One of the first places we notice aging is our skin. Elastin and collagen fibers provide the skin with strength and plumpness. As we age, these fibers reduce and cause wrinkles. The subcutaneous layer, below the surface of our skin, contains fat that supplies form and structure. This layer becomes thinner the older we get and causes our skin to sag.
Long, hot summer days call for fun in the sun, right? While yes, we want you to enjoy your time in the beautiful weather, we also want you to protect your skin as increased exposure to UV rays from the sun can cause sunburn. And, repeated exposure can cause other skin damage like wrinkles and diseases like skin cancer.
There are several skin lesions that are very common and non-cancerous like moles. However, some moles can turn into cancer. Knowing what to look for when checking your child’s mole can help catch any cancerous moles early. Read on to learn more about moles and signs your child’s mole should get checked.
Throughout the years, our dermatologists have received many questions about skin cancer prevention that are frequently asked, including:
Our dermatologists receive questions about best practices in relation to skin care, including:
Is your hair loss causing you to feel sad or anxious?
Losing your hair can be very difficult and may be affecting how you live your life. By discussing your situation with a physician, you may be able to gain support in managing your hair loss.
Hair loss may be temporary or permanent depending on the cause.
As we age, our skin begins to change. Fine lines and wrinkles become more prevalent, and we lose volume in our cheeks and lips. Luckily, there is a way you can achieve younger looking skin without surgery or down time.
Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that doctors inject beneath the skin to increase facial volume, smooth lines and creases, and/or enhance facial contours.
Dermal fillers can be used for multiple things including:
Smoothing out lines around the nose, eyes, and mouth
Enhancing and restore volume to sunken cheeks or temples
Plumping thin lips
Smoothing out chin creases
Improving facial feature symmetry
There are many FDA-approved dermal fillers on the market today. Fillers are categorized by the substance they contain. It is extremely important you always receive FDA-approved, brand-name dermal fillers and that an experienced physician performs the injections.
In this blog, we discuss four different types of fillers:
Keep reading to learn how they work, pros and cons, and best areas of treatment for each.
The American Cancer Society estimates in 2018 there will be close to 100,000 cases of melanoma diagnosed, and around 10,000 of those cases will result in death.
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer; however, prevention and early detection are key in the successful inhibition and treatment of melanoma.
Read on to learn more about what melanoma is, how it can be identified, forms of treatment, prevention and more.
This is why skin cancer checks are incredibly important to your health.
Many skin cancer check apps are being advertised as automated dermatologists that can detect skin cancer; however, you should never let an app take the place of your dermatologist.
Skin care is not one size fits all. From rosacea to wrinkles, acne, psoriasis and skin cancer, we have treated it all.
At the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, we can help from using vascular laser treatments for rosacea to prescribing and recommending topical products for psoriasis.
Read on to learn more about common skin problems and how our medical and cosmetic skin care services can help treat them.