The cause of red, scaly rashes are one of the trickiest issues to diagnose. In fact, the red scaly rashes in the photos below look fairly similar, but are dramatically different diagnoses ranging from fungal infections to skin cancer.
In our dermatology textbooks, it’s called papulosquamous disorder — and it...
If you’re like most people, your answer is “yes.”
You either have freckles, moles, birthmarks, or a combination of all three. We don’t think much about them. They’re just a part of the state of our skin. We assume if it was cancer, it would look like it.
But do you know what skin cancer really looks like? Could you tell the difference between a freckle or skin cancer — and are you w...
One of the unexpected honors I’ve had as a dermatologist is the friendships I’ve built with the aestheticians and med spa professionals who refer patients to us. We love med spas — and even recommend them for certain procedures.
But, when you’re considering going to a med spa vs. dermatologist it’s important to know the difference between them.
What is A Medical Spa?
A medical spa offers treatments, products, and services targeting cosm...
But how do we keep responding to life as any human would, and not end up with smile wrinkles and wrinkles around our eyes?
It may not be possible to avoid wrinkles altogether, but once we understand the types of wrinkles and what affects them, we can set our skin up for success.
Two Different Types...
Parenting is the art of walking a fine line. You want to be protective but not overly protective. You want your kid to be safe but also enjoy adventures in life. You want to give guidance, but you also want your child to learn to make wise decisions on their own.
Walking this fine line starts the day your baby comes home… and it applies to everything from discipline to baby skin care. Here’s an inside look at how to best care for your baby’s ...
What’s not great? Getting a skin rash from cleaning products (or other items) you use daily.
If you’ve noticed some skin irritations, a household product may be its cause. For many of these issues, there’s a simple fix. Here’s what you need to know:
Allergic vs. Irritant Contact Dermatitis
First, figure out what kind of reaction ...