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Surgeon General warns: skin cancer rampant!

Between 1950 and 2007, the melanoma rate rose 17 fold for men  (33.5 per 100,000) and 9 fold for women (25.3 per 100,000). In 2014, one person in 50 will be diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma.
The other common types of skin cancer  have also markedly grown in frequency.
Based on these facts, the Surgeon General of the United States has issued a call for action to prevent  skin cancer.
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LVD Receives 2014 Best of Park Ridge Award

Lakeview Dermatology's "About Skin And Laser" is among a very small group of companies that have won the Best of Park Ridge Award for three consecutive years. This distinction has qualified About Skin And Laser for the 2014 Park Ridge Business Hall of Fame.
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Lakeview Dermatology earns 4.5 stars on ZocDoc

Lakeview Dermatology has earned 4.5 stars on ZocDoc from 256 verified patient reviews. THANK YOU!
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Dr. Mandrea listed as top doctor

The US News and World Report July 9 issue lists Dr. Eugene Mandrea as a TOP DOCTOR (Dermatologist) out of  46 Top Dermatologists in Chicago and 954 Top Dermatologists in the USA. Dr Mandrea has been on the Annenberg Circle of the Dermatology Foundation for the past 3 years.
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Conveniently located in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood and the northern and southwest suburbs, Lakeview Dermatology Chicago offers state-of-the art patient care in general, cosmetic dermatology treatments and surgical dermatology. Our patient-centered approach to care was started by Dr. Eugene Mandrea over 40 years ago and continues today.

Fractional Laser Resurfacing treatment in Chicago

Fractional Laser Resurfacing treatment in Chicago - Chicago Dermatologist ArticleFractional Laser Resurfacing treatment in Chicago - Chicago Dermatology ArticleThe Pixel Fractional Resurfacing Laser is one of the newest and most effective rejuvenating lasers. Pixel Fractional Resurfacing Laser works by creating thousands of equidistant, closely grouped, tiny areas of skin damage of equal depth, separated by larger areas of normal skin; healing can begin immediately from the intervening intact skin areas.
Inasmuch as very little time is lost from work, Pixel Fractional Resurfacing Laser is appropriate for the very busy professional or business man or woman. The procedure is very beneficial for treating Acne Scars, Aging Skin, Wrinkles and Folds, Loose and Redundant Skin, Melasma and Stretch Marks. One to several treatments may be necessary depending on the condition to be treated and the patient's response to treatment.read more

Leg and Facial Spider Veins

Leg and Facial Spider Veins - Chicago Dermatologist Article
Lakeview Dermatology Board Certified Dermatologists have successfully treated numerous patients with leg spider veins and facial spider veins in our dermatology clinics in Chicago, Park Ridge, Orland Park, and Palos Heights. At Lakeview Dermatology, we treat Spider Veins only, using injections of sclerosing solutions, which have remained the gold standard of treatment for leg spider veins. Our dermatologists use Diolite which is very effective in the treatment of facial spider veins, dilated blood vessels (telangiectasias), cherry angiomas, freckles, lentigo, liver spots, and some other small brown growths. Milia (tiny white cysts) can also be treated by modifying the technique.
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Alexandrite treatment for unwanted hair and spots

Alexandrite treatment for unwanted hair and spots - Chicago Dermatologist ArticleAlexandrite treatment for unwanted hair and spots - Chicago Dermatology ArticleThe Apogee Alexandrite 5500 is one of the most reliable lasers to combat unwanted dark hairs and dark spots on the skin, such as freckles, sunspots, melasma or age spots.
The Alexandrite (Alex) laser uses a 755 nm wavelength, which is absorbed highly by melanin in the skin and hair follicles. The Alex laser works by emitting powerful laser energy into the targeted tissue ( pigmented lesion or hair follicle) that causes subsequent lightening to the lesions and destruction of the follicle without damaging the neighboring tissue.

For laser hair reduction 4-8 treatments may be necessary as the laser is only able to destroy hair follicles that are in the active growth phase. Because, hairs exist in three cycles (active growing or anagen; transitional or catagen; resting or telogen), several treatments are needed to adequently catch different hairs in the active cycle. After each treatment you will notice finer, lighter hairs with slower re-growth to each area treated.read more

YAG and CO2 Laser treatments for Severe Rhinophyma

YAG and CO2 Laser treatments for Severe Rhinophyma - Chicago Dermatologist ArticleYAG and CO2 Laser treatments for Severe Rhinophyma - Chicago Dermatology ArticleBefore: Severe Rhinophyma with large, bulbous deformity of the nose

After: Same patient after treatment with the Nd YAG Laser followed by the CO2 Laser

Rhinophyma is a large, bulbous, ruddy nose caused by granulomatous infiltration, commonly due to untreated rosacea. In extreme cases of long lasting, untreated Rosacea, the distal half of the nose or the entire nose becomes bulbous, irregularly and asymmetrically enlarged, sometimes to an extreme degree (as in the accompanying photos).read more
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