For Patients at Grand River Medical Group

Dermatology

How to Avoid Dry Flaky Skin in the Winter

Many of us associate winter with sitting beside a roaring fire watching the snowfall gently outside our window. We love to cozy up with a soft wrap and binge watch our favorite shows, maybe with our dog sleeping by our side. Lovely as that thought may be, there is another side to winter.


Sunscreen Safety

As temperatures rise and summer activities begin we spend more time outside. Whether you are at a baseball game or doing yard work it is important to remember to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. UV rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes, so always have sunscreen on […]


Why Do I STILL Have Acne?

I’m Taking Care of my Skin. Why do I Still Have Acne? If you have minor acne, you might think treating it with over-the-counter medications will do the trick without the hassle of scheduling an appointment with the dermatologist. But there are a few mistakes dermatologists can make you aware of so you can treat […]


Cold Weather Skin Care Tips

Freezing cold temperatures, gusts of wind and indoor heating cause skin to look dry and dull. Combat the common effects of cold weather with these simple, cold weather skin care tips:


Sunscreen Facts

Walking down the sunscreen aisle at a drug store can be a little overwhelming because of all the choices. How do you know which one is right for you?


Myths about Melanoma

Resisting the summer sun can be tough, but most people are unaware of the damage tanning can do to the sun. Here are some of the most common myths about melanoma so you can protect your skin this summer:


Cystic Acne Treatment in Dubuque, IA

Cystic Acne, or acne vulgaris, is the most severe form of acne. People commonly develop acne vulgaris in their teens and early 20’s. However, it can appear in children as young as 8 and adults as old as 50. When dealing with cystic acne, it’s important to understand why it forms and how to treat […]


Four Summer Safety Tips for Skin

There’s nothing better than sitting on a beach while enjoying the warm, summer sun. Even though the sun makes us look and feel good for a short period of time, it’s important to start protecting your skin early to avoid wrinkles and age spots. Here are a few easy tips to protect your skin from […]


Five Tips for Healthy Skin

There is no secret pill or powerful mask that can help when people are dealing with skin-related problems. However, these five tips for women can help you maintain healthy looking skin at every age. 1.    Protect your skin from the sun One of the most important ways to maintain healthy skin is to protect yourself […]