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 […]
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 […]
At Vanguard, our mission is to make a positive impact on our patients, our community, and our world. We often say, we just happen to be a medical practice. Regardless of whether we were a hotel, construction company, or medical practice, our mission of making a positive impact would be unchanged. We always want to […]
Part of the Women on Their 2nd Careers Series Personal values are not something we turn on and off. They are as much a part of making us who we are as our eye color, our laugh, or other physical traits. Beth Parke, Billing Manager at Vanguard Skin Specialists, embodies the value of seeing things […]
Vanguard celebrates turning 10 years old this month. We’re celebrating with birthday decorations and cookies in the office. We even have a temporary slideshow featuring our medical providers at age 10. In case you aren’t in the office this month, we share their photos with you here.
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 […]