Psoriasis Treatment from a Dermatologist
Psoriasis is a common and often stubborn skin condition associated with inflamed, itchy, red and scaly patches of skin. These patches can appear anywhere on the skin but most commonly show up on the scalp, face, elbows, knees, lower back, palms and foot soles. Most types of psoriasis don’t pose major health concerns, but this…Read More
Is Psoriasis Linked to Cancer?
Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States. It is an immune-mediated disease that causes red, scaly patches on the skin due to systemic inflammation. There are several different types of psoriasis and though they are all treatable, there is no known cure for psoriasis yet. Dermatology Associates…Read More
Microneedling and Psoriasis
The board-certified dermatologists at Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting share a keen interest in managing psoriasis. We specialize in treating psoriasis by understanding its many forms, learning what triggers it and teaching our patients how to prevent flareups. We believe our patients with psoriasis should take advantage of the many benefits of our skin-enhancing procedures…Read More
Psoriasis Triggers and How to Avoid Them
At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting, we work hard to help our psoriasis patients because we know how frustrating and uncomfortable their skin condition can be. We specialize in treating psoriasis by understanding its many forms and providing effective treatment and prevention options. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, it can be expertly managed,…Read More
What is the Difference Between Plaque Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis?
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that manifests as a chronic skin condition. Psoriasis can lead to the development of plaques, which are patches of scaly, red or white skin. Many individuals with psoriasis are later diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, which is a condition with similar causes that results in joint pain, stiffness and swelling.. Both…Read More
Is There a Link Between Psoriasis and Cancer?
Psoriasis is a persistent skin disease that is commonly associated with scaly patches of skin or red areas. Although this disease is normally very manageable, it is important to discuss potential conditions that can occur alongside psoriasis—sometimes referred to as comorbidities—with your dermatologist in order to understand the best ways to stay healthy and manage…Read More
Understanding Different Types of Psoriasis and Treatment Options
Psoriasis is a persistent skin disease commonly associated with scaly patches of skin or red areas. While these symptoms are possible with the most common form of psoriasis, plaque psoriasis, this condition comes in many forms and can impact everyone differently. One of our own board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Jonathan T. Wolfe, recently spoke with the…Read More
What Treatment Options are Available for Psoriasis?