Acne is a skin condition that can affect everyone from teenagers to adults. Whether it is caused by hormonal fluctuations or a poor diet, acne can have a negative effect on your self-esteem. You may even avoid going out in public all the time because you are embarrassed about your skin. Luckily, a dermatologist may be able to help. Here are several signs you should see a dermatologist for acne. [Read More]
What Happens During Mohs Surgery?
Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer. Some people don't take skin cancer seriously because it's often easily treatable. However, untreated skin cancer is just as dangerous as other types of cancer because skin cancer can metastasize, which means it can spread to other parts of your body. If you're diagnosed with skin cancer, your dermatologist will come up with a treatment plan to help you get well. [Read More]
What Factors Put You At Risk For Skin Cancer?
Technically, anyone can develop skin cancer. However, certain people are more at risk and therefore need to pay closer attention to their behavior and the condition of their skin than others. What factors put you at risk? Take a look. Sunburns Sun exposure, in general, puts you at risk for skin cancer since the UV rays in sunshine cause cellular damage that can turn cancerous. However, if you spend time in the sun to the point of being sunburned, you are at an even higher risk than someone who just spends a little time in the sun. [Read More]
Acne Won't Go Away? How a Dermatologist Can Help You
If you have a lot of acne on your face that will not go away no matter what you do, a dermatologist can help you. Below are three types of treatments they offer, so you can choose what you would like to do. Medication The first thing the dermatologist will do is to inspect your acne closely. This is because in most cases you will need to take an oral antibiotic as there is likely infection. [Read More]