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100 Questions & Answers About Aging Skin

Author(s): Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH, MBA, President, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers of Florida
  • ISBN-13: 9780763762452
  • Paperback    109 pages      © 2010
Price: $19.95 US List
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Take Control of Your Aging Skin!

100 Questions & Answers About Your Aging Skin is a comprehensive guide to understanding how to improve your general skin health. Amidst a wave of new techniques and products, this book offers authoritative, practical answers to your questions about advancements in the dermatologic industry and the best products to use to reverse the effects of aging skin. There are social, psychological, cultural, environmental and genetic aspects that affect your skin, and this resource explains what medications, procedures, and activities will help you maintain your youthful glow. Written by an expert Dermatologist with extensive clinical experience, as well as commentary from actual patients, 100 Questions & Answers About Aging Skin will help you keep your skin looking at its best.

Features & Benefits

  • Concise, easy-to-read paperback book
  • The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation
  • Provides both the patient’s and physician’s perspective on  aging skin
  • Written by an expert author team with extensive experience
  • Provides strategies for prevention and treatment of the most common skin disorders for people over the age of 70
  • The writing is lively, conversational, free of technical jargon, easily readable, with many clinical pearls interspersed in the text


Part  Introduction  
Part  Dedication  
Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Dryness, Itches, and Allergies
Part  3  Skin and Pathogens
Part  4  Rashes and Bumps
Part  5  Systemic Diseases
Part  6  Cancer
Part  7  Discoloration
Part  8  Skin and the Circulatory System
Part  9  Cosmetic Procedures
Part  10  Hair and Nails
Part  11  Feet
Part  12  Prevention
Part  Appendix  
Part  Glossary  
Part  Index  

Robert A. Norman, DO, MPH, MBA-President, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers of Florida

Dr. Robert A. Norman is a board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice for over 20 years. He is a faculty member for five medical schools and has been honored with numerous service and teaching awards, including Physician of the Year (2005) and Distinguished Service Award (2007) in Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida, and Tampa Bay Medical Hero Award (2008). Dr. Norman has written 23 books, including the recently published The Woman Who Lost Her Skin (And Other Dermatological Tales) primarily based on articles he has written in Discover magazine, and Mother Nature, Father Time-Tales of Medicine. He has been the editor of four textbooks on Geriatrics and Geriatric Dermatology and published over 100 articles in various major media publications. Dr. Norman has a private practice and is the chief physician and owner of Dermatology Healthcare, founded in 1994, which delivers essential skin care services for nursing home patients. He provides many national and international lectures each year; in October of 2007 he was the section director and lecturer in Geriatric Dermatology at the World Congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He is a frequent medical volunteer and is at the gold level in the AAD Leadership Circle for Volunteerism. His most recent mission trips were to Jamaica in April of 2009 and July and April of 2008 and Guatemala in January 2007. Other trips have included Haiti, Cuba, and Argentina.

Dr. Norman completed his pre-med, medical, and public health training at Michigan State University, Midwestern University, the Cleveland Clinic, and the University of South Florida.

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  • “Dr. Norman has written a unique and important text focused sharply on a single subject; namely, cutaneous diseases of the elderly, covering the topic thoroughly, presenting material which is not to be elsewhere in the dermatologic literature.  It qualifies as a masterpiece, a complete depository of substances to the entire literature which should sit conspicuously on the shelves of those who label themselves as geriatricians.”

    -Albert Kligman, MD, PhD


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