Brighton-Howell Dermatology in Brighton & Howell MI

Archive for February 2019

Sleeping with Matthew McConaughey

We’re all looking for that perfect night of sleep, why not lull yourself to sleep with the soothing sound of Matthew McConaughey’s voice. Matthew has partnered with the App Calm to read you bedtime stories, promoting well being and healthy sleep habits. Calm has around 120 such sleep stories, including classic fairy tales, so-called music…

Read More

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness

MS is a well known diagnosis and many of us have heard the title as passers bye. Unfortunately though, outside of the name, many of us don’t know much about the disease itself. It can present in so many ways, and can take a very long time to get a strict diagnosis. There are so…

Read More

Myths and Facts of Healthy Skin!

Answers to all of those questions you have been storing up for your dermatologist! Have all those things you’ve heard from your friends turned out to be true or false? Like…do white marks on your nails mean you have a calcium deficiency? Answer…False! This usually means your nail was damaged back at the matrix from…

Read More

Fat intake linked to risk of skin cancer.

New study showing a possible link between dietary intake and development of skin cancer. Although it is still best to protect yourself from sun damage with things like sunscreen, it could be very important to watch your diet! Different forms of fat like polyunsaturated fats can cause melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.…

Read More

Is your sunscreen killing coral?

Hawaii has recently banned two sunscreen ingredients proven to bleach and kill coral. These ingredients are the base of many of our commonly used sunscreens, oxybenzone or octinoxate. It is suggested in any region with coral, Hawaii, the Keys, the Great Barrier Reef, etc, that individuals instead use an actual sun barrier like zinc oxide…

Read More