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April 11, 2016

Are dark skin splotches or irregular skin spots causing you embarrassment or concern? Melasma and dark skin spots are a common dermatological problem for many individuals. Here's what you need to know.

February 23, 2016

The warmer weather is finally here and for those of us in the colder regions of the country, we have not had our skin exposed to sunshine for many months. It is not uncommon for people to get sunburns this time of year when they begin to enjoy warmer weather and outdoor exercise. Any sunburn is damaging to the skin and can predispose you to skin cancer.

February 23, 2016

Did you know that the average individual has as many as 30 moles? Moles are part of our skin, often from childhood and can also grow and change over time. However because of their relationship to skin cancer, it’s important to stay informed and keep an eye on your moles and any changes. Here’s what you need to know.

January 26, 2016

Are you making resolutions to take better care of yourself in the New Year? If healthier skin is one of your goals for 2016, here are our tips.

August 7, 2015

With so many skin care products on the market, it is difficult to know which is the best one for your skin type. Sometimes it is a matter of deciphering what is in the product and if the ingredients are the right choice for your skin. Knowing what the ingredients are and what they will do for you is important for getting the most out of your skin care regimen.

June 3, 2015

Is the dry skin, rash and itch of eczema causing you discomfort? Here’s what you need to know. If you suffer from eczema, you’re not alone. While most common in childhood, eczema can affect individuals of all ages and is a chronic problem for many people.

June 3, 2015

Acne is a skin disorder that most commonly occurs during adolescence, but it can continue into adulthood. Whether you get outbreaks yourself, or have a child impacted by acne, treatment is available.

Typical acne lesions are blackheads and whiteheads caused by plugged pores, inflamed pimples, and cysts, or deeper lumps. Here is a little bit about these outbreaks and how to combat them.

June 3, 2015

If you spend lots of time outdoors in the summer, chances are you’ve come into contact with poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak. These plants have an oil that can irritate the skin, causing itching, rash and swelling. While the severity of the rash does vary from person to person and by how much oil penetrates the skin, for the most part, poison ivy is not serious for most individuals.

June 3, 2015

Summer means lots of outdoor fun, but it can also mean outdoor pests as well. If you’re itching and scratching from summer insect bites or stings, here’s how to take care of what’s “bugging “you.