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Hema Sundaram, M.D.

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Hema Sundaram, M.D., is a dermatologist based in Fairfax, Virginia, who wrote about skincare for HealthCentral.

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5 Tips for Perfect Lips

If, as the poets say, your eyes are the window to your soul then surely your lips are the pathway to your heart. Perfectly shaped, youthfully full lips add timeless beauty to your face. If you’ve always yearned for fuller lips but you fear that lip e...

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The Dangers of Tanning Beds: Five Fast Facts

  1. It’s Big Business Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. tan in tanning salons every year; on average, that’s more than 1 million people a day who are baking themselves under tanning lamps[1]. More than 70% of them are Caucasian females aged 16 to 4...
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Six Strategies for Summer Sun Safety

When I went skiing with my family last month, I took my sun protection to new lengths, donning a black ski mask that, when combined with my goggles and helmet, completely covered my face except for the very tip of my nose which I protected with miner...

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New Techniques To Rejuvenate Your Eyes

Every now and then, a patient turns poet while consulting with me. It’s invariably to recite that old adage about the eyes being the window to the soul, followed by the puzzled complaint that "my eyes don’t look the same anymore." Although ...