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?

Happy Friday!

Get outside and enjoy the weather this weekend, using a good broad spectrum sunscreen of course! I recommend a product that we gave away in one of our monthly giveaways, La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Facial Sunscreen SPF 60 with Antioxidants 1.7 Fl. Oz.. It is a broad-spectrum sunscreen that contains antioxidants to help … Continue reading Happy Friday!

“GRASS” – Anti-Aging Acronym for Perfect Skin

Dr. Paul M. Graham For several years, I have been in search of the perfect anti-aging skincare regimen to recommend to my patients. Recently, I came across a great marketing campaign by SkinMedica. They coined the acronym "GRASS" to make it easier to remember the various aspects of anti-aging skin care. The acronym "GRASS" stands for … Continue reading “GRASS” – Anti-Aging Acronym for Perfect Skin

Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Marvel in Dermatology

Paul M. Graham, D.O. Mohs micrographic surgery provides a highly specialized and effective treatment option in patients with qualifying skin cancers, with a cure rate of 97-99%.

Sunburn: What Can I Do?

Paul M. Graham, DO Summer is finally here and that means spending a lot more time outdoors. It is almost inevitable that you will experience a sunburn at least once this season if proper sun protection habits are not in place. Depending on the amount of sun exposure that occurs, a sunburn can be quite debilitating, often … Continue reading Sunburn: What Can I Do?

Consumer Reports: Top Rated Sunscreens

Here is Consumer Reports latest study results on the effectiveness of varying types sunscreen. As you can see, lotions and sprays were tested from various companies and the results were quite surprising. Don't let high prices and fancy labels fool you when choosing the right sunscreen. Remember, broad spectrum (UVA and UVB) sunscreen is what you want … Continue reading Consumer Reports: Top Rated Sunscreens

How Effective Is Your Sunscreen? 

Paul M. Graham, DO On Tuesday May 17th, Consumer Reports released findings on a study that was conducted looking at how effective sunscreens really are when used according to the manufacturer's recommendations. They looked at 65 different sunscreen lotions, sprays, and sticks with an SPF of 30 or more. They found that approximately 43% of sunscreens that … Continue reading How Effective Is Your Sunscreen?