Blog

August 2020
Join Dustin Portela (Between Two Derms) and Kristi Hawley (The Derm Institute of West Michigan) as they shed light around the seriousness of psoriasis, its treatments, and everything in between. They touch on the different medications available (topical, oral, and biologics). Dr. Hawley also gives the reasons why psoriasis is important to treat during pregnancy and what the safest available options are.
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Join Dustin Portela (Between Two Derms) and Danielle Layman (Boise Beauty) as they chat about her passion for makeup and skincare plus her experience with social media. She starts with her story of how she just initially wanted to find friends online that shared her passion and build a community around it.
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July 2020
02 - What is a Derm PA? A Discussion with Mariya Ostermiller. Mariya Ostermiller is a board certified Physician Assistant. She has practiced in dermatology for 14 years and joined Dr. Portela at the opening of Treasure Valley Dermatology in March 2018.
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Between Two Derms is a new podcast exploring all things related to the health of your skin, hair, and nails. We'll cover medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and visit with guests who will bring you the latest in the science of skincare. Join the host, board certified dermatologist, Dr. Dustin Portela, each month for an AMA episode where we will answer questions about anything related to dermatology.
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February 2020
So you’ve decided to make the move from California to Idaho. In Boise, we have a great quality of life & beautiful land to explore. But it’s hard to ignore the debate we’ve been having for decades: are Californians welcome here? Read more to learn about how Treasure Valley Dermatology welcomes!
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Rosacea is a very common inflammatory disorder of the skin. While there are a few different paths for treatment – including topical creams, oral antibiotics, & lasers – the most effective results come from a combination of treatments. Read more to learn about how to treat Rosacea with Dr. Portela!
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May 2019
The American Cancer Society predicts nearly 75,000 Americans will be diagnosed with malignant melanoma this year. On Friday's Idaho Matters, we speak with Boise dermatologist Dustin Portela about keeping your skin safe this summer.
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It is about common sunscreen ingredients. As a dermatologist, you can imagine this only increased the number of questions I get on a daily basis regarding which sunscreen to use.
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March 2019
I, like so many of you, struggled with hormonal/adult acne during pregnancy. I tried several different high end cleansing products and nothing was working for me. It was affecting me as a wife, mother, friend and business owner. I had a hard time saying yes to social events because I was dealing with active acne in my early 30’s
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February 2019
Here at Treasure Valley Dermatology, we are excited to now offer CoolSculpting treatment as a non-surgical fat-reduction treatment for patients in the Boise area looking to eliminate stubborn fat pockets on the body and tighten skin on the submental area under the chin!
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