Botox 101

Botox 101 Botulinum toxin type A or Botox as we all know it, has become a huge thing in today’s culture. However, people still have questions and doubts about the treatment. We often hear people say things like “Once you stop using Botox, your wrinkles will become worse;” and well ,that is wrong. Others say…

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Why Sunscreen Is So Important?

According to this article, the top 5 reasons you should wear sunscreen are as follows: 1. The ozone layer is depleting and your body needs shielding from harmful rays. 2. Skin cancer rates are on the rise and sunscreen has been proven to decrease the development of skin cancer. 3. It helps to prevent facial…

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Factors that Increase Skin Cancer Risk

Have you ever wondered whether your cultural background or genetic traits predispose you to skin cancer? Well, look no further! The Skin Cancer Foundation has put together some of the top factors that increase skin cancer risk in individuals. You may ask yourself,  “Do I fit into this category?” Below are the top factors that…

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Dispelling 10 Myths Regarding Sunscreen

Sunscreen is critical in preventing skin cancer. UVB rays cause DNA pyrimidine dimer formation, mutations and photocarcinogenesis. UVA rays contribute to tanning and photoaging. The latter (the vanity factor, as I like to call it), may be the most compelling argument to patients when providing sun protection education. You may encounter common misconceptions regarding sunscreen….

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