Psoriasis: It’s More Than Just A Skin Thing

On the surface, psoriasis may seem like an easy skin condition to treat. Head to the dermatologist and get a cream, right? It’s actually more complicated. It is not a dangerous skin condition, but it can be embarrassing and takes some effort to manage. Psoriasis, like eczema, is a chronic health condition that currently has… Read more »

What You Need To Know About Atopic Dermatitis (eczema)

Red and itchy skin is a hallmark of atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema. Atopic dermatitis typically begins in childhood and can come and go throughout a person’s life. If you are one of the millions affected, you must learn to manage flare-ups and accompanying conditions such as asthma, hay fever, and other… Read more »

Is it possible to get rid of spider veins?

Spider veins can be annoying and unsightly, but they usually aren’t a sign of a more serious medical condition. Still, many men and women want their spider veins to go away for cosmetic reasons, and they are difficult to treat without seeking dermatological care. If you’re feeling self-conscious or refuse to wear shorts due to… Read more »

APDerm® Opens Fifth Office in New Hampshire

Expansion into Portsmouth Will Provide Seacoast and Surrounding Area Residents Expedited Access to Quality Dermatologic Care PORTSMOUTH, NH – September 24, 2020 – APDerm®, the largest physician-led dermatology practice in New England, announced today the opening of a new state-of-the-art office in Portsmouth, NH. The Adult & Pediatric Dermatology brand location marks the company’s fifth… Read more »

How To Apply Sunscreen: The Right Way from EltaMD

Skin care needs vary from person to person, but there’s one thing we all have in common: everyone, everywhere, every day, needs sunscreen. That’s because sunscreen is powerful stuff, and regular use can protect you from a host of issues. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it can help reduce your risk of skin cancers by… Read more »

Maskne – How To Treat And Prevent The New Acne

In recent months, masks have become a necessary accessory to help stop the spread of coronavirus. But annoying skin conditions and acne can accompany masking up, and a condition called maskne is on the rise. Perhaps you are a nurse, grocery store clerk, or construction worker and have noticed unsightly bumps and lines after wearing… Read more »

Beyond Skin Deep – Coping With Vitiligo

 June is Vitiligo Awareness Month.  Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin condition that can take an emotional toll on those with the disease. Clinically, vitiligo presents as patches of skin that lose their pigment and turn bright white.  It can negatively affect self esteem and can be hard to disguise, especially if it spreads over large… Read more »

The Doctor is In.

APDerm is excited to announce that we are now open 5 days per week. We take your safety very seriously. We remain at or above all of the state and federal safety guidelines for coronavirus. Our dedicated team of medical professionals is ready to provide care, and we have appointment times available. We encourage you… Read more »

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY: WHEN SHOULD I START BRINGING MY CHILD TO THE DERMATOLOGIST?

Pediatric dermatology is a field of dermatology that treats children from birth through adolescence. They treat conditions such as birthmarks, acne, eczema or warts. They also diagnose and treat disorders affecting the hair and nails. They can provide medical and surgical treatment for a variety of disorders. What Happens During a First Visit with a Pediatric… Read more »

COMMON CAUSES OF ITCHY SKIN

Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating feeling that makes the patient want to scratch themselves. While it is often accompanied by a rash, redness or blisters, the skin can sometimes look normal. Itchy skin has multiple causes, and some of them, like liver disease, can be surprisingly serious. To get relief, the… Read more »