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Cosmetic Procedures and Psoriasis: What You Should Know Before Treatment

As we age, the appeal to erase fine lines, remove wrinkles, and lift areas of the body becomes all the more attractive. For most who undergo cosmetic procedures to look younger, the positives far outweigh the concerns about side effects. If you, however, suffer from psoriasis there are a few things to be made aware …

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Avoid these 7 Psoriasis Triggers

As part of our focus on psoriasis this month, it’s important to delve into some level of prevention. While you can’t control whether or not you inherent the genes which cause the genetic disease, there are steps you can take to avoid the triggers which cause symptoms. Of the 10 percent of people who inherit …

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Scrub the Safe Way and Avoid these Common Mistakes

Whether you realize or not, your skin is in a constant process of shedding and renewal. The body naturally exfoliates, shedding surface-level dead skin cells to reveal fresh, glowy skin underneath. What the natural process lacks, however, is an appreciation for our patience. This natural exfoliation happens slowly and usually unevenly. As we age, skin …

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4 After-Sun Tips to Treat Sunburns

It’s already July and it’s officially hot out there. If you aren’t already protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, what are you waiting for? Whether you use daily moisturizer with SPF, lather on sunscreen before heading out, or cover your body and seek shade, there are plenty of ways to keep your …

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Lose Arm Fat for a Tank-Top Ready Body

It is officially the season of showing more of our skin and bodies. The heat invites tank tops and bathing suits, showing off areas of the body we’ve been hiding during the cooler months. That brings us to arm fat. It’s a part of the body that looks amazing when slim and tone, and much …

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Bug Bites: When You Should be Concerned

As the summer months approach, you may have found yourself reaching for the bug spray. Spending more time outdoors means more risk for bug bites. Though, most bites are not worth your concern, there are times when a bug bite will send you to the dermatologist or even the E.R. Whether you have an unusual …

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Get Rid of Acne Scars with These 8 Treatments

Visible scars of any kind can affect your everyday life. Whether socially, mentally, or emotionally, scars can be detrimental to your self-esteem. Acne scars often leave depressions in the skin and may become more noticeable as you age and your skin loses its collagen. If your skin is clear and you are ready to say …

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Dermatologist Recommended Daily Skincare for Acne Prevention

If you want to combat acne, it’s time to rethink your daily skincare routine. To give you the best advice, one of The Derm Group’s board-certified dermatologists, Avnee Shah, M.D., shares her expert tips for what you should do every day to keep your skin clean, clear, and acne free. …

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TREAT FINE LINES AND ACNE? DERMS RECOMMEND RETIN-A

Treat Fine Lines and Acne? Derms Recommend Retin-A

When it comes to acne, there are several treatment options your dermatologist might recommend. Depending on your specific skin type and the severity of your acne, you could benefit from oral medication, topical treatments, laser treatments, hormone regulating medicine, and even chemical peels. One treatment option, however, can give you a little more bang for …

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Curing Acne from the Inside Out

Acne is one of those things you assume disappears the further you get from the years of boy crushes and prom drama. But, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, about half of all women ages 20 to 29 and about a quarter of women ages 40 to 49 still have acne. Why? Let’s talk …

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