Patient Education

Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Naperville & Yorkville Dermatologist
...Raab specializes in the most up-to-date advances in Laser Skin Resurfacing and Rejuvenation to reduce wrinkles, facial redness, discoloration and acne...

Patient Education
... Acne Moles (Nevi) Skin Cancers Wrinkles

Our Services
... Cosmetic & Laser Skin Surgery Dermatology Breakthrough Procedures Acne Boils Chicken Pox Eczema Hair Infections Laser Skin Treatment Moles Psoriasis Rosacea Shingles Wrinkles Birthmarks Cysts Dermatitis Fillers Laser Hair Removal Poison Ivy Rashes Scars Skin Cancers Warts   Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Cosmetic & Laser Skin Surgery
Cosmetic & Laser Skin Surgery We specialize in the following cosmetic services : Portrait® Plasma Skin Rejuvenation (PSR) LATISSE™ - grow longer, fuller eyelashes AFT - Advanced Fluorescent Technology for Vascular/Pigmented Lesions NIA24® Niacin Powered Skin Therapy Electrolysis - Permanent Hair Removal Laser Wrinkle Treatment Laser Hair Removal Laser Removal of Facial Veins and Vascular Birthmarks BOTOX® Treatment of Wrinkles Facial Fillers Laser Tattoo Removal Acne Scar Treatment Scar Correction Sclerotherapy of Spider Leg Veins Laser Treatment of Facial Redness Laser Acne Treatment Mole Removal, Removal of Age Spots, and Freckles PROPECIA® Hair Loss Treatment for Men Microneedling All procedures and consultations are performed personally by Dr...

Portrait Skin Rejuvenation
... While some treatments lead to improved skin only at the surface, Portrait is clinically proven to alter structures below the surface, stimulating regeneration and improvements in wrinkles, tone, texture, and discoloration...

Botulinum therapy
...  When treating fine lines and wrinkles, the dermatologist injects botulinum toxin into targeted muscles on the face or neck...

Botulinum toxin therapy
...  When treating fine lines and wrinkles, the dermatologist injects botulinum toxin into targeted muscles on the face or neck...

Chemical peels
...  Whether you receive a chemical peel to diminish signs of aging or treat a skin condition, you can see: Fewer lines and wrinkles...

Tattoo removal
...  2Thinkstock image   References: American Academy of Dermatology, “New and improved laser and light treatments take aim at cellulite, fat, tattoos, wrinkles, and sagging skin...

Dry skin
...Without a change in your skin care, dry air can make fine lines and wrinkles more noticeable...

Dyshidrotic eczema
... Botulinum toxin is FDA approved to treat wrinkles and excessive sweating in the underarms — but not DE...

Skin Care on a Budget
...This helps prevent sun damage that could lead to wrinkles, age spots, or even skin cancer...

Wrinkle Remedies
...Getting a tan from the sun or a tanning bed exposes you to harmful UV rays that can accelerate aging, causing wrinkles, age spots, a blotchy complexion and even skin cancer...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Jowls, slack skin, and wrinkles In menopause, skin quickly loses collagen...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s
... The benefits of healthy skin care habits include: Prevent (or clear up) a blotchy complexion Retain skin’s youthful firmness longer Reduce fine lines and wrinkles Keep complexion looking brighter and younger Avoid leathery skin Reduce skin cancer risk To help you create your own anti-aging skin care plan, you’ll find key healthy skin care habits below...

Skin tightening can diminish loose skin
...A good moisturizer can plump up your skin, making fine lines and wrinkles less noticeable...

Cosmeceuticals and Your Skin
...Cosmeceuticals include: Anti-aging products that can reduce wrinkles, smooth rough skin and brighten skin tone Creams and lotions that can lighten skin Sunscreen What all these products have in common is the ability to change your skin in order to improve its appearance...

Dangers of Tanning
... WRINKLES UV exposure can increase the signs of aging on your skin...

Facial Rejuvenation
... Treatments provided by dermatologists can: reduce wrinkles treat sun damage restore fullness to the skin improve skin tone and the appearance of blotchiness eliminate visible blood vessels HOW DOES A DERMATOLOGIST TREAT AGING SKIN...

Mature Skin
... WHAT CAUSES WRINKLES...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
...UV rays from the sun and tanning beds can cause skin cancer and premature aging, like wrinkles...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
...Examples include: Mohs surgery, a specialized treatment for removing skin cancer; The use of lasers for the treatment of birthmarks, blood vessels, scars, sun damage, tattoos, unwanted hair, and wrinkles; and Tumescent liposuction, a technique developed by dermatologists that removes fat deposits and requires only local Enhancing your skin’s beauty Some dermatologists improve the health and appearance of your skin with a variety of cosmetic treatments, including filling in or smoothing out wrinkles and scars, eliminating spider veins or skin discolorations, laser and light treatments to improve the appearance and texture of your skin, and removing or replacing hair...