A recent study found that about half of us who wear face masks will suffer from acne, dermatitis, itch, or pressure injuries. The likelihood of developing one of these conditions is determined by how long you wear a mask. Facial skin problems begin to appear with 4 to 6 continuous hours of mask-wearing. We should […]
Returning to Full-Service Appointments
I am happy to let you know that I have returned to full-service appointments. That includes cosmetic procedures and full-body skin checks. But things will be a bit different. See below. I look forward to seeing you soon!
Viruses, Your Skin and Vaccines
Many viruses like herpes simplex, chicken pox, measles, and now COVID-19, have prominent cutaneous physical findings. Measles is a virus that is on the rise again in the United States because of decreased adherence to vaccination programs. Measles is spread by respiratory droplets and has a long incubation period of 10-12 days. Fever, conjunctivitis and […]