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Archive for October, 2016

Tips for Winter Skin Protection

In Bend, we love winter. If we’re not carving our way around the cone at Mt. Bachelor, we’re skate skiing or snowshoeing all around the area. But when you’re out there, don’t forget your skin. Winter can give you a mighty dose of UV radiation. People think of cold weather issues when preparing for the …

In You In-Cyst

Human skin seems to like to grow other things on it that aren’t skin cells. Warts, moles, skin cancers, pimples, actinic keratoses, and cysts. Cysts are noncancerous, closed pockets of tissue that can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material. They can develop as a result of an infection, from clogging of the sebaceous …