Don’t forget about your skin’s health when enjoying your Thanksgiving meal this year. You don’t have to limit what you’re eating or make a complicated dish to do that, though. Did you know that there are actually many common Thanksgiving foods that benefit your skin?
Dermatologists are doctors who specialize in and treat more than 3,000 conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. At Valley Dermatology, two of our dermatologists are board-certified and are dedicated to providing excellent care.
The summer season with the highest risk for skin cancer. Knowledge is power, equip yourself with it about the most common types of skin cancer so you’re aware of what to look out for. There are three major types of skin cancer — basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
Ultraviolet or UV Safety Month comes right in time for beach season. UV radiation comes from two types of rays – UVA and UVB. Both can cause cell damage to your skin’s top layer. While it has some benefits for people, including the creation of Vitamin D, it also can cause health risks, including skin cancer, which is now the most common cancer in the US.
Did you know that men are less likely to see their doctor about a health issue than women? Join us this June for Men’s Health Month as we encourage the men in our lives to take control of their health and for families to teach young boys healthy habits throughout childhood.