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Psoriasis or Something Else? Here’s How to Tell

Are you being rash about self-diagnosing a rash? Could psoriasis really be what that rash is about? Psoriasis Awareness Month is now here, and your board-certified dermatologists at California Skin Institute are here for it. We want to more

Medical Dermatology

How to Keep Your Skin Safe While Enjoying the Sun

Here comes the sun!

When the sun is shining on a hot summer day, we all want to hit the beach or lounge poolside. However, July is Ultraviolet Safety Month for good reason. While you may not be able more

Cosmetic Dermatology

The Hottest Summer Skincare Trend? Sunscreen (Again)!

When it comes to health and beauty, it can be hard to find anything that everyone can agree on year after year. While debates rage, even challenging the long-assumed merits of soap more

Cosmetic Dermatology

Your Guide to Botox® for Men

“Brotox” – Botox® for Men

Ok, I’m really, really nervous about this.” These were the words of one of my recent patients – let’s call him “Richard” – who came in for a Botox® treatment. Richard’s attitude was very more

Medical Dermatology

What to Do About Those Tiny Black Dots on Your Nose — AKA Sebaceous Filaments

Tiny black dots on your nose driving you dotty? Surprise! They’re not blackheads. Yes, they look like tiny flat blackheads—but they’re not. They’re sebaceous filaments. Now please put down that extractor, step away from the mirror, and read more

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Awareness PSA

Skin cancer preventative care is vital for skin health year round, even for those with skin that does not burn easily or those without a history of skin cancer. No matter your skin type or skin concern, more