Tag Archives: dermatologist

Dermatology Basics: 5 Signs That Mole Might Be Cancerous

Skin cancer is a very real threat for Americans; it’s estimated that one out of every five people in the U.S. will develop the disease in their lifetime. As a result of this shocking statistic, it’s extremely important that you pay attention to your skin. Since moles are so common, you should know the difference […]

2021 New Years Skincare Resolutions from a Dermatologist

2020 was a tough year for most of us. So, HAPPY NEW YEAR! Are your new year’s skin care resolutions going to help you have better skin this year? Having clear, blemish-free skin is something that we would all love. It’s undeniable. Yet often it can feel like “the chosen ones” have all the luck of great genetics, […]

November is National Healthy Skin month!

In order to celebrate National Healthy Skin Month, here are some facts from Dr. Vitaly Blatnoy to educate you more on your skincare: 1. Your skin is the largest organ in your body. Your skin spans over 20 square feet which makes it significantly larger than any other organ in your body. The second largest […]

Can diet affect Acne?

Yes. Anything that you ingest has an effect on the body. Acne is very sensitive to your diet and there are many ways you can reduce facial acne simply by changing the type of food you eat. What Causes Acne to develop? To understand how acne develops, it can help to understand more about the […]

Just a mole or skin cancer? Identifying Melanoma.

When living in states with high instances of melanoma such Florida, it is important to know the difference between a simple mole and a dangerous instance of melanoma. An estimated 40% to 50% of fair skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Moles themselves are benign melanocytes, simple cells […]

Does Higher SPF Sunblock Actually Make a Difference?

What does SPF in sunblock stand for? I want to start by clarifying what exactly SPF stands for and what those words actually mean for you. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, and it represents the ratio of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) dose that causes the first noticeable redness on sunblock-protected skin versus the dose of […]

Dermatology Doctor Education & Training

Definition: Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different diseases. These diseases include skin cancer, eczema, acne, psoriasis, and nail infections. Dermatology Doctors also improve the appearance of their patients’ skin, hair, and nails. For example, a dermatologist can help patients: Diminish wrinkles, age spots, and other signs of aging. Have less noticeable acne scars. User […]