Dermatologist Blog - Stone Oak Dermatology

Posts for: January, 2014

Make your skin cancer screening appointment to find out if you are one.  Actinic keratosis (pre-cancers) develop from excessive sun exposure.  Left untreated they turn into skin cancer. They can be treated by several methods.  Once you have actinic keratosis, it becomes a lifelong condition that needs to be monitored, treated and possibly prevented.  Limiting sun exposure and using sunscreen   is a must!  Be smart in the sun.  Ask us what sunscreen is best for you  Recommendations will include EltaMD and Skin Medica - two of the best sunscreens on the market. Cosmetically very pleasing as well as providing physical blocker - thereby limiting chemicals in your skin.  Make your appointment today to be sun smart before the spring!