Dermatologist explains why May is the perfect time to check in with your skin and prepare your sun protection strategy. You’ve probably noticed that the media talks about skin cancer and melanoma at the start of May each year. It’s because May is officially Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The first Monday in May is Melanoma […]
Sunburn Relief is In Sight! If you stayed out in the sun too long and have painful red patches of skin, sunburn relief is on the way. After treating many sunburns over the years, I’ve created a free guide to help you deal with current burns and avoid them in the future. And while you […]
What Do You Need To Know To Protect Your Skin? Check out the latest video on melanoma essentials from dermatologist, Dr. Cynthia Bailey. In preparation for summer, and all the hopeful opportunities you have to enjoy warmer days outdoors, let me get you up to speed on melanoma essentials. My latest video covers “Melanoma – […]
You see your skin daily and are the best person to detect worrisome changes. Getting to know the unique characteristics of your skin spots is important.
Have You Seen the Recent Story About a Hairstylist Who Saved Her Client’s Life? Kari Phillips, a hairdresser in Ohio, noticed a mole on Eileen Korey’s scalp that developed between regular coloring visits. She advised Eileen, a former health news reporter, to see a dermatologist. Early melanoma was diagnosed and Kari saved Eileen’s life! Melanoma can develop, […]
1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer in their life. The first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday, and the American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer.
Did you know if you have red hair in your family you may be at higher risk for melanoma? A recent scientific study has discovered that simply having red hair and fair skin in your family may put you at an increased risk for melanoma. All you may need is to inherit a single copy of the […]
Hi Dr. Bailey, I am hoping you can help me. I am looking for something for my husband. He has a very, very strong family history of skin cancer. My husband is absolutely not fair skinned at all. I’d say he’d be close to the “tan” in your mineral makeup line. He grew up in the […]
As a mom I taught my kids to put on sunscreen every morning, 365 days a year. I had my kids in medical school and in my dermatology residency. I was seeing the consequences of sun damaged skin on a daily basis in my training and I vowed to teach my kids good skin care […]
Dear Dr. Bailey, I just had a basal cell removed from right under my nose. I have a large incision and have been in tears since the procedure. I am 50 yrs. old. The doctor said that she had to make the incision in order to avoid leaving a divot like mark. (I also had […]