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July 21, 2016

A recent scientific article in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology has shown that consuming low-fat or skim milk (not full-fat milk) was positively associated with moderate acne among adolescents. 225 participants aged 14-19 were studied.

June 10, 2016

Our own award-winning dermatologist Dr. Benjamin Barankin was recently quoted in The Kit discussing acne in "Here’s how to banish adult acne for good." Click here to read!

June 10, 2016

A recent study published in the International Journal of Dermatology showed that dark chocolate when consumed in normal amounts for 4 weeks can exacerbate acne in male subjects with acne-prone skin. Both comedonal (blackheads & whiteheads) and inflammatory (papules, pustules) acne were made worse by eating dark chocolate. Two other recent studies showed that sweets, cake, & chocolate when consumed on a regular basis are associated with acne, and large epidemiological studies have demonstrated that milk and diets with a high glycemic index also worsen acne.

June 08, 2016

Our renowned dermatologist Dr. Benjamin Barankin is on the Physician Advisory Board of the very widely read The Medical Post newspaper, and he was recently profiled – Check it out here!

June 01, 2016

We are sorry to inform our patients that we are experiencing intermediate telephone-technical difficulties. If you have any non-emergency issue please feel free email us instead. We will try our best to assist you in any way we can. Thank you for your understanding!

May 20, 2016

Scientific evidence which links diet to skin diseases is growing. Click here to view the article.

May 13, 2016

Our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin, recognized rosacea expert, was quoted recently discussing treatment options for rosacea. The article discusses treatment options such as choosing the right cleansers, low dose antibiotics (Apprilon), isotretinoin (Epuris/Accutane), brimonidine gel (Onreltea) for redness, and topical ivermectin (Rosiver).

April 20, 2016

Data support acne dietary triggers – a low glycemic diet in particular worth considering:

Acne patients often wonder whether their skin condition is affected by what they eat. Insight on this issue is provided by findings of a recent Cochrane review on complementary therapies for acne vulgaris and a second review article focusing on dietary impact on acne metabolomics, follicular inflammation, and comedogenesis.1,2 The conclusions of both studies indicate that a low-glycemic load diet is something worth considering.

Click here to read the entire article.

March 30, 2016

In the February issue of The Chronicle of Skin & Allergy, Dr. Benjamin Barankin was quoted in the article “Six essential topics for 2016.” In this article, meant to educate colleagues in dermatology, Dr. Barankin reviews new acne treatment options such as the new stronger combination topical product adapalene-benzoyl peroxide (TactuPump Forte), a new combination treatment for thick actinic keratosis lesions called Actikerall (5-fluorouracil-salicylic acid), and new options in the treatment of psoriasis (Dovobet with new special applicator) and a new biologic therapy called certolizumab for patients with psoriatic arthritis and/or psoriasis (not yet approved for psoriasis alone). Check out the article here!

December 30, 2015

As 2015 draws to an end, I look back on all the new or improved products and services Toronto Dermatology Centre has incorporated into our clinic this past year. As a medical Esthetician, I am always hungry for something better, something that will help my patients get the results that they want, faster, safely and with more success....

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: Dermamelan, SkinCeuticals, SkinMedica, ZO Skin Health, ZO Medical, Jane Iredale, Elta MD & Latisse.

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