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What SkinPen Microneedling Can Do For You

SkinPen is a little tool that can make a big difference to your skin’s texture. We offer it to our patients at the Skin and Cancer Institute because we like how it can smooth acne scars and wrinkles and leave your skin glowing in as little as three sessions. What is SkinPen? SkinPen is a… read more

5 Types of Warts And How to Treat Them

What is a Wart? A wart is an overgrowth of cells caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They are most common on the hands and feet but can grow anywhere on your body. There are five basic types of warts that you should be aware of. They all have similarities, though they look different and… read more

2 Techniques For Hair Restoration

It’s normal to lose up to 100 hairs each day. This hair is replaced by new hair growing in, so it’s not noticeable. It’s when you lose your hair faster than it’s replaced that it becomes visibly thin and bald. That’s where the dermatologists at the Skin and Cancer Institute can help. They have two… read more

Melanoma Facts You Need to Know

When it comes to skin cancer, melanoma is the most serious type and causes more deaths than any other skin cancer. Because of this, it’s vital to know the facts about melanoma. What is Melanoma? Melanoma is a disease where skin cancer forms inside the cells that give your skin its color. These cancer cells… read more

World AIDS Day

Each December first marks international world AIDS day, a time to raise awareness about the impact of this virus. At the Skin and Cancer Institute, we join people worldwide to support those affected by HIV/AIDS and the dermatological conditions from which they’re more likely to suffer. These conditions include Kaposi’s sarcoma, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, shingles,… read more

Fall for Healthy Skin

Let’s celebrate national healthy skin month this November with some ideas to keep your skin looking and feeling its best. Most of them center around avoiding the sun, which is responsible for 90 percent of visible signs of aging, like wrinkles. We’ll also talk about tips and tricks to help you maximize your moisture during… read more

How to Manage Melasma Spots

We all want clear skin with an even skin tone, but sometimes melasma spots can show up on our face and derail our skin goals. We’re here to tell you that with a little bit of know-how, you can manage your melasma and get your skin care goals back on track. What is Melasma? Melasma… read more

All About Our Body Treatments, Including Tattoo Removal

We at the Skin and Cancer Institute offer a variety of body treatments to make you look and feel your best. So whether you want to get rid of a tattoo or rock a spray tan, we’re here for you with top-quality equipment, experts, and service. Tattoo removal Do you regret getting your tattoo? If… read more

All About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer—3.6 million cases are diagnosed each year. And it’s the most commonly diagnosed of all cancers. What is Basal Cell Carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer that millions of people get each year from sun exposure. Basal cells are a… read more

The VBeam Laser: Treatment for Birthmarks, Redness, and Rosacea

Name your skin imperfection and chances are VBeam can improve it. A birthmark? Redness? Rosacea? None of these is a match for VBeam’s pulse dye laser’s ability to even out skin complexions. What is VBeam? VBeam zaps bursts of light at the skin so imperfections like visible blood vessels and capillaries are heated evenly in… read more

All Your Questions About Lipoma Bumps—Answered

Lipoma on the back of the neck, lipoma on the chest, and scalp lipoma are conditions that millions of people live with worldwide. In fact, about 1 out of every 1000 people will end up with a lipoma bump sometime in their life. What is Lipoma?  Lipoma is a benign fatty lump under the skin…. read more

How a CO2 Laser can Treat Wrinkles, Liver spots, and more

What is a CO2 Laser? A CO2 laser is a skin resurfacing treatment that zaps beams of light at your skin to injure it—and eventually—improve its appearance. What Makes The CO2 Laser So Special? The Co2 (carbon dioxide) laser is one of the most powerful lasers available for skin resurfacing. It’s an ablative laser, which… read more

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