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

We Asked a Skin Care Specialist How to Layer Skin Care Products the Right Way

Over the last couple of years, we’ve all had the opportunity to spend a little more time and effort on better skin care. I believe most of us have realized the importance it makes to our well-being, not just for cosmetic reasons. Our skin’s health really matters, regardless of our age. That being said, we

Promoting Sun Safe Habits through Sun Smart Nevada

Created by the Nevada Cancer Coalition, Sun Smart Nevada was designed to raise awareness, and encourage Nevadans to adopt sun-safe habits. Resources provided by the Sun Smart Nevada program include tips for preventing exposure to UV radiation along with educating the community about regular skin checks. Launched in 2015, Sun Smart Nevada has installed over

Raising Skin Cancer Awareness in Reno with Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist Whitney Hovenic, M.D.

Dr Whitney Hovenic

Every May, Board-Certified Dermatologists and Dermatology Advanced Practitioners spend extra time raising awareness about skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. It is a time to educate and inform our community about all things related to skin cancer. Melanoma Monday is also recognized during May and falls on the first Monday of

Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Whitney Hovenic Discusses the Importance of Skin Cancer Awareness on KOLO News Now

At Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute we are dedicated to raising awareness about skin cancer daily, not just with our patients but with our community. Our Medical Providers participate in local community events and organizations, including organizations such as the Nevada Cancer Coalition, to ensure that we spread awareness about America’s most common cancer. And