Diabetes and Skin Health
October 16, 2019
Many individuals with diabetes will have a skin disorder develop as a result of diabetes at some time in their lives. For some, a skin problem is the first sign...
The Difference between Eczema and Psoriasis
October 9, 2019
Red, dry and itchy skin conditions cause problems for millions of Americans, affecting both physical and emotional health. The two most common conditions behind these issues are psoriasis and eczema....
Skin Tag 101
October 2, 2019
They seem to come out of nowhere. What is this patch of skin just hanging there? Skin tags are more common than you may think. They appear on both humans...
Managing Athlete’s Foot
September 25, 2019
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight fitting shoes Symptoms...
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: What You Need to Know
September 18, 2019
Chances are if you are reading this article you or your child have contracted hand foot and mouth disease. We are here to make sure you get your bases covered...
When to Be Concerned About a Child’s Mole
September 11, 2019
Just as we should be concerned about our own new and changing moles, we need to be concerned about our child’s moles. Dr. Sarah Campbell, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology...
What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
August 28, 2019
Laser skin resurfacing is the jack-of-all-trades in treating the effects of premature skin aging. It is a proven way to help reduce wrinkles, age spots and acne scars as well...
Under-eye Skin Care Tips
August 21, 2019
Are you suffering from crow’s feet, dark circles or under-eye bags? The skin around your eyes is thin, delicate and sensitive and requires special care. Dr. Shilpa Sawardekar, board-certified dermatologist...
Treating Postpartum Hair Loss
August 14, 2019
A few months after having a baby, new moms commonly see significant hair loss. While it is quite shocking, this natural process is normal and not true hair loss. “Hormonal...
August 7, 2019
August is national psoriasis awareness month. If you or someone you know was recently diagnosed with psoriasis it’s important to learn more about the condition and how you can manage...
July 31, 2019
A common worry with ringworm is that you may immediately think you have worms, or this rash was caused by worms. In reality, neither is the case. According to Dr....
How to Treat a Bee Sting
July 24, 2019
Bee stings usually happen when you least expect it. Our instant reaction is usually a mix of surprise and panic. It’s best to learn what to do when a moment...
Bug Bites: When to be concerned
July 17, 2019
With summer comes bugs and with bugs comes bites. Not all bug bites are created equal with some requiring you to be more concerned than others. Dr. Giacomo Maggiolino, board-certified...
July 10, 2019
Sweating is a necessary component of a proper functioning body. In some cases though, people can suffer from excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis. According to Dr. Giacomo Maggiolino, board-certified...
A Dad’s Guide to Skin Care
June 12, 2019
Typically when you think of skin care, most people imagine women purchasing expensive products, getting facials, etc. Skin care doesn’t need to be just for the ladies. It is also...
What is Scleroderma?
June 5, 2019
The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease. The...
April 25, 2019
Warts are an infection of the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The virus enters the body through a break in the skin, such as a cut. It then...
How Can I Eliminate Wrinkles?
April 17, 2019
Wrinkles have a reputation for creeping up on us when we least expect it. Seeing these wrinkles become more apparent can take a toll on our self-confidence. Fear not though,...
What is Rosacea?
April 3, 2019
Rosacea is a chronic but treatable condition that primarily affects the face. Rosacea may develop in many ways and at any age, but commonly begins after the age of 30....
How to Prevent and Treat Blisters
March 28, 2019
While we often think of blisters on our feet, these painful skin irritations can occur anywhere on the body. Blisters locations vary from person to person, but they will commonly...
Relieving Chicken Pox Symptoms
March 20, 2019
Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. The most common symptom of chickenpox is a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled blisters and then scabs. The rash...
Petroleum Jelly: A Cheap and Effective Skin Care Product
March 6, 2019
You don’t always have to break the bank to get an effective skin care product. Petroleum jelly is one of the cheapest and effective products for certain skin health needs....
Lip Fillers: What You Need to Know
February 27, 2019
Thanks to celebrities like Kylie Jenner, the increase of people wanting to enhance their lips with temporary fillers has skyrocketed over the last few years. Before getting lip fillers, it...
What is Microneedling?
February 20, 2019
Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is becoming a popular treatment to help combat a variety of skin issues including acne scars, wrinkles, stretch marks and even encourage hair...
How to Treat a Cold Sore
February 13, 2019
Cold sores are a common skin condition caused by a virus called the human herpesvirus (HHV). According to the American Academy of Dermatology more than half of Americans ages 14...
February 6, 2019
Melasma is a form of skin pigmentation that is characterized by patches of brown, tan, or blue-gray skin discoloration. It’s most often seen in women in the middle of their...
4 Facts about Indoor Tanning
January 30, 2019
The wish for a sun kissed glow year-round has led to an ever-popular demand for tanning beds. Unfortunately many tanning bed users fall for the tanning myths and are not...
How to Prevent & Relieve Itchy Skin
January 23, 2019
There are many reasons for itchy skin. In winter, the common cause is dry skin, but it can also be a result of a skin condition like eczema, psoriasis or...
January 16, 2019
Stay safe this winter by learning the important facts about Frostbite. Knowledge is the first step in protecting yourself. What is Frostbite? Frostbite is an injury to the skin caused...
5 Must-have Skin Care Products 2019
January 9, 2019
Natural beauty starts with a glowing complexion. When skin is healthy the pores are small, breakouts are minimal and tone is even. Sticking to a skin care routine while utilizing...
5 Skin Care Resolutions for 2019
January 2, 2019
The New Year is a symbolization of a fresh start and endless possibilities. It is also the time of the year when many of us make resolutions. Setting skin care...
Skin Care Rules While Traveling
December 19, 2018
Cold weather, holiday foods, stress, Christmas cookies – there are plenty of factors that contribute to skin breakouts this time of the year. Another sabotage? Travel. From traveling in planes,...
What are Blackheads?
December 12, 2018
Have you ever noticed black marks on your face and wondered what they are and how to take care of them? Those marks are known as blackheads. What are blackheads?...
Skin Changes During Pregnancy
December 5, 2018
If you are reading this, chances are you are pregnant or are hoping to become pregnant. With pregnancy comes changes to your skin. You may see a sudden glow on...
5 Thanksgiving Foods for Your Skin Health
November 21, 2018
Thanksgiving is typically a time of indulgence, but did you know that many common holiday foods contain beneficial skin-boosting compounds? Here is a quick list of festive fall favorites that...
Nail Salon Safety
November 15, 2018
The holiday season is a common time for many individuals to head to the nail salon to get a fresh manicure and pedicure. While a majority of nail salons are...
Holiday Survival Guide for Your Skin
November 7, 2018
November is National Healthy Skin month, making it a great time to reconsider how you handle your skin care routine. When you combine the cold winter weather with the food...
6 Signs You Have Sensitive Skin
October 31, 2018
Most people think of sensitive skin as skin that is easily irritated. You may find that certain products or environmental factors cause you to get red, itchy, or even break...
How Tattoo Removal Works
October 24, 2018
If you're reading this, you're probably in the tattoo regret phase, or maybe you just want to fade your tattoo for a cover up. Laser therapy has become the "gold...
Caring for Your Child’s Skin
October 17, 2018
When it comes to your child’s skin, you can depend on one thing: at some point in the first year of life, it’s bound to end up a little red,...