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FebruaryFebruary, 2020

What Causes Acne Scars and How You Can Prevent Them

Categories: Acne Treatment, Skin Protection, Skincare|

Acne seems to appear when you absolutely do not need another thing on your plate. Stress, diet, cleaning routines, and even sleeping habits will affect whether another pimple shows up. While acne generally goes away with a few days, even if left untreated, [...]

JanuaryJanuary, 2020

5 Tips on How to Prevent Skin Cancer

Categories: Show all resources, Skin Cancer, Skin Protection, Sun Protection, Sunscreen|

Every year brings the San Joaquin Valley an average of 3550 hours of sun. We love the outdoors, but even in winter, there is a significant risk for skin cancer. In this month’s article, Dr. Leslie Storey, of Valley Skin Institute, shares 5 [...]

DecemberDecember, 2019

Two New Year’s Resolutions for Healthier Skin 

Categories: Skin Protection, Skincare|

Dr. Leslie Storey at Valley Skin Institute has some advice for all her patients flocking to the gym to keep their New Year's resolutions to get in shape: While you are working out to lose weight and look good, don't forget to take [...]

NovemberNovember, 2019

National Healthy Skin Month – Skin Care Tips

Categories: Home Treatment, Skin Protection, Skincare, Sun Protection, Uncategorized|

November is National Healthy Skin Month, so it's the perfect time to talk about skincare. Unfortunately, November is also when the weather turns cold, causing many people to experience challenges. Considering the skin is the body’s largest organ, it’s essential to take care [...]

OctoberOctober, 2019

Learn 6 Simple and Effective Tips for Managing Eczema

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Eczema, which is also known as "atopic dermatitis," is a common condition that affects people of all ages. This condition, which causes redness and itching, can be both frustrating and embarrassing. Fortunately, if you are proactive about treating your eczema, you can [...]

SeptemberSeptember, 2019

The Secret to Treating Acne Isn’t Always in Your Pores

Categories: Acne Treatment, Show all resources, Skincare|

Sadly, teens all over the world struggle with acne. In addition, teens in the San Joaquin Valley have to struggle with both acne and dry skin. Therefore, the key to understanding how to treat acne is not always all about keeping pores open. [...]

SeptemberSeptember, 2019

New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need To Know

Categories: Show all resources, Skin Protection, Skincare|

Editors notes: Dr. Storey recently read this story and wanted to share it with her patients. It was orginally posted on WebMD.  This story was updated on Oct. 16, 2018 to reflect that some people with insurance may still face out-of-pocket costs.   [...]

JulyJuly, 2019

Treating Bug Bites

Categories: Bug Bites, Show all resources, Skin Protection|

Although most bug bites are harmless, some can spread dangerous diseases like Zika virus, dengue, Lyme disease, and malaria. Particularly if you’re visiting areas with known insect-borne diseases, it’s important to take steps to reduce your risk. To help prevent bug bites, Dr. [...]

JuneJune, 2019

What’s the Best Type of Sunscreen?

Categories: Show all resources, Skin Cancer, Sun Protection, Sunscreen, Uncategorized|

There are two types of sunscreens, physical sunscreen, and chemical sunscreen. Use a physical sunscreen for the best protection against the sun's harmful rays. Physical sunscreen is the best because it works as a shield Dr. Leslie Storey recommends a physical sunscreen that [...]

JuneJune, 2019

Best Sunscreen For Babies: How Parents Can Keep their Baby Safe

Categories: Show all resources, Skin Cancer, Sun Protection, Sunscreen|

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person’s chance of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, later in life. This is why [...]