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How to treat mild acne

Dermatology P.A. Arthur Ide III, MD 7300 France Ave, Suite 400 Beth Dougherty, NP-C Edina, MN 55435 952.374.5995 How to treat mild acne Acne is a problem that over 80% of teenagers will deal with at some point during adolescence. Mild cases of acne can be managed with over the counter products, however choosing the more…

Cosmetic Chemical Peels

Now is a great time to consider having a cosmetic chemical peel to improve the overall appearance of your skin! Here at Dermatology P.A. we offer a variety of chemical peels by Glytone and Skin Medica. These peels are effective with very little “downtime” as many of our patients with busy lifestyles cannot hide out more…

Physical protection from the sun!

I am always amazed how little we realize that physical protection from the sun is the best and most protective (clothing). The comment I usually hear when I bring this up is “I would get too hot!”. My response is to look at the Arabs in the desert with their long robes.  Also look at more…

Skin Cancer Screening

Skin cancer screening (AKA total body examination) has become very commonplace in our practice during the last several years. More and more patients see their friends with skin cancer and realize that they have never had their skin checked for cancer. An initial skin cancer examination at Dermatology PA by either Dr Arthur Ide or more…

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Beth Dougherty, NP Joins Clinic

Beth Dougherty NP of Edina joined the office in January of 2015. We are very excited to have this bright and energetic young woman on our staff and seeing patients. She is a graduate of St Kates and spent the last ten years as a charge nurse on the cardiac intensive care unit at Methodist more…

KSTP News Spot on use of Aldara cream for skin cancers at Dermatology PA by Dr Arthur Ide

KSTP Spot on Aldara use for skin cancers at Dermatology PA   click here  

Sun protection ideas from Dermatology PA

Sun protection has been evolving over the years and recently there is much more emphasis on physical protection. This means wearing protective hats and clothing. In Australia where melanoma rates are the highest in the world, they are de-emphasizing sunscreen use and suggesting hats and shirts while in the sun. One has only to look more…

Tanning booth use for minors banned in CA

California recently became the first state in the Union to ban the use of tanning bads by minors.  This is a significant step in the right direction.  We have known for some time now that use of tanning beds is a health concern.  Studies have shown increased incidence of melanoma skin cancer in individuals who more…

Sunscreen Use

A recent article in the New York Times discussed the FDA’s recent action on sunscreen labeling laws. Only truly broad spectrum sunscreens will be able to list themselves as such. They will no longer be able to call themselves “sweatproof” or “waterproof” when no sunscreen really is. Unfortunately, they took no action on the use more…

We Have Moved!

On December 1, 2008, Downtown Dermatology became Dermatology, P.A., and moved to 7300 France Avenue S., Suite 400 in Edina. Our new location offers ample free parking, expanded exam rooms and a convenient floor plan to make visits more pleasant for our patients.