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  • How Lupus Affects the Skin
    Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that leads to widespread inflammation and pain. Lupus can affect multiple systems and organs in the body, but the skin tends to be one of Read more
  • What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?
    Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that most commonly affects children under 10 years old, that causes hard, raised red bumps known as papules to develop on the skin. These Read more
  • What Is Impetigo?
    Find out more about this common childhood bacterial skin infection and how to treat it. Most people don’t know what impetigo is. Maybe you haven’t even heard of it. This contagious Read more
  • Treating Shingles
    As kids, we dealt with that notoriously itchy rash caused by chickenpox. Unfortunately, as we get older, the same virus that caused our childhood chickenpox can also cause shingles. If Read more
  • Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment
    Dealing with an itchy, flaky scalp? It could be dandruff or it could be a sign that you’re dealing with a common condition known as scalp psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis isn’t Read more
  • Preventing Hair Dandruff
    Dandruff is a common problem and one that you may not worry too much about if you deal with minor flaking every once in a while; however, severe dandruff can Read more
  • Healing Your Acne Scars
    If your teen years brought about painful, cystic acne then you may have the scarring to prove it. These scars, particularly on the face, can not only affect a person’s Read more
  • Why Tanning Is Bad For You
    During the much longed-for summer months, people work on their tans. While enjoying a richer skin tone now, tanners take huge risks for premature aging and skin cancer.  Sun and artificial Read more
  • Treating Different Types of Rashes
    Wondering what’s causing those itchy red spots and whether you should see a dermatologist about your rash? Most rashes are harmless and usually go away on their own; however, some Read more
  • Skin Cancer Prevention
    With the warmer months just around the corner you may be getting ready to plan some fun in the sun. The summertime always finds children spending hours outside playing, as Read more
  • Removal Unwanted Hair
    Tired of having to pluck, wax, and shave every few days? Dealing with thick, dark and unsightly hair in visible areas such as the chin or shoulders? If so, a Read more
  • Removing Tattoos
    Tattoo removal has become one of aesthetic and medical dermatology's most sought-after services. Read on to learn about how this treatment works. The procedure Dermatologists mostly use Q-switched, or quality-switched, laser instruments Read more
  • When is a Mole Dangerous?
    Do you have a mole? Chances are good that you have few of them, actually. The average person has around 30-40 moles, and while moles are usually nothing to worry Read more
  • Dealing With Eczema
    Do you have itchy, scaly rashes? If so, you could have eczema, a common skin condition that could be effectively treated by your dermatologist. Eczema is also called atopic dermatitis, Read more
  • How Botox Can Help You
    We all would like to find that magical solution that would keep us looking young forever. Of course, while we certainly haven’t found the Fountain of Youth just yet, advancements Read more

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