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Research Shows Daily Use of a Facial Sunscreen Over One-Year Significantly Improved Premature Aging of the Skin

Study by: Randhawa, Manpreet PhD; Wang, Steven MD; Leyden, James J. MD; Cula, Gabriela O. PhD; Pagnoni, Alessandra MD; Southall, Michael D. PhD BACKGROUND: Sunscreens are known to protect from sun damage; however, their effects on the reversal of photodamage have


Skin Cancer Foundation: A form of Vitamin B3 may reduce skin cancer

Australian researchers recently released a study abstract revealing that Nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly reduces the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancers among people who have had a previous basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma. The researchers conducted


Free Cancer Screening Weekend

Dr. Zimmet’s team attended the Skin Cancer Screening Day clinic this past Saturday at the South Austin Tennis Center. We were able to screen over 30 people! The event was free to the public. All pre-registrants received a complimentary Austin


BBC News Report: A quarter of your skin cells may lead to cancer

BBC News reported more than a quarter of a middle-aged person’s skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests. Analysis of samples from 55- to 73-year-olds found more than 100 DNA mutations linked to cancer


New Reports: Many Americans Not Protecting Their Skin As Much As They Should

See the patterns of sunscreen use on the face and other exposed skin among US adults report by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology TIME (5/20, Sifferlin) reports that “research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology


It is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Have You Been Checked?

With 3.5 million cases in over two million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. May is Skin


What does Dermatology Treat?

What does Dermatology Treat? With advancements in technology, a number of innovative and effective dermatology treatments are available today to address a variety of medical and aesthetic skin conditions. Patients increasingly choose non-surgical treatments that can restore the desired appearance


Dr. Zimmet Offers Triple Protection for Your Skin

Zimmet Vein & Dermatology is a well-known practice in Austin, TX, led by eminent cosmetic dermatologist and vein specialist, Dr. Steven Zimmet. Dr. Zimmet and his team are committed to providing state of the art procedures and products for skin


Photodynamic Therapy Vs. Cryotherapy For Skin Cancer

PDT is Better to Clear Actinic Keratoses (Skin Cancer) Photodynamic therapy (PDT) appears to better clear actinic keratoses (AK) at three months after treatment than cryotherapy, says a meta-analysis. In the meta-analysis involving 4 studies and 641 patients having 2174


Chemical Peels Overview

Modern life is stressful, and one of the first places where the stress shows up is your face. Combined with the rising pollution, this stress leads to dull, lifeless skin that makes you look older than your age and is


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