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Episode 35 - Save Your Skin - Dr. Payam Abrishami

Learn the best ways to care for your skin with Dermatologist Dr. Payam Abrishami.  Dr. Abrishami shares what happens to our skin as we age, the importance of skincare, what ingredients to look for, and where to go to get the best products to help protect your skin.

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Dr. Payam Abrishami

Dr. Payam Abrishami joins the show to discuss all things dermatological. Dr. Abrishami is a Dermatologist in Agoura Hills, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Today we learn: How bad is the sun for our skin? Do most OTC skin products even work? Is that new mole something we should go get checked out? How do we properly care best for our skin? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of Medicine, We’re Still Practicing.

Episode Timestamps: 

2:25 What happens to our skins as we age?

3:45 Reversing the affects of damage to the skin

5:05 How important is sunscreen, and what kind should we use? 6:04 What is SPF and what amount should we be using?

7:00 What is UPF clothing, and does it work? 8:00 What is collagen?

9:00 How bad are tanning beds?

10:45 Is moisturizing our skin that important?

11:25 Do you get what you pay for with OTC skin care?

12:45 Why do some young people suffer from worse acne than others?

14:00 What should a parent look out for in the Childs acne profile?

18:22 What is CO2 laser skin resurfacing?

20:00 How to tell the difference between cancerous and non-cancerous moles?

26:00 How does skin cancer develop?

27:00 How do you treat skin cancer?

28:20 How does the biopsy process work, and what is the followup process?

31:15 Recent technological breakthroughs for skin cancer detection at home

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Hosted by: Dr. Steven Taback & Bill Curtis

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