eczema

One of the more common skin conditions we see in our dermatology practice is eczema. There are many different types of eczema. So many in fact, that it often goes misdiagnosed or ignored by patients who think it’s something else. In general, eczema is inflammation of the skin. It can occur in a variety of…

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skin care routine

What do you do to take care of yourself? Many people exercise or get massages. Others get cozy and read a book with a delicious cup of tea. There are so many self-care rituals that can do wonders for rejuvenating both your body and your soul. Did you know that a nighttime skin care routine…

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dry skin of hands

Even though spring is just around the corner, many people are still suffering with dry, cracked hands. Cold weather and constant conditioned air can be the perfect ingredients for skin that is itchy, painful and cracked, especially the skin of the hands. Frequent washing and the use of hand sanitizers contribute to the condition that…

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man washing face

You probably think that cleansing your face is pretty simple. Soap, water, washcloth and you’re all set! The reality is that many people are washing their faces the wrong way, contributing to breakouts and other complexion issues. You should have a daily skincare routine that starts with proper washing practices. If you have a good…

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woman with burned hand

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Burn Awareness Week. Burns are a common injury experienced by people of all ages, especially young children. According to recent statistics from the American Burn Association, over 480,000 burn injuries required medical treatment in recent years.  Contact burns can happen in a number of different ways around the home.…

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