Rehana Ahmed specializes in Medical, Surgical, Pediatric, and Cosmetic Dermatology. Additionally, she comes to Dermatology with a background in clinical research. Her work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association and reported on in The New York Times and Prevention magazine. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota.
What To Know Before You Dye Your Hair
I know you’ve dyed your hair. Most of us do! In fact, it’s estimated that up to 75% of woman and 10% of men use hair-coloring products. However, a recent article in The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology “reviews the evidence relating personal hair-dye use to
It happens to most of us at some time or another and, in winter, it is more common: dandruff! There are a multitude of anti-dandruff products on the market and here are some tips to make the most of those over-the-counter shampoos: 1) Don’t rush
What’s the best way to treat dry skin?
It’s that time of the year! Snowing and Minnesota-cold! Check out Dr. Ahmed’s skin tips for Jason DeRusha on how to treat dry skin. Are you using the right moisturizer? You’d be surprised! photo by: kaibara87
The ABC’s of Aging Gracefully
Gifts of time… The birthday present you didn’t ask for… Any way you put it, there are tell-tale signs that skin is aging. These include the development of wrinkles, discoloration, mottling or patchy skin, broken blood vessels (red spots), decreased radiance and loss of firmness.
Whey Protein, Milk and Acne
Recently a case series was published describing five teenagers who had all experienced sudden onset of moderate to severe acne. On further questioning, the dermatologist learned that these teenagers had all independently started using whey protein as a supplement for body building prior to
Razor Bumps Away
Ingrown hairs are frustrating. Instead of a smooth shave, ingrown hairs look like skin-colored or pink bumps. Ingrown hairs occur when hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin. While they generally occur after shaving or waxing, they can occur anywhere–even without hair removal.
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