Generally, oral hygiene doesn’t just stop at the gums and teeth. Just as research shows a relationship between oral health and systemic health, it has also revealed a link between oral health and skin.
May is National Skin Cancer & Melanoma Awareness Month and, with more than 300 days of sunshine annually, Arizonans are exposed to more UV rays than most Americans. Oftentimes, people go about their fun in the sun lives without acknowledging the high risk that the sun inflicts on the skin, so get the facts on skin cancer prevention and treatment to help protect yourself against skin cancer. But first, let’s get to the bottom of what is skin cancer?
Our dermatology residents and providers have been hard at work researching and reporting on a rare case of Pityriasis Versicolor that was recently presented in clinic.
Summer is here, and that means we must take care of our skin. Sunburns are one of the biggest skin issues in Arizona, but what are some other common ones? A majority of the population suffers from eczema, psoriasis, and rashes.
“The Red, White, and Blues”— a cute name for a genetic mutation that is anything but cute. Darier disease, as the disorder is clinically known, is an inherited skin condition characterized by wart-like blemishes on the body.