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
Paul M. Graham, D.O. "Protect, Renew, & Restore!" -PMG Developing the perfect skincare regimen is often complicated, if not overwhelming. There are an abundance of products currently on the market, making it nearly impossible to choose the right one. In this article, I will discuss four different categories of products that are vital to your daily skincare routine. In … Continue reading Anti-Aging Secrets: The Daily Skincare Routine
Katie Wang DO, Paul M. Graham DO As summer heat affects much of the country in full force, the importance of sunscreen and proper sun-protective behaviors are clear. However, is there more than just applying sunscreen that we can do to shield our skin from the sun? In recent years, the oral supplementation of a plant-derived antioxidant has … Continue reading Heliocare: A Sun Protection Pill
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?
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
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. On Thursday, Reuters published a report regarding the lack of sun protection, specifically UV-A … Continue reading Car Windows: Am I Protected from the Sun?
Paul M. Graham, D.O. Whether you love spending time outdoors or you’re just taking Fido on a brief walk, sun protection should be a very important part of your daily routine. Everyone is subject to the damaging effects of UV exposure, regardless of your race or ethnicity. Over 1 million people in the United States … Continue reading Sun Protection: The Burning Truth