Summertime and Acne … It’s the Worst!

Did you know that the summer months are more difficult for those who suffer with acne? According to a study published by The Journal of Dermatology, the majority of patients said their acne is worse when temperatures rise. Why? The summer heat, sweat and humidity all work to increase oil production in the skin. This [Read More]

Five Tips to Help Your Teen Overcome Acne

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the U.S. and affects 40 to 50 million Americans. Just when appearance often becomes so important to teens acne can strike and strike hard. By the mid-teens, more than 40 percent of adolescents have acne. At Water’s Edge Dermatology, teens come to see our acne experts tens [Read More]

Menstrual Skin: What Every Woman Should Know

When we talk about menstrual skin, we’re talking about a whole range of skin problems women can encounter during their menstrual cycle each month. Between the ages of 10-15, most girls begin to menstruate, i.e., they start getting their monthly period. This shedding of tissues and blood from the uterine lining occurs every month for [Read More]

Three Major Misconceptions & Myths About Professional Acne Treatment

We’ve heard more than our share of acne treatment myths in recent years; from how people get acne, to how they can get rid of it, and just about everything in between. Let’s look at three of the more common misconceptions about professional acne treatment. Myth 1: Dermatologists are basically professional strength pimple-poppers This is [Read More]

What’s New & Effective in Acne Treatments?

For teenagers and adults alike, acne is a difficult condition to live with. Finding the right acne treatment for your unique skin can be even more challenging. Anyone who’s struggled with acne will tell you it can flare up at any time, for no apparent reason. Being prepared with expert advice and effective treatment options [Read More]

How a Dermatologist Can Help Cure Your Acne

There are a number of skin conditions that can develop over the course of a person’s lifetime, some mild or benign, others serious and potentially even fatal. For example, Candida infections and Kaposi’s sarcoma are two less common conditions that typically develop as the result of diseases that cause a weakened immune system, and can [Read More]

Treating Adult Acne

Acne is usually considered a teenage condition, but what if your acne follows you into adulthood? Water’s Edge Dermatology’s Tanya Sperber, ARNP, has the information you need to get serious medicine for your skin.

Do You Have Acne? Visit a Dermatologist Today

There are currently an estimated 7,575 dermatologist clinics in the United States, all of which treat a variety of skin conditions, from psoriasis to varicose vein treatment offices. However, many patients who visit dermatologists are there to obtain products and procedures for two common skin conditions: acne and skin cancer. If you have one of [Read More]

How Dermatologists Help Treat the Symptoms of Serious Disease

If you have problem skin, it’s likely that you have considered making an appointment with a skin dermatologist to discuss your treatment options. Currently, there are an estimated 7,575 dermatologist clinics in the United States, comprising an industry that has generated an estimated $11 billion in revenue. The dermatologists that work in these clinics are [Read More]

Summer Skin Care

Summer is here. This means barbecues, the beach and other outdoor fun. However, rising temperatures, a poor diet and sunscreen can irritate pores and cause oilier skin. Water’s Edge’s team of acne dermatologists  answer questions and provide advice on the best summer skin care for acne prevention. Is diet important for clear skin? It is not [Read More]