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Help! My Suncreen Burns My Eyes When I Sweat!

I hear every day from patients that they would like to wear sunscreen on their face when they are outside, but it burns their eyes when they sweat. Fortunately, not all sunscreens cause this issue. There are two types of sunscreens – chemical and physical. Chemical sunscreens provide great protection from the sun’s harmful UV […]

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What do Bleach Baths do for Eczema?

I often get amazed and concerned looks from patients when I suggest that they do bleach baths for their eczema, but done correctly they are very safe and can be effective for some types of eczema. Some types of eczema are driven by staph bacteria that live on the skin. Bleach baths work to decrease […]

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Dr. Creswell Presents at the 28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care

Hosted by Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, the Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care conference presents practical information to help healthcare professionals stay current on relevant topics and recent advances important to their practices. Dr. Creswell was invited to speak as a pediatric dermatology expert and gave a presentation on atypical nevi and birthmarks. We […]

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What Sunscreens are Best for Infants?

Infants and young children have an increased sensitivity to sun and UV rays. At the same time, many chemical sunscreens can be irritating to their thin and developing skin and can burn if they get in their eyes. The best options for sunscreens are ones that contain only physical blockers like zinc oxide and titanium […]

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How Does Light Treatment Work for Psoriasis?

People have known for years that natural sunlight helps with psoriasis. The problem is that the full spectrum of UV rays that are present in natural sunbeds and commercial tanning beds may also lead to skin cancer. Narrowband medical light booths and lasers can help to clear psoriasis with minimal increased risk for skin cancer. […]

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