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At-Home Ways You Can Prevent Eczema Triggers and Flare-Ups

Eczema causes redness, itching, and discomfort. Your family history can factor into developing the condition, but other triggers cause symptoms to appear or worsen. Learning to recognize and manage triggers can help control eczema symptoms.
Jan 24th, 2023

What to Do About Your Bothersome Plantar Warts

Most warts are harmless and go away on their own within weeks or months. They can be annoying, unsightly, and sometimes cause discomfort. Plantar warts can make walking painful, but various treatments can help. Read more here.
Dec 12th, 2022

How to Manage Plaque Psoriasis Through the Winter

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes an itchy and uncomfortable rash. Cold weather and dry indoor air can trigger these scaly patches, but there are many ways to manage plaque psoriasis through the winter.
Nov 9th, 2022

When (and Why) to Consider a Chemical Peel

Sun exposure can cause wrinkles and scarring, and aging skin might also develop pigmentation and pimples. Chemical peels soften and firm skin without surgery or injections by targeting troublesome areas on your face, neck, or hands. Read more here.
Oct 12th, 2022

Can Microneedling Help My Stretch Marks?

Do stretch marks make you self-conscious? Microneedling can eliminate or reduce the appearance of stretch marks for men and women. Here, you can find out how stretch marks occur and what microneedling does to combat them.
Sep 14th, 2022

5 Lifestyle Habits That Improve Your Complexion

Healthy lifestyle choices and proper skin care can help delay natural aging and prevent many skin issues. Get started with these five easy lifestyle habits that can improve your complexion and keep your skin healthy.
Aug 10th, 2022

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

Sunbathing feels wonderful and supplies your body with vitamin D. Unfortunately, the sun also has harmful effects and contributes to skin aging. These five tips will help you enjoy the nice weather and avoid the destructive effects of UV radiation.
Jul 12th, 2022

What to Do If Signs of Skin Cancer Come Back

After finishing skin cancer treatment, you need to be vigilant as part of your aftercare and management. Skin Cancer patients can have a recurrence and are at high risk of developing skin cancer in other locations. Keep reading to learn more.
Jun 1st, 2022

How to Prevent Eczema Complications

Many Americans experience eczema at some point, so it’s crucial to understand how to prevent complications. You can do things to avoid irritating and painful rashes, like wearing the right clothes and avoiding irritants. Read more here.
May 3rd, 2022

How to Make the Most of Your Botox®/Dysport® Treatment

Botox® and Dysport® injections temporarily erase imperfections like frown lines, crow’s feet, and wrinkles. With a few simple tips on making the most of your treatment, you can avoid unwanted side effects and prolong the results of your new look.
Apr 5th, 2022

7 Popular Uses for Microneedling

Microneedling isn’t a skin rejuvenation treatment reserved for fine lines and wrinkles. Using the body’s all-natural collagen production, it also works effectively against stretch marks, scars, acne, and even large pores.
Mar 1st, 2022

What Happens If You Ignore a Wart?

Warts are common benign growths on the skin caused by viruses, and they’re not only embarrassing, but often painful, too. Are they contagious? Can you prevent them? What happens if you ignore a wart? Find out here.
Jan 10th, 2022

What Causes Acne Flare-ups? 5 Common Triggers

Acne occurs when your skin's sebum glands become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, which can then become inflamed. There are many reasons your skin may produce too much sebum, triggering acne flare-ups.
Dec 8th, 2021

Who Needs a Skin Cancer Screening?

Are you unsure if you need a skin cancer screening? The early detection of skin cancer, as with any cancer, is key. Read more to see if you’re at risk for skin cancer.
Oct 13th, 2021

Am I a Good Candidate for a Clinical Research Study?

Have you ever considered taking part in a clinical research study? Our professionals at Jordan Valley Dermatology conduct in-house studies, and we’re always seeking new participants. Read more to find out if you’re a good candidate for our research.
Aug 15th, 2021

5 Common Eczema Triggers

Inflammation, redness, itching, and dryness are a few of the symptoms of eczema. We don’t understand why people suffer from eczema, but one way to keep a clear and healthy complexion is to identify and avoid potential triggers.
Jul 15th, 2021

Why Do I Keep Getting Acne?

Did you know that skin is a human’s largest organ? When the pores in your skin become clogged, you may experience acne, which can lead to other serious skin issues. Plus, acne impacts not only teenagers going through puberty. Read more here.
Jun 27th, 2021

Skin Cancer Types and Treatments

Your skin is the largest organ in the human body. It protects you from injury and prevents UV rays from entering the body. In other words, the skin is your outer protective shield. As a result, skin cancer is a serious risk. Read more here.
May 23rd, 2021

What Causes Excessive Sweating?

Sweating is a natural protective mechanism of the body against overheating, but excessive sweating can significantly reduce one’s quality of life. Read more here to learn what causes heavy sweating and what we can do to help.
Apr 13th, 2021

Treatment for Your Warts

Warts can appear on your skin at any age and almost anywhere on your body. If warts are causing you distress, we have good news for you. There are many innovative treatments available to improve their appearance and stop them from spreading. Learn here.
Mar 15th, 2021

Understanding the Different Types of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an uncomfortable skin condition that lessens your quality of life. Some suffer from this disorder for years, but the good news is that relief is as easy as uncovering an appropriate diagnosis. Here are the different kinds of psoriasis.
Feb 16th, 2021

Help for Your Eczema

Do you frequently experience red and itchy skin? No matter your age, you can develop eczema, a condition that makes skin itchy, dry, bumpy, and irritated. Read more about how you can prevent eczema flare-ups and how we treat this condition.
Jan 19th, 2021

What It’s Like to Get Screened for Skin Cancer

One in five Americans develops skin cancer in their lifetime. You should get regular skin cancer screenings, especially if you have fair skin or often experience sunburns. This visual checkup is fast, painless, and can even save your life.
Dec 13th, 2020

How We Treat Your Acne

Yes, teenagers get pimples, but up to 50 million Americans are troubled by acne every year because it occurs at any age. If you feel defeated by acne or scars left behind, there are many options for you to consider. Keep reading for acne solutions.
Nov 10th, 2020

Learn About Our Hyperhidrosis Solutions (MiraDry® )

Excessive underarm sweating can leave you feeling self-conscious and unclean. Fortunately, MiraDry® offers permanent dryness after only one treatment, so you can stop ruining clothes and avoiding social events. Read more about this sweating solution.
Oct 15th, 2020

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine

You diligently cleanse, exfoliate, and wear sunscreen, yet wrinkles still form, mocking your every effort. To fight back against these most unwelcome additions to your face, Botox® is the weapon of choice.
Sep 23rd, 2020

Hate Stretch Marks? Try Microneedling

Stretch marks are harmless bands of scar tissue that run across your skin, but they can be an eyesore. If you’re looking for a way to get rid of them for good, look no further than microneedling.
Aug 31st, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020

Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer screenings and treatments from your dermatologist, Dr. Douglass Forsha of Jordan Valley Dermatology in South Jordan, UT, help protect both your skin and your overall health.
May 7th, 2020

Signs That You May Have Skin Cancer

Skin cancer develops primarily in areas where the skin is exposed to the sun, which includes the scalp, face, ears, legs, neck, hands, arms, chest, and lips. However, it can likewise develop on areas that don’t receive sun exposure, including the palms ...
Apr 9th, 2020

What are the Benefits of Microneedling?

Find out what this cosmetic skincare treatment from our South Jordan office could do for your appearance. A few years again you probably never heard anyone mention the word “microneedling,” ...
Feb 21st, 2020

Welcome to Our Blog!

Jordan Valley Dermatology would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about dermatology care and our practice.
Jan 16th, 2020