Common Conditions

Cleansing Your Face The Right Way

Many of us are cognizant of putting our “best face” forward. Keeping your face clean and clear is one of the best ways to treat and prevent several common skin issues. This daily face washing routine might seem like a simple process that doesn’t need a step-by-step instructional layout, but there are many factors that […]

Common Tests At The Dermatologist

Checking in with your dermatologist feels like a common routine when you have a known skin issue, but often skin, hair, and nail complications can take extra testing for a solid diagnosis. A skin test could literally be the difference between life and death. For instance, dermatologists utilize testing methods to determine the difference between […]

All About Bacteria

Did you know there are millions upon millions of tiny, undetectable bacteria hitching free rides on our skin every day? Studies of the skin microbiome is an incredibly active field, with new discoveries regularly being uncovered. Scientists have discovered that the bacteria we mainly thought thrives on our skin only makes up 5% of that […]

Your Nails Can Tell A Story

Did you know that your finger and toenails are great indicators of major health problems in the body? Many major health complications that can afflict a person will show up as adverse signs in our nail conditions. Our nails can be windows into serious conditions such as anemia, kidney disease, lung and heart issues, and […]

What Is A Skin Tag?

A new growth on your body can be a little scary, even if it is something as harmless as a skin tag. Skin tags are an incredibly common benign skin growth that appear as tiny skin-colored growths. They often appear on parts of your body that have folds of skin, like the armpits, buttocks, eyelids, […]

What Does a Dermatologist Treat?

A lot of people know to turn to their dermatologist when they have a mole or skin growth that is suspect, but did you know that dermatologists see a whole array of other issues? Dermatologists work to treat problems of the skin, scalp, and nails. They treat everything from skin infections, skin diseases, bug bites, […]

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin

Diabetes is a disease that heavily affects the daily lives of people afflicted with it. Currently, there are over 100 million U.S. adults living with diabetes or prediabetes according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. We often hear about the high levels of blood sugar and the more extreme physical issues that can […]

Helping Your Child Through Eczema

When your kid is dealing with a skin condition like eczema, it can be tough to watch them suffer through the itching and physical discomfort. You want to try to help, but you don’t always know how! If you have a kid with eczema, it’s important to know what to do when a flare-up occurs. […]

Why Am I Losing My Hair?

Losing your hair can be stressful enough to make you want to pull your hair out! When you notice it coming out, especially in large amounts, clogging shower drains or discovered on your pillow each morning. Typically, hair loss occurs in men more often than women (it’s even dubbed “male pattern baldness”), there are tons […]

Vitamin D Is Essential For Your Skin

Even as winter wanes, New Jersey is still covered in cloudy spring skies, blocking out that life-giving sun and dampening our vitamin D intake! Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that can be in short order during the winter and early spring months. The vitamin not only keeps your skin young and vibrant; it also […]