Author: Arlo Miller, MD, PhD

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Finally, Tri-luma is available again! This stuff is awesome for melasma and photoaging and I'm happy that I can prescribe it again. Its also one of a very few number of cosmetic products that work so well that I feel comfortable selling it in the office. Our stock arrived today....

When it comes to my patients, waiting still gets under my skin. There is a rule in my office – referrals are seen within a week of getting the phone call or faxed request, sooner if it seems urgent to us or if the referring doctor asks us too....

I hate talking about supplements. I really do. The reason I hate talking about supplements is because my PhD in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology made me skeptical. Of everything. On one hand, I'm like Fox Mulder, and want to believe that these things can help, but I relate very well to Dana Sculley (who was my celebrity crush for quite a few years) who wanted proof....

Sometimes when patients ask me if they need to avoid the sun because they’ve been diagnosed with a skin cancer, I tell them in a somewhat joking tone “Sunscreen works”. We tested this on a recent family vacation to Hawaii. We stayed at a hotel that has its own beach and spent 3-5 hours on the beach or in the pool everyday. None of us got burned. None of us even got a tan! We had a lot of fun and have no worries that we’ve increased our risk or our kids’ risk of...

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