Are You Using Sunscreen the Right Way?

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so what better time to talk about some of the myths and misconceptions about sunscreen use? Studies continue to show that most people are not applying sunscreen the correct way in order to provide their skin with maximum sun protection. Before you start slathering on your SPF this … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 Skin Aging, Skincare

Is Spray Tanning Bad for You?

Because UV rays from the sun and tanning beds are so harmful to your skin, tanning alternatives such as self tanner are popular.  Spray tans and sunless tanning lotions are popular options, but I am often asked “Are self tanners are safe to use?” While self tanners are generally considered to be safe, there are … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 Skincare

Sunscreen Ban in Miami Beach: Latest News and Updates

You may have seen the recent news stories regarding the proposed ban of certain sunscreens that contain specific ingredients that have been linked with coral reef damage. As of March 2019, Miami Beach commissioners have voted against banning these sunscreens. However, the discussion is still ongoing, and the ban has been voted in in Key … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 News

A Review of Prescription Rosacea Therapies

Although we still do not have a cure for rosacea and are still learning more about this common inflammatory skin disease, there are now a number of prescription therapies that can help to reduce and control its symptoms. Because there are several subtypes of rosacea and symptoms can vary depending on which type or types … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 Rosacea

Can You Use $5 Horse Paste to Treat Rosacea?

Due to mounting costs of prescription medications and hefty copays, some patients are now looking for creative ways to treat their skin problems. You may have seen the recent news stories explaining that some rosacea patients are applying horse deworming medication to their skin because it contains ivermectin – the same active ingredient in prescription … Continue reading

April 23, 2019 News, Rosacea