Derm Tidbits

What are the benefits of growing a beard or moustache? - a Movember feature!

What are the benefits of growing a beard or moustache? - a Movember feature!

Nov 16, 2013

As we are in the heart of "Movember," many men are donning an assortment of facial hair looks. Lets explore the lesser known benefits of facial hair. You may just want to keep that beard or moustache after November 30th.

Anti-Aging Diet for Younger Looking Skin

Anti-Aging Diet for Younger Looking Skin

Oct 6, 2013

Eating the right food can make a whole lot of difference to your overall health. Including certain foods in your daily diet can definitely help in younger looking skin.

What is this child's rash? - Central Skin answers ED doc's question about a child with a rash.

What is this child's rash? - Central Skin answers ED doc's question about a child with a rash.

Sep 2, 2013

I have a derm question for you. I saw an 8 month old healthy male Chinese baby in the ED last night. He has had a macular

How do you spot and treat poison ivy?  3 quick facts that you need to know!

How do you spot and treat poison ivy? 3 quick facts that you need to know!

Jul 15, 2013

The sap of poison ivy has a chemical called uroshiol which causes redness, itching and a rash when it comes in contact with skin. The rash results from an autoimmune hypersensitivity

What does SPF mean? - Understanding Sun Protection Factor.

What does SPF mean? - Understanding Sun Protection Factor.

Apr 2, 2013

Keypoint Tweet @CentralSkin:  To use sunscreen with SPF?  Yes, but how much?  That is the question. There are many fortunate ones like myself who had the dogma of "always wear sunscreen"...

Skin Care Myth Demystified: "Facial exercises prevent wrinkles and keep skin toned"

Skin Care Myth Demystified: "Facial exercises prevent wrinkles and keep skin toned"

Oct 30, 2013

Can you truly prevent wrinkles and keep your skin taut and young by doing facial exercises? The answer to this is:

Skin Care Myth Demystified: Your Skin Gets Used to Your Skin Products After a While

Skin Care Myth Demystified: Your Skin Gets Used to Your Skin Products After a While

Sep 29, 2013

Is it true that the benefit you gain from skin care products reaches a plateau when your skin gets "used to" the skin care products you use?

What causes itchy ears? Look no further than your artisan earrings.

What causes itchy ears? Look no further than your artisan earrings.

Aug 30, 2013

To determine if your earrings are to blame for your itchy ears problem, the best method is to avoid wearing your artisan earrings

Ever wonder how exfoliation, scrubs, and microdemabrasion work?

Ever wonder how exfoliation, scrubs, and microdemabrasion work?

Jul 14, 2013

Your skin cells are in a state of constant flux! They are formed in the lower layer of your skin by a process called mitosis. In the span of approximately 28 days, they rise up through the other skin layers

Skin Care Myth Demystified: "You can easily get rid of cellulite"

Skin Care Myth Demystified: "You can easily get rid of cellulite"

Oct 24, 2013

Is it true that you can use creams and massaging devices to permanently say goodbye to cellulite? The answer to this is

Aloe Vera in Skin Care: Look beautiful the natural way.

Aloe Vera in Skin Care: Look beautiful the natural way.

Sep 26, 2013

Aloe Vera is nothing short of a miracle plant. The gel that is found in the leaves consists of 99 percent water and has various uses in skin care.

Dermatology App Review: DoctorMole

Dermatology App Review: DoctorMole

Jul 22, 2013

DoctorMole is an innovative app that allows you to take pictures of your moles with your smart phone camera. After you take a picture of your mole, DoctorMole uses a computer algorithm version

What is the UV Index? -  Yes there IS an app for that.

What is the UV Index? - Yes there IS an app for that.

Jul 7, 2013

The UV Index is released daily by the National Weather Service. While the ozone later typically shields us from the sun's harmful UV rays, ozone depletion means that different amounts of UV rays are hitting

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