Treatment Options for Your Fitzpatrick Skin Type

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At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting, our mantra is personalized care. We do not ascribe to a one-size-fits-all-approach to dermatology. Rather, we provide each patient with individualized care tailored to their unique needs and goals. Considering a patient’s Fitzpatrick skin type routinely informs our care delivery strategies. There are certain...

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Can Antioxidants Reduce Skin Cancer Risks?

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As your body’s largest organ, it is important to protect your skin in order to minimize sun damage and reduce skin cancer risks. Avoiding excessive sun exposure, wearing protective clothing and properly using sunblock or sunscreen remain paramount to skin cancer prevention. However, there is ongoing research examining how antioxidants,...

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Our Favorite Laser Treatments for Summer

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Given that summertime typically means more time spent outdoors without makeup on, many patients prioritize skincare for these months to develop and maintain a gorgeous glow that only requires sunscreen over it. Rather than investing in waterproof makeup, invest in the health of your skin. At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth...

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What to Expect from Your HALO™ Laser Results

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HALO™ is an extremely innovative hybrid fractional laser that proves just how far laser skin resurfacing technology has come over the past decade. If you once considered laser skin resurfacing treatments but were wary about the results, it is time to discover the HALO™ laser. It is the only hybrid...

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Is There a Link Between Psoriasis and Cancer?

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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...

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Understanding Different Types of Psoriasis and Treatment Options

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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....

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Tips for Topical Wound Care

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When it comes to skin health, it is important to care diligently for both healthy skin and wounded skin. At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting, we prioritize follow-up care after biopsies or excisional surgeries. We will never send you home without detailed, easy-to-read instructions on how to properly care for...

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Sunscreen News, Views and Miscues

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Sunscreen is an important part of skin protection and it is recommended for daily wear in order to protect skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. UV rays can damage the skin in as few as 15 minutes, leading to signs of aging or even skin cancer. Regularly applying sunscreen...

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How to Choose the Best Sunscreen for Your Skin Type

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Choosing the best sunscreen for your skin type is easier than ever. With advances in sunscreen technology, finding your ideal SPF does not have to be a daunting task. Today, there are sunscreen formulas for every skin type, application, season and activity. Considering the fact that skin cancer is the...

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How Effective is BBL™ for Dark Spots?

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Even as we take precautionary measures to protect our skin from sun damage, natural environmental factors and age can lead to dark spots on the skin. These spots, sometimes called hyperpigmentation, occur when the skin produces too much melanin and can range in color from light to dark brown. Dark...

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