As skin specialists at DermSurgery Associates of Houston, we often get this question: “Can neglecting to use sunscreen really be deadly?” It’s a common misconception that only people who are “sun addicts” suffer from sun-damaged skin and, worse, skin cancer. The truth is, the sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause harm,… Read More
Ask any dermatologist “how does nutrition affect my skin?”, and he or she will tell you there is a long list of “common” skin issues that can result from nutrition problems. “Nutrition” means the things we put into our mouths, and our diet is often the first place a skin… Read More
Sometimes you look in the mirror, and the face looking back at you seems somehow older than you feel. Aging is a normal process, but when it comes to your skin, there are ways to get younger skin and start looking more in line with how you’re feeling. Here are… Read More
As we move into 2016, most of us can think ahead to what will probably be another busy year of coming and going and growing and learning. Why not kick off the year by making a healthy choice for you and your skin? It’s easy and quick, with a comprehensive… Read More
Down here in the Houston area, we don’t have winters characterized by tons of ice and snow and sub-zero temperatures. But we do have enough cold air and wind to play havoc with your skin. It’s that time of year, and here are some ways to breeze through it with… Read More
Regular skin examinations performed by a dermatologist are critical in detecting skin cancer or the early stages of it. What healthcare providers call a “skin check” is the only way to understand what’s happening in and on your skin. So who should have a skin check?
Everybody, including the person… Read More
What are wrinkles beside your eyes? Nothing more than thin, recessed sections of the skin. At least that’s what they are in clinical terms. In terms of what you see in the mirror, wrinkles are a sign of the times. If you are ready to do something about it, there… Read More
We’re almost to the end of the year, which means we’re almost done with another batch of New Year’s resolutions. Or are we? Did you make any resolutions this year regarding your health? For some, keeping resolutions isn’t easy, but here’s a good way to make an excellent health decision… Read More
Double Chin? Think Kybella Treatment for Submental Fullness.
A double chin can make you self-conscious. Ask your dermatologist how to get rid of it. Thanks to modern treatment advancements, the answer will likely contain the word “Kybella.”
How does Kybella remove my double chin?
Kybella is an FDA-approved drug fairly… Read More
The season of cheer is on the way. It is a very social time of year, but if you’re feeling like the Grinch because of the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, sun damage or other skin issues, you may not be feeling it this year. If you look in the… Read More