Pediatric Conditions

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. […]

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 […]

5 Common Children’s Skin Issues

When you discover a rash, blister, or bump somewhere on your child’s body, it can be quite a disconcerting experience. If the skin issue had manifested on your own body, you might be able to confidently assess what might have caused it, or carefully describe your symptoms to a skilled dermatologist for proper diagnosis. However, […]

Caring For Your Eczema During The Winter Season

The dry cold weather during winter in New Jersey can worsen already frustrating skin conditions. One of these skin conditions is eczema. Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes dry, scaly, itchy skin. It’s especially common in children but can affect anyone. Eczema flare-ups can be caused by allergens, skin irritants, stress, and a […]

How To Treat and Prevent Diaper Rashes

Babies have very soft and delicate skin, so it’s no surprise that there are many types of skin conditions that are treated in very young babies. One of the most ubiquitous skin conditions that babies encounter is the dreaded diaper rash. The red, irritated skin that is formed by this rash under the diaper area […]

Common Children’s Skin Conditions

It can be quite an unsettling experience to say the least when you discover that your child has an unusual rash, blister, or bump somewhere on his or her body. You may be confident in some circumstances diagnosing a skin condition yourself, but with the myriad of outcomes possible it is often best to enlist […]

Prevent and Treat Diaper Rashes

We all know how soft and delicate baby skin is, so there are many types of conditions that are seen in very young babies. One of the most common skin conditions that affects babies is diaper rash, which causes red, irritated skin under the diaper area. No one wants to see their babies suffer and […]

What is Molluscum Contagiosum?

There are many skin issues that result in bumps, so it can be difficult to diagnose what type of skin condition you have simply through observation. Dr. Juan Vaillant of Old Bridge Dermatology, located in Old Bridge, NJ, has seen patients for over 30 years and has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating all types […]

Common Skin Conditions in Children

One of the most unsettling occurrences as a parent is to discover a strange rash, bump or welt on our child’s body. Is it a disease? Is it contagious? How should it be treated? Oftentimes the conditions will go away with time, but many require the skilled eyes of a dermatologist to identify and treat […]