DERMATOLOGY UPDATEPresented by Haider K. Bangash, M.D.Board Certified DermatologistSUNLESS TANNINGThe active ingredient in many of today's self-tanning products wasBefore applying a self-tanning product, use a washcloth to exfoliatediscovered quite by accident in the 1950s when a researcher noticed that the the skin. Using an exfoliating product also will help remove dead skin cells.dihydroxyacetone (DHA) that she was using to treat glycogen storage disease Spend more time exfoliating where your skin is thickest elbows, knees and(GSD) turned her patient's skin brown. As it turns out, DHA reacts with the ankles. Toamino acids in dead skin cells to create a browning effect that is similar to onethat causes foods to brown when they come in contact with heat. In the caseof DHA's effect on the skin, no heat is required, nor are ultraviolet (UV) raysinvolved. This is a welcome advantage because the UV rays that have beenimplicated in causing wrinkles and skin cancer have been eliminated from thetanning process.learn more, please call ELMHURST DERMATOLOGY. Our office islocated at 103 N. Haven, Suite 7. We provide the most up-to-date treatmentfor men, women and children. Call us today at 630-832-2111 to make anappointment. We strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients.Your skin specialist, dedicated to providing expertcare of all disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.Our practice is located at103 N. Haven Rd., Suite 7, Elmhurst, ILWe accpt most edical insurance, Vis. and MaseCardHaider K. Bangash, M.D.Board Certified DermatologistPS. To get the best result from sunless tanning products, first exfoliate the skin,and then apply a thin layer of self-tanning lotion.ELMHURSTDERMATOLOGYwww.elmhurstdermatology.com

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DERMATOLOGY UPDATE Presented by Haider K. Bangash, M.D. Board Certified Dermatologist SUNLESS TANNING The active ingredient in many of today's self-tanning products was Before applying a self-tanning product, use a washcloth to exfoliate discovered quite by accident in the 1950s when a researcher noticed that the the skin. Using an exfoliating product also will help remove dead skin cells. dihydroxyacetone (DHA) that she was using to treat glycogen storage disease Spend more time exfoliating where your skin is thickest elbows, knees and (GSD) turned her patient's skin brown. As it turns out, DHA reacts with the ankles. To amino acids in dead skin cells to create a browning effect that is similar to one that causes foods to brown when they come in contact with heat. In the case of DHA's effect on the skin, no heat is required, nor are ultraviolet (UV) rays involved. This is a welcome advantage because the UV rays that have been implicated in causing wrinkles and skin cancer have been eliminated from the tanning process. learn more, please call ELMHURST DERMATOLOGY. Our office is located at 103 N. Haven, Suite 7. We provide the most up-to-date treatment for men, women and children. Call us today at 630-832-2111 to make an appointment. We strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Your skin specialist, dedicated to providing expert care of all disorders of the skin, hair, and nails. Our practice is located at 103 N. Haven Rd., Suite 7, Elmhurst, IL We accpt most edical insurance, Vis. and MaseCard Haider K. Bangash, M.D. Board Certified Dermatologist PS. To get the best result from sunless tanning products, first exfoliate the skin, and then apply a thin layer of self-tanning lotion. ELMHURST DERMATOLOGY www.elmhurstdermatology.com

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