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Jimmy Buffett’s Skin Cancer:  What you need to know about Merkel cell carcinoma

This article was edited by Annie Liu, MD

Jimmy Buffett, the singer-songwriter whose music celebrated the coastal life of sea, sand, and sun, died September 1 at age 75. The cause of death was a type of skin more

Cosmetic Dermatology

Free Your Legs from Unsightly Veins

This article was edited by Rick Noodleman, MD

Got grey ropes of bulging veins marring your calves? Roadmaps of spidery red and purple lines zigzagging around your upper legs? No need to suffer embarrassment or cover up in more

Cosmetic Dermatology

Unlock Your Beauty: Radiant Hands for Your Special Day

This article was edited by Shivani Reddy, MD.

Your hands have helped you accomplish so much, and what is often most overlooked is the delicate nature of the skin on their backs. They endure various challenges, more

Medical Dermatology

Special Back to School News: Zooming In On Acne

This article was edited by Stefan Lowenstein, MD.

Starting the new school year in person or virtually can be quite awkward and challenging. Adding to the beginning of the year stresses are the blotches and blemishes of adolescent acne. more

Medical Dermatology

Living with Psoriasis: Causes and Misconceptions

Very often, psoriasis issues start slowly, with just a few red or itchy spots on the skin. Yet, the amount of affected skin continues to increase over time. For some patients, the symptoms may become unmanageable. Eventually, they more

Sun Damage and Skin Elasticity

California Skin Institute providers have extensive expertise in helping patients mitigate the effects of a weakened collagen and elastin fiber structure, by reinforcing skin elasticity through minimally-invasive treatments, as well as offering a number of surgical procedures for more