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Is it time to see the dermatologist about your sunburn?

Is it time to see the dermatologist about your sunburn?

Talking to your dermatologist about a sunburn can be embarrassing. Patients are often concerned about judgment from their doctor. While your dermatologist would prefer to see everyone practicing good, preventative suncare, they understand that mistakes happen, and they are here to help. Your dermatologist is ultimately concerned about your wellness and wants to help you before a situation becomes dangerous.

Fight skin cancer with your FSA

Fight skin cancer with your FSA

Your flexible spending account is a powerful tool for combatting skin cancer. With a variety of cancer-fighting products and services covered through this popular benefit, you can prevent and detect this condition without breaking the bank.

Melanoma 101

Melanoma 101

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As a part of our efforts to educate on the risks and realities of skin cancer, we're taking a closer look at melanoma.

Hyperhidrosis: a sticky, sweaty situation

Hyperhidrosis: a sticky, sweaty situation

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a medical condition that may lead to social anxiety. Dr. Greenfield discusses how to manage this condition so patients can best enjoy summer activities.

Top ten dermatology mistakes men make

Top ten dermatology mistakes men make

Men and women have different concerns when caring for their skin, hair, and nails. Besides apparent differences like facial hair and male pattern baldness, testosterone causes men to have thicker, oilier skin than women. Men also have more and larger pores than women, have increased risk factors for skin irritation, and are more likely to develop skin cancer. Because of all this, the mistakes men often make when caring for their dermatologic health can differ from those women make.

The do's and don'ts of sunscreen

The do's and don'ts of sunscreen

With beach vacations and bright summer days ahead, Dr. Melinda Greenfield shares her expert knowledge on selecting and applying sunscreen.

Lockdown, stress, and women's dermatologic health

Lockdown, stress, and women's dermatologic health

It's been one year since the beginning of the pandemic. It's also been a year since new skin, nail, and scalp issues have cropped up for millions of ladies.

Healthy fats, healthy skin

Healthy fats, healthy skin

Millennials are onto something; avocado toast might just be the secret to supple skin.

Treat acne today for clear skin this spring

Treat acne today for clear skin this spring

After last week’s weather, we’re ready for warm weather and (socially distanced) time together.

Cold air making you itch? It might be winter rash.

Cold air making you itch? It might be winter rash.

With brutal winter weather impacting much of the country, our online dermatologists are seeing a spike in patients seeking relief from a dry, itchy, red rash. It turns out, icy roads and snowy sidewalks aren’t the only side effects of arctic storms. Winter rash, a condition caused when sensitive skin reacts to extreme temperatures, is another way wild weather can ruin your day.