June is an important time for men because it's Men’s Health Month! Its main purpose is to bring awareness to health issues and diseases prevalent among men and encouraging early detection and treatment.
Summer should be filled with fun, carefree adventure, but frolicking in the sun can come with long-term dangers. Here’s how you can enjoy the warmth of the summer months without risking sun damage and skin cancer.
How does sunscreen work? What kind of sunscreen do I need? Do I have to apply sunscreen even when I won’t be spending significant time outdoors? What’s in sunscreen, anyway? If you’re confused about choosing the right sunblock, here’s what you need to know
As spring rains clean nature, let's do the same for any tools and pillowcases that touch our face. They've built up quite a layer of gunk over the winter, so now is the time to get them sparkling clean again.
We all blush and get flushed sometimes—it’s normal. But if the blush on your cheeks is frequent, you might have a skin condition called rosacea. But how do you tell the difference between a healthy blush and a skin condition?
You are not alone if your skin is subject to bouts of blemishes whenever you feel a bit anxious. Stress can cause multiple symptoms, making your skin look less than its best. In recognition of Stress Awareness Month, we’d like to open your awareness to the
In honor of Stress Awareness Month, we’re taking a look at how chronic stress can influence the hair growth cycle. So, if you’re feeling anxious about your hair health, take a deep breath, pour yourself some calming herbal tea, and learn how your mood affe
Did you know that signs of diabetes can show up on your skin? In honor of American Diabetes Alert Day (March 22) we are taking a look at 10 skin conditions that are warning signs of high blood sugar caused by type 2 diabetes. These include dark skin on you
Throughout the colder, winter months, we tend to wear heavier moisturizers and skincare products to protect our skin, but sometimes even with all that protection, our skin is still left feeling dry. It still itches. It cracks. It isn’t always pretty, as yo
The Fitzpatrick skin type scale is a common reference tool medical professionals use to predict skin cancer and laser procedure sensitivity. But is it useful for all skin types and tones? To use the Irish expressions, let’s see if this scale is bang-on (ac
Phytoceramides are among the most effective skincare ingredients currently available for skin hydration and restoring skin volume. But they're not just a skincare ingredient du jour – ceramides are extremely important to the health of our skin. Here's what
Skin cancer is a critically important topic. Yet, it’s so easy to forget to take basic precautions against the skin damage we might experience every day, particularly in the winter. Here are a few tips and products that integrate sun protection into your d
When you’re on the slopes during the winter months, almost completely covered by protective clothing, sun protection might not cross your mind—but for your skin’s health...and safety, it really should!
As we have all ramped up our cleaning routines and started using hand sanitizers more frequently over the last year, dermatologists have noticed an increase in skin sensitivity cases, that dryness, itchiness, and, in some cases, eczema. While these conditi
If you’ve put off a visit to a dermatologist because you aren’t certain your health insurance will cover the costs, please be aware that many skin concerns or changes aren’t simply aesthetic matters -- they might merit medical attention.
When the colder months approach and we start reaching for our heavy coats, the moisture levels in our skin drops. For many of our patients, dry and itchy skin is the most unpleasant part of the winter season.
With the end of the year nearly here, it's the perfect time to reflect on your 2021 health and skincare routine. If you find there's room for improvement in your daily practices, fear not...simple adjustments can make all the difference! Take a look at our
We cannot stop the aging process, but we can ensure we age gracefully. Adopting a healthy diet is one of the most effective ways to slow the signs of aging. Did you know certain seasonal foods can help your skin preserve and even enhance its radiant glow?
If you have hair that you don't want on your face, shaving it off shouldn't be controversial; men have been shaving their faces since the invention of razors, after all! Shaving is simple, fast, and inexpensive. Women are perfectly open about shaving their
Every year in the month of November, we love seeing our patients and male colleagues rocking mustaches for a good cause. That cause, of course, is Movember, the organization and movement seeking to reduce the number of premature deaths in men.
Is thin skin a normal part of aging? Can you prevent thin skin? Can thin skin be made thicker? Yes, yes, and yes! Here’s what you need to know about how to keep your skin plump and healthy in your 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond.
October is National Eczema Awareness Month. Eczema affects a whopping 30 percent of children and 15 percent of adults. So, it’s likely that eczema will affect you or someone you know at some point. But you and your loved ones don’t have to suffer from ecze
With the summer season officially coming to an end, you’re probably starting to miss those long days outdoors. Spending a moderate amount of time in the sun (while using sunscreen!) is great for getting our fill of Vitamin D, but too much exposure to UV.
Knowing your skin type is the first step to caring for it. This knowledge lets you put together the skin care routine that's best for you. So what kind of skin do you have, anyway? A dermatologist can answer that question at your annual checkup. But if you
The largest organ in our body, surprisingly, is our skin. This big surface does so much for us: it keeps germs out; it cools; it lets us feel sensations. So, how about treating our skin right this month and celebrating National Skin Care Awareness with the
The condition has a strong genetic background. Research suggests that an interaction between genetics and the immune system is one of the primary reasons behind the condition. Some common triggers can worsen the symptoms of psoriasis. The impact of these t
August is the unofficial Free Radical Damage Month when the majority of free radical skin injuries occur. Several skin care treatments and products can help protect your skin from the ravages of free radicals. Here's what you should know about the compound