• 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 […]

  • Identifying Different Kinds of Acne Scars

    One of the goals of acne treatment is reducing the risk of scarring. Acne can cause multiple types of scars, depending on the type of breakouts you have. Your dermatologist will develop an acne treatment plan for you that involves both controlling breakouts and treating any scarring that does occur. Here is a closer look […]

  • Recognizing the Risk Factors for Psoriasis

    Psoriasis can be an uncomfortable and frustrating skin condition. If you have been diagnosed, it’s important to see your dermatologist regularly as part of your psoriasis treatment plan, to ensure that your care is managing your symptoms as effectively as possible. If you don’t have psoriasis, understanding the risk factors and doing what you can […]

  • What Every Patient Needs to Know about Mollescum Contagiosum

    Mollescum contagiosum is a common, viral skin condition that is generally harmless. Despite the fact that it doesn’t pose any long-term health risks, treating it is usually recommended by dermatologists to prevent it from spreading. Mollescum contagiosum is the subject of clinical trials in order to develop new treatment options. Here is what you need […]

  • Understanding the Link Between Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

    If your dermatologist has diagnosed you with psoriasis , one complication you need to know about is psoriatic arthritis. This painful condition can cause permanent joint damage if not treated, so talk to the dermatologist who manages your psoriasis treatment if you notice the signs. Here is what you need to know. What is psoriatic […]

  • Is Psoriasis Curable?

    Psoriasis is a common, frustrating skin condition that can cause discomfort and embarrassment. Although there is no cure, there are many psoriasis treatments available to help you get relief from the nagging symptoms. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy skin cells. Symptoms usually flare up for a period […]