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Holly Miller

Holly Miller

Holly Miller is an experienced FNP-C. During her education at Fresno State, a colleague of hers encouraged her to work in Dermatology, because it’s the one specialty where you can make a difference that people can see. That colleague was Rao Dermatology PA-C, Joseph Contreras – and it was history ever since. She’s been with the Rao Dermatology team for over five years, and loves her “second family.” Holly explains that Dr. Rao’s humble nature and big heart to lead the team has shaped her to be the practitioner she is today. Read below to learn more about Holly, her history, and her tips for your best skin. How did you get started with Rao Dermatology? The second year of my FNP program, my clinical site in Lemoore (private practice) was sold and because they were in the process of transitioning, they were no longer accepting students. This meant I

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Meet Our NEW Rao Dermatology Products!

We’re beyond excited to launch our new product line, specially formulated just for you, from Rao Dermatology. As an extra bonus, for the month of July, when you purchase our products, you’ll receive 15% off your purchase. Ready to see what we have in store? We’re breaking down our products for you. Needle Free Serum Employing multiple revolutionary active ingredients, the Needle Free Serum is clinically proven to deliver equivalent results to one injection of collagen filler with just two weeks of regular use. Pro-Tect Lightweight SPF 45 Pro-Tect Lightweight SPF 45 contains an innovative blend of active ingredients, including UVA, UVB & Infrared Radiation that protect your skin from multiple extrinsic factors known to cause premature aging. Delivering a new strategy in sun protection, Pro-Tect Lightweight SPF 45 will provide the highest possible level of protection, while restoring youthfulness to the skin.  Gentle Foaming Cleanser This Gentle Foaming Cleanser

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

The American Academy of Dermatology Association declares May as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month,” and Rao Dermatology is taking part in these initiatives to raise awareness for the betterment of our patient’s skin health. As temperatures are rising, it’s common to enjoy more time outside, exposing your skin to harmful UV rays. Before you head out the door, we’ve gathered our top five tips from some of our team members to protect yourself during Skin Cancer Awareness Month and beyond. Wear proper sunscreen: Amneet Brar, FNP-C, and Yuritzi Terronez, Lead Medical Assistant, prioritize sunscreen in their daily routine. Rao Dermatology recommends a water-resistant sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30, every day under makeup. Not only does it protect your skin against UV rays, but also prevents early aging in skin. Choose sun-protective clothing: Lightweight fabrics, such as linen and cotton, are important to cover your skin throughout the season.

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Breaking Down HA

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) has made a surge in the skincare industry. It’s popularity can be attributed to it’s hydrating qualities, but what many people don’t know is that this molecule is actually already in our bodies – acting as fluid in the eyes and joints. The molecule holds a large amount of water to prevent moisture from evaporating, and over time, our body’s amount of HA decreases. Now, in recent times, skincare products such as moisturizers or serums include HA, as it supports moisture retention and smooths the skin. When used properly, HA can reduce redness, appearance of wrinkles, and dermatitis, while keeping skin firm and healthier. If you have decided to add HA to your skin regime, you want to be careful about the amount of HA in your products – as combinations with other ingredients can affect the outcome. While HA can be used along with other acids,

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Spring Clean Your Skincare

While the time at home might have inspired you to get a start on spring cleaning and organizing, have you considered sorting through your skincare routine and makeup products? Here are our top tips as you look through your current collection: Know your Order: Your skincare routine might need to be reordered. Make sure you’re checking the box on when you’re applying your items to ensure optimal results. Your skincare needs differ from day to night, so your routine will too. Daytime Routine: Cleanser Exfoliant Serum Moisturizer Sunscreen Nighttime Routine: Cleanser Toner Eye Cream Treatments Night Cream For more information on your products, or for a custom routine, call your local Rao Dermatology office. Clean your Roller: For those using a facial roller, remember to clean it frequently. We recommend wiping the stone with a damp towel, and massaging your facial cleanser through it to remove bacteria. Check Expiration Dates:

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Mineral Makeup for May

The American Academy of Dermatology Association declares May as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month,” and Rao Dermatology is taking part in these initiatives to raise awareness for the betterment of our patient’s skin health. As we observe Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we’re using this opportunity to look into our makeup drawers to assess how we can shift our products to support healthier skin. While you’re reviewing the ingredients in your go-to foundations and concealers, it might be time to turn to mineral makeup. Here are just three powerful reasons why we believe that mineral makeup might be the best for your skin: Mineral makeup contains protective ingredients. Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, two ingredients found in sunscreen, are often included in mineral makeup. While mineral makeup doesn’t replace the need for a daily sunscreen application, the inclusion of those two minerals serves as extra protection where needed. It’s a gentle alternative

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“I have been going to Dr. Rao for a few years, and am very satisfied with the quality of service and care.”
Sidney, Rao Dermatology Patient
“Both my husband and I have visited Rao Dermatology for over 20 years.”
Lisa, Rao Dermatology Patient
“The best dermatologist I have ever seen.”
Haley, Rao Dermatology Patient
“He is very professional and caring about any concern you have.”
- Rao Dermatology Patient
"Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. My daughter has been treated for over 3 years elsewhere and our new insurance sent us here. I cannot believe how fast they acted to keep my daughter on track with the only treatment that has worked."
- Rao Dermatology Patient
"The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. I went in about a year ago to help get rid of my acne and my skin has never been better. They're usually on track with their appointment times so you're in and out in a timely manner. They've also helped diagnose and treat my husbands psoriasis."
- Rao Dermatology Patient
"This office is great and I am glad that we were able to come here. They give you a lot of information, and sometimes it's hard to process/remember, but they are very patient until you understand. I would definitely recommend them."
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"My experience has always been awesome here in Hanford. The staff are wonderful and make you feel like family!!!!"
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"Love the staff, everyone is so nice and friendly"
- Rao Dermatology Patient
"The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. I went in about a year ago to help get rid of my acne and my skin has never been better. They're usually on track with their appointment times so you're in and out in a timely manner. They've also helped diagnose and treat my husband's psoriasis."
- Cassidy
"Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. We recently lost our insurance. ( anthem pulled out of central cal) my daughter has been treated for over 3 years elsewhere and our new ins sent us here. I cannot believe how fast they acted to keep my daughter on track with the only treatment that has worked. They took us in on short notice. Squeezed us in at 730am to accommodate us. ( we live an hour away ) and did everything possible to make sure my daughter had what she needed. My daughter was so worried. Dr Rao made everything all good. Sounds kinda silly but unless you have a 14 1/2 year old daughter you just cannot understand how important their service was today. Holly, griselle , all top notch. All I can say is thank you again."
- Matt
"I have been coming to Rao Dermatology for a few months . And it is my Honor to say that all the Staff are VERY PROFESSIONAL AND RESPECTFUL. All the Ladies are very Beautiful and are so concerned about their patients. Their Happy Attitudes are contagious. Love them all. Thank You Dr. Rao and Ladies. I look forward to my next appointment."
- James
"Doctor Rao has been my dermatologist for 6 years. He is one of the foremost authorities on skin cancer in the country, but what really makes him special is the way he communicates his knowledge to his patients. He is an excellent doctor, and has removed several moles for me with minimal or no scarring. He is also very cautious and not aggressive about treatment, and always puts the health of his patients first. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great dermatologist, whether for skin cancer or cosmetic purposes."
- Anna
"I have been going to this office for a few months and everyone in this office is extremely friendly and is able to answer all questions I have asked. I have been going weekly for acne treatments and have seen great results so far. I also had a cyst removed a few weeks ago and have zero complaints."
- Angela
"I was treated with excellent customer service! Everyone was so friendly! The girls in the front were more than willing to answer all my questions and help me select the best product for my face! The room assistants were great and were there to answer any other questions I had. The clinicians were very specific on what treatment would be best for my condition and they were right! It worked! I would recommend this office to everyone!!! It was by far the most caring group of professionals I have ever had. It wasn't just a business but it was a place where I could go and know I was well taken care of no matter how severe the case is. They are the best!"
- Trisha

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