Enter to win spring basket chock-full of anti-aging skin care goodies

Enter to win spring basket chock-full of anti-aging skin care goodies and a customized therapeutic peel. Go to our fb page RAD – Richard Assaf Dermatology and comment on your best Easter egg hiding locations. Free to enter! Fun to win!!

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When one pimple that doesn’t go away for a long time turns out to be skin cancer….

When one pimple that doesn’t go away for a long time turns out to be skin cancer…

Skiers/snowboarders need to additionally protect their skin

Skiers/snowboarders need to additionally protect their skin. http://ow.ly/WIqD5

Pediatrician emphasizes OUTDOOR & INDOOR TANNING = NOT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH.

Pediatrician emphasizes OUTDOOR & INDOOR TANNING = NOT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH. Click here for more: http://ow.ly/RGy23

Top students from our “Block the Sun but not the fun”

2015-08-11 13.25.09Top students from our “Block the Sun but not the Fun” education at Avon Lake’s Waterfest celebration last weekend! http://ow.ly/i/cksKf http://ow.ly/i/cksTC http://ow.ly/i/ckt5P

Is the sun causing your cold sores to come out?

Is the sun causing your cold sores to come out?

A study in the United States looked into the effect of sunscreen application on the incidence of cold sores. Of 38 patients, who recurrently suffer from Herpes simplex infections, 27 developed cold sores after exposure to UV radiation. In contrast, after the application of protective sunscreen, none of the patients developed cold sores.

Therefore, beyond limiting skin-damaging effects, sunscreen may be effective in the prevention of sunlight-induced recurrent eruptions. For more go to the link here and type “herpes.” http://ow.ly/P0wZc

Not drying it out with fresh air advice anymore! Reduce scars from scrapes and cuts by keeping the wound moist.

Not drying it out with fresh air advice anymore! Reduce scars from scrapes and cuts by keeping the wound moist. See http://ow.ly/Oo7Ny