The Ultimate Introduction to Laser Treatments for Skin Rejuvenation

By Bravia Dermatology on 11/6/2023

Are you tired of dealing with ongoing skin issues like wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, or acne scars? If so, it might be time to think about laser therapy as a treatment option. One of the most favored and effective ways to enhance the appearance of the skin in recent years is laser therapy. Laser treatments can deliver long-lasting benefits that are just not possible with conventional skincare techniques like creams and injectables due to their cutting-edge technology and precision targeting. In this article, we'll give you a thorough introduction to laser skin treatments, explaining how they work, the various types of treatments that are available, and what to anticipate throughout the procedure.

Halloween Makeup - Tips to Avoid a Scary Breakout

By Bravia Dermatology on 10/27/2023

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time to get creative with your makeup for those spooky and fun costumes. However, while you're busy transforming yourself into a ghost, a vampire, or a witch, it's crucial to remember that your skin deserves some special attention too. Halloween makeup can be heavy, colorful, and packed with chemicals that may lead to skin irritation and breakouts if not used properly. In this blog post, we'll share some expert tips from our dermatologist's office to help you enjoy the festivities without sacrificing your skin's health.

Understanding Eczema: Shedding Light During Eczema Awareness Month

By Bravia Dermatology on 10/12/2023

Eczema, a chronic skin condition characterized by redness, itching, and inflammation, affects millions of individuals worldwide. Its prevalence continues to rise, making it increasingly important to understand and manage this condition effectively. Seeking professional dermatological care is a crucial step in this journey, as it can provide accurate diagnoses and tailored treatment plans. In this blog post, we aim to shed light on the complexities of eczema, offering guidance and insight on how to effectively manage the condition. Whether you're personally coping with eczema or seeking information to support a loved one, our goal is to educate and empower you with the knowledge and strategies needed to navigate life with this challenging skin condition.


The Halo Glow: Redefining Beauty with Sciton's Dual-Wavelength Laser

By Bravia Dermatology on 9/29/2023

The beauty industry has undergone a dramatic transition in recent years as consumers' demands for perfect and youthful skin have increased. The Halo Sciton Laser is the first hybrid fractional laser delivering both a non-ablative and ablative wavelength in the same microscopy treatment zone. By combining these two wavelengths creates a strong synergistic effect, resulting in ablative results with the non-ablative downtime. This state-of-the-art, dual-wavelength laser is redefining beauty by providing individuals with this exceptional technology to address a variety of skin issues. In this blog post, we'll look at how the Halo Glow is changing how we view beauty and giving people renewed self-confidence with that remarkable “Halo Glow”.

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Understanding the Rare and Aggressive Cancer That Affected Jimmy Buffett

By Bravia Dermatology on 9/6/2023

The world is mourning the loss of a beloved musical icon, Jimmy Buffett, who recently succumbed to Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC), a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer. As we bid farewell to this legendary singer, songwriter, and performer, we reflect not only on his remarkable contributions to music and entertainment but also on his courageous battle against a disease that is often overlooked. Jimmy's journey serves as a poignant reminder that even the most vibrant and seemingly invincible among us can be affected by this rare cancer, emphasizing the need for sun protection, early detection and prevention.

Sunblock: Unlock the Fountain of Youth and Outsmart Premature Aging

By Bravia Dermatology on 8/30/2023

This thorough guide to sunscreen is your skin's superpower defense against the relentless powers of UV radiation. In this piece, we'll embark on an informative journey to learn why sunblock isn't only for the summer; it's a year-round love affair for your skin. Discover how using this amazing formula could help you delay the onset of aging and protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. Let's explore how applying sunscreen might help you maintain your youthful, radiant skin! 

Unlocking the Secrets of Ceramides: Your Skin's New Best Friend

By Bravia Dermatology on 8/26/2023

In our relentless pursuit of healthy and beautiful skin, skincare has become an integral part of our daily routines. Amidst the myriad of ingredients and products available, one skincare superhero stands out – ceramides. These tiny lipid molecules play an indispensable role in maintaining the skin's well-being and radiance. From battling dryness to safeguarding against environmental aggressors, ceramides act as the ultimate defenders of our skin's health. If you're curious about the secret behind achieving a radiant complexion and want to discover the key to unlocking your skin's potential, join us on this fascinating journey as we delve into the world of ceramides – your skin's new best friend. Prepare to be amazed by the wonders these tiny molecules can work, as we uncover the science and beauty behind ceramides in skincare. Get ready to revolutionize your skincare routine and embrace the true power of ceramides.

Risking Your Life, Don’t Risk Your Skin: Skin Cancer Prevention for First Responders

By Bravia Dermatology on 8/25/2023

Every day you risk your life as a first responder in order to protect the community you serve. Even while you may be ready for the physical risks of the job, skin cancer is one risk that you might not have considered. For first responders, exposure to the sun's dangerous UV rays poses a serious occupational risk, and skin cancer risk is substantially higher in this line of work.This blog post will cover the significance of protecting yourself against skin cancer while out on the line and offer helpful advice to lower your risk. By taking the necessary precautions, you can continue to serve your community while also protecting your health. 

The Importance of Wearing Sunscreen Every Day: Protect Your Skin from the Sun's Harmful Rays

By Bravia Dermatology on 8/25/2023

Sunscreen functions by blocking, reflecting, or scattering the harmful UV rays of the sun, which can damage your skin and raise your chance of developing skin cancer. There are two types of UV rays: UVA and UVB. UVA rays cause early aging and contribute to the growth of skin cancer by penetrating deeply into the skin. Sunburns are caused by UVB radiation, which are also linked to skin cancer.

Dermatitis and Irritation Arising from the use of Masks and Face Coverings

By Bravia Dermatology on 4/5/2020

During these unprecedented times many normal daily routines are shifting.  One of these changes includes many more people, healthcare workers, first responders and the general public, wearing masks and face coverings on a daily basis.  While masks are integral in preventing the spread of viruses and illness, their routine use can lead to undesirable side effects including irritation, dermatitis, and acne.  The irritation that arises from wearing a tight-fitting mask can cause discomfort, itch, skin breakdown, and bruising.