Skin Protection Tips for Winter Weather

While you may not feel the intense rays of the sun beating down on your skin in winter, the sun still has the potential to cause skin damage and even cancer during the winter months. Therefore, it is essential to keep your skin protected throughout the year. Here are some tips on sun protection in […]

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Top Benefits of Broadband Light Treatments

Broadband light (BBL) treatments involve lamps that emit wavelengths, which can target and help improve many skin conditions. BBL addresses issues of aging as well as skin damage from the sun or other causes. Top Three Benefits of the Treatment It’s fast. It’s possible to complete the process within only about 30 minutes, depending on […]

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4 Skin Care Products to Use This Winter

While many people limit sunscreen to the warmer months, sun protection is important all year round. Products that protect the skin from the sun’s UV rays prevent signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles—and reduce skin cancer risk. However, it’s important to choose the right products and apply them properly. Here are four of […]

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Early Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is easily curable if it’s caught in time. Patients should familiarize themselves with the warning signs, and they should get in the habit of checking themselves from head to toe at least once a month. If there any new moles or growths, existing lesions that have grown or changed, or any growth that […]

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Monitoring Birthmarks for Your Health

Birthmarks vary widely in appearance. Often these pigments will change over time, becoming smaller and less noticeable. Whenever skin discolorations are present, it is important to monitor them to notice changes in size and appearance. Overview Birthmarks are not a result of anything a mother did or did not do during pregnancy. There is no […]

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The ABCDEs of Melanoma

Melanoma is an uncommon but serious form of skin cancer. It presents itself as a growth on the skin when damaged DNA begins to trigger mutations in the melanocytes, or cells that produce pigmentation. Melanomas are most often caused by overexposure to UV light, either through tanning beds or natural sunlight. A melanoma resembles a […]

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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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Lauren Savoy Olinde LSO Foundation Education Video – Dr. Lindsey Hall, M.D.

The LSO Foundation is a voluntary fundraising organization created to promote the awareness of skin cancer through the efforts of education, early detection, advancing medical research and supporting those already diagnosed with skin cancer. They aim to increase the number of skin cancer screenings for early detection of all skin cancers, specifically melanoma, the leading […]

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