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]

Study Shows Tretinoin Top Choice for Anti-aging

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and since 1911, it has been a day to celebrate women around the world. We want to encourage everyone to make a positive difference for all of the women and girls in your life every day. Your Water’s Edge team is committed to celebrating you and delivering the latest [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]

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]

What Your Acne Might Be Telling You

If you’re an adult with acne, don’t worry. You’re not alone. According to recent statistics, nearly 85% of all adults get acne at some point in their lives, whether it’s on the face, chest, or other parts of their body. In the U.S. alone, between 40 and 50 million people are currently dealing with some [Read More]

Study: Pre-Teens Now Getting Acne At Younger and Younger Ages

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 [Read More]

Understanding Adult Acne

Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory skin condition that affects around 50 million Americans. Acne is typically associated with young adulthood. Indeed, in the throes of pubescence, angry, hormonal teenagers are expected to have unsightly acne. But come adulthood, your acne will disappear and your skin will become surreptitiously clear, right? Wrong. While acne typically begins [Read More]

Understanding the 3 Types of Acne and Proper Treatment

Around 85% of all people suffer from acne in their lifetime and it affects a staggering 40 million individuals in the United States. While completely normal, acne can have damaging effects, leading to poor self-esteem and discomfort. Acne can be a difficult thing to treat and approach, but asking the right dermatologist questions can help [Read More]