The Skin Wellness Physicians Blog

Interesting and Useful Information for Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Ft. Myers, and Naples, FL

Welcome to the Skin Wellness Physicians blog! Read posts chosen specifically for people interested in learning about skin health, beauty, and more in the Naples and Marco Island areas.

What Are the Benefits of Mohs Surgery?

When patients are researching skin cancer treatments, many of them have one question on their minds: “Is Mohs surgery the best option?” Our Naples-based Skin Wellness Physicians team recommends this precise and advanced treatment for patients who have skin cancers with poorly defined borders and those who have skin cancer on sensitive areas who wish …

Banish the Burn

All of us have experienced a sunburn in the past, most likely in childhood. Even people who are careful with sun protection can forget to wear sunscreen on cloudy days, neglect to reapply after swimming, or miss those hard-to-reach spots.  What exactly is a sunburn at the cellular level? A sunburn is a first- or second-degree burn …

How Can You Address or Prevent Sleep Wrinkles?

Getting enough quality sleep is important for your skin. Studies show that while we’re sleeping, blood flow increases in our skin, and specialized cells rebuild collagen while also repairing damage from sun exposure. Although aging is a major cause of skin damage, our day-to-day habits also contribute to the development of wrinkles. One of the …

Treating the Persistent Hyperpigmentation of Melasma

Melasma is a common, stubborn, and recalcitrant dermatological condition we see in Bonita Springs, Marco Island, and Naples. The skin discoloration typically effects pre-menopausal women and is characterized by brown patches on sun-exposed areas—specifically the face. These asymptomatic brown patches are usually symmetric and with irregular borders. Melasma is not harmful, but many people do find …

How Are Chemical Peels Beneficial for Acne-Prone Skin?

Acne is a skin issue that just about every person will have to deal with at some time in life. However, while it’s not abnormal to get an occasional flare-up of pimples or blackheads—especially if you’re under stress—some people seem to always have blemish-prone (acne-prone) skin. Patients with this problem tend to have an oily …

Microneedling Aftercare: What Should You Do for Your Skin?

When your skin begins to grow weaker and thinner due to aging, you can restore a more youthful appearance by using cosmetic techniques like microneedling to create more collagen and elastin. Microneedling also stimulates blood circulation to promote healthier skin. Although this treatment is minimally invasive and there’s very little recovery time, a little aftercare …

Contact Skin Wellness Physicians to learn more about anything on our blog. Arrange a consultation by sending a message online or calling (239) 732-0044 to reach our Naples, FL, and Marco Island offices.

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