Cosmetic Dermatology News
6 Foods That Make You Look Older
There's a reason why your skin feels a little off after a series of holiday parties, BBQs, or mojito-filled beach days: "What you eat affects your skin—for better or worse," says Ariel Ostad, MD, fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. While a few indulgences won't age you overnight, a
Lots of Fun in the Sun, but Little Use of Sunscreen by Kids
The majority of pre-adolescents don't regularly use sunscreen , according to a new study, despite the fact that many of them suffered sunburns at some point during their childhood, which increases the risk of developing melanoma later in life. Researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Implant Helps Those With Skin Diseases, and Gives Them a Tan Too
For Robert Saupe, there was never any such thing as fun in the sun. He has a condition called erythropoietic protoporphyria, or EPP, a rare disease that causes extreme sensitivity to sunlight and certain types of artificial light. "I don't go outside without having a long-sleeve shirt on, a hat, a
Can You Freeze Off Your Fat?
Cryolipolysis May One Day Allow Doctors to Target Fat Deposits with Freezing Cold
Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men
Dermatologists discover gender differences that explain the aging inequity.
How Should I Be Taking Care Of My Skin In My 20s And 30s, And What Kinds Of Issues Should I Be Thinking About?
Question: How should I be taking care of my skin in my 20s and 30s, and what kinds of issues should I be thinking about? Answer: In your 20s, the most important thing is to really develop a good skin care regimen. The first thing you should start with is sunscreen every morning, either in a
What Are Liver Spots, Or Age Spots, And Is There Anything I Can Do To Prevent Them From Appearing?
Question: Do I have to use an expensive moisturizer or should I just be looking for some key ingredients? Answer: I get the question all the time as to whether patients have to use an expensive moisturizer. The answer is no. There are key ingredients that you need to look for in over-the-counter
What Should I Do To Prevent Skin Cancer?
Question: What should I do to prevent skin cancer? Answer: The most important thing that you can do to prevent skin cancer is to wear sunscreen everyday. Lot of my patients don't like sunscreen but its now in formulations that are really easy to use, not greasy. You should use at least an SPF 15
What Kinds Of Things Happen To Our Skin As We Get Older?
Question: What kinds of things happen to our skin as we get older? Answer: There are many things that happen to our skin as we age. Firstly, the collagen in our skin, that is, the supportive structure, starts to break down and it's more difficult for our skin to build it back up again. Also, the
How Do I Examine Myself for Skin Cancer?
Question: How am I supposed to examine myself for skin cancer, and when should I see a doctor about something on my skin? Answer: I tell my patients that around age 40, you should go and see a dermatologist for the first time and have a full skin check. At that point, they can review with you