Winter weather can take it’s toll on your skin. The air is cold and dry, causing your skin to lose moisture. Using the heater in your house and car will also cause your skin to dehydrate. This can exacerbate the natural aging process. We are organically breaking down collagen and... Continue Reading
I am a bit of a self professed skin care junkie. In addition to my at-home regimen of potions and lotions I have my own in-office regimen directed by my favorite dermatologist, Deborah H. Atkin, M.D. I have been seeing Dr. Atkin since 2004, we have a standing date every... Continue Reading
I have to get something off my chest. My décolletage was a burlap bag textured sun-damaged “skinsult” that looked lovely in turtlenecks. I tried the SilkPeel Dermalinfusion—a non-invasive skin rejuvenation peel. This quick 15-minute therapy exfoliates while infusing healthy topical solutions back into the skin at the same time. It... Continue Reading
While many of the proactive changes I have made to prevent future skin cancer have reduced my risk of squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, I am still at risk for developing another melanoma. Sun avoidance and self examination as well as my quarterly skin checks with my dermatologist are... Continue Reading
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I was 28 when I had my first and hopefully only skin cancer. It was Melanoma, which can be 100% curable when caught early. After my diagnosis and treatment my dermatologist, Dr. Atkin, helped me set up a long term treatment plan. There is an established history of basal cell... Continue Reading
One of the biggest arguments my mother and I had during my teenage years was my refusal to wear sunscreen. She would point to the scars on her arms and legs from her own skin cancer surgeries and say “No matter how good you think your tan looks now, it... Continue Reading