Archive for March, 2015

5 Leading Skin Care Myths

Posted on March 15th, 2015

Somewhere along the line, you’ve probably picked up some skin care advice or heard about a product that sounds like it might be helpful. You may wish it were helpful, and certainly advertisers want you to believe it is helpful, but the fact is there’s lots of advice floating around…read more

Tanning Beds Are Dangerous! Seriously.

Posted on March 12th, 2015

By: Jenna Trubschenck, M.S. PA-C Did you know that going into tanning beds actually damages the DNA of the skin cells? When this occurs, bad things happen: photoaging of the skin, including yellowing, dark spots, wrinkling, telectasias (dilated capillaries), and/or mild atrophy of the skin. However, cosmetic concerns are not…read more

“Warts” the Matter?

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

A virus called human papillomavirus, or HPV for short, can infect the top layer of the skin and lead to an unfortunate growth known as a wart. HPV usually infiltrates a broken area of skin causing the top layer to grow rapidly and form a wart. They can pop up…read more