2 Reasons To Schedule A Dermatologist Appointment

Do you have acne? If so, you need to know that you are not alone. Whether acne has been an ongoing problem for you or an issue that just started, it is important to understand when you should schedule an appointment with a dermatologist. Contrary to popular belief, acne flare-ups do not only happen to teens. There are different types of acne referred to as inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne. Inflammatory acne may cause physical discomfort and is more difficult to treat. [Read More]

What You May Be Able to Do About Sun Spots

Sunspots are brownish spots that appear on the skin as you age. They can appear at any age but are more prevalent as you get older. These brown patches can make you feel self-conscious and may make you appear much older than you actually are. To help cover the age spots, you may try to cover them, which the excess makeup can create other issues, such as oily skin and breakouts. [Read More]

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]