A Skin Cancer Guide For Veterans & Active Military Personnel

Skin cancer usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when people consider the potential health risks associated with military service. However, studies show active duty military and veterans, especially those in earlier wars, have an increased risk for skin cancer compared to the general population. U.S. military members are often deployed to tropical… Read more »

Caring For Your Skin During Menopause

Menopause and the years leading up to it bring a host of frustrating and unwanted changes for women. Dry skin, brittle nails, and hair loss are some of the more visible signs and symptoms that can cause women to feel self-conscious and less attractive. Similar to your teenage years, when hormones go haywire, menopause-related hormonal… Read more »

Physician Assistant To Fight In Charity Boxing Event

APDerm is proud to announce Physician Assistant Erica Lundgren, MHS, PA-C with Boston Dermatology & Laser Center will be fighting in Haymakers For Hope – Belles Of The Brawl VII on October 9th! Haymakers For Hope is a sanctioned charity boxing event that raises funds for cancer research, care, awareness, and survivorship. Erica has been… Read more »

Healthy Aging Month – Skincare Tips For Any Age

You can often tell a lot about a person’s age, health, and lifestyle habits by looking at their skin. It’s the first thing people often notice and has to hold up against the elements, which is why your skin deserves some TLC. Your skin is the largest organ in your body and works hard to… Read more »

Back To School – A Skincare Guide For Teenagers

While it’s almost impossible to get through your teen years without at least a few complaints about your skin, there are some things you can do to keep your complexion looking its best. Here’s our back to school list of tips and advice for keeping your skin healthy and glowing this school year. The challenges… Read more »

Hair Loss Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Genetics is mostly to blame for hair loss like hair thinning and patterned baldness, especially in men, and follows a predictable and visible pattern. It’s also fairly common. Nearly 85 percent of men experience significantly thinning hair by age 50, and about 40 percent of women experience hair loss or thinning by age 40, according… Read more »

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Tips for Recognizing and Managing the Skin Disease and Its Impact on Your Body Psoriasis is not just a skin disease. It is an autoimmune condition that can have widespread systemic effects, which are best described in skin, joints, and heart. Dermatologists have many tools to help manage the disease and in many cases make… Read more »

Botox – Everything You Wanted To Know, But Were Afraid to Ask

Fine lines. Frown lines. ‘The elevens’. Whatever you call them, Botox can smooth wrinkles on your forehead, in-between your eyes, and those crow’s feet. Over 12-million people have benefited from Botox since it was approved by the FDA in 2002. For nearly two decades, Botox has helped both men and women eliminate, reduce, and prevent… Read more »