Medical Review By: Denise Guevara, DO If your face is still as smooth as a baby’s bottom, you probably aren’t thinking about wrinkles. Unfortunately, everyone gets them eventually, partly because as the body ages, it produces less collagen and elastin, proteins that keep the skin firm and elastic. But if you act now, you[Read More]
What Is a PRP Facial and What Can it Do For Your Skin?
Medical Review By: Emmanuel Loucas, MD Is your skin in need of a little rejuvenation? If you’re looking to brighten a dull complexion, tighten sagging skin or lessen the appearance of scars, wrinkles or sun damage, a relatively new treatment called a PRP facial, popularly known as a vampire facial, could be just the[Read More]
Why Diabetes Can Cause Dry, Itchy Skin
Medical Review By: Richard Levine, MD If you have diabetes, you may know it can affect your heart, kidneys and nerves, particularly if the disease is poorly controlled. But did you know it can also cause dry, itchy skin? An estimated 79% of people who have diabetes mellitus, the most common form, experience skin[Read More]
Are Chemical Peels Safe?
If you’re tired of seeing fine lines, acne scars, sun spots, or dark patches every time you look in the mirror, you may be considering getting a chemical peel. In this procedure, a mixture of acids is applied to the skin to slough off the top layers and reveal the smoother, more even-toned skin beneath.[Read More]
Can You Do a Chemical Peel at Home?
Medical Review By: Shawna Sopher, LME Whether you shop for skin care products at your dermatologist’s office, a high-end beauty store or your local pharmacy, you’ve probably noticed that nearly every brand now offers a chemical peel you can do yourself at home. The promises seem almost too good to be true: Just apply as[Read More]
How to Heal Dry, Cracked Hands
Frequent hand-washing may be key to staying healthy, especially now and during cold and flu season, but it can really take a toll on your skin. That goes double in winter when colder temps and drier air conspire to zap skin of the natural oils that maintain moisture and provide a protective barrier. This can[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]
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]
TIPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BEST SKIN … NO MATTER YOUR AGE
Skin care from your 20s to your 70s & beyond With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the team of experts at Water’s Edge Dermatology wants to help you look your best on Valentine’s Day and every day. But did you know your skincare regimen needs to evolve depending on your age and adapting skincare for your[Read More]
What to Expect from a Chemical Peel
With the new year upon us, are you ready to reduce the appearance of sun damage, wrinkles, skin discoloration, or acne scars for a healthier, clearer, and brighter complexion? If so, skin-resurfacing with a chemical peel may be a right choice for you. Types of chemical peels Depending on the results you’d like to see,[Read More]