By Taylor Leyva Going into this trip, I actually prepared myself a lot for the end of it. I knew that I would leave Haiti completely shattered and, in all honesty, it did take me weeks to sift through memories and feelings in order to piece together what I truly took away from the […]
By Dr. Renata Prado Board-certified dermatologist & fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon Every day, as a dermatologist who specializes in skin cancer, I educate my patients on the signs of the deadliest skin cancer–melanoma. Dermatologists and our patients learn to memorize the ABCDE signs of melanoma: Asymmetry Border irregularity Color variations Diameter over ¼ inch (6 […]
By Dr. Renata Prado Board certified dermatologist & fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon You have a big occasion coming up: prom, graduation, wedding. You think you will look a lot better with a glowing tan, and sign up for indoor tanning. I am here to tell you why this is a very bad idea. I can start […]
Part of our “Women on Their Second Careers” Series There are people who have passions and there are people who pursue their passions. You can count Jennifer Garrick as one who pursues her passions. Jennifer’s career path from fifth grade teacher, to high-end children’s jewelry designer, to nurse practitioner is defined by her motivation to […]
You go to the dermatologist with some concerning spot, and you’re told that you have Actinic Keratosis (AK) or Actinic Keratoses (plural). The good news is…you don’t have skin cancer. . . yet. Approximately 58 million Americans have at least one AK, so you are not alone. Actinic keratosis is a common precancer on the […]
Happy New Year! As you make your new year resolutions, consider dropping the bad habits that are causing your skin to age too quickly. Our dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and skin experts share their advice on how to prevent aging skin. 1. Pulling at Your Eyes How you clean and protect your eyes can affect damage […]
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