skincare Archives - Malena Amato MD FACS


5 Things Even Smart People Get Wrong About Sunscreen

Because about half of every American who reaches 65 will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime, you may believe it’s wise to get a skin test. But another intelligent move would be to be well-informed on what’s right and what’s not when it comes to sunscreen usage. There is so much information… Read More »

Types of Scars and Their Treatments

Throughout our lives, we all have experiences that injure our skin, leaving behind unwanted scars. Any burn, injury, surgery, or other trauma can cause these. How your skin develops scars depends on multiple factors: the depth and size of the wound, your heredity, your age, and even your gender and ethnicity.  Since it is more… Read More »

5 Hot Skin-Care Trends to Avoid Like Fire

In this era of social media, the latest trends in skin care can get hot fast. In some cases, their rapidly spreading popularity can outpace sound medical advice. Here are five hot skin-care trends that you should avoid if you care about the health of your skin. 1. Peel-Off Face Masks Can Damage Your Skin… Read More »