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Dr. Tracy Campbell Named Top Cancer Doctor by Chicago Magazine

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Portions of this article originally published by The Daily Herald

Chicago Magazine has named five Advocate Sherman physicians among Chicago’s Top Cancer Doctors. The list, featured in the magazine’s January 2017 edition, recognizes exceptional physicians across the Chicago area who are nominated by their peers.

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Dr. John Brems, surgeon, Dr. Tracy Campbell, dermatologist, Dr. David Goldrath, urologist, Dr. Edwin Priest, hematology/oncology physician, and Dr. Stefan Sczerba, plastic/reconstructive surgeon, achieved this recognition.

“We are thrilled that five of our physicians and surgeons were recognized as the top oncology doctors in the Chicago area,” remarked Dr. Bruce Hyman, vice president for medical management at Advocate Sherman Hospital. “The variety of oncology sub-specialties represented showcases the experience and high quality care our hospital provides the region for cancer diagnoses, surgery, and treatment.”

  • Dr. Tracy Campbell is a board-certified dermatologist with advanced training in Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery, cutaneous oncology, and laser and cosmetic surgery.

Chicago Magazine partners with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York City-based health care research company, to oversee the nominating survey, research, screening and selection process to compile the list of outstanding physicians in Chicago’s six-county area.

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Enjoy VIP Perks at Dundee Dermatology

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Loyalty rewards and programs are trending nowadays. A lot of establishments worldwide offer discounts and different privileges to customers. This marketing trend has also been adopted by Dundee Dermatology. We offer cosmetic different skin care treatments like Botox, injectable fillers, Laviv, acne skin rejuvenation, and chemical peels. We also have a complete line of skin care products in Elgin. At Dundee Dermatology, patients can enjoy various laser services including laser hair removal and age spot and vein treatment. Clinical treatments for psoriasis and skin cancer are also available.

With our VIP Loyalty Program, you can enjoy several perks whenever you patronize our services. By registering in our VIP Loyalty Program, you can receive:

  • 1 point for every dollar that you spend on skincare products or cosmetic procedures
  • rewards certificate worth $50 for every 1,000 points that you accumulate
  • an automatic 500 points for registering.

With our experience and extensive training, we help patients select the most effective treatments for them. We are also experienced in the latest technologies and utilize advanced skin care technology. We strive to provide premium skin care in the Chicago area to all our patients.

With our VIP Loyalty Program, you can take advantage of our products and services and get rewards in return. It is our way of thanking customers for their loyalty as well as a way to encourage them to continue patronizing Dundee Dermatology.

For more information on the VIP Loyalty Program, you may reach us at 847-851-8888. You can also visit our office to sign up for the program today!

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How to Treat Spider Veins Naturally

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Spider veins are broken capillaries that are less than 2 mm in diameter. They can appear on the legs and face. They can be very bothersome and can affect your overall appearance. Fortunately, dealing with spider veins is now easier with vein treatment in Elgin. Now you do not have to cover spider veins on the face with makeup and conceal the spider veins on your legs with leggings, stockings, or pants.

Spider veins need to be treated to prevent it from worsening. At Dundee Dermatology, Dr. Getz diagnoses the severity of the condition and provides the appropriate treatment. Laser technology, particularly Vbeam Perfecta, can help eliminate facial and leg veins. There are also natural ways to treat spider veins.

Butcher’s broom – This gift from nature promotes vein resiliency. It also relaxes the muscles of your vein wall, making your spider veins less noticeable.

Horse chestnut – It can strengthen your veins and improve elasticity.

Witch hazel – It helps in gradually reducing your spider veins.

You can prevent spider veins by maintaining a healthy weight. Being overweight can put extra pressure on the veins, making the veins more prone to leaking. Regular exercise also helps prevent spider veins as it promotes blood circulation. Walking is a good way to improve circulation in the legs.

Despite trying hard to prevent spider veins, they can still appear and slow you down. Also, natural remedies may not be enough to treat spider veins. When this happens, it is best to seek professional help.

For vein treatment in Elgin, contact Dundee Dermatology at 847-851-8888 and schedule an appointment today.

 

 

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3 Ways to Reduce Acne Scars

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Acne scars can be a real trouble since they can remain for the rest of your life. Fortunately, you can minimize or eliminate acne scars in the face through acne treatment in Elgin. At Dundee Dermatology, you can enjoy acne skin rejuvenation with the different acne treatment and acne scar removal treatments that we offer.

Acne scars are deep indentations with discolored markings. These markings are far from being attractive, which is why people with scars usually feel self-conscious and even embarrassed. It also prevents people from enjoying their daily activities.

You certainly do not want any acne scars. But if you already have them, it is important that you reduce them. Here are three ways to minimize acne scars.

Natural remedies – There are a lot of natural remedies to acne scars. The ingredients can be found in your kitchen and are worth trying out. These remedies may work for mild scars.

Over-the-counter products – There are several products that you can buy even if you do not have a dermatologist’s prescription. Creams and kits may help minimize scars. Makeup can also be used to cover the blemishes temporarily.

Professional help – If you have severe acne scars, it is best to head to a dermatologist right away. Natural remedies and over-the-counter products may not be enough to deal with the scars.

You do not have to deal with acne scars forever! Contact Dundee Dermatology today at 847-851-8888 today and set up an appointment with our team of skin care experts to take advantage of acne skin rejuvenation.

 

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Hyaluronic Acid and Restylane Explained

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Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the different areas of the human body and works by stimulating collagen production in the skin. It also hydrates the skin. Collagen is important in maintaining healthy and smooth skin. At Dundee Dermatology, you can take advantage of Restylane treatments and improve the appearance of wrinkles and skin folds. Restylane and injectable fillers in Elgin can also improve facial contour create fuller lips.

Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is present in our body, but the normal aging process can affect the body’s ability to produce it. Once a person reaches his or her mid-40’s, levels of hyaluronic acid normally change and the body only gets half of the amount of hyaluronic acid that it needs. Hyaluronic acid is a natural skin moisturizer and allows skin cells to retain water so that it stays smooth and soft.

With the importance of hyaluronic acid to the body, injectable fillers have been created to restore the skin’s volume and renew skin tone. The hyaluronic acid found in Restylane resembles the natural hyaluronic acid of the body and is therefore safe to use. Restylane provides volume and fullness to the skin. It is an excellent choice if you want to improve wrinkles and fine lines and you wish to regain your youthful appearance.

If you want to look years younger through injectable fillers, take advantage of Restylane treatments at Dundee Dermatology. Give us a call today at 847-851-8888 today to schedule an appointment. We will help you regain your confidence and youthful look through Restylane!

 

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Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

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A lot of people want to have suntanned skin, and they can achieve that through sunbathing. However, overexposure to the rays of the sun can put your skin at risk for skin cancer. Mohs Surgery in Elgin is a specialized technique that treats the common types of skin cancer. At Dundee Dermatology, patients diagnosed with skin cancer can undergo Mohs surgery.

Skin cancer is generally caused by exposure to UV radiation. You can prevent skin cancer by following these tips.

  • Make use of sunscreen daily – You can find a lot of sunblock lotions on the market. Look for a product that has the right amount of SPF. If necessary, reapply sunblock lotion several times throughout the day. Even if you are not going to the beach or you do not have any plans of sunbathing, you can still use sunscreen. You are already exposing your skin to the sun when you go out of the house and take a walk or even when you exercise in the park.
  • Inspect your skin – Check your skin regularly. You are the first person who can identify any unusual spots on your skin.
  • Visit your dermatologist – See a dermatologist from Dundee Dermatology regularly so your skin can be checked and any abnormalities will be detected early on.

If you want to know more about skin cancer removal through Mohs surgery, contact Dundee Dermatology at 847-851-8888. Dr. Tracy Campbell has received advanced training on Mohs surgery and aims to give the most effective skin cancer treatments.

 

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7 Tips for Acne-Free Skin

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Clear and acne-free skin is a pure blessing, but some can’t escape hormonal and genetic factors that play a big part in the appearance of acne. Fortunately, acne skin rejuvenation in Elgin is available. It treats acne and minimizes acne or even eliminates acne scars that may follow.

Here are 7 tips to maintain acne-free skin.

  • Clean your face daily to prevent bacteria from growing and clogging your pores.
  • Use oil-free products. Go for a cleanser, toner, and moisturizer that do not contain oil.
  • Avoid touching your face and keep your unwashed hair and dirty pillows away from your face.
  • Get enough sleep to keep skin cells healthy. It is advisable to have 6 to 8 hours of sleep per day.
  • Exercise helps improve the texture and clarity of the skin, so exercise regularly.
  • Have a balanced diet that keeps the skin healthy.
  • Drink plenty of water to prevent clogging and to hydrate the skin.

Dundee Dermatology offers skin procedures to treat your acne and eliminate scars. Dr. Paul Getz and the rest of the staff can help you deal with acne as well as acne scars with the different procedures available in our facility. The following are the procedures used to treat acne and remove acne scars.

  • Led therapy with the use of blue, red, or infrared light
  • PDT or photodynamic therapy
  • IPL or intense pulsed light
  • Chemical Peels as well as acne-clearing facials
  • Laser skin resurfacing

Call us now at 847-851-8888 to schedule your acne treatment! Take advantage of custom-prescribed treatments and see how it can change your life.

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Skin Care Products in Elgin

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Your skin can tell a lot about your overall health. That is why Dundee Dermatology added to their dermatology services a line of skincare products in Elgin, IL. These products meet the needs of people who want to keep their skin young, fresh and healthy. Your health can be reflected in your skin’s appearance and texture. It is always important to take care of your skin since it is the largest organ of the body and it needs its daily nourishment and protection to stay healthy.

Daily skin care is essential because of the harmful elements to which your skin is exposed to every day such as the harmful rays of the sun. Your skin works hard to protect you and it is right to return the favor of taking care of it with the right skin care products. Dundee Dermatology offers skin care products to choose from:

  • Cleansers, moisturizers and serums – containing green tea polyphenols which is an anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties
  • NIA24 – containing niacin or vitamin B3 to help prevent, repair and fight the visible signs of sun damage
  • Mybody – with new Bioactive technology for visibly youthful skin
  • EltaMD – to protect your skin against the sun
  • Colorescience – a makeup that mineral based at at the same time protect you from the damaging effects of the sun
  • Elure
  • bioCorneum – scar treatment with SPF
  • LAVIV – use your own body cells against wrinkles

Practicing a daily habit of taking care of your skin can be hard, but is so important, especially when it will benefit your overall health. The use of the right products such as cleansers, sunscreens and moisturizers can be best achieved with the proper consultation and advice with a trusted dermatologists at Dundee Dermatology.

Call Dundee Dermatology now to schedule your skin care consultation at 847-851-8888.

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LightSeer Duet Laser Hair Removal in Elgin

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Want great looking legs or a hair free underarms? Dundee Dermatology can help you get rid of your unwanted hair. Done with the use of a clinically proven laser technology, hair removal in Elgin and the surrounding areas of Dundee is now available! You can trust Dr. Paul Getz as your dermatologist in Illinois given his 3 decades of dermatology experience.

Women, in particular will shave their legs, bikini line and underarms only to temporarily remove those unappealing hairs. But, now you can abandon the tedious task of shaving with laser hair removal and the use of a LightSeer Duet Laser at Dundee Dermatology.

What makes LightSeer Duet Laser different from the rest of the laser hair removal treatment are as follows:

  • Faster
  • Comfortable
  • Pain free
  • Safe

The lasers used in the past for hair removal only worked on light-skinned individuals. Now, laser hair removal will work for patients of different skin types. LightSeer Duet Laser of Dundee Dermatology has been cleared by the FDA for hair removal or permanent hair reduction. This laser system is good news for men as a great way to remove their unwanted hair on their chest, sideburns, chin and moustache. Women can now liberate their legs with shorter hemmed dresses and be more confident with a hair free underarms.

Call Dundee Dermatology at 847-851-8888 now to schedule your LightSeer Duet Laser Hair Removal!

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How to Prevent Age Spots in Elgin

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Age spots or liver spots are brown pigments that commonly appear on the face, back of the hands, and chest. Age spot treatment in Elgin can finally solve this type of hyperpigmentations in the surface layers of the skin. Together with the team of Dundee Dermatology in Illinois, Dr. Paul Getz who is a board certified dermatologist can help you get rid of your troubling age spots.

Seeing age spots in your skin is normal when you get older. Age spots are not harmful to your health and are more common to appear in sun-exposed areas of your body. They may appear to look like a melanoma and you should seek the evaluation of your doctor just to be sure that those spots are benign.

The good thing is that these bothersome age spots are more likely to be avoided by following the tips below:

  • Sunscreen – wear plenty of sunscreen that protects against UVA and UVB rays 20 minutes before going outside and reapply every 2 hours.
  • Camouflage – to protect the areas of your body to sun exposure be sure to shade yourself under an umbrella or wear a wide brimmed hat and cover up yourself against the damaging rays of the sun.
  • Live a healthy lifestyle – eat a balanced diet consisting of fruits and vegetables coupled with a regular exercise to improve your skin’s blood circulation.

Dundee Dermatology offers age spot treatment with the use of a laser technology called Vbeam Perfecta. An added highlight for age spots treatment at Dundee Dermatology is with the use of a latest laser called Lumenis ResurFX Laser. Treatment with this type of laser needs only one pass to be effective which will allows you to save more of your time and protects your skin tissues at your comfort. Skin treatments with the use of a laser is non-invasive and the patient can immediately resume the normal activities after the treatment.

Call Dundee Dermatology at 847-851-8888 now to schedule your Lumenis ResurFX Laser Age Spots Treatment in Dundee!

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