Common Summertime Rashes: How to avoid and treat them

Poison ivy and poison oak, heat rashes and sunburn, swimmer’s itch, and bug bites. Many people love hiking, camping, and swimming in the summer, but too much fun in the sun – or woods – can lead to itchy rashes and painful bug bites. Between mosquitoes, biting black flies, spiders, and ticks, you may be… Read more »

How to choose dermatologist-approved sunscreen

How to Choose Dermatologist-approved Sunscreen Sunscreen should be a year-round skin care essential, but it’s extra important during the long, sunny days of summer. Sunscreen is a great multi-tasker, helping to prevent sunburn along with visible signs of aging like wrinkles, sun spots, and skin cancer due to excessive sun exposure. The sun’s harmful rays… Read more »

Can dermatologists remove acne scars permanently?

Mild cases of acne can be frustrating and affect your self-esteem, but chronic or cystic acne can leave lasting scars. The good news is you don’t have to live with the scars long after puberty or even regular PMS or stress-induced breakouts. Dermatologists have many tools in their toolkit to treat acne scars. Over time,… Read more »

What does microneedling do for your skin?

Has your skin lost its glow? Are you struggling with acne scarring? Or maybe you’ve noticed more fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots popping up. If so, it may be time for some skin-loving rejuvenation with microneedling. Microneedling targets a wide variety of skin issues by using the body’s own restorative powers. It can make… Read more »

What is the best basal cell carcinoma treatment?

If you’re worried about getting skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma is the one you want to watch out for. Basal cell carcinoma occurs in about 8 out of 10 people diagnosed with a nonmelanoma growth, according to the American Cancer Society. Basal cell carcinoma, like its counterpart squamous cell carcinoma, may sound a little scary… Read more »

What is the best treatment for squamous cell carcinoma?

With flowers in bloom and the sun climbing higher in the sky, May marks the time of year for returning to yard work, outdoor sports, and fun in the sun. You may be ready to shed those extra layers and bare some skin. But warmer weather also brings an increased risk of UV radiation exposure,… Read more »

What is a Kybella treatment?

Are you tired of that double chin staring back at you in the mirror or in photos? Have you lost weight and long for a taut chin and jawline? Or have you hit midlife and noticed your skin starting to sag? If you can’t afford plastic surgery or don’t want to go under the knife,… Read more »

The Skin Stress Connection

Skin stress. Is there a connection? Are you feeling tired, overwhelmed, short on time? Have you noticed dark circles or bags under your eyes? Maybe a new rash, some hair loss, or perhaps it feels as though your psoriasis is always flaring? Heed your body’s warnings. There is a powerful connection between your skin and… Read more »

What is the best rosacea treatment?

What is the best rosacea treatment? Rosacea can flare for various reasons: too much fun in the sun, too many alcoholic beverages, or too much stress to name a few. As rosacea is a chronic skin condition that can come and go, rosacea treatment isn’t one size fits all. Your clinician will recommend a plan… Read more »