You CAN Love What you See in the Mirror

As we age, things change. Our face changes, our bodies alter, and we recognize that we can’t do the things we use to do because of aching joints. The features on our face are the most visible, and therefore we reminded daily of these changes. Often the areas on the face most affected by the… Read more »

Teledermatology and Insurance Coverage – Frequently Asked Questions

As a result of the recent COVID-19 crisis, most insurance companies are now covering the cost of telehealth or teledermatology. APDerm and its dermatology centers implemented teledermatology after making the decision to close our practices to protect the safety and well being of our patients, employees, and the community. We understand that insurance coverage is… Read more »

APDerm® Provides Teledermatology and Urgent Care Services During COVID-19 to Ensure Patient and Staff Safety

To help ensure patient and staff safety, APDerm®, the largest physician-led dermatology practice in New England, is offering virtual visits to patients in lieu of in-office visits. The telehealth services, known as Teledermatology or Telederm, allow for expedited virtual care, flexible appointments and personalized treatment plans from the safety and comfort of a patient’s home… Read more »

Self Care During Tough Times

Just a month ago, I found myself in a familiar circular argument with my mom regarding exercise and self-care.  “I don’t have time to exercise right now,” she said, to which I replied, “you have to find the time.” Now it seems like all we have is time, and I find that self-care rituals are… Read more »

How to Rescue Dry, Cracked Hands from Hand Washing

We are all doing the best we can to protect ourselves from coronavirus. The Center for Disease Control suggests that people should scrub their hands for at least 20 seconds to stop the spread of germs effectively. Though frequent hand washing is a reliable way to ward off illness, it can lead to and exacerbate… Read more »

When is a Spot More than a Cosmetic Concern?

Many people have skin spots that they don’t like. These spots could be a mole on the face, a birthmark on the body, or something more worrisome, like skin cancer, or a pre-cancerous growth. These may be new or irregular growths. During this crisis, it can be hard for patients to know what to do… Read more »