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Three Foods That Are Ruining Your Skin

Having a great skincare regimen means more than just washing and maintaining your skin. While constantly washing and maintaining your skin’s cleanliness is one of the main aspects of your skincare, eating habits are just [...]

January 14th, 2016|Blog|

The Skinny on Sunscreen

This summer has been particularly brutal, and we know you want to keep your fresh, glowing skin, despite the harshest of sun rays. DC Derm Docs is giving you the skinny on sunscreen, so your [...]

June 30th, 2015|Blog|

Up In the Air: Higher Risk of Melanoma in Airline Crews

We are all aware that sun exposure is damaging to the skin. Applying sunscreen for the beach and other outdoor activities where sun rays are harsh on the skin is common practice, but a new [...]

November 5th, 2014|Blog|

Manicures and Melanoma

 You always slather on a nice layer of sunscreen for the beach, but have you thought about adding some SPF 30 before your trip to the nail salon? A recent Georgia Regents University study reveals [...]

June 25th, 2014|Blog|

Aspirin Use Helps Reduce Risks of Melanoma

Aspirin inhibits enzymes that cause inflammation and pain. Such enzymes as COX-2 have been linked with the advancement of melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers. The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin [...]

May 22nd, 2014|Blog|

Alcohol Increases Melanoma Risk

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, causing 8,790 deaths in the United States every year as estimated by the Skin Cancer Foundation. It may not be the most common type of skin cancer, [...]

May 14th, 2014|Blog|

Viagra Might Increase the Risk of Skin Cancer

The little blue pill that helps men with erectile dysfunction (ED) might be linked to increased chances of melanoma, the deadliest of all skin cancers. A study of nearly 26,000 men in the United States [...]

April 25th, 2014|Blog|
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