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Activated Blue Light Treatment & Useful Information

Activated Blue Light Treatment Studies have shown having one to two treatments, done 8 weeks apart, can reduce the number of pre-cancers by about 70%. The skin is pretreated with a chemical called Aminolevulenic Acid (5-ALA) for an hour. Then a special light source...

Sun & Sunscreen – What YOU NEED to KNOW

Important Information to know about the Sun & Sunscreens   As your dermatologist, I would like for you to know and understand what the sun can do to your skin and the steps you can take to protect yourself from it. Some facts to consider:   Sun induced skin...

Stretch Marks? We Can Help

Stretch Marks (striae)   What are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are fine lines on the body occurring from tissue under your skin tearing from rapid growth or over-stretching. It is a common condition that does NOT cause any significant medical problems but can be of...

Stasis Eczema – Itchy Rash

Stasis Eczema   Stasis eczema is an itchy rash occurring on the lower legs of patients with inadequate venous drainage.   Affected individuals may have varicose veins or at some point had a clot in the deep veins of the leg(s). (Varicose veins by themselves can...

Skin Cancer | Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma   Squamous cell carcinoma is a common type of skin cancer. Luckily, it is not usually a threat to life as secondary spread is uncommon.   Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) typically affects people of fair complexion. Lesions develop in areas...

Solar Lentigo

Solar Lentigo   Solar lentigo is a circumscribed 1.0cm to 3.0cm brown patch resulting from a localized proliferation of melanocytes due to chronic exposure to sunlight.   Epidemiology & Etiology Age: Usually over 40 years, but can occur at 30 years in sunny...

Sunscreen Safety & Effectiveness- EVERY DAY IN CO

Sunscreen Safety and Effectiveness   From William D. James, MD, FAAD, president, American Academy of Dermatology   Sunscreen active ingredients, which are compounds that absorb, scatter, or reflect ultraviolet (UV) light, are regulated as over-the-counter (OTC) drugs...

Skin Tags, More Common Then You Know We Can Treat Them

Skin Tags   WHAT CAUSES SKIN TAGS?   Skin tags are small growths some people develop around the neck, armpit(s), groin, and/or under the breast area(s). Their name perfectly describes them, as they look like tiny bits of skin. The medical term for a skin tag is...

Thyroid Disease, How does this affect your skin?

Skin Problems Associated with Thyroid Disease   Over activity and under activity of the thyroid gland may result in alterations of the skin, hair, or the nails. This may be as a result of the abnormal level of thyroid hormone, or a consequence of another underlying...

Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic Keratosis   What causes Seborrheic Keratoses?   Seborrheic Keratoses are harmless, very common skin growths which first appear in adult life. These skin lesions can appear on both covered and uncovered parts of the body; they are not caused or made worse by...

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