Common Conditions

Can Hard Water Damage Your Skin?

Did you know that nearly 85% of homes in the United States have tap water that’s considered “hard water?” Hard water has a high mineral content, usually calcium or magnesium carbonates. While it’s typically safe to drink, hard water can lead to other issues like tub stains and high water bills. It can also impact […]

Types Of Burn Scars And How To Prevent Them

Types of Burn Scars and How to Prevent Them Getting a severe burn can be a painful, devastating experience. We see and treat all types of scars here at Old Bridge Dermatology, including scars from severe and minor burns. As with many scars and injuries, prevention can go a million miles in avoiding a lifelong […]

How To Tackle Backne

Did you know that acne on your back is different than acne on your face? Back acne, or backne as it’s so lovingly referred to, can make it tough to sport a tank-top, backless dress, or bathing suit. Have no fear though, here at Old Bridge Dermatology, we’re equipped and ready to treat acne in […]

Unpleasant Scars And How To Treat Them

Scars might be glorified in tough-guy movies and television shows, but for the average person, they can be unpleasant and embarrassing. Even further, a scar can be a reminder of some physical or emotional trauma. Scars come in all shapes and sizes and can happen anywhere on the body. Luckily, there are ways to address […]

Contact Us To Treat Contact Dermatitis

A mystery rash popping up on your skin can feel frustrating, embarrassing, terrifying, and a whole myriad of other emotions. Typically, this happens when your skin comes into contact with something that it greatly disagreed with. The dermatologist word for these blisters, stinging, itchiness, redness, or flaking popping up is “actinic contact dermatitis.” It’s a […]

7 Tips For Chapped Lips

Winter has a firm grasp on the New Jersey area and its chill causes one of the most frustrating ailments: dry, chapped lips. There’s so much advice out there about how to heal chapped lips, but wouldn’t you rather not have to deal with them in the first place? As with many skin ailments, prevention […]

Do I Have Dandruff Of Just a Dry Scalp?

In commercials, dandruff is regularly depicted as a dramatic, horrifying, embarrassing experience – often caught due to an individual’s flaky shoulders. Those commercials typically end in a cheery party scene where the person is revealed to be flake-free after applying the proper dandruff shampoo. Those commercials have entered our collective zeitgeist, making people incredibly familiar […]

Treating Eczema In Cold Weather

You can pretty well count on New Jersey winters to bring a few things: cold temperatures, lots of snow, and dry air. For a lot of people, these harsh weather conditions bring about unfortunate consequences for their skin, including worsening of conditions like eczema. Eczema is a common condition that causes dry, scaly, itchy skin. […]

Caring For Your Nails In Cold Weather

Cold weather seems to change every aspect of our bodies, including our nails. Do your nails become dry and brittle during the fall and winter? Cold, dry weather is definitely to blame! Luckily, we are here to help teach you ways to keep your nails healthy, strong, and protected through every cold snap! As with […]

Packing For Your Skin For Holiday Travel

Traveling for the holidays can be so stressful – planning the itinerary, getting the kids ready, making it on time, remembering what to pack. I’m sure just reading that was stressful to some! We’re not here to stress you out more though, we’re here to help! One area we can help take the guesswork out […]