Tag Archives: dermatology

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 […]

5 Skincare tips for Winter Dry Skin

As temperatures drop, winter can wreak havoc on your skin. At the Orlando Dermatology Center our patients are used to humid and hot climate but when temperatures drop and humidity goes down you will feel a big change in your skin. Dry skin is a common issue when cold dry air comes in. Winter skin […]

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 […]

Dermatologist’s Advice: How Humidity Affects Skincare.

The Orlando Dermatology Center is located in Florida, and during April-August we have some of the most humid and hot days of the year. This creates a host of problems for your skin. Humidity often breeds bacterial infections and can cause problems with your sweat glands, acne, infections, rashes, and other skin irritations. For patients […]

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 […]

Skin Cancer Treatments

Skin cancer is a terrifying concept but has many treatments and is best caught early, so make sure you are going to your dermatologist regularly, especially if you are at-risk for skin cancer. Diagnosis: To diagnose skin cancer, a dermatologist will carefully examine abnormalities on your skins such as growths, moles, and dry patches. The […]