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Archive for October, 2010

Five Reasons to Consult a Dermatologist

Published on October 22, 2010

Here are five reasons why you may want to consult a certified medical or cosmetic dermatologist to address your skin concerns: 1. A persistent rash which lasts for more than two weeks can signal a serious health problem. A dermatologist

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Why Is My Face Always Red? It May be Rosacea

Published on October 20, 2010

If you suffer from persistent redness of the face, particularly the cheeks and nose, you may have rosacea. Rosacea is a benign skin condition with no definitive cause. It most often occurs in people between the ages of 30 and

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What Exactly Is Dermatologic Surgery? An Overview

Published on October 17, 2010

The skin is the largest organ in the body. It is also the most visible. Dermatologic services are performed for both therapeutic and cosmetic reasons. In addition to the skin itself, dermatologic surgery can be used to treat conditions of

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The Dangers of Indoor Tanning. What You Need To Know

Published on October 14, 2010

In the last twenty years, there has been a proliferation of tanning salons. These salons offer tanning beds which use ultraviolet light. Ultraviolet or UV light is the light emitted by the sun which causes the skin to darken or

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Have a Changing Mole? See Your Dermatologist Early for Skin Cancer Prevention

Published on October 12, 2010

Most skin conditions are temporary and don’t require the care of a dermatologist. If a skin condition, like a rash, persists for longer than two weeks, your primary care physician may refer you to a dermatologist. Dermatologists specialize in diseases

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