Be Aware – Protect your Skin

2019-11-14T18:17:35+00:00

Photo-aging is often the first sign that your skin has been damaged from sun exposure. Brown spots, known as hyper-pigmentation can be caused by UVA & UVB light. After years of sun exposure these dark spots begin to rear their ugly heads on our faces, hands and body. Reducing these signs of sun damage can [...]

Be Aware – Protect your Skin2019-11-14T18:17:35+00:00

Skin color and the Role of Melanin

2019-11-14T15:52:20+00:00

SKIN COLOR AND THE ROLE OF MELANIN Human skin has red, yellow, brown and blue tones. What we actually perceive in skin color is the reflected light off the skin. The best way to see true skin color is in natural light. Melanin is also known as pigment.  Melanin production is essentially a protective mechanism [...]

Skin color and the Role of Melanin2019-11-14T15:52:20+00:00

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

2019-11-13T22:01:14+00:00

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer although it is not as common as other forms such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell but it is still the leading cause of death from skin disease. Because it is Melanoma Awareness it’s time to learn what it is, what it looks like and [...]

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month2019-11-13T22:01:14+00:00