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Archive for August, 2016

Give Your Eczema the Exit

In the ultra-dry climate of Bend, the last thing we need is a skin condition characterized by dryness. Enter eczema stage right. Eczema is clinically known as atopic dermatitis. It’s a chronic skin condition that is more common in children, but, for the unfortunate few, can continue into or occur in adults. Eczema is characterized …

New Compound Could Better Protect from UVA Rays

Sun damage is the leading factor in skin aging. And around 95% of the ultraviolet radiation that reaches the Earth’s surface is ultraviolet A radiation. New research out of an English university has found a new compound that can provide a better shield in sunscreen against UVA rays. At Deschutes, all of our patients battle …