Does Your Child Have Chickenpox?

The incidence of chickenpox has declined since the creation of the vaccine but it is still a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. The most common chickenpox symptom is a rash that turns into blisters and then scabs. The ...

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5 Tips for Dry Skin Relief

Winter weather can create dry, irritated skin. If these tips don't help make an appointment with your dermatologist as very dry skin may benefit from a prescription ointment/cream. Take shorter showers and use warm not hot water. Immediately after getting ...

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Detect Skin Cancer Early – Be Alert for Suspicious Spots

"Research indicates that squamous cell carcinoma incidence has risen by more than 250 percent," according to the American Academy of Dermatology. SCC is not only potentially fatal but it's also more common than melanoma. Be alert for signs: May appear as ...

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New Research on Melanoma

While it's important to look for changes in any moles on the skin, new research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology indicates the importance of looking for new growths. Researchers found that less than one-third of melanomas in ...

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November is National Healthy Skin Month

November is National Healthy Skin Month! Did you know board-certified dermatologists can diagnose more than 3,000 skin, hair and nail diseases, provide effective medical and surgical treatment, and perform cosmetic procedures to improve the skin's appearance? Your skin is your body's ...

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