How To Stay Healthy

What Are The Sources of UV Exposure?

When you think of the perfect summer day, chances are you think of the hot sun blazing in the sky. That’s why July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and it’s also the perfect time to learn more about ultraviolet (UV) radiation. This guide is designed to help you understand what UV radiation is, where it comes from, what its hazards Continue reading

The ABC’s of Melanoma Detection

Skin cancer can be a serious condition, especially if it is not treated early on. Fortunately, many cancerous melanomas tend to differentiate themselves from harmless moles, and marks that may indicate skin cancer can be relatively easy to spot if you know what to look for. “Many melanomas are asymmetrical, have unusual borders and colors, are larger than moles, and Continue reading

How Does A Vitamin C Product Fit Into Your Skincare Routine?

Vitamin C is a favorite ingredient in the beauty industry, often recommended by dermatologists thanks to its numerous benefits to the skin. In fact, you can use it with any skin type since it does not lead to the side effects that come with other active ingredients. Vitamin C also referred to as ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid is a Continue reading

Top 4 Alternatives to Tanning Beds

The most beautiful skin is skin that you feel comfortable in. For many people, tanning is a part of feeling comfortable and beautiful in their skin. However, there is no “safe” way to tan, as outdoor tanning and UV tanning booths both expose the skin to harmful ultraviolet radiation. This radiation exposure can give the appearance of bronzed skin but Continue reading

Update on Biologics and the Covid-19 Vaccine

Many of our patients are taking injectable “biologic” medications to help reduce the severity and symptoms of their skin condition. This includes patients with psoriasis, hidradenitis, atopic dermatitis, and other conditions. We have received numerous questions about the use of these medications during the pandemic, as well as their effect on the Covid vaccine. Here is the latest info: PSORIASIS Continue reading

Three Signs Your Acne May Leave a Scar

Growing up, kids hear many well-intended sound bites from their parents that serve as reminders to do their best. “Please brush your teeth.” “Did you comb your hair?” “Wear your mask and bring a spare just in case.” While some lessons are seasonal, others stand the test of time. “Don’t pick at it, or it will scar.” Kids the world Continue reading

Tips For Caring For Winter Skin

Most of us associate sunburns and skin cancer risks with the hot, sunny days of summer. In fact, as we move into the colder, darker winter season, studies have found that many adults stop practicing smart sun protection. “But if you want to minimize your skin cancer risks and keep your complexion looking radiant and healthy, you need to protect Continue reading

All The Details On Heliocare & Heliocare Advanced

If you are one who seeks out the latest and greatest ways of doing things, you may have stumbled upon the promise of an ingestible sunscreen. Although taking a pill in lieu of your sunscreen isn’t a reality just yet, Heliocare, a supplement that fights the damaging effects of the sun, can improve the overall health of your skin and Continue reading

The Right Mask Material for the Summer Heat, and What to Do About “Maskne”

By now we all know how important community-wide masking is to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Since this virus is primarily spread by respiratory particles, which are emitted from your mouth even when you are breathing at a normal rate, we need to capture these particles in masks in order to prevent others from breathing in the virus and getting Continue reading

Is There Such Thing As A “Base Tan”?

You may have heard of the concept of preventing sunburns by obtaining a base tan, but does this really exist? All tans, including base tans, increase your risk of developing skin cancer, and using sunscreen and a spray tan is a much healthier way to protect your skin while getting a golden glow this summer. What Is a “Base Tan”? “Many Continue reading

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