The importance of applying sunscreen cannot be emphasized enough, but do you know just how much sunscreen you should be applying each time? Experts recommend Lotions, foams and sprays that prevent sunburns are tested at 2 milligrams per SQUARE CENTIMETER of skin to determine the sun protection factor, or SPF. The Wall Street Journal said [...]
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We want to share some very exciting news! Dr. Sophia J. Hendrick will be joining our practice June 18, 2018. Dr. Hendrick specializes in Pediatric Dermatology and is currently accepting most insurances! Call our office to learn more! (865) 450-9361 #dermatology #pediatrics #knoxvilletn
Wearing sunscreen, seeking shade, wearing protective clothing, and not using a tanning bed are the best ways to prevent melanoma and other skin cancers! Frequent self skin exams and yearly skin checks with a board-certified dermatologist are the best ways to catch skin cancer early for optimal treatment results!
May is Melanoma Awareness Month! Follow us all month for helpful tips on how to prevent all skin cancers! As always, see a board certified dermatologist if you have any funny looking spots!
Flowers are in full bloom! That means stinging insects are all around, here is what to do when/if you get stung: Stay calm. Although most bees usually only sting once, wasps and hornets can sting again. If you are stung, calmly walk away from the area to avoid additional attacks. Remove the stinger. If [...]
Most people don't realize that facial redness that doesn’t go away, bumps and pimples, and irritated eyes are all signs of rosacea. This life-disruptive condition is known to affect more than 16 million Americans and can now be diagnosed with more precision than ever before. April is Rosacea Awareness Month and is used to educate [...]
Surgeon general, Jerome Adams outlined how exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun or tanning beds can increase the likelihood of melanoma and described the warning signs. He said in reference to his wife Lacey Adams' recent diagnosis that she used to tan frequently. Read the full article here. Melanoma Facts from The Skin [...]
Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Anderson and Dr. Quyn Rahman! For the third year in a row, Doctors Anderson and Rahman have been voted as two of Knoxville Tennessee's Cityview Magazine Top Doctors in the Dermatology category! Cityview Top Doc winners are voted by both their peers and colleagues. See the full article here. [...]
Men, do you suffer with an itchy beard? There are many causes for itchy beards such as dry skin and hair itself growing. However, did you know that there can be underlying medical reasons for your itchy chin? Medical News Today recently published an article that discusses everything from common reasons why your beard [...]
When looking for the right dermatologist, start by determining whether the doctor you're considering is a board-certified dermatologist. If you can't be seen directly by a certified dermatologist, she recommends looking for a practice that's under the direction of a board-certified dermatologist. In those cases, you may see a nurse practitioner or a physician [...]