Monthly Archives: November 2015

Basal Cell Carcinoma

2018-02-09T13:26:09+00:00November 4th, 2015|Dermatology Articles|

Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that typically develops on areas of the skin that are exposed to the sun. Unlike many cancers, the exact cause of basal cell carcinoma is clear. Ultraviolet (UV) rays that come from the sun or are produced by indoor tanning beds are responsible for basal cell

Scalp Psoriasis

2018-02-09T13:26:14+00:00November 4th, 2015|Dermatology Articles|

Scalp psoriasis, like all types of psoriasis, is a skin disorder related to problems with the immune system. An estimated 50 percent of those with psoriasis develop it on the scalp. The condition occurs when a faulty immune system triggers skin cells to grow too rapidly. The cells build up on the surface of the

Head Lice: Prevention & Treatment

2018-02-09T13:27:21+00:00November 4th, 2015|Dermatology Articles|

Head lice infestation is common among children in schools and childcare facilities. Having head lice isn’t a sign someone is dirty, it simply means they have come into contact with a person or object infested with the fast-moving insects. Head lice are easily spread through head-to-head contact or can be passed by sharing hats, combs,

Adult Acne

2018-02-09T13:27:25+00:00November 4th, 2015|Dermatology Articles|

Acne isn’t just for teenagers; adults can suffer from acne, too. Adult acne may be a continuation of the skin breakouts experienced during adolescence, or it may occur for the first time during the adult years. First time acne that appears in adulthood is referred to as adult-onset acne. Adult-onset acne is more common in