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Microdermabrasion – What it is, How it Works, and its Benefits

If you’re looking for a way to improve your skin’s overall appearance, you may want to consider microdermabrasion at the Skin and Cancer Institute. This procedure can help improve the look of sun damage, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, dark spots, acne scarring, melasma, and other skin-related concerns. It provides a more youthful appearance by… read more

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Tips and Tricks to Cope with Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes the formation of scaly, red patches on the skin. It affects millions of people around the world and can often be difficult to treat. August is Psoriasis Action Month—a time to raise awareness about this often misunderstood disease that affects about two percent of the population, including… read more

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It’s Summer Sun Safety Month

August is Summer Sun Safety Month in the United States, and for good reason! The summer sun can be harsh, and it’s essential to take steps to protect yourself. Whether you’re spending time at the park, beach or just hanging out in your backyard, remember to stay safe in the sun. It’s no secret that… read more

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The Skin and Cancer Institute Expands: What this Means for Patients.

The Skin and Cancer Institute is excited to announce that several new offices have joined our network of life-saving medical and surgical dermatology services, with half a dozen more on the way this summer. Some of these new offices are located in relatively rural areas of Arizona, Nevada, and California, making our dermatology services more… read more

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7 Most Common Skin Rashes: What They Look Like and How to Treat Them

Itchy, red, painful rashes are nobody’s idea of fun. And if you’ve ever had one, you know they can be pretty tricky to get rid of. To make things worse, there are tons of different kinds of rashes, each with its unique symptoms. So how do you know which kind you have? And more importantly,… read more

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The Benefits of Using Medical-Grade Skincare Products

When it comes to skincare, there are a lot of different products on the market. With so many options, knowing which ones to choose can be difficult. However, if you’re looking for skincare that gets results, our Board Certified Dermatologists recommend medical-grade products that can penetrate the skin’s deep layer. Medical-grade skincare uses high-quality ingredients… read more

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Why You Should Try a Chemical Peel for Hyperpigmentation

If you’re struggling with hyperpigmentation, you know how frustrating it can be to try to even out your skin tone. You may have tried several treatments, including topical creams and serums, but have not seen the desired results. If this sounds familiar, you might want to consider a chemical peel, which removes the top layer… read more

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Get Rid of Acne Scars with Microneedling

If you’ve ever struggled with acne, you know that the scars it can leave behind can be just as frustrating as the breakouts themselves. Throughout history, people have searched for a solution to fade acne scars, relying on home remedies with limited results. But today, advances in cosmetic dermatology provide hope for people suffering from… read more

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Signs and Symptoms of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer. The rate of SCC is on the rise, and over one million people in the United States are diagnosed each year. It usually occurs on sun-exposed areas of the body, such as the face, neck, hands, and arms, but can occur anywhere… read more

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Vitamin C for Skin: The Ultimate Guide

Did you know that vitamin C can be a powerful ally for your skin? That’s right – vitamin C is an excellent ingredient to include in your skincare routine, thanks to its ability to brighten the skin, boost collagen production, and protect against environmental damage. Vitamin C is worth considering if you’re looking to add… read more

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July is UV Safety Month

Sun safety is important all year, but this month, we’re strengthening our commitment to keep you safe from UV radiation. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, a time we encourage everyone to take steps to protect themselves from the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.  Summertime is all about enjoying the sunny weather, but it’s crucial… read more

Why Ultherapy is the Best Choice for Tightening Skin

As we age, our skin begins to lose its elasticity and firmness and gravity starts to take its toll, causing the skin to sag. A good skincare routine (including sun protection) can help slow down the aging process, but sometimes you need extra help to keep your skin looking its best. That’s where Ultherapy comes… read more

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