From The Doctor's Mouth

  • Environmental Damage: Correcting and Protecting Our Skin

    By Elizabeth G Stratte, MD and Maren Stratte Our skin has been suffering not only from ultraviolet light this summer, but the damaging effects of smoke. This clogs our pores and leaves a film of dangerous impurities on the surface of the skin - the debris along with UV light can make acne worse ...
  • Emotions And The Skin: How To Calm Stressed Out Skin

    By Maren Stratte and Elizabeth G Stratte, MD

    We are all living in a very stressful, uncertain time.

  • Guide to Treating and Preventing Maskne

    By Maren Stratte and Kennedy Johnson LE Things that are currently unclear: our skin and how much longer we have to wear face masks for. Some of us who haven't struggled with acne in years have recently experienced sudden eruptions caused by wearing a cloth or paper mask. Our medical esthetician ...
  • The Best Sunscreen For You

    By Elizabeth G Stratte, MD and Maren Stratte It’s time for sunscreen! We constantly have questions about what our best sunscreen is, but the answer isn’t so simple. There is a perfect sunscreen for everyone based on their skin concerns and lifestyle. Check out this quick guide to find the perfec...
  • All About Dermaplaning

    By Maren Stratte and Elizabeth G Stratte, MD What is Dermaplaning?  Dermaplaning is an effective and safe exfoliation procedure.  It uses a sterile surgical scalpel to shave the surface of the skin to remove excess dead skin and peach fuzz hairs. The tool is held at a 45 degree angle and is bru...

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Your most-pressing skincare questions answered by dermatologist Dr. Stratte + her team.