How To Treat Large Pores

Have you ever looked at your face and thought, “I wish my pores weren’t so big?” Well, you’re not alone! Large pores can be caused by a number of reasons including: high oil excretion, decreased elasticity around pores, and increased hair follicle volume. Frankly, much of this happens as a result of aging and hormonal…

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month 

Each May, we bring awareness to Skin Cancer. Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in America? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 9,500 people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. As your dermatologist, we want to help keep your skin healthy, which…

Treating Your Skin in Your 60’s and 70’s

In our 60s and 70s, it’s common to experience dryness and irritation in the skin, which can be attributed to various factors such as its thinning and increased water loss. Additionally, medications and medical conditions may contribute to your skin being drier than it has ever before. However, there’s positive news: implementing some lifestyle changes…

Dermatologist Approved Cold Sore Remedies 

Got a tingling, itchy, or burning feeling coming on in your nose or mouth? It could be a cold sore. While there may not be a way to 100% prevent your cold sore from happening, here are our dermatologist-recommended tips for getting relief and helping to prevent against future cold sores.  Tips for Relief Prevention…

How to Practice Safe Sun This Spring

As spring and summer approach, this typically means most of us will be doing plenty of outdoor activities and getting some much needed Vitamin D. That’s great! We encourage you to get outside with your family this Spring. However, we also want to remind you to be aware of how much time you’re spending in…

Can You Identify Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. As we raise awareness on how to prevent skin cancer this month, we want to ensure you can identify some of the common types. Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma These are the most common forms of skin cancer, and are collectively referred…

How to Lessen the Appearance of Age Spots

Age spots, also known as liver spots or solar lentigines, are a common skin concern that many individuals encounter as they age. These darkened patches, often appearing on areas exposed to the sun like the face, hands, shoulders, and arms, can be a source of frustration for those wishing to maintain a youthful complexion.  However,…