How to keep your skin cool and comfortable during a heatwave

Is your skin feeling hot and bothered this summer? Here’s how to keep it comfortable during a heatwave. Everyone enjoys the warm days and balmy nights of summertime. A 2004 study by the University of Michigan even indicated that just 30 minutes outside in pleasant weather can elevate your mood. However, this year various parts… Read more »

How fillers can reshape and rejuvenate your face

Injectable fillers are a non-invasive way to tackle a multitude of skin concerns. Here’s why they are a staple of aesthetic dermatology. According to the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery National Databank, over 1.3 million Americans had fillers in 2020, which indicated a 75% increase from the previous year. We have several factors to thank for this.… Read more »

Common Summertime Rashes: How to avoid and treat them

Poison ivy and poison oak, heat rashes and sunburn, swimmer’s itch, and bug bites. Many people love hiking, camping, and swimming in the summer, but too much fun in the sun – or woods – can lead to itchy rashes and painful bug bites. Between mosquitoes, biting black flies, spiders, and ticks, you may be… Read more »

How to choose dermatologist-approved sunscreen

How to Choose Dermatologist-approved Sunscreen Sunscreen should be a year-round skin care essential, but it’s extra important during the long, sunny days of summer. Sunscreen is a great multi-tasker, helping to prevent sunburn along with visible signs of aging like wrinkles, sun spots, and skin cancer due to excessive sun exposure. The sun’s harmful rays… 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 »

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 »

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 »