Category Archives: Dermatology

Jun 25, 2024 / Dermatology

To Protect Against Melanoma, SPF is Important!

Thomas Rosenfeld, MD Chief, Division of Dermatology Melanoma, one of the most dangerous skin cancers, is a very common disease. In fact, from 2009 to 2019, rates of new …

Aug 29, 2023 / Dermatology

Concerned about how much you sweat?

By Dr. Tom Rosenfeld Chief of Dermatology It’s normal to work up a sweat when you’re doing yardwork or exercising at the gym. However, if you are sweating profusely …

Jul 26, 2023 / Dermatology

Do I Need to Wash My Hair Every Day?

Although many Americans make it a daily routine, the need to wash your hair every day really depends on a number of individual factors. Most people don’t require a …

Feb 3, 2022 / Dermatology

Don’t Let Winter Take a Toll on Your Skin

Has your skin been rough, itchy, flaky, and red recently? Chances are you are having dry skin issues. In the winter, our skin has to deal with lower humidity …

Jun 22, 2021 / Dermatology

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?

Unfortunately, this is true. Many people call it “maskne,” for mask-related acne. Dermatologists know that blocking of the skin surface can cause acne (e.g., sports helmets). Since the general …

Aug 10, 2020 / Dermatology

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

The correct answer is “no.” If you are unlucky enough to have a sunburn that peels, you should resist the urge to peel off pieces of your skin as …

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 …

Apr 5, 2017 / Dermatology / Seniors

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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