Prevention: Skin Exam Basics

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The providers at Dermatology Center of the Rockies are committed to cancer prevention and recommend these skin exam basics, provided by The American Association of Dermatology, for optimum skin health and safe sun protection for every member of the family. Remember, if you find anything suspicious or concerning, call your Dermatologist to schedule an appointment. Dermatology Center […]

Catch the Summer Ultherapy Wave

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Summer is the perfect time for a non-invasive lift.  The Only Procedure FDA-Cleared for a Non-invasive Neck, Brow and Under-Chin Lift. It’s been featured on national television shows such as Rachael Ray, The View and The Doctors. It’s been touted by big-name beauty editors from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Shape and more. It’s Ultherapy®, a […]

June is Acne Awareness Month – What is Acne?

For those who face acne, it may be an every-day occurrence or flare ups come and go. And, undoubtedly, you’d prefer for people to be less aware of your acne. So why focus on Acne Awareness Month? The answer is simple: to educate acne suffers about the symptoms, causes and treatments. In June, we’ll share […]

Understanding Acne

Did you know that there are about 50 different types of acne? Well, don’t let that overwhelm you. The most common type of acne is Vulgaris, often caused by your genes and bacteria. The result: whiteheads, blackheads or cystic acne. Small blemishes are called comedones while larger, more painful lesions may be cystic acne. And […]

Treating Acne

Acne can be frustrating, embarrassing and impact how you feel in your skin. Depending on the severity of your acne, treatments will differ. How should you treat acne? Never pick, pop, poke or squeeze acne. It may increase the inflammatory response and create scars. Below are highlights of treatment options. Topical Therapy Gels or creams […]

UV Awareness Month – Summer Skin Protection for Kids

UV Awareness Month—Summer Skin Protection for Kids Skin is the largest organ and our first line of defense against the elements. It holds our bodies together, covering about 20 square feet and weighing about 6 pounds. It’s important to talk to your kids about proper skin protection. The statistics are alarming. It is estimated that […]

UV Awareness Month

Colorado is an amazing place to live, work and play. While we’re blessed with lots of sunshine and beautiful mountains, it’s important to remember that we live at least one mile above sea level here, enjoy more than 300 sunny days annually, and most of us spend a great deal of time outdoors. We must […]

Psoriasis: Causes, Triggers & Types

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In support of Psoriasis Action Month, let’s discuss the potential causes, types and diagnostics for this chronic, autoimmune disease. What causes psoriasis? There are several factors linked to psoriasis, including genetics, the immune system and the environment. Significant research is underway. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, scientists believe that at least 10 percent of people inherit […]

Psoriasis Action Month

August is Psoriasis Action Month, formerly known as National Psoriasis Awareness Month. The new name change signifies an evolution from just an annual awareness and education campaign to include an action-oriented effort, encouraging those who suffer from this condition to be proactive in treatment efforts. With that in mind, we’ll devote some time this month to […]

You’re Not Alone: Psoriasis Diagnosis & Treatment

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If you think that you may have psoriasis, you’re not alone. In recent years, some celebrities with psoriasis have begun to share their stories and struggles with this chronic immune system condition that causes skin to become inflamed, producing red, white, or silvery patches and may also be associated with arthritis symptoms. Kim Kardashian, Phil […]