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May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! May 20th, 2021

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 which can come from the sun,...

Our Dermatology Specialists Can Help You Get Rid of Unsightly Bald Spots Apr 27th, 2021

Hair loss, especially for men and women can affect how we feel about ourselves. A beautiful head of hair translates to self-confidence, appreciating our appearance and affecting everything from our innate desirability to our social status. And there are quite a few reasons you might have a less than stellar...

Toss Your Eyeliner and Mascara After Professionally Tinting Your Brow and Lashes Mar 22nd, 2021

When it comes to dermatology treatments to improve your health and appearance, Dr. Kraig K. Jenson, Byron Edwards and Dr. Devin Burr are pleased to offer a variety of dermatology services to benefit you. We offer medical spa treatments to tailor your looks to the ideal you desire. One such...

Our Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning Treatments Can Get Rid of Unsightly Acne Scars Feb 22nd, 2021

When it comes to skincare, much like most health conditions, prevention is worth a pound of cure. Our Dermatology Center Center team in Orem, Utah recommend the following practices to protect your skin, especially if you have an ongoing issue with acne: -Wash your face twice a day and anytime...

Correct Unsightly Problems With Your Skin With the Help of Our Laser Treatments! Jan 26th, 2021

Lasers for dermatology have been around a long time! In this modern age, they are also the focus of our dermatology treatments. Thanks to advancing technology, lasers can be used for virtually any kind of dermatological treatment. They are focused points of high-intensity light that are controlled and targeted at...

If You Are Experiencing Hair or Nail Problems, Our Dermatologists Are Ready To Help! Dec 4th, 2020

When it comes to your health and appearance, your hair and nails can make a big difference. If you are experiencing problems with skin and nails, you may benefit from a visit with our dermatologists, Dr. Kraig K. Jenson, Byron Edwards or Dr. Devin Burr.With lots of experience helping our...

Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month by Taking Good Care of Your Skin... Nov 5th, 2020

Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month by Taking Good Care of Your Skin and Having Problems Checked Early Since your skin is the largest organ in your body and November is National Healthy Skin Month we want to focus on how you can keep your skin healthier all year round and...

You Don’t Have to Live With the Embarrassment of Unsightly Spider Veins on Your Legs Oct 15th, 2020

While October has us excited about dressing up in scary costumes, having unsightly spider veins all year round might leave you self-conscious. These small capillaries show up close to the skin’s surface on your thighs, calves and ankles. More common in women, they look small, thin, red or blue and...

If You Don’t Like How the Skin on Your Face Feels to the Touch... Sep 14th, 2020

If You Don’t Like How the Skin on Your Face Feels to the Touch, a Chemical Peel Can Make All the Difference! If you aren’t happy with your facial skin right now, you might consider having a chemical peel done to rejuvenate your appearance! This is a popular skin therapy...

Looking Your Best: Why Not Look and Feel More Youthful With the Help of Our Proven Botox Injections? Aug 19th, 2020

Summer can be hard on the skin, especially on those sensitive areas like your face. Staying well-hydrated, moisturized and protected by SPF sunscreen can go a long way to help you keep your face looking it’s best during the warmer months. But sometimes you need a boost, particularly in the...

Common Fungal Infections That Show up in the Summer and Their Treatment Jul 23rd, 2020

July is one of the hottest months of the year, and with it comes the chances of fungal infection because you are perspiring in the heat and humidity. This makes the yeast that is naturally growing on your skin grow out of control. The following can increase your chances of...

What’s the Scoop on the Two Common Skin Infections Called Cellulitis and Impetigo? Jun 17th, 2020

Cellulitis and Impetigo Q & A Q. What are Cellulitis and Impetigo?A. They are both common skin infections.  Cellulitis affects your skin and the soft tissue below it. It arises when your skin has a crack or break, allowing bacteria (most commonly streptococcus and staphylococcus) to enter and spread quickly. The...

For Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Check for Abnormal Skin Growth... May 20th, 2020

For Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Check for Abnormal Skin Growth and Come in to Have It Evaluated for Best Treatment May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and we want to highlight the dangers of skin cancer development. Marked by an abnormal growth of skin cells, you can be at risk...

Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning Can Reduce Your Acne Scars for a Smoother, More Appealing Appearance Apr 20th, 2020

If you are someone who is uncomfortable with your deep acne scars, our dermatologists, Dr. Kraig K. Jenson, Byron Edwards and Dr. Devin Burr are pleased to offer help! For our patients in the Orem, Utah area dealing with this often uncomfortable condition, we offer dermabrasion and dermaplaning solutions. Removing...

If You Have Bald Spots on Your Head, We Can Help! Mar 24th, 2020

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. For this reason, our dermatologists will be asking questions that can...

Plump up Your Facial Features With a Dermal Filler and Restore Your Youthful Appearance Feb 21st, 2020

Is your facial skin losing density around the cheeks, or are you succumbing to wrinkle lines and folds around your nose and mouth areas? If so, you might do well with dermal fillers in Orem, Utah because as you age, your skin tends to stretch, making you lose volume in...

There Is Help for Your Dry Skin This Winter Season! Dec 3rd, 2019

If you have dry, itchy, red, inflamed skin you may have eczema. These atopic dermatitis flare-ups tend to arise more in the winter because of the extra dry air. If you have eczema, you might display the following conditions: Eczema Symptoms: -Skin that is thick and cracked-Severe itching, particularly during...

Look Your Best This Holiday Season With a Nail Treatment or Hair Removal Nov 18th, 2019

With the holidays upon us, we want to look our best, especially as we might be socializing and having photos taken for special occasions. Your nails and skin will display your overall health and appearance. This can be problematic if your nails are discolored, thickening, or have bleeding and swelling...

Microdermabrasion: Give Your Skin the Care It Needs to Glow During This Social Autumn Season Oct 25th, 2019

Fall is here and the season of festivities is up and running. With all the extra socializing that comes with this busy season, you want to look and feel your absolute best. This is especially relevant since the people around you might be documenting your latest doings on social media!...

Are You Ready to Redefine Your Facial Features With the Help of Botox® Treatments? Sep 11th, 2019

At Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center our dermatologists offer BOTOX® treatments for patients in the Orem, Utah, area and neighboring communities. This cosmetic dermatology application helps diminish frown lines and unsightly crow’s feet to help your face maintain its youthful appearance. The beauty of BOTOX is that there are no...

MicroZone® Skin Treatments Can Make Your Skin Look Better Immediately Aug 22nd, 2019

At the Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center, our skilled dermatologists have been helping folks in the Orem, Utah, area with their skin health for years. Our specialists, Dr. Kraig Jenson and Dr. Byron Edwards, are here to help you overcome your dermal issues so that you can look and feel...

Can You Get a Chemical Peel in the Summer? Jul 23rd, 2019

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. Chemical peels, where one of our dermatologists removes the damaged outer layers...

What Are Your Nails Telling You? Jun 24th, 2019

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 footwear. And for good reason. But did you now that your...

What Do You Know About Skin Cancer Awareness Month? May 8th, 2019

Our dedicated dermatologists, Dr. Kraig Jenson and Dr. Byron Edwards, are here to help you with all of your dermatology needs, and this month, our blog is promoting skin cancer awareness. According to the National Cancer Institute, melanoma (which is the deadliest type of skin cancer) is expected to kill...

Treating Skin Conditions Like Cellulitis and Impetigo Apr 11th, 2019

Our experienced team at Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center, have helped patients of all ages treat skin problems, including those that occur underneath the epidermis. Our dermatologists, Dr. Jenson and Dr. Edwards have provided relief to patients young and old for these conditions, including cellulitis and impetigo, for more than...

Waxing or Laser Hair Removal; Which Is Better? Mar 19th, 2019

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? At Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center, we have been helping patients remove...

What Are the Benefits of Cosmetic Dermal Fillers? Feb 19th, 2019

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 in the face....

Treat Your Skin With the Care It Deserves This Winter Jan 22nd, 2019

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! Dry, itching and inflamed skin is a sign of atopic dermatitis, or...

3 Dermatology Treatments to Improve Your Skin’s Appearance Dec 5th, 2018

The holidays are here and New Year’s is around the corner. There’s no time like the present to get take care of those skin conditions you might have been unhappy with. In fact, why not start the new year off right and head into 2019 looking better than ever? At...

Look Your Best This Holiday Season Nov 12th, 2018

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. Our team has been helping patients of all ages care for their skin look their best for over 30 years now...

Three Ways to Overcome Hair Loss Oct 15th, 2018

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. While it is more prevalent among men, anyone can experience hair loss. Depending on...

Are Unsightly Spider Veins Making You Self-Conscious? Sep 17th, 2018

At Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center, our experienced dermatologists. Dr. Kraig Jenson and Dr. Byron Edwards have been successfully helping patients treat their unsightly spider veins. These small clusters of blue, red, or purple veins are found on the legs – typically on the thighs, calves, even on the ankles...

SkinCeuticals® Can Help You Maintain Healthy Skin Aug 14th, 2018

Many individuals living in the area surrounding Orem, Utah, will turn to Dr. Jenson and Dr. Edwards at the Dermatology Center to help address a variety of skin health and cosmetic issues. Maintaining or improving youthful healthy skin often encompasses three important factors: prevention, protection and correction. We are proud...

Are You a Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion? Jul 18th, 2018

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, then you may benefit from a gentle, painless skin...

Increase Your Self Confidence With the Help of BOTOX Jun 19th, 2018

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. Since then other uses for it have developed, so it...

MicroZone® Can Quickly Address Minor Trouble Spots May 15th, 2018

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 the treatment plan our dermatologist puts forth. In many of these cases microdermabrasion, a...

Moh’s Micrographic Surgery Can Help Treat Certain Types of Skin Cancer Apr 25th, 2018

Excess or unprotected sun exposure, as well as certain genetic factors, can affect your skin cells causing abnormalities. In some individuals these factors can lead to an increased risk of skin cancer. If you have noticed a change in an existing mole or any other dermal abnormality, it’s best to...

Dermal Filler Injections Can Help Reduce the Appearance of Skin Aging Mar 15th, 2018

Changes in body composition and skin aging can occur as you grow older. This can cause fine lines, wrinkles and sallow facial features as well as bony looking hands. As time goes on these cosmetic imperfections can worsen causing you to look older than you like. If you are unhappy...

Fungal Treatment of Cosmetic Dermal Defects Feb 20th, 2018

Human skin is a complex organ consisting of many different layers and structures. It also carries a diverse ecology of microbes. This includes yeast and other possible fungal spores. If dermal yeast microbes grow out of balance it can start to develop dermal defects known as tinea versicolor. This is...

Spider Veins Can Be Professionally Treated Jan 26th, 2018

Spider veins can be caused by several different things. This could include a genetic predisposition, changes in body composition, pregnancy, and hormone changes. At the same time, certain career fields that call for prolonged sitting or standing could also lead to the gradual development of spider veins. This causes small...

Microdermabrasion Treatment Can Help Reduce Your Chances of Suffering an Acne Breakout Dec 26th, 2017

Many people will turn to Kraig Jenson, PC, Dermatology Center’s cosmetic surgery clinic for a microdermabrasion treatment, to help bolster the skin’s natural exfoliation and reduce the early signs of skin aging. At the same time, microdermabrasion might also be used to help younger people reduce their chances of suffering...

Waxing Can Is More Effective at Temporary Hair Removal Than Shaving Nov 24th, 2017

Unwanted hair can appear on many body parts. This might include the chest, back, shoulders, underarms, and bikini area. Many people embarrassed by the presence of excess hair in these areas will attempt shaving to remove or to sculpt the hair. Unfortunately, shaving only cleaves the hair at the level...

Hair Loss Can Be Addressed in Different Ways Oct 24th, 2017

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. It’s worth noting that androgenetic alopecia is often related to genetic and hormonal factors as a man...

Microdermabrasion Help Minimize the Appearance of Fine Lines and Wrinkles Sep 24th, 2017

In the past, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face was perceived as a natural part of growing older. This condition of skin aging is often the result of decreased exfoliation. As it continues the decreased rate of skin cell replenishment and collagen production can cause wrinkles...

Beware the Early Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma Aug 25th, 2017

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. The type of skin cancer...

Laser Hair Removal Can Specifically Target Unwanted Hair Follicles Jul 13th, 2017

The skin on the human body can be covered with millions of hair follicles. As you age, hair in certain parts of the body can become more pronounced. This can alter your overall appearance and even affect your self-esteem. In a situation like this, you can turn to the cosmetic...

Nail Health Issues Can Be a Sign of Other Medical Issues Jun 6th, 2017

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 in your nails out of hand. Certain alterations such as thickening, thinning,...

High-Quality Sunblock Does More Than Prevent Sunburn May 1st, 2017

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. In many of these cases, people will opt to...

Dermal Fillers Can Help Improve Wrinkles and Other Facial Features Apr 6th, 2017

As you age, your skin tends to slow its production of collagen and exfoliation. This can gradually cause fine lines and wrinkles to form in specific areas of the face. This is often more pronounced around the eyes with creases on the nose and forehead. At the same time, many...

Spring Cleaning for your Complexion Mar 6th, 2017

Spring is great! It means the boots and long pants go away while the sandals and sundresses come out, right? While that’s true, it also means that it’s time to give your skin some special attention. Winter is incredibly hard on your skin, since there’s such low humidity and frigid...

Fixing Dry, Cracked Skin Feb 1st, 2017

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. So how do you stop the effects of the weather from hurting...

Say No to Winter Skin Cancer Jan 4th, 2017

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. It’s also usually forgotten that your skin is still at a large risk for cancer even...

Acne Prevention Tips Dec 2nd, 2016

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. However, everyone deserves a chance to have a beautiful, acne-free complexion. That’s why our team here at Dermatology Center in Orem, Utah, put...

Skin Care Tips for Winter Nov 3rd, 2016

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, then the tips assembled by our team here at Dermatology Center in Orem, Utah, will help...

Treating Hair Loss Oct 5th, 2016

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. How do we choose...

Does Every Mole need Removal? Sep 7th, 2016

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. However, there are instances in which you’ll want to remove some moles. So let’s take a look...

Are Beards Bad for your Skin? Aug 1st, 2016

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. But is a beard healthy for your skin? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons when it comes to growing...

When to get Acne Treatment Jul 7th, 2016

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? Let’s take a look at some signs that’ll tell you when it’s time to visit our...

Have Healthy Skin While Sleeping Jun 15th, 2016

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? Without enough rest, your skin...

Common Skin Care Mistakes Jun 3rd, 2016

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 or bad for your skin. That’s why we...

Improve Your Skin’s Natural Process of Exfoliation May 19th, 2016

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. The process of aging often results in a loss of new...

Common Reasons for Mole Removal Apr 22nd, 2016

It’s estimated by the American Academy of Dermatology that the average person has between 10 and 40 moles somewhere on their body. While the majority of moles are benign, there are some moles that can develop as dangerous signs of skin cancer. Certain risk factors like increased and unprotected sun...

Questionable Skin Spots Mar 23rd, 2016

The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that there are 10 to 40 moles on the average person. The majority of these moles are benign. Even so, there are people that opt to have one or more moles removed from their face or hands for cosmetic reasons. If you have a...

Identifying a Mole that Might Need to be Removed Feb 10th, 2016

Almost all adults have moles or skin tags somewhere on their body. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that the average person has anywhere between 10 to 40 moles. Most moles are completely benign and thus would only be removed for cosmetic reasons. You shouldn’t be alarmed if...

Treat Your Acne Today Jan 18th, 2016

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. However, here at Dermatology Center, we offer treatments to improve the facial skin that is scarred or suffering from acne. The main treatments we use...