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]

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]

Treating Adult Acne

Acne is usually considered a teenage condition, but what if your acne follows you into adulthood? Water’s Edge Dermatology’s Tanya Sperber, ARNP, has the information you need to get serious medicine for your skin.