By Dr. Adam Vaudreuil In light of recent reports that the FDA is investigating chemicals used in sunscreens and the link between those chemicals and certain cancers, it’s vital that we emphasize to our patients the importance of using sunscreens that are effective at protecting the skin from harmful UV radiation while remaining free of […]
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Most Commonly Recommended Products for Patients with Acne
For people who have persistent acne, it is a struggle to find the right skincare regimen. There are varying degrees of severity of a person’s acne, from an occasional pimple to cystic acne with large pimples. These can be painful, embarrassing, and cause scarring. Depending on the type and severity of acne, Vanguard’s dermatologists will […]
Sunscreen: What Do I Need?
You’ve been directed to protect your skin from the sun. And it’s important since exposure to the sun’s rays places you at risk of skin cancer. But how to best protect your skin against the sun’s onslaught can be complicated. How do you choose a sunscreen? Is there a difference or are any just good, […]
Preparing for Your First Visit to a Dermatologist
Seeing a dermatologist regularly is essential in the fight against skin cancer. Skin exposed to the sun is especially susceptible to cancer growth. However, there are areas on your body that aren’t exposed to the sun, and yet skin cancer can appear there, too. A dermatologist will examine your body for signs of sun damage […]
Run a Race; Change a Life
It’s impossible to live without water, and in the United States, we don’t have too. We easily take it for granted, but in many countries around the world, millions of people go without clean drinking water and proper sanitation, which leads to illness and death. In fact, almost 1,000 children under age five die each […]
Get Up and Glow: Easy Skincare Products for Your Daily Routine
Busy schedules don’t leave much leeway for long, drawn-out skincare regimens. The average woman spends $15,000 on beauty products during her lifetime, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that people are willing to invest in products that work. But you don’t have to spend the big bucks or spend hours to receive big results. […]
Why are men at greater risk of developing skin cancer?
Risk taking is deep-rooted in the blueprint of man. From Henry Ford to Warren Buffett, risk takers throughout history have stepped in the face of danger or risked big, to win big. The gender gap when it comes to willingness to live on the edge cannot be denied. According to a 2010 study published in […]