May 2014

Reading Your Sunscreen Label: 5 Things What To Look For When Buying Sunscreen

Finding the right sunscreen for your skin can be an overwhelming process. Making the right choice is difficult when there are so many products and preparations on the market. Sanova Dermatology would like to share some information that can help make your sunscreen selection a bit easier. Here are some tips on what to look for to select the best Continue reading

Minnesota Becomes the Eighth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors

With Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Melanoma Monday, No Fry Friday, and all of the other campaigns used to help spread the word about skin cancers and its causes, it’s not too large of a shock that Minnesota has become the eighth state to ban indoor tanning for minors. A new article in the New York Daily News states, “Each year, more Continue reading

Laser Treatment for All Skin Types

In our previous blog post, we introduced the elōs Plus, a new laser that can be used for a wide variety of treatments. In today’s follow-up blog entry, we will discuss another one of our newest lasers, the Candela® GentleYag Pro-U. Laser hair removal has become a popular treatment in recent years, but the procedure has had some very specific Continue reading

Will I Need Stitches After My Mohs surgery?

So you have successfully removed cancerous sections from your skin and it is now the time to think about important post-operation information and tasks. After having the cancerous portions of skin removed from your body, your doctor will evaluate your wound and help you determine the best way to let the remaining skin heal. The method selected will be designed to Continue reading

I Have Low Vitamin D Levels. Should I Tan to Increase Them?

If you have low vitamin D levels you may wondering the best method to increase them. First let’s explore why Vitamin D is important for your body. “Vitamin D has long been known to be essential for bone health but recent studies have shown it may also play a role in protecting against colds, fighting depression, and reducing the risk Continue reading

Recipe For Great Skin: Spring Salmon Salad

A great, and effective, way to take care of your skin is to pay attention to what you feed your skin. Your skin absorbs nutrients from the foods that you consume, and it is important to remember that when you are deciding what to have for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Salmon Salad Ingredients: Salmon, Fresh Baby Spinach, Avocado, Tomato, Sunflower Continue reading

Is Scabies Causing My Rash?

Scabies is the skin disease caused by an insect known as the “Human Itch Mite” (or more formally, Sarcoptes scabiei). The mite digs its way into the upper layers of skin where it lays eggs and can begin causing itching and pain of the skin. The mite can also leave a pimple-like rash on the infected area and even sores (unknown Continue reading

Comfortable and Effective Laser Treatment

At Sanova Dermatology, we seek to provide our patients with treatments that are not only safe and effective, but ones that can allow for maximum comfort, as well. Through the use of some of the most advanced technology in the field, we are able to offer beneficial treatments with little or no discomfort to the patient. The elōs Plus is Continue reading

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

What is Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans & What Does It Look Like? Dermatofbrosarcoma Protuberans, also known as DFSP, is an uncommon soft-tissue tumor that develops in the skin. DFSP skin cancers develop in the middle (Dermis) layer of skin and can push through to the top layer of skin. It  can start as a small bump or tough patch on the skin surface. Over time, these Continue reading

The Psychological Effects of Acne

We all understand that feeling of looking in the mirror and seeing that spot on our face. It’s there, and we don’t know how long it will take for it to go away. These spots also pop up when you wish they wouldn’t, not that anyone would want them at any time. Acne, for many, is a fleeting annoyance that Continue reading

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