Dermatologist Shares Insights for a Healthy Complexion What’s my personal skincare routine like? My skin care routine is diligent and purposeful. It’s based on the AM and PM cycle. I start with clean skin ready to maximally absorb specific actives. All my products are hypoallergenic. In the morning, I first wash off my night products […]
Skin Care Tips from the Dermatologist The answer is yes. Experts agree that stress does not cause the skin problem, but it can make symptoms worse. Authors of a detailed scientific review paper out of Germany conclude that there is “mounting evidence that stress in the sense of psychosocial stress alters the ability of the […]
Mole Removal Insights from the Dermatologist What usually happens in order for a doctor to determine that a mole needs to be removed? (Is it always biopsied first? Just biopsied sometimes? What determines if a mole needs to be biopsied versus just removed?) A doctor looks at a mole and decides if it has worrisome […]
Are You Sun-Protecting Your Lips? A recent medical study just published showed that skin cancer on the lip is five times more likely to be aggressive compared with the same cancer on the skin around the lip. The cancer is called squamous cell carcinoma. Sun exposure is the most common cause of this type of […]
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, […]
A skin biopsy is a procedure where your doctor samples a piece of skin so it can be examined under a microscope. A biopsy is usually done to diagnose a skin cancer or an unusual rash. Who looks at your biopsy is important and you should ask who will be looking at your skin sample under the microscope.
One of the memorable moments of Dr. Bailey’s dermatology career came when one of her patient’s cancer treatments went from 15+ per visit to three per visit. This woman suffered from rosacea and facial seborrhea, and she developed facial skin cancers and precancers at an astounding rate. Dr. Bailey added a product with active green tea antioxidants to the patient’s skin care routine, along with a zinc oxide sunscreen, and was floored! These simple steps drastically changed the patient’s face and her overall health.
Are You Planning to Get a Sunburn This Memorial Day Weekend? Have you in the past? Have your children, friends, or spouse? Memorial Day Weekend is the ‘gateway to sunny fun’ for us all! I always think about having friends over for a BBQ, going for a hike, going to the beach, or an activity that […]