Cut It Out! Why Many Dermatologists Prefer To Surgically Remove Skin Cancer

When you are diagnosed with skin cancer, your dermatologist's first instinct is to cut it out. There are actually several good reasons why this is the go-to approach for skin cancer. Despite any gut reactions you have for having pieces of your flesh removed, you just might thank your dermatologist after you know the reasons why he/she chooses surgery. Prevents Cancer Cells from Spreading Other treatments for skin cancer are best used for tiny little areas that are not spreading quickly. [Read More]

Four Tips For Reducing The Appearance Of Large Pores

Many people suffer from having large pores that they are not happy with. After all, large pores can be a bit unsightly and, unfortunately, having larger pores is all due to genetics, so, it's not something that you can change. However, you can reduce their appearance so that you are able to have the healthy, young looking skin you want. Here are four tips to help you do this: Reduce Amount of Sebaceous Oil: The sebaceous oil on your skin can make large pores appear even larger. [Read More]

Treatments Your Dermatologist May Use To Help Excess Sweating In Your Hands

Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating. This condition can affect specific parts of your body such as your hands or your feet. While it may not seem like a concerning condition, it can be very embarrassing and it can affect your self-confidence. When your hands are excessively sweaty, you may avoid people and because of that be isolated and even perform poorly at your job. There are some treatments that can help this condition. [Read More]

Five Common Psoriasis Triggers To Explore

Do your psoriasis symptoms seem to clear up, only to flare up again days later? There's a good chance that you're unknowingly exposing yourself to something that's triggering your psoriasis flare-ups. Triggers are different for everyone, and if you can figure out what yours are, then you can take steps to avoid these triggers and prevent psoriasis breakouts. Here's a look at five common psoriasis triggers to explore. Smoking Smoking is a psoriasis trigger for many patients. [Read More]