What is Mohs Surgery? Everything You Need to Know

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Mohs surgery is the most effective skin cancer treatment for most skin cancer types and is performed by our very own board-certified Mohs surgeon, Michael S. Lehrer, MD. Mohs surgery is a highly specialized and precise treatment for skin cancer in which the cancer is removed in stages, one tissue…

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Microneedling and Psoriasis

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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…

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In-office Dermatologist Treatments to Aid Your Skin Care Routine

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Taking care of your skin is as important as taking care of any other aspect of your health. Skin is your body’s largest organ, serves as its first line of defense against foreign aggressors and must be properly nourished throughout your lifetime. Keeping your skin in a healthy state is…

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Laser Treatment for Vitiligo

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Patients with vitiligo who come to the Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting will find themselves at the right place; as home to one of the most impressive collections of lasers in our region, we offer an effective treatment for almost every skin condition—including vitiligo. Even though vitiligo is not life-threatening…

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Avoid Eczema Flare-ups This Winter

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Winter can be a difficult season for people with eczema. Painful flare-ups, triggered by cold weather, cause areas of the skin affected by eczema to crack, itch, bleed or even become infected. Preventing these flare-ups from happening, rather than treating them after they become bothersome, is the best way to…

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Psoriasis Triggers and How to Avoid Them

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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,…

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Light Therapy for Sun Damaged Skin

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Patients who have spent years being overexposed to sunlight are likely to develop unhealthy, sun-damaged skin. At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting, we see patients every day who experience sunspots, premature wrinkles, actinic keratoses and other skin abnormalities that are caused by excessive exposure to the sun. Fortunately, certain types…

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Understanding Facial Mole Removal

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Facial moles can be frustrating—and at times, uncomfortable. Due to their prominent physical location, it is common for our patients to want to remove them. For individuals who hope to remove their facial moles, whether for cosmetic or medical reasons, it is important to seek out an experienced, board-certified dermatologist…

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How Long After Laser Tattoo Removal Will My Tattoo Fade?

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Laser tattoo removal is a specialized procedure that utilizes quick pulsing energy to target tattoo pigments and triggers the skin to release these pigments. Upon release, the skin naturally reabsorbs these pigments and disposes of them. Because the treatment targets the pigments and not surrounding skin, it can produce astounding…

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What is Microneedling?

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With skin being the body’s largest organ, it makes sense that we should all seek to care for it and strive to retain a youthful, glowing appearance. As we become older, however, our skin can naturally begin to lose its elasticity, develop fine lines and show some signs of damage…

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