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Facial Skin Damage and Aging

Skin damage occurs over time and is caused by various factors, such as sun exposure, environmental factors (called free radicals), poor nutrition and natural aging. Some skin damage is more severe than others. For instance, melanoma is a serious type of skin cancer caused by sun exposure that is potentially deadly. Other types of skin damage, such as wrinkles and age spots, are strictly cosmetic and pose no serious health risks. There are both surgical and non-surgical methods for treating skin damage. Before treating any sort of skin care problem you think you may have, first speak to your dermatologist to determine the best treatment option for you. Read More…

Is This Mole On My Skin Cancerous?

Angelina Jolie skin mole
Most people have skin moles on their body, and they often appear more frequently as we age. While most moles are benign (not cancerous), some may develop into a dangerous form of skin cancer called melanoma. Here’s what to look for in determining whether or not that skin mole could be cancerous… Read More…

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