Petroleum Jelly – Miracle Worker or Villain. A Dermatologist Weighs in On Its Benefits and Potential Downsides

By Michael Zumwalt, M.D. Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon, Board-Certified Dermatologist For a product that has been around since 1859, petroleum jelly has certainly become entrenched in our culture. I’m sure most of us grew up with a jar in the medicine cabinet, and many of us still have one in our homes. It is a multi-purpose

Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute’s New South Reno Location Opening April 2023

Join us in celebrating the opening of our newest location in South Reno located in the RPC Medical Campus at 5419 Reno Corporate Drive. Our most recent clinic in Washoe County is scheduled to open on April 3, 2023, where we will provide state-of-the-art Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology services to the area. We invite you

Big News at Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute – We Are Opening a New Location in South Reno

We are excited to announce our new location in the South Reno area which is opening in spring of 2023. This latest location at 5419 Reno Corporate Drive will provide the same caring, expert level of care you are used to from our other ten locations in the Greater Reno-Tahoe area. At Skin Cancer &

4 Tips to Protect your Skin when Enjoying Winter Activities

One of the great things about living in Nevada is participating in all the great outdoor activities. In winter, this means we can get out there and go skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling, or just hang around outside enjoying a cup of cocoa. Regardless of what you enjoy, taking care of your health is

Laser Spotlight Series – CLEAR + BRILLIANT®

By Jaclyn Ballard, Cosmetics Manager and Aesthetician Continuing with our spotlight series, we are featuring the Solta Medical Clear + Brilliant® laser this month. If you are looking for a quick, gentle, no-downtime treatment that will leave your skin looking radiant and refreshed, this treatment is a great pick. What does Clear + Brilliant treat?

Hyaluronic Acid & Salicylic Acid – What are they Good For?

It seems a bit out there to include the words acid and skin care in the same sentence, but certain types of acids are very beneficial for your skin. The types of acids that you will see in skin care products include alpha-hydroxy-acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy-acids (BHAs). Both of these are exfoliants, but the difference

The Wonders of Skin Resurfacing and the Fraxel® DUAL Laser

By Nichole Munk, License Aesthetician In our quest for better, smoother, more radiant skin, laser skin resurfacing has been gaining popularity over the years, especially for its results. There are different options for skin resurfacing treatments that you can look into, as well as different types of lasers that are used. I know, once you