Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - December 2016

Hand Derm - December 2016

Do you suffer from dry, cracked, itchy painful skin on your hands? You may be suffering from a common condition called Hand Dermatitis. Hand Dermatitis is a form of Eczema. Eczema is a condition where the skin becomes inflamed and irritated.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - November 2016

November is National Healthy Skin Month - November 2016

Crisper and cooler temps have arrived. As we go from picking apples to playing in the snow, keep your skin healthy, feeling fresh and looking young.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - October 2016

What is Eczema? - October 2016

Eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. Most often when people say “eczema,” they are referring to atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is caused by a defect in the skin barrier which causes the skin to lose water more rapidly, leaving it dry and itchy.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - August 2016

What's This Spot, Doc? - August 2016

The statistics are sobering: 1 in 5 Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. Most skin cancers are caused by ultraviolet radiation and appear on sun-exposed skin. The good news is, most skin cancers are very treatable if diagnosed early, and your dermatologist can help you evaluate any new or changing spots.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - July 2016

Help I'm Losing My Hair! - July 2016

Hair thinning or hair loss is a common complaint. Although it is an issue that many people will deal with at some point in their life, it can be a difficult and emotional process. While there are many different types of hair loss (too many to discuss here), the most common type is called “androgenetic alopecia”.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - June 2016

Summer Skin Concerns - June 2016

With summer almost “officially” here, I thought it would be useful to review the 3 most common summer skin concerns that I see marching into our clinic around this time of year. Along with the wonderful weather, summer allows us to spend extra hours enjoying the great and wild outdoors. This oftentimes include prolonged hours at the golf course, tending to the wonderful flowering trees and bushes in the yard, or lounging in the boat at the lake staring at the sky.
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Dermatology Specialists of Canton Newsletter - Winter 2016

Tips to Maintain Healthy Skin During the Winter - Winter 2016

You can easily develop rough, dry, and itchy skin during the colder months, especially if you live in an area where you’re exposed to cold, dry air and harsh winds. Skin isn’t only the barrier between the environment and our insides—it’s a living organ that’s responsible for keeping the body cool, protecting it against germs and “invaders,” and many other metabolic processes.
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