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Hair Loss Treatment for Children

Little Gabby's hair started to fall out in clumps when she was only 4 years old. Her family struggled to find answers until they finally found Dr. Tace Rico and Marcela Gutierrez, ARNP, at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando. Gabby was diagnosed with alopecia areata, and immediately started receiving hair loss treatment to help her get her hair back. Check out the video below.

Proven Fact: Sunscreen Slows Aging

In a recent Local 6 News interview, Dr. Tace Rico of Florida Center for Pediatric Dermatology talks about the importance of sunscreen, not just as a protection against sunburn, but also as a way to slow the effects of aging. A study four year study conducted in Australia has shown that using sunscreen on a consistent basis actually slows the signs of aging.

Dr. Rico Talks About New Skin Cancer App on FOX 35 News

Dr. Rico recently appeared on FOX 35 News in a feature about a new skin cancer app that makes it easy to get a jumpstart on potentially harmful skin conditions.

Marcela Gutierrez, ARNP, Featured on Fox 35 News Healthy Living House Calls

Marcela Gutierrez, ARNP, of the Florida Center for Pediatric Dermatology and Florida Hospital for Children was recently featured on the Fox 35 News program, Good Day, to answer questions about pediatric and teen skin issues. Gutierrez discussed the types of skin conditions many children face, what times are best for staying out of the sun to prevent skin damage and tips on when to see a dermatologist.

Dr. Rico Featured on Ask the Doctor Radio Program

Dr. Rico was recently invited to be a guest on the popular, local radio show, “Ask the Doctor,” in Orlando. She shared her experiences treating and caring for patients, answering a bevy of questions regarding skin, hair and nail conditions.

Radio Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, the Florida Center for Pediatric Dermatology participated in Radio Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living event. The event was hosted by Radio Disney, Disney Channel Stars and Florida Hospital for Children.