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Category: Medical Dermatology


The Link Between Nutrition and Healthy Skin Did you know that there is a greater link between your nutrition and your skin health than you might think? While most people are aware of the importance of a healthy diet for overall health, fewer people realize that nutrition can also play a significant role in your… read more

What Exactly is Mohs Surgery, and Why Am I in Good Hands with a SCI Mohs Surgeon?

MOHS SURGERY Mohs surgery is a specialized surgical technique used to treat skin cancer. It is named after its inventor, Dr. Frederic E. Mohs, who first developed the procedure in the 1930s. Today, Mohs surgery is considered one of the most effective ways to remove skin cancer, with cure rates approaching 99%. The Mohs surgery… read more

What is Angioma?

Angioma is a common skin condition that involves the formation of abnormal blood vessels on the skin’s surface or beneath it. This condition can occur anywhere on the body, and it can affect people of all ages and genders. While angiomas are typically benign and do not cause any serious health problems, they can be… read more

Skin Cancer and Why it is Important to Get an Annual Skin Exam

SKIN CANCER Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with millions of cases diagnosed each year. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, skin cancer is highly treatable when detected early. That’s where an SCI dermatologist can help. SCI dermatologists specialize… read more

What is Melasma and How a SCI Dermatologist Can Help

Melasma Melasma is a skin condition characterized by dark, discolored patches on the face. It is most commonly found on the cheeks, nose, forehead, and upper lip, and is caused by an overproduction of melanin (the pigment that gives skin its color) in response to sun exposure and hormonal changes. Melasma affects people of all… read more

ACNE – Reasons to See a SCI Dermatologist to Treat Acne

Acne Acne is a common skin condition that affects millions of people around the world. While many individuals opt for over-the-counter treatments to manage their acne, seeing a Skin and Cancer Institute dermatologist can have numerous benefits for those struggling with the condition. Here are some of the key advantages of seeking professional medical treatment… read more

What is Rosacea and How Can a SCI Dermatologist Help

Rosacea Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects the face and causes a variety of symptoms. It is characterized by persistent redness, visible blood vessels, and sometimes small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face. These symptoms may come and go and may be accompanied by a burning or stinging sensation. Rosacea is most commonly… read more

Man applying cream to his face

Men Need Skincare Too, Here’s Why

It’s no secret that women need to take care of their skin. But what about men? Believe it or not, men need to care for their skin just as much as women do! There is very little difference between male and female skin. For both sexes, skin is one of the largest organs in your… read more

Hands with vitiligo on them

Vitiligo: causes, treatments, and coping strategies

Many people have had the experience of finding a white spot on their skin. For most, this is nothing to worry about. However, these white spots can be much more dramatic for people with vitiligo and cover large areas of their skin resulting in patchy, discolored areas. For many people with vitiligo, the condition is… read more

Man with alopecia

FDA Drug Approval Offers Hope for Alopecia Areata Hair loss

Alopecia areata is a condition where people lose their hair in patches and it can be frustrating and embarrassing for those who are affected. The FDA’s approval of baricitinib is an important step forward for alopecia areata patients and offers an effective therapy for this hair loss condition. In June 2022, the FDA ended the… read more

Women receiving a facial

DiamondGlow: The Secret to Glowing, Gorgeous Skin

Diamond Glow facials are becoming increasingly popular because they leave your skin looking radiant and beautiful and can also help improve overall skin health. So if you’re looking for a healthy glow-up, put this high-tech facial at the Skin and Cancer Institute on your list. The entire process takes only about 30 minutes with no… read more

Father and son grilling

Sun Safety Tips for Labor Day and Beyond

Sun safety is important all year, even as you head into the fall months. With Labor Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to brush up on your sun safety knowledge and ensure you’re taking steps to protect yourself from harmful UV rays this Labor Day weekend and beyond! Overall, the best… read more

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