Summer is here and, if you’re thinking of getting a tan, please rethink that! It’s a really bad idea for both you and your skin. After all, exposure to UV rays is the fastest way to age your skin, as well as increase your risk of skin cancer. Neither is anything you want! So, here […]
The first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday, and the entire month is designated as National Melanoma Awareness Month. This is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of melanoma, a type of skin cancer. If left untreated, this form of skin cancer can spread rapidly to other areas of the body. It is important […]
You have skin, right? Did you know that skin is the largest organ in the body? That’s why even if you don’t have any obvious issues, you should see a dermatologist annually. As a board-certified dermatologist, I specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. There is no other […]
You have some new growth on your skin, and you aren’t sure if it’s a skin tag, wart, or mole. You’re not alone. Many of my patients come in when they notice something new and aren’t sure if it needs to be removed. Let’s look at each: Skin Tags These are often seen in the […]
Bumps, breakouts, blotches, and more — at some point, you probably have had some skin condition that’s bothered you enough that you sought (or should have gotten) medical advice. That’s because skin is the largest organ and is susceptible to infection and diseases. Here are some common skin conditions we treat in our adult patients: […]
We spend a lot of time and money dealing with our hair. And, when we start to lose it, it affects not only how we look but also how we feel about ourselves. Why Hair Loss Everyone sheds hair every day. It’s normal to lose around 100-200 strands of hair a day. Drug therapies, such […]
Skin is the largest organ of the body. And, because of that, our skin is susceptible to so many problems. That’s why it’s so important to be aware of the various conditions affecting the skin, to treat conditions appropriately, and then monitor and adjust treatment plans as needed. Many skin disorders have designated days or […]
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.
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.
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 […]