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Prior Authorization

Blog  |  December 3rd, 2015

Prior Authorization is a process used by some health insurance companies to determine if they will cover a prescribed procedure, service, or medication. The process is intended to act as a safety and cost saving measure. The main things your insurance needs to know is what the doctor is prescribing this medication for; I.E.: acne, […]

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What Causes Rosacea? Genetics or Environmental Factors?

Blog  |  September 28th, 2015

Rosacea is a common facial skin disorder that is estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans, and many of those affected by the disorder don’t know they have it. Rosacea causes a red-faced, acne-like appearance and can have psychological, social, and occupational implications. Although there is currently no cure for rosacea, the good news […]

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FDA Clears New Topical Treatment for Acne

Blog  |  August 24th, 2015

Acne vulgaris is a common chronic skin condition involving blockage and/or inflammation of the hair follicles and their accompanying sebaceous glands. Earlier this year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epiduo Forte Gel—a topical gel combination of two antibiotic free medications—for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris. In a double-blind study […]

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Treating Athlete’s Foot and other Fungal Infections

Blog  |  August 24th, 2015

Despite its name, athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that can affect men and women, athlete or not. Characterized by redness and itching in between the toes, athlete’s foot is caused by the fungus tinea, which leaves scaly patches on the skin. Tinea is the same fungus that causes jock itch. Treating athlete’s foot right […]

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