winter in Albuquerque. Our board-certified
see a wide range of both cosmetic and medical conditions during this time,
which may surprise some people. The darker season is known for cooler and often
wetter weather—not something that would seem to be associated with dry skin.
Unfortunately, winter conditions are ideal for drying out our protective layer,
leading to a range of problems.
because despite the occasional rain, humidity actually drops in the winter—both
indoors and out. Dry air leads to dry skin.
Winter is also the time when many people notice the effects of their sun-worshiping summer. Maybe a string of days at the pool contributed to the cumulative damage that causes wrinkles to form, spots to develop, and increases the risk of skin cancer. Ultraviolet radiation can wreak havoc on sensitive cells, causing everything from mutations that form tumors to the hastened breakdown of vital collagen, elastin, and more in the skin.
matter the problem—or the condition of your skin—Western Dermatology
Consultants is here to help. With fair-weather days a fond memory or distant
hope, our team can assess the current state of your skin and make
recommendations for treatments, procedures, and at-home regimens to promote
both beauty and health.
use the post-holiday lull to schedule a full-body exam to check for early signs
of skin cancer? Or find out what you can finally do about that pesky cellulite
that’s been bugging you for years? From dark circles you first noticed after a
procession of parties throughout the holidays to a desire to altogether ditch
the shaving you’ve been putting off (since you can get away with wearing pants
instead of skirts or shorts), there is always something our dermatologists and
their carefully selected and trained team can do to help.
Call Western Dermatology Consultants at 505-855-9267 or request a consultation online to arrange a visit and get started on some winter