Old Bridge Dermatology

Dealing With Teenage Acne

Do you remember how tough the teenage years were? Navigating not only rapidly changing emotions and mounting stress due to increased academic expectations, but also combatting anxiety-inducing bodily changes like acne! So stressful! Adolescence and puberty often bring about acne as a teen’s body goes through those standard hormonal changes. During that time, a skin […]

How To Care For a Newborn’s Skin

Every process of raising a new baby comes with about a million questions, including skin care issues: How do I bathe this tiny slippery being? How often should I bathe them? Should I use moisturizing products? What if they get a rash? The list goes on and on! As skin care professionals, we here at […]

What To Eat For Healthy Hair

We all know that a good diet leads to a good body, higher energy, and even an elevated mood, but did you know that what you eat can also affect your hair? Healthy diet habits along with a solid hair-care routine can give you the healthy, glowing hair that you’ve always wanted. You can keep […]

Sunscreen Tips For Healthy Skin

As spring showers start to give way to warmer, sunnier days the clothing layers start to dwindle, but a new important layer must take their place: sunscreen! Skin protection from damage caused by ultraviolet rays must be a summertime priority. Each year, over 200,000 cases of melanoma – the deadliest type of skin cancer– are […]

4 Ways Exercise Can Help Your Skin

We’re finally shaking off winter and getting into some seriously sunny spring weather here in New Jersey – what a great time to start a new exercise routine! You often hear about how exercise benefits your heart, or your body, but did you know it’s also incredibly beneficial to your skin? For example, regular exercise […]

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 […]

Do You Have Itchy Skin With No Rash?

Itchy skin can be absolutely unbearable – especially when you can’t pinpoint the cause! There are countless reasons that your skin might itch – bug bites, poison ivy, chickenpox, allergies – the list goes on! Some causes are a little more subtle though. We put together a list of 5 common causes of itchy skin […]

Treatments for Aging Skin

We all go through the ups and downs of aging and while many folks take it in stride, many others prefer to do something more substantial to help decrease and eliminate wrinkles and age spots. Some excellent treatments available from your dermatologist to decrease wrinkles and skin lesions include the following: Microdermabrasion procedures—These procedures involve […]

How To Treat Your Skin Economically

Calling your skin an actual organ may be a bit of a stretch, so to speak, since your skin stretches across your whole body. But your skin does cover most of your exterior surface, so treating your skin correctly is essential to your overall health. Many natural and inexpensive skin care products are available at […]