Skin Tags: What Are They & Can They Be Removed?
Acrochordons. Now that’s a word we rarely see, and most of us don’t know how to pronounce. Your dermatologist does, though. That’s because acrochordons, soft fibromas, or fibroepithelial polyps, are small, benign skin growths. We know them as skin...read more
Dermal Fillers: Which Option Is Right for You?
While some people love their “laugh lines,” others don’t. As with all aspects of aging, how we age and how we feel about it is highly individual. But biology happens to us all! “As we get older, we lose...read more
Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment
More than 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed and nearly half of all cancer deaths in the U.S. can be attributed to preventable causes, according to the American Association for Cancer Research. This would include excessive sun exposure as...read more
10 Minutes Can Save Your Life: Self-Skin Exams
Let’s be blunt about the bad news: nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma every day. It can appear without warning. It spreads to lymph nodes and internal organs. It can show up anywhere on the body – even the...read more
Which Laser Is Right For You? A Guide To Lasers
It’s a tradition: in the new calendar year, we inevitably think about how to renew ourselves. Whether it’s what we eat, what we wear, or even a new career, January is a month for introspection and goal-setting. If improving...read more
GSD Expands Into Los Angeles: Announcing A New Partnership With Moy-Fincher-Chipps Facial Plastics & Dermatology
Golden State Dermatology (GSD) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the dermatology practice Moy-Fincher-Chipps Facial Plastics & Dermatology, with three locations in the Los Angeles area. The new partnership expands GSD’s footprint from the Bay Area and...read more
Spotlight On Mohs Surgery & GSD Women Dermatologists
Do you remember the 1970s? Bell bottoms, big cars, and baking in the sun with no thought of skin damage or cancer? While disco might have topped the charts in music, what wasn’t popular was dermatology – if you...read more
Does Blocking Sun From Skin Prevent Vitamin D?
We’ve all heard so many stories about Vitamin D. If you live in a sunny climate you’re getting enough OR you can’t get enough so you have to take supplements OR just eat a healthy diet and you’re covered....read more