What to expect at an annual full body skin exam

If you have read any of our past blog posts, you know that at Beacon Skin & Surgeries we are passionate about preventing skin cancer. Sun protection is just one piece of the equation to skin cancer prevention. Many of us can relate to being irresponsible when it...

Beacon’s Favorite Things

Chelsea: Retin-A Micro (brand name of tretinoin) Tretinoin has been used in dermatology for over 50 years and is one of our tried-and-true topicals for acne and anti-aging. Tretinoin increases cell turnover in the skin which helps reduce acne, texture, fine lines, and...

DRY SKIN TIPS

DRY SKIN TIPS Cold winter weather in Michigan means that your skin is at risk of becoming more sensitive and dry than usual. Dry skin can lead to flaking, rough patches, redness, itching, and pain. Why does dry skin become more common during the winter? The answer is...

Monkeypox outbreak

Currently, there is a 2022 outbreak of the Monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is a disease caused by an infection of the monkeypox virus, which is a member of the same family of viruses like smallpox. Before the current global outbreak, there were cases reported in central...

Summer is here!

Summer is finally here, and you’re probably wondering what types of treatments are best in the hot summer months?  We have a list of our favorites that will reveal your summer glow! First and foremost- we can’t love HydraFacial more.  This facial is highly...