Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer Treatment

The number of people developing skin cancer has been increasing for decades. Now, one in five people in the United States will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Every year, more women and men under the age of 40 are being diagnosed with skin cancer, and 5.4 million cases of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and [Read More]

Nail Problems and What to Do About Them

Did you know that our nails are essentially hardened skin cells? They might seem tough as, well, nails, but they can present their own unique health problems if they aren’t treated with care and attention. What Exactly Are Nails?  We want nails to look strong and healthy, serve as an onboard toolset of sorts and [Read More]

Time for Your Child’s Summer Skin Check

With kids out of school, it’s time for fun, sun and a lot of activities. It’s also time to schedule a summer skin check and stock up on sunscreen! At Water’s Edge Dermatology, we are experts in spotting and treating all kinds of pediatric skin, hair and nail conditions, which is why we are encouraging [Read More]

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]

The ABCDE Rules of Melanoma

The fun and sun of summer is knocking at the door, but so is the deadliest result of too much sun – melanoma. That’s why catching and treating it early is the key to battling and even curing melanoma. Melanoma is tricky. It can start on the surface of the skin, under a nail or [Read More]

Healthy Legs for an Active Summer

Are your legs ready for an active summer? If you have issues with the veins in your legs, you might not be as ready as you think. Vein issues can be cosmetic, such as spider veins, or an indication of something more serious, which includes varicose veins, leg ulcers, painful swollen veins or blood clots. [Read More]

Skin Cancer Treatments

Hearing the word “cancer” can be scary. However, when it comes to skin cancer, it doesn’t have to be frightening. Although it is the most common cancer in the United States, skin cancer is highly curable when caught and treated early. If you are diagnosed with skin cancer or a pre-cancerous spot, schedule a visit [Read More]

How to Choose a Sunscreen

Sun and fun. They go together, particularly in the sunshine state. But sun can go with other things that aren’t so fun at all, such as pre-mature aging of your skin and even dangerous skin cancers. Fortunately, there is a not-so-secret weapon that is easily available and known by just about everyone. It’s called sunscreen [Read More]

May 6th is Melanoma Monday

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer? Approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. That means approximately one in five Americans develop skin cancer. While melanoma is not the most common type of skin cancer, it is the most dangerous. It is responsible for 10,000 [Read More]