We all know the main purpose of a skin cancer screening is to screen for… you guessed it… skin cancer. But sometimes, skin cancer doesn’t make itself very obvious, and it can hide behind other seemingly benign issues. Here are certain things your dermatologist knows to look for that you might have misdiagnosed yourself.
We’ve referenced the Fitzpatrick scale many times in previous articles, and it can be a significant indicator of your risk of skin cancer, hyperpigmentation, and more. But how do you know what your type is, and what does it mean for your skin’s health? In this week's blog, we're going to talk about the Fitzpatrick Scale and how you can identify your skin type and tailor your needs and wants...
There are a lot of myths out there that we have debunked in the past, from the dangers of “base tans” to thinking you don’t need to reapply higher SPFs as often. But there are lots of myths out there that can have an adverse impact on your skin, so here are several more that we’re here to debunk!
If you think UV damage isn't happening to your skin every time you step outside, here are a few photos of the silent damage the sun can do over time that will convince you to grab the nearest bottle of sunscreen.
No, but it hasn't stopped this dangerous myth from causing many to forego sun protection for the sake of their daily vitamin D dose.
If you've dealt with any of the following issues during or after menopause, you aren't alone. Here are some of the most common changes that occur in your skin (and other areas!) during menopause, and how to deal with them.
We all know that sunscreen is the best defense we have against developing skin cancer, and it is also happens to be one of the best anti-aging products possible for preventing premature aging. When picking out a sunscreen, many of us primarily focus on SPF. And while this is certainly an important thing to consider, it's not the only thing. Read on to learn the full list of everything you should...
Aside from the obvious benefits such as wrinkle reduction and improved texture, what are some of the added medical benefits of getting a laser skin rejuvenation treatment?
With the growing number of sun protection solutions on the market today, there's no shortage of ways for us to keep our skin safe in the sun. However, with skin cancer rates on the rise it is important to follow a few simple rules of sunscreen application to ensure we see a drop in cases.