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]

The 3 Steps To Acne-Free Skin

Sometimes, if you have pretty serious acne, it can be a pretty serious bummer. But even though it may feel like you’re the only one trying to fight acne scars, blackheads, and back acne, the truth is that nearly 85% of people will have acne at some point in their lives. In fact, Acne is [Read More]

5 Common Skin Conditions Treated by Dermatologists Today

Let’s face it — it’s easy to talk about acne treatments, prevention, and causes simply because it’s such a widespread issue. But acne isn’t the only serious skin problem that your local dermatologist is capable of treating, and it certainly isn’t the only common skin condition that people deal with on a daily basis. With [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]