Medical Review By: Ted Schiff, MD Shingles is miserable. The painful, fluid-filled blisters can last weeks before they crust over and disappear, and in some people, nerve pain lasts even longer. If you have shingles, you probably wouldn’t wish it on anyone. While you’re waiting for the outbreak to end, if you have children or
Fall bring cooler weather, shorter days, and something else: head lice. It’s peak season for the spread of these tiny, scalp-infesting insects. And while cases of head lice aren’t quite as universal as the common cold, American kids between the ages of 3 and 11 experience 6 million to 12 million of them per year.
Children have largely been spared during the coronavirus pandemic — the virus has mostly struck adults. But recently, alarming images of kids in hospital beds, their skin splashed with red blotches, have peppered the nightly news. The rashes stem from a rare inflammatory disease called pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome (PMIS), also known as multisystem inflammatory
Water’s Edge is serving another Florida community! On January 7, 2019, we opened a new office in the Tradition master-planned community. Our Tradition location represents our 35th office serving Florida communities with our special brand of premiere dermatology services. Water’s Edge Tradition Office The Water’s Edge Tradition office is located at 9401 SW Discovery Way,
Florida’s leading dermatology and vein group hires CFO to drive growth and reach more patients Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Florida’s premier skincare provider announced today that Kirk A. Sayler has been named Chief Financial Officer. A seasoned financial executive, Kirk’s addition to the Water’s Edge Executive Team is part of a strategic plan to
It’s that time of year again when children are back in school. Like every parent, you purchased school supplies and new school clothes so your child is comfortable and ready to hit the school room. But what about your child’s skin health, which can have a serious impact on their ability to thrive in school?
When summer officially ends every late September, the somewhat stressful “Back-to-School” season is also pretty much over with – whew! The question is, did shopping for school supplies and other preparations also leave you well-prepared for dealing with inevitable school year skin problems? Below are 5 of the most common causes of skin problems among
Even though 40 to 50 million of us deal with acne regularly, and even though fully 85% of us will suffer with acne in our lifetimes, it often feels like you’re the only one dealing with skin problems. And when you’re dealing with acne at a vulnerable young age, it can feel like your acne