May is Melanoma Awareness Month. It’s important to understand that melanoma skin cancer is a form of cancer that can be deadly if left unchecked. Many melanomas arise from existing moles, and checking for any suspicious looking moles can prevent melanoma development.
Exfoliating removes the dead skin and debris on the top layer of your skin. Once gone, you’ll reveal the more vibrant looking skin below. That’s why patients benefit from microdermabrasion and HydraFacial treatments. When you over exfoliate — for example, use exfoliation products too often — you run the risk of causing skin issues. Here are exfoliation tips.
Rosacea is a regular and recurring annoyance for the millions of people dealing with it. But there are ways to reduce flare-ups and symptoms with some simple skin care, diet, and lifestyle adjustments.
I often hear patients say that having great skin takes too much work or is too expensive. No, it’s not if you have and follow a simple, but regular skin care schedule. Here is what I suggest: Daily routine Start your day with a clean face. Choose a cleanser that’s right for your skin type. […]
According to the FDA, three participants in Moderna’s vaccine’s clinical trials experienced facial or lip swelling due to dermal fillers. These cases were resolved after treatment with steroids and/or antihistamines. Don’t let having facial fillers stop you from getting vaccinated In no way does this mean you should avoid getting vaccinated against the coronavirus. Just […]
Stress! It affects your mind and body. We don’t have to tell you that stress also affects your skin by creating more frequent breakouts, increased sensitivity, and difficulty healing. Acne Many patients comment that they don’t understand why they have acne even though they are not teens. Increased stress is often a contributing factor for […]
Even when you don’t go outside, or don’t go out much, winter is tough on your skin. Outside, the air is cold and dry; inside heated air can strip away humidity from your space and moisture from your skin. That’s why it’s important to take care of your skin, to nourish it. Here are five […]
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and taking care of it is essential to your overall health. A skin checkup lets you know your skin is healthy. It can also identify any early signs skin cancer. Since there aren’t any obvious symptoms in its early stages, skin cancer often goes unnoticed. If left untreated, […]
A new year and we are still wearing masks and will do so for several months to come. Plus, handwashing continues to be essential in protecting yourself and loved ones. With both these key safety measures, you may need a better skin care regimen to stay safe in 2021. What’s that on your face? It’s […]
We’re all washing our hands and face more and even showering more often. If you’re dealing with dry and itchy skin, it’s time to switch up some of your post washing behaviors and products.