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May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Now that summer is almost here, you will want to keep an eye on your skin and be sure to limit your exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Unfortunately, most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays...
May 20th, 2021

If You Have Bald Spots on Your Head, We Can Help!

When it comes to hair loss, there can be a variety of factors that result in this condition. Heredity, diet, changing hormones, medical conditions and medications, even stress or some hairstyles and treatments can leave you with hair loss.
Mar 24th, 2020

Can You Get a Chemical Peel in the Summer?

When it comes to your skin, Drs. Jenson and Edwards are pleased to offer treatments that can help protect and enhance your skin with our dermatology options. Our medical spa treatments can help you maintain healthy, beautiful skin.
Jul 23rd, 2019

What Are Your Nails Telling You?

Summer’s here and you’re likely showing off your toenails with sandals and open-toed shoes, whether you’re attending local fairs, going on seaside vacations, or hitting area pools. If you have unsightly nails you might be hesitant to wear warm-weather...
Jun 24th, 2019

Waxing or Laser Hair Removal; Which Is Better?

Did you know that your body can produce millions of hair follicles on your skin? And that as you get older, hair growth on certain areas of the body can grow even more pervasively and affect your self-confidence?
Mar 19th, 2019

What Are the Benefits of Cosmetic Dermal Fillers?

Do you have wrinkles, lines, or folds around your nose and mouth that are making you look older than you should, as well as midface volume loss in the cheeks? These aging effects arise over time as the skin stretches, and the end result is lost volume...
Feb 19th, 2019

Treat Your Skin With the Care It Deserves This Winter

If you have been experiencing drier skin on your face, hands or feet this winter season, you aren’t alone. But if you find these areas of the skin flaking, cracking, or inflamed (eczema) you may need some help!
Jan 22nd, 2019

Look Your Best This Holiday Season

With the holidays already in full swing, it’s a great time to look and feel your best for all those social get-togethers and festivities with friends, family, and colleagues.
Nov 12th, 2018

Three Ways to Overcome Hair Loss

If you are struggling with hair loss, you are not alone. This condition can impact your scalp as well as other areas of your body. Sometimes it is caused by heredity, hormones, medications, illness or disease.
Oct 15th, 2018

Are You a Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion?

Are you looking for non-surgical ways to improve your skin? If you are wanting to improve a dull complexion, diminish age spots, blackheads, patches of dark skin, or just want to even out the texture of your skin and skin tone,...
Jul 18th, 2018

Increase Your Self Confidence With the Help of BOTOX

As a non-surgical form of anti-aging cosmetic treatment, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles worldwide, for Americans, BOTOX has increasingly become a treatment of choice for both men and women since the FDA stamped their approval on it back in 2002.
Jun 19th, 2018

MicroZone® Can Quickly Address Minor Trouble Spots

Many people living in the Orem, Utah, area with skin health issues and dermal defects will turn to the professional services offered by the Dermatology Center. The specific nature of the dermal imperfection will typically influence...
May 15th, 2018

Spider Veins Can Be Professionally Treated

Spider veins can be caused by several different things. This could include a genetic predisposition, changes in body composition, pregnancy, and hormone changes.
Jan 26th, 2018

Hair Loss Can Be Addressed in Different Ways

Losing your hair gradually or in a short amount of time can certainly be emotionally distressing. It can also have an increasingly negative effect on your self-image and your general sense of self-esteem.
Oct 24th, 2017

Beware the Early Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma

Unprotected sun exposure can cause more than just the short term damage of sunburn. Overtime it can cause dark spots to appear on your skin, change the color and size of your existing moles, and it can also increase your chances of suffering skin cancer.
Aug 25th, 2017

Nail Health Issues Can Be a Sign of Other Medical Issues

While your finger and toenails play an important functional role for your hands and feet, they can also be indicators of other medical issues. While the natural aging process can certainly be a factor, you shouldn’t discount changes...
Jun 6th, 2017

High-Quality Sunblock Does More Than Prevent Sunburn

With the summer season on the horizon, many people are getting ready to go out and enjoy some time in the sun. Some people walk a delicate and potentially dangerously thin line between developing a bronze tan and suffering a sunburn.
May 1st, 2017

Fixing Dry, Cracked Skin

The cold winter months are some of the toughest on your skin. The cold air dries your skin out and if you don’t take the proper steps to protect it, you’ll end up with cracked skin that’s painful.
Feb 1st, 2017

Say No to Winter Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most overlooked cancers in the world, simply because people rarely make the connection between spending too much time outdoors and the impact that can have on one’s skin.
Jan 4th, 2017

Acne Prevention Tips

No one likes having their face marred by acne. It certainly has an effect on your self-esteem, and can impact the way you act in social situations.
Dec 2nd, 2016

Skin Care Tips for Winter

While the first snows of the year are usually welcomed with joy, they also bring with them some problems for people with sensitive skin. If you struggle with maintaining good skin in the winter...
Nov 3rd, 2016

Treating Hair Loss

Hair loss – especially for men – is a touchy subject. It can be caused by many things, which makes treating it a bit of a challenge. Luckily, Dr. Kraig K. Jenson has all the experience needed to help you treat hair loss in Orem, Utah.
Oct 5th, 2016

Does Every Mole need Removal?

Moles are generally not much to worry about. In fact, the average young adult has anywhere from 10-30 benign (non-harmful) moles, on average. It’s also pretty rare for these moles to become cancerous.
Sep 7th, 2016

Are Beards Bad for your Skin?

Beards are all the rage among men these days. From a bit of scruff to full-on lumberjack beards, seeing a clean-shaven man is rarer these days than not.
Aug 1st, 2016

When to get Acne Treatment

If you have any teenagers who are starting to develop acne, or you yourself are still dealing with the odd breakout, how do you know when it’s time to go see a dermatologist for treatment?
Jul 7th, 2016

Have Healthy Skin While Sleeping

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important parts of our overall health, and it’s easy to notice when we don’t get enough rest. However, did you know that adequate sleep is also a huge part of how healthy your skin is?
Jun 15th, 2016

Common Skin Care Mistakes

There’s a lot of information out there regarding what’s best for your skin. With advice on how often you should exfoliate, what products are or aren’t good for your complexion, and everything else, it can be hard to know what’s really good...
Jun 3rd, 2016

Improve Your Skin’s Natural Process of Exfoliation

Over the course of an average day the upper layers of your skin cells are shed through a natural process known as exfoliation. This effectively stimulates the production of new, healthy skin cells, thus rejuvenating your skin’s youthful appearance.
May 19th, 2016

Common Reasons for Mole Removal

It’s estimated by the American Academy of Dermatology that the average person has between 10 and 40 moles somewhere on their body.
Apr 22nd, 2016

Questionable Skin Spots

The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that there are 10 to 40 moles on the average person. The majority of these moles are benign.
Mar 23rd, 2016

Treat Your Acne Today

If you suffer from acne, you are not alone. Acne is a very common condition that causes many people to feel embarrassed about their appearance.
Jan 18th, 2016