Does a Humidifier Help with Eczema?

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If you are one of the more than 31 million Americans affected by eczema, you may be in a position where you would be willing to try most anything to find relief. These itchy, uncomfortable red patches often worsen in dry climates or winter months, leaving behind dry, scaly skin...

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How Long Does CO2 Laser Resurfacing Take to Heal?

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Laser skin resurfacing with CO2 lasers is frequently recognized as the gold standard for treating wrinkles, age spots, acne scars or other skin blemishes, as well as firming skin and balancing tone. Oftentimes, however, these ablative techniques can lead to considerable downtime depending on how the laser settings are configured....

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What are Atypical Moles?

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Maintaining optimal health for the whole body typically includes regular physical examinations with a primary care practitioner. These exams check for whole body health, early signs of illness and other important factors. When it comes to maintaining optimal skin health, a full body skin examination is just as important. Routine...

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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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