Moles and Melanomas

Moles and Melanomas

We’ve talked quite a bit about sunscreen and skin protection from the sun and it’s just one of those things that we will continue to talk about forever.  Sun damage to your skin has a whole host of problems associated with it, including premature aging of the skin and...
A Quick And Easy Guide To Summer Skin Protection

A Quick And Easy Guide To Summer Skin Protection

The start of summer means the return of long days of sunshine and all the activities we enjoy to take advantage of the extra rays of the day.  Although the vitamin D from the sun is a necessary ingredient for our bodies to stay in good physical and mental health, too...
Age Spots? Sun Spots? Skin Cancer?

Age Spots? Sun Spots? Skin Cancer?

By Kevin C. Smith MD FACP FRCPC As time goes on, we start to notice brown spots and freckles — “souvenirs of Florida” — on the backs of our hands and on other sun exposed areas like the upper chest and face. At first, these brown spots are...