4 Things You Need to Know About Syringomas

Syringomas are benign tumors that affect the sweat glands and can be cosmetically distressing. Here are four things you need to know about syringomas. What are the signs of syringomas? If you develop syringomas, you'll notice numerous soft papules (bumps) on your skin. These papules are skin colored and tend to be quite small at only one to two millimeters in diameter, but since they usually form on the eyelids and cheeks, they can be very noticeable. [Read More]

FAQs About Body Acne

For many, the appearance of facial acne can be disconcerting. Body acne can be even more so. If you are suffering from body acne, it is important to understand where it comes from and what you can do to treat and prevent it.  What Causes Body Acne? Body acne can occur for a variety of reasons, including stress. Researchers are unsure exactly why stress can lead to the development of acne, but there is a belief that the cells that generate oil that mixes with dead skin cells goes into overdrive and leads to acne. [Read More]

4 Myths About Acne And The Facts

According to Brown University, approximately 17 million people in the United States have acne. A desire to get rid of the acne can leave many people clinging to myths to find causes and treatments for the skin condition. Unfortunately, the wrong information could possibly result in your condition worsening. To help ensure you are on the right path, here are some of the most common myths about acne and the truth. [Read More]

An Introduction To Mohs Surgery

If you have skin cancer, then your doctor might have told you a bit about Mohs surgery. However, you might not be too sure about how it works or why it's a good choice. To help ease your mind a bit, here is an introduction to the subject: How does Mohs surgery work? When Mohs surgery is performed, your doctor will basically cut very thin layers from the site of your skin cancer. [Read More]