The Role of Collagen in Skin Care
If you’ve ever searched for an anti-aging skincare product, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of collagen. Many products claim to “replenish collagen” or “boost collagen production” in the skin. While collagen does have a very important role in skin care, some of these marketing claims can be misleading. In order to help you choose the […]
Prevention and Treatment of Hyperpigmentation
Did you know that pigmentary disorders are the third most common type of dermatologic disorder? (J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2013) A skin pigmentation disorder refers to the changes in skin color based on the amount of melanin, a group of pigments produced by cells called melanocytes in the lower level of the epidermis. There are […]
What Can You Do About Acne Scarring?
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. While the prevalence of acne is higher in adolescents due to the hormonal changes that come with puberty, this condition persists into adulthood in about 12 to 14% of cases. At any age acne can be embarrassing […]
Why Patients Are Choosing Mohs Skin Cancer...
The CDC reports that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. While treatments for the different types of skin cancer have significantly evolved over recent years, one surgical technique has stood the test of time: Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS). Developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs in the 1930s, MMS has […]
The Importance of Annual Skin Cancer Scree...
Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. Additionally, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. What’s confounding, however, is that while the incidence of skin cancer is high, it is actually the […]
How a Chemical Peel Can Improve Your Compl...
Flashback to 1997: Bill Clinton was President, R. Kelly was singing “I Believe I Can Fly”, and chemical peels were the number-one cosmetic procedure in the country. The popularity of chemical peels began to decline in the early 2000s, however, as brand new cosmetic procedures, such as laser rejuvenation treatments, hit the market. Just like […]