Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Published on May 26, 2016 by

Although Skin Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close, the summer is just beginning, and that means many of us will be spending more time out in the sun. The skin cancer rate in the U.S. has increased dramatically over the years, and according to the U.S. Surgeon General, it has become “a major […]

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How Important is Sunscreen?

Published on September 2, 2014 by

Labor Day has come and gone, but just because summer is over, it doesn’t mean you should stop wearing your sunscreen.  This video has been receiving a lot of attention on the web, and we thought we would share it with our patients as a sort of public service announcement. Watch these people as they […]

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Can You Tan Safely?

Published on July 11, 2014 by

“I look better with a tan.” “Getting a little color can’t hurt.” Summer is still in full swing, and we all spend a lot of time in the sun.  There are many things people say to justify a tan, but the truth is that sun damage is cumulative and can lead to premature aging of […]

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Sun Safety Tips for Your Skin

Published on March 25, 2014 by

Spring has arrived, and let’s face it, most of us love the sun – it feels good and makes us happy. However, sun exposure causes many of the skin changes we’ve come to think as a normal part of aging.  Ultraviolet light damages skin’s elastin and the skin begins to sag and stretch.  We start […]

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