Skin Cancer Procedures Outnumber Cosmetic Treatments in 2018

In its seventh annual Survey on Dermatologic Procedures, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) analyzed data from participating physicians to quantify the top medically necessary and cosmetic procedures performed in 2018. Their recent report reveals a continued increase in the number of procedures with more than 12.5 million total treatments last year – a 7.5% …

Alternatives to Traditional Sunscreen

Ultraviolet radiation exposure from the sun is the leading cause of skin cancer, the most common type of cancer affecting the United States population. Routine and diligent use of sunscreen is recommended to help prevent sunburn, reduce skin cancer risk, and halt premature aging related to sun exposure. Currently, there are 17 active sunscreen ingredients …