Speak at American College of Phlebology (ACP) Congress

Our very own, Dr. Steven Zimmet, MD, RVT, FACPh, was invited this past week to speak as an expert to his fellow peers during the annual American College of Phlebology (ACP) Congress on the following subjects: American Board of Venous &


Overview of Dr. Steven Zimmet’s Austin Dermatology Practice

Austin Dermatologist Dr. Steven Zimmet, with more than three decades of experience as a dermatologist, provides state of the art skin care solutions to patients in and around Austin, TX. He makes use of advanced laser techniques to achieve safe,


Don’t Forget Your Flu Shot

It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot It’s still not too late to get your flu shot, with flu season typically peaking between January and March. Vaccination ideally should occur before flu is circulating widely, but as long


Testing Skin Products without Using Animals

Progress is being made in efforts to reduce the use of animals in testing new cosmetic and other product ingredients that might trigger skin allergies. Concerns about the ethics, as well as costs, of animal-based tests for skin sensitizers, plus


Shingles Vaccine: Maximizing its Effectiveness

A simple tip to get maximum protection from the shingles vaccine: wait until you are at least 60 to get it. That is the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) after reviewing newly released data from Merck’s Long-Term


New Law Bans Tanning For Texas Minors

Among the many laws going into effect this month is one that focuses specifically on teens in an effort to significantly reduce the incidence of skin cancer. Prior to September 1, 2013 minors between the ages of 16 and 18


Your Skin’s pH: Why it’s Important

You may recall pH from science class- the measurement of a substance’s acidity or alkalinity. Did you know your skin has its own pH that is important to be maintained, though? Using the wrong cleansers can disrupt your skin’s natural


Wrinkles- Causes & Prevention

We all begin to see changes as we age, and one of the many annoying facts of life is that wrinkles happen- they’re a normal part of aging, due to the skin’s inner layer, the dermis, thinning and causing skin’s


Energy-efficient Light Bulbs May Cause Skin Damage

Staying out of the sun is the best way to avoid sun damage, but a new study on energy-efficient lightbulbs reveals that your skin cells could suffer indoors as well. Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York tested compact


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