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]

What are your veins telling you?

The Vein Center at Water’s Edge Dermatology diagnoses and treats vein conditions under the leadership of the nation’s foremost experts in vein care. Unlike other dermatology practices who may only be treating conditions at the surface level, our very own Dr. Felipe Collares, MD brings a more holistic approach to vein care with the understanding [Read More]

Welcome to the new Water’s Edge Dermatology Blog

It’s worth repeating because it’s a been a long time coming: Welcome to our new Water’s Edge Dermatology,  or WEderm blog! We pledge… No stern lectures about using sunscreen (but please do use it, lol!) – or about any other skin care issues. No overloading you with medical jargon. No overdoing it on any one [Read More]

Top 5 Tips for Fighting Toenail Fungus

Getting rid of a toenail fungal infection can be tough and it can take up to a year to achieve completely clear nails. A toenail fungus infection usually begins with swollen skin or pain around your nail, and you may notice dents, ridges or lines in your nails. Your medical dermatologist will examine your nails and determine [Read More]

Top Five Reasons Not to Pop Your Pimples

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, so it makes sense that there are many different techniques and tricks for getting rid of acne. Unfortunately, even with the variety of acne treatments available, many people still pop or pick at acne. Here are the top five reasons why you should stop popping your pimples: [Read More]

What’s Causing Your Acne?

We know chocolate and French fries aren’t really making your skin break out, so what is? Acne is caused when your pores are blocked by a combination of sebum and dead skin cells, allowing bacteria to multiply in the plugged pores. Medical dermatologists have identified certain triggers that lead to these blockages. Knowing your triggers [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.