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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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How to Tell a Sunspot from Melanoma

A solar lentigo (also known as a sunspot, liver spot or age spot) is seen in almost everyone I see over the age of 60. These spots are caused by sun exposure. This is why they appear in areas that see the sun the most such as the face, shoulders, arms, chest and hands. People who have […]

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Get Your Skin Ready for Summer Checklist

Are you ready to be done with the dry winter weather? Spring is almost here, and it will be summer before you know it! One way to brighten up the winter blues and fight off cabin fever is to make plans for the coming seasons. We’ve put together a summer checklist for you to get […]

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