Archive for Expert Rx

“The Doctors” on Basal Cell Carcinoma and Prevention

Nov 01, 2011 1 Comment

On Tuesday, October 24, 2011, “The Doctors” TV show aired a segment nationwide about a new skin cancer treatment for basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This treatment option uses low doses of radiation on a targeted area to kill the cancer cells, going no deeper than the skin. Only a few dermatologists are offering this non-surgical treatment for basal cell carcinoma opposed to micrographic surgery, the current standard for treatment, which can take hours to perform.

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Dermatologists, More than Pimple Popping M.D.s

Oct 04, 2011 2 Comments

Dermatologists are way more than “pimple popping M.D.s”, which according to the popular ‘90s sitcom Seinfeld is all the profession is good for. They save and improve lives every day by helping people get control of their problematic skin, hair and nail conditions. Here are some of the top reasons to see a dermatologist.

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Medications and Sun Sensitivity (Video)

Sep 27, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis talks about skin conditions and medications that can make you more sensitive to the sun.

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Dermatologist Plea: Use Sun Protection Year Round

Sep 22, 2011 2 Comments

UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays are present year-round, whether cloudy or sunny. By forgoing sun protection in the fall and winter, you may be exposing your skin to sun damage, which accumulates slowly over-time causing age spots, wrinkles or worse. Take it from Dr. Cynthia Bailey who has been practicing dermatology in California for over 24 years. Never tuck your sun protection away, even for a day.

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Sun Protection Following Cosmetic Procedures

Sep 16, 2011 No Comments

Dr. Shauna Kranendonk is a board-certified dermatologist in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, who specializes in cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Dr. Kranendonk shares her expertise with Coolibar on how to avoid scarring, age spots, new lines and wrinkles by using sun protection after chemical peels and laser treatments.

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Packing for a Day at the Beach (Video)

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis tells you what to pack in your bag for a day at the beach or pool.

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Discuss Sun Protection with Your Dermatologist

Aug 02, 2011 No Comments

You may have seen your local dermatologist to discuss any number of skin conditions. Or perhaps, you’re planning your first visit to a dermatologist soon. Either way, our medical expert Dr. Lee, encourages you to address UV protection at your next appointment.

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Get Glowing Skin, No Sun Required

Jul 29, 2011 No Comments

Want to make your skin as healthy and attractive as possible and give it some natural glow? Take some skin care advice from an experienced esthetician.

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Sunscreen Tips for Toddlers

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. George offers advice to keep your kiddies protected from the sun’s rays. Learn what to look for in sunscreen, how to use it, and how to add fun to habits so that your kids will enjoy sunscreen time.

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FDA Updates Sunscreen Regulations

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

The FDA recently announced new guidelines that sunscreen manufacturers will be required to follow for over-the-counter sunscreen labeling. Now in order to earn a “broad spectrum” designation, sunscreens must protect from both UVB (burning) rays and UVA (aging) rays. Read on for a summary of improvements as well as how Coolibar can help ease confusion.

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