So many patients come to us at the wishes of their wife or partner

So many patients are sent to us because their wife or partner wanted them to come. Partnering saves lives. http://ow.ly/bBpz301Oe9A

Melanoma May!

Melanoma May! Appreciate your favorite dermatologist by referring a friend. You both win and enter our contest. http://ow.ly/i/iSnF1

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