Almost everyone experiences an ingrown hair at some point in their life. An ingrown hair is a hair that has been blocked from coming up naturally from the skin. Instead, it curls back into your skin. These hairs cause irritation, itchiness and inflammation. They […]
Cacti and other sharp, prickly, and irritating plants are common in the desert, virtually everyone will have to deal with their aggravating existence at some point. Many types of feisty flora exist in the Sonoran, and Mojave Deserts. The Grizzlybear Pricklypear, Teadybear Cholla, Pencil […]
Whether due to aging, losing weight, or just a bad roll of the genetic dice, no one has ever said they enjoy the look of their newfangled dangle. Luckily Contour Dermatology has many options for keeping that gobble where it belongs; on the table.
What are sunscreens?
Sunscreens are products combining several ingredients that help prevent the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation from reaching the skin. Two types of ultraviolet radiation, UVA and UVB, damage the skin, age it prematurely, and increase your risk of skin cancer.
How much sunscreen should […]
Blu-U® is a non-invasive, photodynamic method of treating pre-cancerous Actinic Keratosis. Actinic Keratosis, or “AKs” as they are called, are thick, scaly, and crusty patches of skin, formed from the skin’s inability to heal, after being exposed to ultraviolet light from the sun. Anyone […]