Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United
States, and the risk of developing it increases with
Causing unique coin-shaped or oval lesions, this type of
eczema often first appears between 55 and 65 years of
age. Men tend to develop nummular eczema more frequently
than women. For more information, visit:
Redness, spider veins, and acne-like lesions on your
face? You could have rosacea. To learn more, visit
Actinic Keratoses (AKs)
Are you bothered by rough, scaly patches on your skin?
Do you see crusts or sores in areas that received years
of sun exposure? These could be AKs, a common and
potentially serious skin condition that should be
treated. To learn more, visit
Acne can persist well into one’s 30s, 40s, and 50s.
Sometimes acne becomes a problem for the first time in
midlife. Adult acne that becomes a problem should be
evaluated by a dermatologist because acne in one’s adult
years can be a sign of an underlying medical problem.
Often looking like a wart or skin cancer, seborrheic
keratoses become more common and numerous with age.
While not harmful, most people want these lesions
removed. To learn more, visit
If you had chickenpox earlier in life and are now
experiencing severe pain and have blisters on your skin,
it could be shingles. To learn more, visit the
Developing in the lower legs, this type of eczema causes
a rash that often itches. You also may have painful
sores on your legs, thinning skin, and discoloration. To
learn more, visit