Is Your Skin Ready for Fall Weather?

In the Beverly Hills area, people like to pretend that warm weather will last forever. Thanks to movies and TV shows that depict the region as a never-cloudy paradise populated by nothing more than movie stars and surfers, the...

Don’t Take Acne Worries Back to School

Students may be excited about starting a new school year, but not so excited about a new pimple that pops up on Picture Day. While a single spot is to be expected (but never picked at), some young men...

A Dermatologist Asks: Are You Properly Applying Sunscreen?

We just recently wrote about summer skin care tips for anyone enjoying the weather in Los Angeles. Dermatologists may start to sound like sun-focused broken records for how often the subject of proper protection comes up, but as far...

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

While some skin issues are purely cosmetic—such as wrinkles—others have a medical component. Psoriasis is a disease that frequently manifests as red, scaly patches that can appear anywhere on the body. They may be raised. They may itch or...

The Medical Side of Skin Care

For many women and men in the Beverly Hills area, dermatology likely calls to mind images of wrinkles fading away after injections of BOTOX® Cosmetic or dermal fillers—and for good reason. Modern treatments for sun damage, signs of aging,...