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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Learn More About Full Body Skin Exams

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An important part of maintaining proper health and wellness is having a routine full body skin exam performed by your experienced dermatologic health care provider. Considering that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, scheduling an annual full body skin exam is essential to identifying it in its...

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The Best Way to Combat Dry Winter Skin

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It is extremely common to experience itchy, dry, angry skin during winter months. Dry winter skin can range from simply experiencing rough or scaly skin on your hands, elbows or feet to agonizing over skin so dry that it cracks or bleeds. Skin that becomes dry as a result of...

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Benefits of CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing with CoolPeel™

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Skin resurfacing with CO2 lasers has been a longtime gold standard treatment for reversing fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging. Men and women looking to improve their skin’s texture and tone and develop a youthful glow have been able to reap the benefits of CO2 laser skin resurfacing...

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What are My Treatment Options for Enlarged Pores?

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Enlarged pores can cause grief and embarrassment among both men and women. Although genetics play the primary role in who gets them and who doesn’t, there are many other contributing factors as well. Oily skin can stretch our pores, prolonged UV-exposure can widen them, and pore size can become more...

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