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5 Ways to Tell if a Sunscreen Product is a Scam

By far the most important lifestyle measure I encourage in my patients here in our Santa Rosa Area practice is excellent sun protection.  Wearing sunscreen every single day is, without question, our best weapon against sunburn, cancer and wrinkles.  It should be worn rain or shine, regardless of how long you think you will be […]

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Ask Dr. Bailey: Six Tips For Safer Sun Exposure

Tracy sent her question about safer sun exposure via the blog. This was such a good question that I wanted to give her a longer answer everyone could read.  Thank you, Tracy!   Dear Dr. Bailey, How do I, as a Caucasian with freckles living in Texas, manage fear and worry around developing melanoma? I’m doing […]

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Free Skin Cancer Screening and Melanoma Monday

May 2nd is Melanoma Monday!  To kick it off, we are doing a FREE skin cancer screening this week at Sonoma West Medical Center (formerly Palm Drive Hospital). If you are local, come down and join us! If not, let the American Academy of Dermatology help you find a screening near you by using their free […]

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Ask Dr. Bailey: The Best Way to Treat Hyperpigmentation

I’m often asked how to treat hyperpigmentation of facial skin. I received a really good question on Facebook from one of our customers in Barcelona, Spain. I wanted to address this question for everyone interested in treating this stubborn skin problem. Hi Dr. Bailey, I have hyperpigmentation on my face. It might be from acne […]

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Dr. Bailey’s Hand Care & Sun Protection Tips for Gardeners

Spring is here! This is the time of year those with a green thumb have been waiting for – time to play in the dirt! While you’re outside, don’t forget to take care of your skin. As Dr. Bailey says, “If your garden looks great, your hands probably don’t.” As an avid gardener, Dr. Bailey […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Skin Care Regimen?

The question of when to change your skin care regimen can be complex. The simple answer is that you often need to change your skin care regimen. But, the longer answer helps you understand why, when and how your skin care regimen needs to change. What are some of the most common reasons your skin […]

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