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Man Washing Face

Skin Care Tips for Men

Most men don’t think about skin care that often, but it’s just as important for men to properly care for their skin as women. In addition to protecting you from cancer, proper skin care can also reduce signs of aging, and improve your appearance and confidence. Proper skin care can also result in other health … Continued

Woman Applying Clay Mask

50 Skin Care Tips

Skin is your body’s largest organ. Made up of millions of cells, your skin is constantly evolving and adapting to maintain health so it can protect your body. If you want to improve your appearance, reduce the risk of cancer, or slow signs of aging, try these 50 skin care tips. #1 – Hydrate It’s … Continued

Woman Getting Facial

50 Skin Care Myths

#1 – Hot Water is Good for Your Skin – False Washing or showering in hot water actually removes oils and natural moisturizers from your skin. This can leave skin dry and itchy. Your face is particularly sensitive to hot water, so even if you enjoy a hot shower on your body, make sure to … Continued

Portland Lentigo Dermatologist

Brown Patches Can Be Dangerous

Imperfections of the skin such as a lentigo or age spots appear more frequently in elderly patients. They can be bothersome and embarrassing if they will appear in the facial area such as the cheek or forehead.  Lentigines (plural for lentigo) can look like a freckle and can appear as brown or black and darker … Continued

Portland Skin Allergy Testing

Patch Testing in Portland: Itchy Skin Diagnosis

Contact Dermatitis is a rash after your skin comes in contact with something that irritates it. Patients with an itchy and scratchy skin allergy need to be diagnosed to know what really causes the allergy.  Skin allergies can develop either because of an allergic contact dermatitis or as an irritant reaction.  This results in our … Continued

Portland Skin Cancer Screening

Skin Care in Portland

Our skin is the outer covering of our body and it is the largest organ of our body.  It covers and protects everything that is inside our body. It allows us to have a sense of touch and keep our body in the right temperature.  With these realities of our skin’s importance, it is important … Continued