Decoding Freckles, Sunspots, and Moles

It can be alarming to find a new spot on your skin from sun damage or other causes. Knowing how to decode new sunspots, moles, and freckles (and whether they are damaging or not) is the first step to seeking treatment. Freckles Freckles are a common type of pigmentation triggered by an overproduction of melanin […]

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When to Get Your Mole Checked for Cancer

Freckles or moles can be perfectly normal parts of your skin, but sometimes they’re a sign of cancer. Here’s how to know the difference. An easy way to remember your mole checklist is ABCD: Asymmetry, Border, Color, and Diameter. Asymmetry: Look for an irregular shape, in which the two sides don’t match up. Border: Check […]

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