Are Tanning Beds Safer Than the Sun?

Are Tanning Beds Safer Than the Sun?

Most skin cancers are caused by harmful UV radiation, which we encounter from the sun or if you tan indoors using a tanning bed.  There are two types of UV radiation that can reach the skin, UVA, and UVB.  Understanding the differences between them will explain why a...
Do I Really Need a Skin Cancer Check-Up?

Do I Really Need a Skin Cancer Check-Up?

People with skin cancer previously treated realize the need to monitor their own skin carefully and come in for skin examinations regularly.  We recommend at minimum once per year.  Many patients benefit from more frequent visits to their dermatology clinic.  Catching...
Reasons Why You Need a Dermatologist

Reasons Why You Need a Dermatologist

As the biggest organ on your body, your skin deserves time and effort in order to maintain its health and condition, just as much as its appearance. Entrusting the care of your skin to the expertise of Northern Colorado dermatologists is one of the best things you can...

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