Beware Of A Base Tan

Written by Paul M. Graham, DO For decades, people all over the world have participated in an activity that has no scientific backing and is looked upon as a "protective barrier" from the sun. We are talking about a term called a "base tan". A "base tan" is one of the most widely used excuses … Continue reading Beware Of A Base Tan

SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?

Written by Sara Wilchowski, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO As many of us get ready to enjoy the summer sun, we feel that this article will serve you well to prevent unwanted, damaging sunburn. Most people are aware that the suns rays are harmful but a lesser known fact is that 1 in … Continue reading SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?

Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know!

Paul M. Graham, D.O. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and this is my opportunity to educate our readers on this very important topic. Melanoma Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about melanoma and the risk factors associated with its development. In this article, we will discuss important information that everyone should know about melanoma. Melanoma is an aggressive form of … Continue reading Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know!

Car Windows: Am I Protected from the Sun?

Written By Dr. Paul M. Graham For many years, dermatologists have observed an increase in skin cancer incidence and aging occurring on the left side of the face more than the right. How can this be? Well, the answer is quite simple and easy to understand. Reuters published a report regarding the lack of sun protection, specifically UV-A radiation, of car … Continue reading Car Windows: Am I Protected from the Sun?

Sunscreen: Your Skin’s Bodyguard

Mojgan Hosseinipour, D.O. Edited by Paul M. Graham, D.O. Spring is upon us and summer is near. With longer days, many of us will embrace outdoor activities and the sun for the matter. Although there are some benefits to a modest amount of sun exposure, unprotected exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation has been proven to … Continue reading Sunscreen: Your Skin’s Bodyguard

Antioxidant Craz: Why They Are So Important

Paul M. Graham, D.O. Antioxidants are vital to protecting and regenerating the body's natural collagen and should be a vital component to your daily skincare routine! For years, antioxidants have been extensively studied for their role in anti-aging and skin protection. Before I elaborate on how antioxidants work, we first need to look at why … Continue reading Antioxidant Craz: Why They Are So Important

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly … Continue reading The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer