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.
Have you been on the quest to find the perfect foundation? Maybe your foundation isn’t matching your skin color or it is causing irritation and breakouts. Finding the foundation that works best for your skin tone and texture can seem impossible.
Read on to learn more about the makeup foundations recommended by our dermatologists and how to pick the best one for your skin type.
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.
Wrinkles are a completely natural and normal part of the aging process. They generally start to appear as you age, but can be caused prematurely by poor sun protection habits and smoking.
Genetics play a role in the texture of your skin. You probably know somebody in their late 70s who doesn’t look a day older than 60. And on the other hand, you probably know somebody in their 40s who looks like they’re nearing 60. Even if genetics are in your favor, you still need to take care of and protect your skin.
Fortunately, there are more safe and effective options to reduce and prevent wrinkles than ever before. Read on to learn more about what causes wrinkles and how to treat wrinkles.
Many people think that sunscreen and sunblock are exactly the same thing — a product used to protect the skin from the sun. Sunscreen and sunblock actually work in different ways and knowing the difference can help you make the best decision to protect your skin.
Additionally, many people are shocked to learn that they should be using these products through the winter months, not just outside in summer. The rate of skin cancer in West Virginia is actually higher than southern states like New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana — this is because many people fail to use sunscreen or sunblock through the winter months.
Read on to learn the difference between sunscreen and sunblock along with the reasons you should be using the products year-round.