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How Often Should I Get a Full Body Skin Exam?

“One of the most common questions I’m asked as a provider, pertains to how often patients should get a full body skin exam (FBSE). While there is no standard answer for this, with wide variation amongst different experts and committees, a generalized answer is to suggest annual skin exams. Skin cancer is the most common … Continued

Melanoma Awareness: How to Identify Melanoma and Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes May 3rd 2021 as Melanoma Monday. It is a day to raise awareness about malignant melanoma, a potentially deadly type of skin cancer. It also serves as a day to encourage people to perform skin exams and learn the warning signs of melanoma. The number of individuals diagnosed with … Continued

Christie Clinic Department of Dermatology Expands into Mahomet & Tuscola

Christie Clinic Department of Dermatology expands their services to Christie Clinic in Mahomet located at 1001 Commercial Dr, Mahomet and Christie Clinic in Tuscola on Main located at 300 N Main St, Tuscola. Will Miller, PA-C will begin seeing patients in Mahomet on Tuesdays beginning April 6, 2021 and in Tuscola on Wednesdays beginning April … Continued

Top 10 Tips for Springtime Skincare

Warmer weather is finally here which means we’ll be spending more time outdoors. This is a good time to transition your skincare routine to a sunshine-friendly regimen. It may seem like we’ve been in hibernation for months, so it may be common to forget to put on sun protection. Here are our Top 10 Tips … Continued

How to Prevent and Treat Maskne (Mask Acne) Breakouts

Maskne or acne mechanica, is a skin condition brought on by prolonged wear of facial masks. Wearing a facial mask for prolonged periods of time can cause clogged pores that become pimples or acne cysts due to heat, friction and occlusion on the skin. Developing dry skin and itching is also common after wearing a … Continued

Will Miller, PA-C, Joins Christie Clinic Department of Dermatology

Christie Clinic welcomes certified physician assistant Will Miller to the Department of Dermatology. Will Miller, PA-C, grew up in Central Illinois and graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences. He earned his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Miller joins the dermatology team … Continued

Suffering From Dry Hands This Winter?

With the cold winter months, plus all the extra hand washing lately, many patient have been suffering with dry, irritated hands. Luckily there are a few things you can do to help reduce irritation and discomfort. Check out our tips below:  Use gentle soap: Use a fragrance-free/dye-free gentle skin cleanser for hand washing. Much of the antimicrobial … Continued

Your New Year’s Regimen for Beautiful Skin

“If your New Year’s Resolution is beautiful skin, here is my basic skin care regimen to get you started on the right path!  A simple moisturizing and anti-aging regimen will enhance your skin’s natural beauty. AM Wash with a gentle cleanser, like Elta MD foaming face wash. Follow this with vitamins C and E. I … Continued