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Who is a Dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a trained medical doctor who specializes in skin care. They are educated and experienced in treating a wide variety of skin conditions from dermatitis to skin cancer. The office of Dr. Robert Miller of Long Beach, California has compiled this resource for your reference explaining the services offered by dermatologists today. Learn more.

 

Tips to Help Protect Your Skin and Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer among Americans. Each year, there are over one million cases of skin cancer in the United States. Most forms of skin cancer are caused by inadequate protection or over exposure to the sun. Although it is the most common form of cancer in the United States, it is often treated successfully if diagnosed early enough by a dermatologist or skin care professional. Here are useful tips to help you and your family prevent skin cancer.

 

Additional Dermatological and Skin Care Resources

Anatomy of the Skin

The largest organ in the body is the skin. It is constantly changing and contains many specific structures and cells. Your skin acts as a protective cover, shielding you from light, heat, infection, toxins and injury. The skin also has many other important features. To help you better understand the important role the skin plays on our overall well being, Dermatologist Dr. Robert M. Miller of Long Beach, California has complied the following information to serve as your resource.


The 4 Steps to Proper Skin Care

While many of us are constantly on the go and do not have time for a lengthy skin care regimen, properly caring for your skin is important. Using a regimen as simple as our 4 Steps to Proper Skin Care process can leave your skin looking younger and healthier in just a few minutes.


Diet for Healthy Skin

The appearance of aging skin is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to beauty and skin care. Environmental damage and poor lifestyle choices can greatly accelerate the process of aging skin. There is plenty of evidence indicating that the intake of vitamins and nutrients play a key role in the overall health of the skin.


The 5 Most Common Types of Acne and How to Prevent Them

Striving for clear skin can feel like an uphill battle. Before reaching for spot-treatments or multi-step regimens, it's important to begin with the proper knowledge. Your first defense against a bad breakout is understanding the type of acne you're dealing with so you can eliminate it correctly and effectively.


What is Eczema?

The most common type of eczema is medically referred to as atopic dermatitis and is characterized as inflammation of the skin. This skin condition appears as a scaly, itchy rash which can form in patches. Infants commonly develop eczema on their cheeks and scalp but most outgrow it in their early childhood. For adults however, eczema is a chronic condition that can be challenging to manage but with proper treatment, can be controlled.


Understanding Your Skin Type

Identifying your skin type is the first step in creating a skincare plan that works best for you. It's important to note that your skin type can change over time. External factors such as environment and skincare products as well as internal factors such as age, hormones, and medications all affect your skin's texture.


The Difference between Hormonal and Cystic Acne

The two most common types of severe acne are hormonal acne and cystic acne. Dermatologist Dr. Robert Miller has put together a helpful article detailing what you need to know if you’re struggling with these painful breakouts. Read on to determine which type you have and how to prevent them.


The Most Common Signs of Skin Cancer

While most moles are harmless, it’s important to check for abnormalities that may be cancerous. If you observe a suspicious mole or patch of skin that you hadn’t noticed before, don’t panic. Dermatologist Dr. Robert Miller has gathered the signs and symptoms of the most common signs of skin cancer below to help you define your symptoms before you see a dermatologist for a more adequate diagnosis.