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Use the ABCDE Method to Check Your Moles

Do you have multiple moles, and aren’t sure whether or not to be concerned? Learn if you need a dermatologist to take a further look with a system that’s as easy as your ABCs.

Nov 14th, 2021
How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Mohs Surgery

Knowing that you have a cancerous lesion on your skin can be extremely unsettling, and so can realizing you need surgery. Here’s what you need to know about (and do to get ready for) Mohs surgery.

Oct 12th, 2021
What Can I Do About Hair Loss?

Whether your hair loss is caused by cancer treatment, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, stress, or pattern baldness, there are a number of treatments that can encourage hair regrowth.

Aug 16th, 2021
The Differences Between Cysts and Lipomas

Strange bumps and growths on your skin can be a cause for concern, but benign growths are typically classified as harmless. Here’s what you need to know about cysts and lipomas, two benign growths.

Jul 27th, 2021
The Difference Between Rosacea and Angiomas

If your complexion has been affected by persistent red spots, it’s important to know exactly what’s wrong. Here’s what you need to know about rosacea and angiomas.

Jun 28th, 2021
3 Ways the Sun Wreaks Havoc on Your Skin

Some sun exposure can be helpful for synthesizing vitamin D and maintaining your mood, but too much can wreak havoc on your skin. Here are the effects sun damage can have on your complexion.

May 20th, 2021
What Goes into Personalized Acne Treatments?

How acne manifests and affects you can vary a lot depending on skin type, age, gender, and hormone levels. Since everyone’s acne is different, your treatment should be tailored to your skin’s specific needs.

Apr 25th, 2021
When Should You Worry About a Mole?

Most moles are harmless and don’t require treatment. However, some moles can turn into melanoma, a type of skin cancer that’s often curable when discovered early. Learn how to check your moles for characteristics that indicate a potential problem.

Mar 31st, 2021
Do I Need to Worry About My Lipoma?

Random lumps and bumps can be concerning, especially if you’re not sure what they are. Here’s what you need to know about lipomas, which look like tumors but can be completely benign.

Feb 16th, 2021
What You Should Know About Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is great for treating the two most common skin cancers. This technique has the lowest recurrence rate and highest cure rate. Here’s what you should know.

Dec 10th, 2020
Skin Cancer Facts: Signs that a Growth May be Melanoma

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. Of the various forms of skin cancer, melanoma is known as the most serious because it can spread to other parts of the body. It’s important to check your skin on your own...

Sep 21st, 2020
Methods for Treating Minor Burns

On average, 180 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries during the month around the Fourth of July holiday, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Of that number, more than 44 percent...

Jun 24th, 2020
Associated Dermatologists Reopens Offices

Now that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s medical practice restrictions have been lifted, Associated Dermatologists has officially reopened for all medical and elective appointments and procedures. As we welcome patients back, we…

Jun 4th, 2020
Actinic Keratosis And Photodynamic Therapy

Actinic Keratoses, also known as solar keratoses or AKs, are the most common skin growths caused by sun exposure. While they can be considered as a measure or sign of…

Mar 16th, 2020
How To Treat And Prevent Athlete’s Foot

“Athlete’s foot” is the more colloquial name for tinea pedis, a common, superficial fungal infection. It is acquired from walking barefoot in moist public places, like a swimming pool deck…

Feb 17th, 2020
Hyperhidrosis Facts: Separating Truth From Fiction

Excessive sweating can be beyond embarrassing. It can disrupt your life, lower your confidence, create unpleasant side effects, and even stain your clothing. People who experience this may believe it’s…

Nov 5th, 2019
Skin Changes Associated With Chemotherapy

Individuals undergoing chemotherapy may notice various skin changes. While side effects such as hair loss can be unpleasant, they must be balanced against the effectiveness of cancer treatment.

Sep 23rd, 2019
Winter Skin Care: How To Protect Yourself In Cold Weather

Wintry weather can really take a toll on your skin. Many people suffer from dry, cracked, even bleeding skin during the winter season. However, it doesn’t have to be a fact of life. You definitely can protect yourself with a few winter skin care tips...

Feb 22nd, 2019
Injectables: The Differences Between The Restylane Products

If you are considering injectables for skin enhancement, you may have heard of the Restylane line of products and procedures. With so many products available, however, you may be a bit confused about how each product works and what’s right for you.

Jan 25th, 2019