Your skin is in a constant state of being damaged and repairing itself.
When you get a sunburn it sloughs off the uppermost layer to let new, healthy skin grow in its place. When your sweat glands close it keeps you warm in the cold. Once in a while, however, our skin isn’t equipped with the means of improving itself without a little help. If you suspect you’re developing melanoma, or you’re just frustrated with the aftermath of acne scars, a dermatologist can give you a helping hand. Equipped with tools that work and decades of knowledge on the largest organ on the human body, you’ll finally be in a spot to feel your best.
Here are just a few things dermatology can help you with, when all hope seems lost.
Skin cancer is a very real issue that sends people to the hospital and leaves them sick for years. It’s estimated one out of every five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they’re 70 years old.