Press Releases

Fight dry skin this winter seasonNov 29, 2016
When the weather gets colder our skin is more prone to dryness, itching and irritation because moisture is lost from the skin. Dr. Carina Wasko shares ways to keep your skin healthy.
Watch what you put on your face this HalloweenOct 24, 2016
Dr. Harry Dao warns about potential side effects, including allergic reactions, of face paint during Halloween.
Feel confident in your own skin, makeup freeSep 12, 2016
Going makeup free has its benefits – and its supporters, with many celebrities getting behind the new makeup free trend.
Tips help manage skin in dry or humid weatherJul 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine expert Dr. Harry Dao shares some tips on how to keep skin skin during periods of dry or humid heat.
Baylor recognizes excellence among cliniciansJun 16, 2016
A select group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards ceremony.
Decrease your chances of developing skin cancerMay 26, 2016
A Baylor College of Medicine skin expert reminds us that no tan is a healthy tan but instead increases the risk of developing skin cancer.
Proper foot hygiene key for ‘Happy Feet’ this summerApr 28, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow, podiatrist and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor, offers tips for summertime foot care. 
Don’t pack away your skin care routine while on vacationDec 2, 2015
Holiday travel doesn’t mean a vacation from skin care. Adjust skin care routines based on where you’re going, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Skin can reflect eating habitsNov 5, 2015
A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, and dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine say there is evidence that links certain foods to flares in acne.
Don’t let your skin get spooked this HalloweenOct 21, 2015
Baylor expert offers simple "tricks" to keep your skin irritation-free from Halloween makeup.
Allergic to school? Classroom furniture may be the sourceAug 13, 2015
If your child claims to be allergic to school, there might be something to it. According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, allergic reactions may be caused by what students sit on.
‘Margarita dermatitis’ caused by sun, lime juiceJun 10, 2015
Adding a slice of lime to a favorite summer drink is nice to cool off with, but our experts say it could leave your skin burning.
Bright ideas for sun protection, skin careJun 5, 2015
Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is not the only factor to consider when protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Our experts provide tips on preventing skin cancer.
Sunscreen doesn’t have to be a burning issueMay 6, 2015
Sensitive skin should not keep you from wearing sunscreen, especially during the summer months when more time is spent outside.
Put a lid on it: Improper storage of makeup could lead to infectionMar 23, 2015
Not storing makeup properly and using out-of-date cosmetics can result in infection, said dermatology experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Protect children’s skin from unregulated term 'hypoallergenic'Feb 4, 2015
Recent study finds two chemicals often associated with allergic reactions in many over-the-counter pediatric skin care products, including some labeled “hypoallergenic.”
Hot showers harmful to skin during winterJan 15, 2015
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say the higher temperatures at bath time increase dry skin, which could have long-term damaging effects.
Baylor College of Medicine offers revolutionary non-invasive fat reduction treatmentNov 17, 2014
Syneron Candela UltraShape® is the first non-invasive fat reduction treatment of its kind and the only UltraShape in Houston is at Baylor College of Medicine.
Alleviate 'sugar sag' with healthier dietOct 21, 2014
Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause "sugar sag," which results in wrinkles and loose skin.
Experts provide tips for a healthy, safe HalloweenOct 30, 2013
Keep your Halloween full of treats instead of tricks with some tips from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.