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Improving the skin’s health during seasonal changes

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The hot, summer sun shouldn’t be your only reminder to lather on the sunscreen on a daily basis. Skin needs to be protected all year round, even during the fall and winter months. Fall is a great time for patients to be more mindful about ensuring they have proper sun protection. This is because sun …

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Understanding Alopecia

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While it is normal for the scalp to lose up to 100 hairs a day, patients who are experiencing more severe hair loss and thinning may need to work with a doctor to understand their condition. Alopecia, or hair loss, can impact children and adults and can cause patients to feel self-conscious about how they …

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What is “shaving folliculitis?”

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The doctors of The Menkes Clinic in Mountain View, California provide a selection of services for patients who are in need of care for the skin, face, or body. A condition that can often happen to patients and cause long-term scarring is that of “shaving folliculitis.” Also known as razor burn, this development of ingrown …

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Understanding vitiligo

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Vitiligo is a condition that impacts patients at any age, of any gender, and of any ethnic group. This condition is often characterized by the loss of pigmentation of the skin. This pigmentation, known as “melanocytes,” are pigments in the skin that can die off, causing the skin to lose its natural color through the …

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The COVID Chronicles: Reflections of a Dermatologist

Dr. Lillian Soohoo has been caring for patients during the pandemic and took some time to share several COVID-related “Skin-Diseases-of-the-Month.”  It’s been six months since the world came to a halt and those who could, locked themselves in their homes. Along with the new habits we’ve fallen into during COVID, I’ve noticed an interesting trend …

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Dr. Soohoo Featured On World Journal

Dr. Soohoo was recently featured in an article on World Journal titled “How to take care of the skin under the epidemic”. Click the link below to read her article, and call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Soohoo! READ ARTICLE

Dr. Soohoo Hosting a Webinar for the Chinese Health Initiative at El Camino Hospital

On September 21st, Dr. Lillian Soohoo will be hosting an online Zoom webinar for the Chinese Health Initiative at El Camino Hospital. View the details below, and click the link to register! Register Today!

Using Vivace RF to enhance the skin’s appearance with today’s advanced technology

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Clear, beautiful skin is often the goal for many of our patients who have imperfections on the skin. Whether patients are struggling with poor skin tone and texture or the unwanted signs of aging, cosmetic dermatology services can assist. At The Menkes Clinic, we provide solutions combining tried-and-true treatments and advancing technology, including Vivace Fractional …

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Dr. Soohoo’s Article in El Camino Women’s Medical Group Newsletter

Dr. Soohoo recently contributed an article to the El Camino Women’s Medical Group Women’s Health Newsletter, Volume 5 Issue 3. Click the link below to read her article on sunscreen! Read Article

Work with The Menkes Clinic to achieve improved skin texture and tone with microneedling

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Both men and women experience skin that may appear dull and much radiant over time. This is because the skin on the face is the most exposed to the everyday elements. Patients who are interested in enhancing their skin’s appearance, including the texture and tone, are encouraged to book a visit with the doctors at …

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