Acne Treatment

Acne Treatment

acne? we can help!

Each case of acne is different. And everyone’s schedule is different. We do our best to find an effective regimen to combat and control acne that fits as easily as possible into your daily routine. We also understand that some insurance plans have limited coverage for acne prescriptions so we carry some very effective skincare products in the office. We also have procedures in our office for breakouts and acne scarring.

In-office Treatment Options

Liquid Nitrogen Mist – Helps for a few days to a week. This is anti-inflammatory and opens pores. When you check whether this is covered by your insurance company, tell them that the procedure code is 10040. Our fee is $125.

Intralesional Celestone – We will add you in as an “emergency” to inject new, tender acne cysts. Because we “work you in” for this, we usually won’t discuss your acne in general at this visit. The procedure code for this is 11900 for up to seven spots; the fee is $95.

Extractions – We can extract blackheads and whiteheads as needed. This adds 10 minutes to the time we need for your regular acne recheck appointment. This should be a 20-minute appointment. The procedure code for this is
10060; the fee is $130.

Peels – Illuminize and Beta peels help clear acne but are not covered by insurance at this time. Most people have these at 2 – 4 week intervals to speed clearing of acne. Illuminize Peels are $105 each or three for $249. Beta Peels are $85 each or three for $199.

DiamondGlow – Microdermabrasion with a diamond tip wand with simultaneous infusion of pore clarifying to improve the look, feel and clarity of your skin. This can also be helpful for blackheads, whitehead and acne scars and oily skin but are not covered by insurance. The fee for one treatment is $185. A package of 3 treatments for $529 or 6 treatments for $1049

Amiea Med Exceed Micropen – Treatments stimulate collagen formation to help fill in indented acne scars. One treatment is $325. Three treatments are $900 and include a free Procedure 360 System by SkinMedica.

Secret RF Microneedling – Combines the benefits of micropen treatments with additional collagen stimulation with radiofrequency energy.

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I have been seeing Dr. Hern for nearly 14 years, and continue to chose her as my dermatologist even though I now live 4 hours away. She has a caring and knowledgeable bedside manner, stays on top of current best practices and treatments for derm and cosmetic issues, and has hired an office and clinical… MORE “Catherine Veeser – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Catherine Veeser

Beth Belesky and team at Life Time Dermatology are professional and show their commitment to your well being. I have been going there for years and I highly recommend them.

Dean Sellers

This was my first time at the office and I cannot express how exceptional my experience was! Before my appointment date, the phone communication between the staff and myself was great. Every time I called before my appointment or if the office had to give me a call, it was always very clear and organized.… MORE “Helen – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Helen

A great dermatology office. The staff is very professional and kind. Jessica the PA is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has great bedside manners. I felt at ease sharing my health concern and details about my experiences. Highly recommended.

Gladiola Ulqinaku

I absolutely love this office. I have been going here for two years and never had a bad experience. I have worked with their esthetician, PA and Dr. Hern. They are all warm, welcoming and friendly. The front desk staff is great too. The last time I was there they went out of their way… MORE “Emily Elmer – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Elmer

I was very pleased with my first time visit to lifetime. Dr. MacDougall and her nurse were super friendly and eased any anxiety I had during the visit. She was able to quickly identify and treat the concerns I had with my skin conditions. I also had a biopsy done which she handled quickly and… MORE “Connie Loh – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Connie Loh

Jessica and staff at Lifetime Dermatology have been awesome! Appointments are always on time and COVID precautions in place. Nice new office too!

Beth Zac

I have been going to Lifetime Dermatology for over 4 years and all my experiences have been wonderful. Everyone is extremely personable, caring, and truly care about your results and happiness. Not to mention the wait is minimal, which is hard to find with other clinics. I will be a customer here for years to… MORE “Nadia and Jimmy – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Nadia and JImmy

I am a long-time patient of Dr. Hern. My annual check up went smoothly (even with the COVID19 protocols). The staff is organized and knowledgeable and the service is very personalized. The new offices are spacious and clean. I felt very safe and I am glad I didn’t postpone my skin check. You won’t find… MORE “Amy Dulgerian – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Amy Dulgerian

Extremely thorough! I was able to have virtual visits while their office was closed during the pandemic. They are extremely thorough, calling before appointments to make sure that I can get into the app, and following up afterwards via email with all of the information that we discussed. I haven’t been into their actual office… MORE “Emily Fonseca – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Fonseca

The team here is fantastic and kind. See them for all of your skin issues. I’ve seen Dr. Hern, Beth and Jessica and they’re all very knowledgeable and do a great job. The staff is always kind. Never had a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is very good and they make a great… MORE “Kelly Westmoreland – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Kelly Westmoreland

Lifetime Dermatology is amazing! They never keep you waiting, and everyone in the office is kind and friendly. They listened to my concerns and completely changed my skin in a matter of weeks, without using unnecessary medications or costly products. Wish I would have found them years ago. Highly recommend!

Kristina Samojedny

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Eczema/AD Treatment

Eczema/AD Treatment

Rash, Itching or Irritation? We Can Help!

We understand that the itching and irritation of atopic dermatitis(AD)/eczema can be so miserable that it interferes with activities of normal daily living.

We do our best to help figure out what triggers flares so that these triggers can be minimized and to develop a plan to restore better skin barrier function and skin health.

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The team here is fantastic and kind. See them for all of your skin issues. I’ve seen Dr. Hern, Beth and Jessica and they’re all very knowledgeable and do a great job. The staff is always kind. Never had a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is very good and they make a great… MORE “Kelly Westmoreland – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Kelly Westmoreland

Beth Belesky and team at Life Time Dermatology are professional and show their commitment to your well being. I have been going there for years and I highly recommend them.

Dean Sellers

This was my first time at the office and I cannot express how exceptional my experience was! Before my appointment date, the phone communication between the staff and myself was great. Every time I called before my appointment or if the office had to give me a call, it was always very clear and organized.… MORE “Helen – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Helen

I am a long-time patient of Dr. Hern. My annual check up went smoothly (even with the COVID19 protocols). The staff is organized and knowledgeable and the service is very personalized. The new offices are spacious and clean. I felt very safe and I am glad I didn’t postpone my skin check. You won’t find… MORE “Amy Dulgerian – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Amy Dulgerian

I was very pleased with my first time visit to lifetime. Dr. MacDougall and her nurse were super friendly and eased any anxiety I had during the visit. She was able to quickly identify and treat the concerns I had with my skin conditions. I also had a biopsy done which she handled quickly and… MORE “Connie Loh – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Connie Loh

I have been going to Lifetime Dermatology for over 4 years and all my experiences have been wonderful. Everyone is extremely personable, caring, and truly care about your results and happiness. Not to mention the wait is minimal, which is hard to find with other clinics. I will be a customer here for years to… MORE “Nadia and Jimmy – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Nadia and JImmy

Lifetime Dermatology is amazing! They never keep you waiting, and everyone in the office is kind and friendly. They listened to my concerns and completely changed my skin in a matter of weeks, without using unnecessary medications or costly products. Wish I would have found them years ago. Highly recommend!

Kristina Samojedny

A great dermatology office. The staff is very professional and kind. Jessica the PA is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has great bedside manners. I felt at ease sharing my health concern and details about my experiences. Highly recommended.

Gladiola Ulqinaku

Extremely thorough! I was able to have virtual visits while their office was closed during the pandemic. They are extremely thorough, calling before appointments to make sure that I can get into the app, and following up afterwards via email with all of the information that we discussed. I haven’t been into their actual office… MORE “Emily Fonseca – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Fonseca

I absolutely love this office. I have been going here for two years and never had a bad experience. I have worked with their esthetician, PA and Dr. Hern. They are all warm, welcoming and friendly. The front desk staff is great too. The last time I was there they went out of their way… MORE “Emily Elmer – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Elmer

I have been seeing Dr. Hern for nearly 14 years, and continue to chose her as my dermatologist even though I now live 4 hours away. She has a caring and knowledgeable bedside manner, stays on top of current best practices and treatments for derm and cosmetic issues, and has hired an office and clinical… MORE “Catherine Veeser – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Catherine Veeser

Jessica and staff at Lifetime Dermatology have been awesome! Appointments are always on time and COVID precautions in place. Nice new office too!

Beth Zac

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Full Skin Check

Full Skin Check

we won’t miss a spot!

At your full skin check, we use handheld dermatoscopes – basically hi-tech magnifying glasses with polarized lenses – to examine your skin.

Dermatoscopes allow us to see through the top layer of the skin to find signs of early skin cancers. They can also help reassure us that growths are benign, eliminating unnecessary procedures.

If you have any spots of particular concern we would be happy to spot to check these at your first visit.   Once you are established as a patient here, you can schedule a skin check with any of the providers. If you see Jessica or Beth, she will do a screening skin check and then call in Dr. Hern to review any concerning findings.

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Lifetime Dermatology is amazing! They never keep you waiting, and everyone in the office is kind and friendly. They listened to my concerns and completely changed my skin in a matter of weeks, without using unnecessary medications or costly products. Wish I would have found them years ago. Highly recommend!

Kristina Samojedny

Extremely thorough! I was able to have virtual visits while their office was closed during the pandemic. They are extremely thorough, calling before appointments to make sure that I can get into the app, and following up afterwards via email with all of the information that we discussed. I haven’t been into their actual office… MORE “Emily Fonseca – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Fonseca

I have been going to Lifetime Dermatology for over 4 years and all my experiences have been wonderful. Everyone is extremely personable, caring, and truly care about your results and happiness. Not to mention the wait is minimal, which is hard to find with other clinics. I will be a customer here for years to… MORE “Nadia and Jimmy – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Nadia and JImmy

This was my first time at the office and I cannot express how exceptional my experience was! Before my appointment date, the phone communication between the staff and myself was great. Every time I called before my appointment or if the office had to give me a call, it was always very clear and organized.… MORE “Helen – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Helen

Beth Belesky and team at Life Time Dermatology are professional and show their commitment to your well being. I have been going there for years and I highly recommend them.

Dean Sellers

The team here is fantastic and kind. See them for all of your skin issues. I’ve seen Dr. Hern, Beth and Jessica and they’re all very knowledgeable and do a great job. The staff is always kind. Never had a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is very good and they make a great… MORE “Kelly Westmoreland – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Kelly Westmoreland

I absolutely love this office. I have been going here for two years and never had a bad experience. I have worked with their esthetician, PA and Dr. Hern. They are all warm, welcoming and friendly. The front desk staff is great too. The last time I was there they went out of their way… MORE “Emily Elmer – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Elmer

I have been seeing Dr. Hern for nearly 14 years, and continue to chose her as my dermatologist even though I now live 4 hours away. She has a caring and knowledgeable bedside manner, stays on top of current best practices and treatments for derm and cosmetic issues, and has hired an office and clinical… MORE “Catherine Veeser – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Catherine Veeser

I was very pleased with my first time visit to lifetime. Dr. MacDougall and her nurse were super friendly and eased any anxiety I had during the visit. She was able to quickly identify and treat the concerns I had with my skin conditions. I also had a biopsy done which she handled quickly and… MORE “Connie Loh – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Connie Loh

I am a long-time patient of Dr. Hern. My annual check up went smoothly (even with the COVID19 protocols). The staff is organized and knowledgeable and the service is very personalized. The new offices are spacious and clean. I felt very safe and I am glad I didn’t postpone my skin check. You won’t find… MORE “Amy Dulgerian – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Amy Dulgerian

Jessica and staff at Lifetime Dermatology have been awesome! Appointments are always on time and COVID precautions in place. Nice new office too!

Beth Zac

A great dermatology office. The staff is very professional and kind. Jessica the PA is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has great bedside manners. I felt at ease sharing my health concern and details about my experiences. Highly recommended.

Gladiola Ulqinaku

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Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis Treatment

psoriasis relief is here!

For some people psoriasis is a nuisance, but for others, it affects every aspect of life. Our office offers many treatments for psoriasis including the XTRAC laser.

What is XTRAC?

Get Up to 95% Clear with Virtually No Side Effects!

XTRAC is the only FDA-cleared, clinically proven excimer laser that gets skin clear of psoriasis—and it works fast, with many patients seeing significant improvement and long-lasting remissions. Because XTRAC delivers a highly targeted, therapeutic beam of UVB light only to areas of the skin affected by psoriasis, healthy skin surrounding the lesions stays that way.

XTRAC clears the symptoms, prolongs the remission and returns skin to a clinically healthy state in record time. All of which means XTRAC delivers consistently predictable results so patients experience more good days of living than bad.

Quick Facts:

  • Effective treatment—symptoms reduced generally in 10-12 treatment sessions
  • Long-lasting relief—typically several months free of symptoms*
  • Simple, painless treatment—sessions are very short
  • Relief without messy creams and daily skincare regimen
  • Covered by most major insurance companies, available by Rx

*Results may vary, talk to your doctor about the right treatment protocol for you.

Side Effects/Risks: XTRAC has none of the drawbacks often associated with other psoriasis treatments-such as premature aging of healthy skin, skin thinning, resistance to medication, or potential negative systemic side effects. Some patients, however, experience a reaction similar to sunburn or blistering at the site of the treated area and in some cases, an increase in pigmentation may occur.

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This was my first time at the office and I cannot express how exceptional my experience was! Before my appointment date, the phone communication between the staff and myself was great. Every time I called before my appointment or if the office had to give me a call, it was always very clear and organized.… MORE “Helen – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Helen

Extremely thorough! I was able to have virtual visits while their office was closed during the pandemic. They are extremely thorough, calling before appointments to make sure that I can get into the app, and following up afterwards via email with all of the information that we discussed. I haven’t been into their actual office… MORE “Emily Fonseca – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Fonseca

I was very pleased with my first time visit to lifetime. Dr. MacDougall and her nurse were super friendly and eased any anxiety I had during the visit. She was able to quickly identify and treat the concerns I had with my skin conditions. I also had a biopsy done which she handled quickly and… MORE “Connie Loh – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Connie Loh

Beth Belesky and team at Life Time Dermatology are professional and show their commitment to your well being. I have been going there for years and I highly recommend them.

Dean Sellers

I have been seeing Dr. Hern for nearly 14 years, and continue to chose her as my dermatologist even though I now live 4 hours away. She has a caring and knowledgeable bedside manner, stays on top of current best practices and treatments for derm and cosmetic issues, and has hired an office and clinical… MORE “Catherine Veeser – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Catherine Veeser

I absolutely love this office. I have been going here for two years and never had a bad experience. I have worked with their esthetician, PA and Dr. Hern. They are all warm, welcoming and friendly. The front desk staff is great too. The last time I was there they went out of their way… MORE “Emily Elmer – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Elmer

The team here is fantastic and kind. See them for all of your skin issues. I’ve seen Dr. Hern, Beth and Jessica and they’re all very knowledgeable and do a great job. The staff is always kind. Never had a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is very good and they make a great… MORE “Kelly Westmoreland – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Kelly Westmoreland

Jessica and staff at Lifetime Dermatology have been awesome! Appointments are always on time and COVID precautions in place. Nice new office too!

Beth Zac

A great dermatology office. The staff is very professional and kind. Jessica the PA is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has great bedside manners. I felt at ease sharing my health concern and details about my experiences. Highly recommended.

Gladiola Ulqinaku

I have been going to Lifetime Dermatology for over 4 years and all my experiences have been wonderful. Everyone is extremely personable, caring, and truly care about your results and happiness. Not to mention the wait is minimal, which is hard to find with other clinics. I will be a customer here for years to… MORE “Nadia and Jimmy – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Nadia and JImmy

I am a long-time patient of Dr. Hern. My annual check up went smoothly (even with the COVID19 protocols). The staff is organized and knowledgeable and the service is very personalized. The new offices are spacious and clean. I felt very safe and I am glad I didn’t postpone my skin check. You won’t find… MORE “Amy Dulgerian – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Amy Dulgerian

Lifetime Dermatology is amazing! They never keep you waiting, and everyone in the office is kind and friendly. They listened to my concerns and completely changed my skin in a matter of weeks, without using unnecessary medications or costly products. Wish I would have found them years ago. Highly recommend!

Kristina Samojedny

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Skin Cancer Screening

Skin Cancer Screening

skin checks for skin cancer

Our first goal is to prevent skin cancer by encouraging healthy skin habits.   Our next priority is to diagnose and remove skin cancer as early as possible.   Basal Cell Carcinoma is the most common skin cancer that we treat. We also treat Squamous Cell Carcinoma and In Situ Malignant Melanoma in our office.   Once a skin cancer is diagnosed and removed, we follow our patients with regular full skin checks to monitor the site and to make sure no other concerning spots have developed.

skin cancer prevention

Practicing sun safety, not only in the summer but all year, is the best way to prevent skin cancer. In addition to making a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher part of your daily beauty regimen, you can follow these additional prevention tips:

  • Seek the shade when in the sun for extended periods of time, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the sun’s UV rays are most powerful.
  • Cover up with UV-blocking clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
  • Don’t forget SPF lip balm to protect your lips.
  • Apply a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF (UVB protection) of at least 30 and good UVA protection at least 30 minutes before going outside. Be sure to reapply every two hours, especially after swimming or sweating.
  • Zinc is my favorite sunscreen ingredient. It is a physical sunscreen – reflecting light instead of chemically reacting with UV rays.
  • Avoid indoor tanning booths.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun and apply sunscreen to babies over the age of six months.
  • Do self-skin exams every month, and see your physician every year for a professional skin exam.
  • Consider taking an over-the-counter supplement called Heliocare (Polypodium leucotomos) on days that you are going to be getting prolonged sun exposure. This water-soluble antioxidant made from a fern extract acts within 30 minutes of ingestion to help protect your skin cells from DNA damage from the sun. It is NOT a replacement for sunscreen and/or sun avoidance.

skin cancer warning signs

Throughout the year, you should examine your skin head-to-toe once a month. Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they can almost always be completely cured. When checking your skin, follow the ABCDE method and look for the following things when checking moles or spots:

Asymmetry: If you draw a line through a mole, the two halves will not match.

Border: The borders of an early melanoma tend to be uneven, scalloped or notched.

Color: Multiple colors (brown, black, or tan) in a mole is a warning sign for melanoma. A number of different shades of brown, tan or black could appear. Melanomas may also become red, blue or another color.

Diameter: When the ABCD’s of melanoma were first described, “D” stood for “Diameter larger than the size of a pencil eraser” (1/4 inch or 6 mm). To catch melanomas as early as possible, many dermatologists now use the letter “D” to mean “Different.” Melanomas are frequently “Ugly Ducklings” and look different from the other moles on your skin.

Evolving: If a mole changes in size, shape, color or elevation, or develops symptoms such as bleeding, itching or crusting, it should be checked by your dermatologist.

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I was very pleased with my first time visit to lifetime. Dr. MacDougall and her nurse were super friendly and eased any anxiety I had during the visit. She was able to quickly identify and treat the concerns I had with my skin conditions. I also had a biopsy done which she handled quickly and… MORE “Connie Loh – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Connie Loh

Beth Belesky and team at Life Time Dermatology are professional and show their commitment to your well being. I have been going there for years and I highly recommend them.

Dean Sellers

Extremely thorough! I was able to have virtual visits while their office was closed during the pandemic. They are extremely thorough, calling before appointments to make sure that I can get into the app, and following up afterwards via email with all of the information that we discussed. I haven’t been into their actual office… MORE “Emily Fonseca – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Fonseca

A great dermatology office. The staff is very professional and kind. Jessica the PA is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has great bedside manners. I felt at ease sharing my health concern and details about my experiences. Highly recommended.

Gladiola Ulqinaku

I absolutely love this office. I have been going here for two years and never had a bad experience. I have worked with their esthetician, PA and Dr. Hern. They are all warm, welcoming and friendly. The front desk staff is great too. The last time I was there they went out of their way… MORE “Emily Elmer – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Emily Elmer

I have been going to Lifetime Dermatology for over 4 years and all my experiences have been wonderful. Everyone is extremely personable, caring, and truly care about your results and happiness. Not to mention the wait is minimal, which is hard to find with other clinics. I will be a customer here for years to… MORE “Nadia and Jimmy – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Nadia and JImmy

Jessica and staff at Lifetime Dermatology have been awesome! Appointments are always on time and COVID precautions in place. Nice new office too!

Beth Zac

This was my first time at the office and I cannot express how exceptional my experience was! Before my appointment date, the phone communication between the staff and myself was great. Every time I called before my appointment or if the office had to give me a call, it was always very clear and organized.… MORE “Helen – Review – Jessica M. MacDougall, PA-C”

Helen

Lifetime Dermatology is amazing! They never keep you waiting, and everyone in the office is kind and friendly. They listened to my concerns and completely changed my skin in a matter of weeks, without using unnecessary medications or costly products. Wish I would have found them years ago. Highly recommend!

Kristina Samojedny

The team here is fantastic and kind. See them for all of your skin issues. I’ve seen Dr. Hern, Beth and Jessica and they’re all very knowledgeable and do a great job. The staff is always kind. Never had a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is very good and they make a great… MORE “Kelly Westmoreland – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Kelly Westmoreland

I have been seeing Dr. Hern for nearly 14 years, and continue to chose her as my dermatologist even though I now live 4 hours away. She has a caring and knowledgeable bedside manner, stays on top of current best practices and treatments for derm and cosmetic issues, and has hired an office and clinical… MORE “Catherine Veeser – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

Catherine Veeser

I am a long-time patient of Dr. Hern. My annual check up went smoothly (even with the COVID19 protocols). The staff is organized and knowledgeable and the service is very personalized. The new offices are spacious and clean. I felt very safe and I am glad I didn’t postpone my skin check. You won’t find… MORE “Amy Dulgerian – Review – Dermatologist Dr. Ann Hern”

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