The Hair Loss Problem

June 21, 2018

Hair loss, even just a little, can hit people hard. We usually think of men as the ones losing their hair, but it happens to women too. Losing a little hair every day is normal, if you’re losing more than about 200 hairs a day, you may want to look into what could be behind 

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Skin Cancer Rates in the 50 States

June 11, 2018

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with over 3 million Americans being diagnosed each year. Skin cancer can affect anyone regardless of skin color, but it is more common in those with lighter skin. What does this have to do with the 50 states? Based on a study conducted by 

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Types of Skin Cancer

June 1, 2018

Types of Skin Cancer It’s the start of summer, which means it’s the start of the hottest weather of the year, and people are flocking outdoors. Skin cancer protection is a year-round effort, but it is vital to increase layers of protection as the UV index rises. Skin cancer can come in several forms, each 

Skin Cancer, Sun Safety
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Know Your ABCDEs

May 18, 2018

Know Your ABCDEs Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. It develops when UV radiation from sunlight damages the DNA in pigment-producing cells in the skin and triggers mutations that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors. Melanoma, like all cancers, is easiest to treat when caught early. Knowing 

Skin Cancer, Skin Health
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How to Give Yourself a Skin Cancer Screening

May 8, 2018

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month — perfect timing as we head into a summer. Did you know skin cancer is the most common of all cancers? It’s easy to screen yourself for skin cancer, and well worth the few minutes it takes, as skin cancer is easiest to treat when caught early. The Skin 

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The Benefits of Exfoliation

April 26, 2018

As you grow older, the rate of cell turnover slows down dramatically, meaning that dead cells on your skin’s surface hang around much longer. When skin cells no longer naturally replenish every few days, like they did when you were younger, fine lines and wrinkles are more easily accentuated making your complexion look dull. By 

Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Dermatology
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A Lift You’ll Love—Why You Should Try Ultherapy

April 18, 2018

Ultherapy® is a non-invasive ultrasound treatment that stimulates your skin to produce collagen – the ingredient in smooth, tight skin that we lose as we age. Safe and focused ultrasound energy actually lifts skin much the way a face-lift does – but without surgery! The medical profession has been using ultrasound – focused sound energy 

Cosmetic Dermatology
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Sun Care Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

April 17, 2018

Skin cancer prevention has never been easier—or more important. Over the past 30 years, more people have been diagnosed with skin cancer than with all other cancers combined. Yet as sunscreens and protective clothing become more wearable and effective, skin cancer prevention is becoming second nature to many. “A few seconds a day could save 

Skin Cancer, Sun Safety
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The New Year Skin Rules

January 18, 2018

Skin care can be broken down into two categories—non-negotiable and nonessential (like sunscreen vs fillers). If your goal is to take better care of your skin this year, here are four places to start: Wear sunscreen every day Rain or shine. Indoors or outdoors. Even if you’re just walking the dog for ten minutes. Being 

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Laser Hair Removal 101

January 12, 2018

Tired of the irritation, ingrown hairs, and discoloration that follows suit with shaving? We are too. Waxing is tough on the skin, too—it’s painful, expensive, and not ideal for sensitive skin types. And to top it off, both shaving and waxing require at least one to two weeks of hair growth to restart the process, 

Laser Hair Removal, Laser Treatments
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