Hormonal acne can be difficult to treat. It can also be the sign of an increase in the male hormones in women, commonly called hyperandrogenism. Diagnosis of hyperandrogensim and PCOS can be crucial if you are looking for the best treatment for this type of acne.
It has been a long time since there’s been a new truly major advancement in the care of childhood and adult eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. Dupilumab (brand name Dupixent) is a monoclonal antibody created to treat atopic dermatitis.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation. As we learn more about psoriasis, we realize this inflammation is not limited to the skin, but also extends throughout the body, thereby affecting other organ systems. This means that psoriasis
There is not a week that goes by in late spring and early summer that I do not have a patient see me for advice about a tick bite. If you find a tick on your skin, then you should
It is that time of year again when many of my patients will ask me how strong of a sunscreen they should be using. Everyone wants to know if using sunscreens with a higher SPF is really worth it. The
Probiotics and prebiotics have the potential to improve dysbiosis and skin disease. These good bacteria can be used to improve our health and the condition of our skin. Here is what you should know about them. The Good Bacteria Probiotics are
Most people think of dysbiosis as a disease of the digestive tract. However, dysbiosis can occur anywhere in the body where the population of normal microbes in that region is altered by an overgrowth of other organisms. Here’s what you
Microneedling, also known as percutaneous collagen induction therapy, is mainly used for the treatment of acne scarring, fine wrinkles, and stretch marks. How Microneedling Works It works by inducing many tiny wounds in the skin in the form of microchannels
Recently, the FDA approved Shingrix, a new and more effective vaccine to prevent shingles in late October 2017. Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection that occurs most commonly in older adults. It presents as a painful and itchy red rash
Many people suffer from an itchy scalp. The most common reason people have an itchy scalp is because of a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as seborrhea, usually presents as pink and red scaling patches that