Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the skin but can also have systemic effects on other parts of the body. It is characterized by the rapid buildup of skin cells, leading to the formation of red, raised patches covered with silvery scales.
Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes patches of the skin to lose their pigmentation. It affects about 1-4% of the population worldwide and is more common among people with a family history. Vitiligo is not contagious, and the exact cause is not yet known.
Mohs surgery (also known as Mohs micrographic surgery) is a surgical technique used to treat skin cancer. It involves removing thin layers of affected skin one at a time and examining them under a microscope until the entire tumor is removed.
Doctor’s Day is an annual observance celebrated on March 30th in the United States. It is a day to recognize and appreciate the contributions of physicians who serve their communities. The day was first observed in 1933 by Eudora Brown Almond,
If so, you may have heard of PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy. It is a relatively new treatment for hair loss that is gaining popularity due to its effectiveness. So, what is PRP, and how does it work to help with hair loss?
This month, Uderm welcomes a new physician! Meet Brittanya Limone, MD FAAD!
Known as the gold standard in treating skin cancers, micrographic Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for the removal of the most common types of skin cancers. It is actually named for the medical student who perfected it back in the 1930s,
You’re an adult now, mature, have a good job, and have let go of all your youthful indiscretions. So why are you getting acne like you did as a teenager? It doesn’t seem fair. Let’s take a deep dive at understanding adult acne causes and treatments.
We all worry about moles, skin tags, and other strange looking lesions. Are they the beginning of cancer or are they harmless? There are those who think it is safe to remove these unwanted skin growths themselves. Let’s explore why it’s important to see a certified dermatologist.