11 July 2022
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, approximately one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer before they turn 70. If you are concerned about a suspicious mole, have a history of skin cancer in the family, or are simply concerned about your health, your doctor might schedule a skin cancer screening. If you have never been to this type of appointment, here are a few things you can expect to occur during a skin cancer screening.
16 February 2022
Skin cancer is a common type of cancer among Americans, affecting one in five people. However, the disease is treatable if detected early by a dermatologist. Thus, if you see a spot on your skin and suspect that it might be skin cancer, it is essential to get an accurate diagnosis to start treatment early. The probability of the treatment working is high if the cancerous spots are detected early. In most cases, skin cancer treatments involve extracting the cancerous spot immediately, thus preventing it from growing and making the treatment harder.
13 September 2021
Getting wrinkles as you get older is a part of life, and can't be completely avoided. However, you can make a big difference in your skin if you know what to do. This can mean the difference between having deep wrinkles and creases or minor fine lines. If you want to do everything that you can to reduce your development of wrinkles, then here's a three-step plan to do just that.
15 January 2021
The skin is actually the largest organ of your body. It performs several functions such as protecting the inner layers of the body from the external elements. The skin also excretes waste products from inside the body through sweating. The hairs on the skin and the fat in the inner layers help in body temperature regulation. Therefore, you need to take good care of your skin because it has more uses than enhancing beauty.
17 September 2020
Whether you had several serious sunburns as a child and are at higher-than-average risk of developing skin cancer or simply have too many moles to reliably monitor on your own, having an annual mole check is usually a good idea. During a mole check, a dermatologist will give you a thorough head-to-toe examination to look for any suspicious moles, following up with a biopsy or close monitoring for any moles or blemishes that could be problematic.
15 August 2018
Protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays is a must, especially if you're undergoing skin cancer treatment or you've recently been cured. However, getting adequate protection isn't just a matter of picking up a tube and calling it a day. Follow these three tips to get the most out of your sunscreen and to ensure that you're protected. Variety The type of sunscreen you get is just as important as how you use it.
14 August 2018
Does your face sometimes itch severely and shortly afterward a red rash appear? Have you noticed that other areas of your body randomly experience the same problem? The symptoms that you have might point to a condition called eczema, which can be put under control by visiting a dermatologist for professional treatment. The dermatologist will first have to do a few things to confirm that you actually have eczema, as there are other conditions that can cause the same type of symptoms.
9 July 2018
If you have a bothersome rash that burns or itches, you should consider having it examined by a dermatologist if it doesn't clear up right away. Many things cause rashes, and if you don't know what caused yours, then getting a diagnosis is important if there is an underlying problem. Fortunately, most rashes clear up quickly with home care, but if yours persists or is accompanied by fever or other symptoms, medical care might be needed.
6 July 2018
Aging can be a wonderful thing; it can bring about wisdom, experience, and a whole lot of memories. And although aging can be wonderful, it can also wreak havoc on your skin and cause a loss of collagen and fine lines and wrinkles. If you have started to notice a few signs of aging in your skin that are making you feel self-conscious, you may be wondering what to do. And although topical creams and lotions can do a little bit, there are some other in-office procedures that can help you like you're in your 20's while you're in your 40's.
29 June 2018
In addition to taking care of the health of your skin, your dermatologist can also help you take care of the appearance of your skin. Cosmetic dermatologists can offer you an array of options for approving your appearance. Cosmetic dermatologists can assist you with your appearance via injectable fillers, microdermabrasion, sclerotherapy, and a superficial chemical peel. Injectable Fillers Injectable fillers contain either hyaluronic acids, which naturally occur in your body, or collagen, another naturally occurring substance, to get rid of wrinkles, lines, and folds in your skin.