When summer officially ends every late September, the somewhat stressful “Back-to-School” season is also pretty much over with – whew! The question is, did shopping for school supplies and other preparations also leave you well-prepared for dealing with inevitable school year skin problems? Below are 5 of the most common causes of skin problems among
There are currently an estimated 7,575 dermatologist clinics in the United States, all of which treat a variety of skin conditions, from psoriasis to varicose vein treatment offices. However, many patients who visit dermatologists are there to obtain products and procedures for two common skin conditions: acne and skin cancer. If you have one of
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Water’s Edge Dermatology recommends the following skin cancer prevention tips to have fun in the sun and reduce risk for skin cancer at the same time: Generously and regularly apply water-resistant sunscreen that has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more. Make sure the sunscreen is
Skin Moles are common. Almost everyone has a few, and some people develop hundreds. And melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, can develop in or near moles. Don’t get frightened—most skin moles are not melanoma. So how do you know when to see a dermatologist for your moles? It’s easy; just keep in mind your
As dermatology providers, we have often been asked the question from our patients as to the risks of indoor versus outdoor tanning. Well, the answers have recently become clear and are alarming! The rise in skin cancer rates happen to coincide with the growth of indoor tanning, which was first introduced in the U.S. in
Water’s Edge Dermatology providing skin cancer and sunscreen awareness to UPS drivers.
If you’re like most Floridians, you’ve taken advantage of our summer and spent a good deal of time outdoors playing golf, tennis, boating, fishing, or just walking our magnificent beaches. In Florida, we are fortunate to enjoy these activities year-round. However, all of that exposure to the sun is something of which to be mindful. Skin