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December 04, 2017

“This is one of those no-brainers every derm knows. Just say no!” Besides some scary-sounding infections (like MRSA, which can cause a painful abscess), when you pick at your skin you’re risking serious, sometimes permanent scarring. Click here to find out how you should properly take care of a pimple that's begging to be popped.


November 10, 2017

"The federal government is planning some pretty major changes to the way it regulates non-prescription drugs, natural health products and cosmetics. The move is designed to simplify the rules and help assure consumers the products on store shelves "are safe and do what they claim to do," according to Health Canada's consultation document outlining the proposed new framework." Click here to read the full article.


November 09, 2017

"Blackheads, also referred to as “open comedones” are small spots on the skin which surface when oil and dead skin clog the skin pores. When that spot remains closed, a whitehead bump forms (closed comedones). If the spot opens and is exposed to air, it becomes a blackhead. Blackheads appear most commonly on the face, but also on the back, chest, neck, arms and shoulders." Continue to read here.


November 08, 2017

"Scientists at King’s College London report that people who have previously suffered from acne have longer telomeres in their white blood cells compared to those with perfect skin. These telomeres ― sometimes referred to as protective caps ― help keep chromosomes from deteriorating. As a result, cells are better insulated against aging."


November 06, 2017

The fact of the matter is that when it comes to proper skin care, it’s all about trial and error. The following are eight skin care lessons that we all have to learn the hard way....

October 21, 2017

With the cool air of fall upon most of us and winter’s cold, dry winds approaching, it’s time to get serious about caring for the stratum corneum, the outermost layer of skin, the body’s largest organ, which protects the vital tissues within.  Click here to find out how to choose the best moisturizer for your skin.


September 18, 2017

Have you ever been tempted to buy a designer purse online, only to get it home and find out it is a fake? Well, the same is often true when it comes to medical grade skin care. The adage “if it seems too good to be true, then it probably is” comes to mind....


September 12, 2017

Does your face gets really red sometimes? Like really, really red when you're exercising or from eating something hot and spicy? Dr. Barankin is quoted in this article, "Why A Top Derm Says I Get Red Face From Exercise" about a common skin condition to find out what it is click here.

August 19, 2017

"The researchers concentrated on the top 10 members of the two lists and found that “six of the all-time top 10 American film villains (60%) have dermatologic findings, all ... located on the face 2and scalp.” None of the top heroes display any conspicuous facial flaws—because they're heroes."

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July 25, 2017

"Dry, red, itchy skin? You’d think it’s a dry cold winter we’re dealing with. But nope. It’s the summer. Here’s how to get relief." Click here to view the full article.


Call 416-633-0001 or email us today for an acne consultation. Toronto Acne & Rosacea Centre is located at 4256 Bathurst St., Suite 400 (Bathurst & Sheppard) within Toronto Dermatology Centre in Toronto, Ontario, and serves patients in North York, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, York, Aurora, King City, Mississauga, Oakville, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Bramptom, Newmarket, Maple, Cambridge, Pickering, Ajax, downtown, uptown, midtown, and all of Greater Toronto (GTA)

Dr. Benjamin Barankin and Dr. Anatoli Freiman are dermatologists at Toronto Acne & Rosacea Centre, providing complete medical, cosmetic, surgical and laser skin care. Our acne centre provides a variety of physician-grade skin care products, prescription creams and gels, prescription pills for acne, as well as a variety of services that treat acne and prevent acne such as: facials, oxygen facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion (medical-grade, SilkPeel DermalInfusion), BBL / IPL (photorejuventation), photodynamic therapy, and acne scar removal such as by subcision, TCA CROSS, fillers, excisions, and laser resurfacing using the ProFractional laser. Our physician-grade skin products include: Alyria, Cosmelan, Clayton Shagal, SkinCeuticals, SkinMedica, ZO Skin Health, ZO Medical, Jane Iredale, Elta MD, Latisse & Neotensil.

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