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 »

National Healthy Skin Month – Good Skin Care Tips

November is National Healthy Skin Month, making it a great time to give your skin a good self-scan or schedule an annual visit to the dermatologist. Not only is your skin your body’s largest organ, but your skin also reveals a lot about your overall health and works hard over the course of a lifetime.… 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 »

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 »

What are the side effects of Botox injections?

If your frown lines have you feeling down, don’t fret. A quick trip to the dermatologist can take years off your skin. Many women and men turn to Botox injections as a way to temporarily reduce fine lines and wrinkles, especially on their face. Benefits of Botox There comes a time in life when your… Read more »

Rock Your Ginger Gene And Know Your Skin Cancer Risk

With eye-popping ginger locks and freckles, redheads with the ginger gene stand out from the crowd in a good way. But did you know that people with fair skin, freckles, and red hair have an increased risk for skin cancer? If this describes you, you can thank your genetics and a type of gene mutation… 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 »

COVID-19 And Steps We’re Taking To Keep You Safe

Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance to APDerm and our network of practices across New England. We are closely monitoring the developments and information about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and have taken extra precautions to ensure your safety. We are actively monitoring the progression of information as issued by the Center for Disease… Read more »