The Skin Stress Connection

Skin stress. Is there a connection? Are you feeling tired, overwhelmed, short on time? Have you noticed dark circles or bags under your eyes? Maybe a new rash, some hair loss, or perhaps it feels as though your psoriasis is always flaring? Heed your body’s warnings. There is a powerful connection between your skin and… Read more »

What is the best rosacea treatment?

What is the best rosacea treatment? Rosacea can flare for various reasons: too much fun in the sun, too many alcoholic beverages, or too much stress to name a few. As rosacea is a chronic skin condition that can come and go, rosacea treatment isn’t one size fits all. Your clinician will recommend a plan… Read more »

Skin Cancer Facts With Dr. Connolly

Skin Cancer Facts With Dr. Connolly If you’ve been layered up in heavy clothes all winter, you may not think to give your skin a good scan. Or maybe you have, and you’ve noticed a warty growth that is big, ugly and bleeds when you pick it. Take a deep breath and relax, says Dr.… Read more »

How Birth Control Affects the Skin

If you’re a teenager or a woman in perimenopause, you’re likely dealing with a host of symptoms related to fluctuating hormones. You might have sought help from your doctor or been prescribed birth control to improve acne, PMS symptoms, and other health concerns. Or maybe you’ve used birth control for years to prevent pregnancy. But… Read more »

How to Protect Skin from Winter Conditions

Winter skin conditions are problematic for many, especially those with eczema and psoriasis. The cold, dry air robs the skin of moisture, and shorter days can cause flare-ups and plaques to worsen due to less time in the sun. While many people enjoy hitting the ski slopes or pick-up games of pond hockey in winter,… Read more »

Know your Coverage: Dermatology and Health Insurance

Understanding dermatology and health insurance may seem complicated. Yet, your skin journeys with you throughout life and many people avoid or overlook going to the dermatologist because they don’t know if their health insurance will cover it. Sure, a yearly skin cancer screening is recommended, and it would be nice to get your teenager’s acne… Read more »

5 Skin Care Resolutions For The New Year

Skin Care Resolutions For The New Year If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that less is more, there is beauty in simplicity, and video calls don’t mask our flaws. In an era of airbrushing and photo apps, authenticity always wins. Sometimes you have to go back to the basics of self-care. The same goes for… Read more »

Skin Gratitude: Affirm your way to clearer skin

Skin gratitude is a new skin trend that promotes giving thanks for your skin: blemishes, birthmarks, brown spots, and all. The idea behind positive psychology has finally reached beauty influencers and brands. But it’s also backed by science. Studies show that gratitude is a powerful antidote for depression, anxiety, and a negative mindset. When you’re… Read more »

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 »