• Comparing Different Types of Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer can be deadly, but it’s often preventable. Protect yourself from ultraviolet (UV) radiation by wearing sunscreen every day, year-round. Dermatologists also recommend doing a monthly self-exam and scheduling a professional skin cancer screening every year. If you notice any abnormal skin issues, see your dermatologist right away—early skin cancer treatment could save your […]

  • What You Need to Know about Pediatric Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is an itchy, uncomfortable skin disease. It occurs when the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated. This causes skin cells to rapidly accumulate at the skin’s surface, resulting in the scales and patches that are characteristic of psoriasis. Psoriasis can be particularly difficult for children to cope with because of sensitive self-esteem issues. […]

  • Hear About One Man’s Experience with Cystic Acne

    Acne is more than a skin disease. It can have devastating impacts on emotional health and cause sufferers to feel depressed and self-conscious. When you see your dermatologist for acne treatment, you may wish to ask him or her if dietary changes could make an impact on how well your breakouts are controlled. Watch this […]

  • FAQs About Skin Scars

    Scars are frequently left in the wake of injuries to the skin, from minor cuts to major burns. Although scars are not harmful, they can be frustrating, and most people who have them wish that they weren’t there. There aren’t any treatments that can make a scar vanish completely, but your dermatologist can recommend cosmetic […]

  • Is There a Cure for Rosacea?

    Rosacea causes facial redness and small, pimple-like bumps on the face. It’s a frustrating condition that can get progressively worse over time without treatment. Although there is no known cure for rosacea, your dermatologist can help you control the symptoms with a variety of treatments. One of the first steps in reducing the impacts of […]

  • Spotlight on Our Research into Acne Treatments

    Acne is a chronic skin condition that is usually associated with adolescence but in fact affects people of all ages. The visible lesions and scarring it causes can lead to depression and lack of confidence in sufferers, and because the disease is so complex, finding the right acne treatment can be difficult. At Arlington Dermatology, […]

  • Tips for Preventing the Spread of Mollescum Contagiosum

    Mollescum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that is common in humid environments and in environments in which people live closely together. It is extremely contagious and can be spread by skin-to-skin contact as well as shared towels, bedding, and clothing. When infections occur, the skin develops small bumps that are red, white, or skin-colored. […]

  • Is Tanning Ever Safe?

    Despite the risk of skin cancer being well known, many people can’t resist trying to get a tan. They feel like they look and feel better with tanned skin, and they ignore the information that they have heard from their dermatologists. Is there any safe way to get a tan? Watch this video to learn […]