Acne is a problem that can have a profound impact on a teen or young adult. While persistent breakouts are often viewed as a normal part of growing up, there are good reasons to seek the care of a board-certified dermatologist for this problem. If you or someone you love has acne, schedule a visit… Read More »
How To Reduce Acne Scarring
A breakout is an annoyance. Frequent breakouts can be distressing. Chronic acne presents immediate concern related to obvious redness and pimples as well as a concern regarding scarring. In many cases, even mild to moderate acne can cause discoloration that takes months to fade. You don’t have to wait. With a few steps, it is… Read More »
Should You See A Dermatologist?
Most adults see their general doctor once a year for a good old-fashioned physical check-up. Children may see their doctor even more frequently depending on age, and most of us are relatively good about seeing the dentist twice a year. What may go widely unrecognized is the fact that dermatologic exams fit into the scope… Read More »
Summertime Could Be Prime Time For Eczema Flare-Ups. Here’s What You Can Do To Avoid Them!
Usually, we look forward to summer with a sense of great excitement. For those with eczema, summer may not be the sweetest time of year. Several factors may combine to bring on unexpected flare-ups of itchy red patches on the skin. Here, we discuss enemy Number One for those with eczema and what can be done to… Read More »
Getting Ahead Of Photoaging
We all expect to see the signs of aging on our skin at some point. The question is not “if”; it’s “when.” This is empowering because it lets us know that we have some degree of control over our aging process. Biological aging is one factor in the changing skin. Photoaging is another. In our… Read More »
Correcting Sun Damage On The Face
Now that we are well into the joys of a freer, more socially-engaged summer, it is necessary to observe how our sunning may be affecting our skin. Sun exposure is one of the primary reasons the skin ages prematurely. The damage caused by our time in the sun is cumulative and can take years to reach the… Read More »
Let Psoriasis Be Part Of Your Life, Not The Rest Of It
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes red patches on the skin. It’s not contagious, but it can be very painful. Psoriasis is a long-term condition that can affect anyone at any age. It’s more common in people aged over 60, but it can start as early as 12 years old and affects men and… Read More »