Common Conditions

Preventing Skin Issues For Athletes

Along with athletic activities can come a myriad of opportunities for skin issues, bacterial or fungal infections, or other issues to arise. With all the sweating, physical contact, and shared spaces that go with sports, these skin problems can spread rapidly. Many of our clients are athletes who have issues that could potentially be prevented […]

Am I Sweating Too Much?

Sweating is a natural bodily response that assists with cooling down, especially when we’ve been working hard or on a sweltering summer day. Have you ever felt like you sweat too much? Everyone sweats a different amount, but if you consistently think you sweat too much, you might have a medical condition called hyperhidrosis. When […]

Delicious Fall Meals For Healthy Skin

You can pretty clearly mark Fall by the changing leaves and the uptick in pumpkin-flavored foods on grocery store shelves. Fall brings a barrage of fresh, festive flavors that are not only delicious but also – luckily for us – can be rewarding for our skin. We all know that you can buy sunscreen, moisturizer, […]

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 […]