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]

When Should You See a Dermatologist For Your Acne?

When you’re part of the 85% of people who will experience acne at some point in their life, then you’ve probably dealt with plenty of acne treatment remedies. The amount of acne treatment products on the market today offer a wide array of choices you can make to find the best skin care routine for [Read More]

Stop Acne By Stopping These Habits

If you’re one of the 85% of people who will have acne at some point in your life, you’ve probably tried everything to get rid of pesky breakouts. About 40 to 50 million Americans are discovering that finding the best acne treatment isn’t easy. Many home remedies boast the quickest solutions, but can mean disaster [Read More]

85% of People Get This in Their Lifetimes

Acne is a common skin condition that affects approximately 50 million Americans. Beginning in puberty, acne is well-known for affecting adolescents and teens, and acne and acne scars affect about 40% of teenagers today. However, people well into their adulthood frequently have to deal with acne. People in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and even 50s [Read More]