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]

Tips for Choosing the Best Anti-Aging Skincare Products

We all want to look our best and keep our skin youthful, but selecting the right anti-aging skin care products and developing an anti-wrinkle regimen can be daunting. There are so many products out there, it’s difficult to know where to start. Today we’re sharing dermatologists’ top tips for choosing the best anti-aging skincare products [Read More]

Finding Your Family’s Perfect “Skincare Partnership”

Skin problems can begin appearing during infancy, and continue right into old age. That’s why it’s well worth establishing a lifelong “skincare partnership” with the best dermatology practice within your ongoing, convenient reach. When Benjamin Franklin famously said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, chances are he wasn’t referring to healthy [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]

Men’s Skin: Saving Face

For too many men, a daily facial care “regimen” means swiftly swirling a bar of body-deodorant soap across their face before rinsing off and rushing out of the shower. And word has it, some men even use trickle-down lather from their shampoo for a quick facial scrub! Let’s face it, lots of guys need to [Read More]

The Top 3 Winter Skincare Tips

Winter is coming. And with the changing of seasons, it’s time to change your skin care routine. While the chill of the season may bring a rosy glow to many a cheek, the low temperatures and harsh winds may incite dry skin, increased acne, irritation, eczema, and other averse skin conditions. And it’s not just [Read More]

These Changes Can Help Clear Up Your Acne

If you have cystic acne, you’re not alone. Currently effecting nearly 40 to 50 million Americans, acne is a condition that at least 85% of people will experience at some point in their life. By their teenage years, more than 40% of young adults have already experienced acne, back acne, and/or acne scars. It can [Read More]

The 85%: Acne and Other Skin Diseases

Dermatology treats the largest organ of the human body: the skin. The skin serves, first and foremost, as the body’s first line of defense against injury and disease. However, the skin has skin diseases of its own that require special medical attention. Some skin conditions, of course, are milder than others. Arguably the most well [Read More]

Ancient Acne Remedies (Put WHAT On My Face!?)

Did you know that Ancient Egyptians used to think that acne was caused by telling lies? I won’t lie to you, that’s got nothing to do with your skin. Almost 85% of people have acne at some point in their lives, and it is the most common skin disorder in the U.S., affecting 40 to [Read More]