Spotting Skin Cancer

Have you ever looked at a spot on your skin and asked yourself, “Should I be concerned about that?” Most of us have. At Water’s Edge Dermatology, we want to help make everyone smarter about skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Early detection is vital. [Read More]

Dr. Luke Maj on New Treatments for Venous Leg Ulcers & Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Water’s Edge Vein Center specialists are experts in treating vein issues. In fact, our very own Luke Maj, M.D. presented last week at the American Professional Wound Care Association 17th Annual National Clinical Conference in Baltimore on Friday, September 7th. Dr. Maj’s presentation covered the latest developments in “Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Venous Insufficiency.” With [Read More]

Grand Rounds at Water’s Edge Dermatology

One of the most distinctive features of our Water’s Edge Dermatology skincare practice is that we conduct “Grand Rounds” 3 or 4 times a year. If you’re a fan of medical shows on TV, you probably already know what Grand Rounds are. When a pack of medical students, residents and interns follow a hospital’s top [Read More]

Rosacea: Causes and Treatments

If you’re struggling with rosacea, you are all too familiar with its symptoms. This inflammatory skin disorder presents in different ways (depending on the type), but symptoms may include redness of the facial skin, sensitive skin that stings or burns, skin with a rough texture, thickening skin, or acne, to name a few. Most people [Read More]

Learn the Facts About Hair Loss

As people age, hair loss becomes a bigger and bigger concern for both men and women. Hair grows essentially everywhere on the human skin with the exclusion of the palms of hands and the soles of feet. It’s made up of a protein called keratin. When follicles make new hair cells, old ones are push [Read More]

Cancerous Moles: What to Look For and When to See a Doctor

When a new mole appears, a brief panic sets through your mind as you consider the possibility of it being cancerous. Moles are tiny growths on the skin that develop when pigment cells, known as melanocytes cluster together, rather than being distributed across the skin. As years pass, moles can change, or even disappear. However, [Read More]

Five Skin Problems People With Cancer May Experience

In recent years, millions of people have been able to take advantage of new treatments for cancer, such as targeted therapy drugs, which block tumor cell formation. While older chemotherapy procedures killed every cell that divided, this new targeted method allows oncologists to attack specific mutations. This is not only more effective, but significantly reduces [Read More]

New Study Reveals Characteristics of Fast-Growing Melanoma

No matter what your past experience with skin problems may be, noticing a new growth on your skin is always a cause for concern, particularly if it is a fast growing skin growth. Whether it looks more like a lesion or a rash, this change in your skin should be examined by the best rated [Read More]

Study Suggests Possible Treatment for Keratosis Pilaris

If you have noticed red bumps on your arms and thighs, which tend to become more prominent or itchy when your skin is dry, your first thought is likely that you have a form of acne. This assumption likely isn’t too far off base: nearly 85% of people suffer from acne at some point during [Read More]

How to Remove Your Skin Tags Safely and Effectively

There are a number of different skin conditions that can manifest as bumps on the skin. Acne, for example, will affect nearly 85% of people at some point during their lifetime. Fortunately, this problem can typically be treated with different acne treatment products or procedures, which can be prescribed by a dermatologist. Similarly, skin cancer [Read More]