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Many people think that spring or summer are the best periods for a professional skin cancer check. However, most dermatologists agree that winter is more suited for those checks. The reason is straightforward: we tend to spend more time outside in spring and summer, which means our skin gets more exposed to the sun’s rays. As a result, the color of our skin usually changes, even for those of us who have fair skin, and that could be just enough...

If you think that summer is the only harsh season for your skin, you should think again – winter also comes with challenges that you should know how to face. Fortunately, there are many ways to protect your skin against damage during the cold months – here are some: Start it all with a skin check – visiting Elevated Dermatology to get your skin looked at by a dermatologist if you have skin problems in the winter. During the cold...

Skin cancer is a common health issue today. Most types are highly treatable, but even so, prevention is key. Here are some of the most important factors to consider when determining whether you are in a high risk group: -         Excessive unprotected exposure to solar radiation – everyone, regardless of being in a high-risk group or not, can develop skin cancer if they spend too much time in the sun without wearing sunscreen. -         Skin color – people who have a darker...

Taking care of your skin and protecting it from the harmful effects of our environment is essential year-round. So, here are some tips to improve skin health: -         Get a check-up from a dermatologist – whether or not you have fair, sensitive skin, getting it checked by a specialist regularly is vital and the best way to prevent more serious skin problems such as skin cancer.  Finding one of the dermatologists near me will be helpful not to mention convenient. -         The...

Dermatologists diagnose and treat problems that affect the skin, nails, scalp, and hair, ranging from rashes and discolorations to allergies, irritations, infections, and even cancerous lesions. Here are some more details about the procedures that dermatologists perform: Diagnostic Procedures – One of the primary procedures performed by dermatologists are diagnostic biopsies to identify the disease or condition present in the skin; Surgical Interventions – Dermatologists routinely perform minor surgical interventions, such as wart removal, mole removal and nail removal. Some dermatologists go...

When winter comes with low temperatures and dryness, we start using richer creams to counter the effects of that cold, dry weather, often forgetting that the winter sun, though a bit weaker than in summer, also has the strength to cause skin damage. Your skin is exposed to so much in winter. The best way to figure out how to protect it from is to schedule a visit with a dermatologist Castle Rock area at Elevated Dermatology. We can provide...

Our skin uses the sun’s rays to help the body produce vitamin D, which is crucial for healthy bones, but the skin can suffer severe damage when over exposed.. Here is how excessive exposure to the UVA and UVB rays in the sun’s rays can harm your skin: The effects of UVA – this type of light causes damage in all the layers of the skin, from the skin surface deep down to the dermis, by damaging the collagen and...

Our skin is the organ that is most exposed to the environment’s effects and the organ that reacts with visible signs to changes in our lifestyle. Skin can be sensitive to many things; from the food we eat to the quality of the air we are surrounded by. Our skin is also highly prone to damage and lesions from the sun. Skin creams can help alleviate many common skin conditions. However, if you have ever tried to figure out the best...

Whether you have fair, freckled skin, skin problems or just want to know that your skin is healthy, finding the best dermatologist and visiting your great doctor at least once a year for a check is very important. Here is why: Evaluating moles, older and more recent growths, and any skin changes – any changes on your skin should be evaluated by a Dermatologist. This is important not just in the areas that you can see, such as on your...

Acne is more than just some red bumps on the face, back, or torso – it is a complex medical condition that requires a complex approach through treatment by a specialized medical professional. Here are the benefits of turning to a acne dermatologist Parker CO specialist: Professional in-office treatment – there are many in-office procedures, such as light or laser treatments that can be very efficient; Professional products to use at home – your acne dermatologist will prescribe or recommend...