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Category Archives: Dermatology

Jun 22, 2021 / Dermatology

5 Tips for Caring for a Sunburn

By Shawn Eck, PA-C Division of Dermatology It’s that time of year when sunburns are all too common. Here’s some tips to help your skin heal if you forget …

May 26, 2021 / Dermatology

Eczema is More Than Just an Itch

Thomas Rosenfeld, MD Chief, Division of Dermatology Eczema is an inflammatory disorder of the skin, producing a red and itchy rash sometimes accompanied by weeping blisters. In later stages …

Apr 20, 2021 / Dermatology

Our Dermatologists Can Do Wonders for Your Skin

Even people who take great care of their skin sometimes want a little help to enhance their look. At Reliant, our Division of Dermatology offers a number of ways …

Fast Facts About Sun Exposure

With the warm weather upon us, everyone wants to be outside and bask in the sunshine. But don’t forget to protect yourself against the sun’s harsh rays. Check out …

Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

You can greatly reduce your chances of getting skin cancer by following these 5 simple guidelines: Try to avoid sun exposure between 10am and 4pm when the rays are …

Feb 15, 2021 / Dermatology

How to Avoid Skin Cancer

Learning the warning signs of melanoma could save your life! If you have a mole or pigmented area of the skin that shows any of the four melanoma warning …

Medical Mythbuster: Can Wearing a Mask Cause Acne?

By Dr. Sarita Nori Division of Dermatology Unfortunately, this is true. Many people call it “maskne,” for mask-related acne. Dermatologists know that blocking of the skin surface can cause …

Aug 10, 2020 / Dermatology

Medical Mythbuster: Does Peeling a Sunburn Makes it Heal Faster?

By Cathleen Case, NP Reliant Dermatology The correct answer is “no.” If you are unlucky enough to have a sunburn that peels, you should resist the urge to peel …

Children and Sunburn: A Dangerous Combination

According to recent medical research, children who suffer just one severe blistering sunburn may have doubled their chances of getting skin cancer. Although the pain of the sunburn may …

Jul 2, 2019 / Dermatology

Can You Get a Rash from a Lemon and Sunlight?

By Shawn Eck, PA-C Reliant Medical Group Dermatology Although it’s not commonly known, certain plant compounds when combined with exposure to the sun can cause a severe skin reaction. …

Jun 1, 2017 / Dermatology

Top 10 Things to Know Before Getting a Tattoo

Shawn Eck, PA, Dermatology It seems like tattoos are more popular than ever these days. Before you decide to take the plunge and get inked, here are some important …

Psoriasis – Maybe Not so Heartbreaking After All

If you are of a certain age, you may remember an advertising campaign that talked about the “heartbreak of psoriasis.” The phrase struck a chord as psoriasis sufferers did …

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