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Help! My Skin Is Always Red — What Could It Be?

It’s not uncommon to have red, flushed skin when you’ve been exercising, out in the sun, or stressed. But skin that always seems to be red could be the sign of a dermatological condition.
Dec 1st, 2022

3 Signs You Should Seek Dermatologic Care For A Mole

Most Americans have at least a few moles. And most of the time, these common skin growths are nothing to worry about. But when problems develop, you should seek medical care as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know.
Nov 1st, 2022

What Most People Don't Realize About Melanoma

Nearly 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma each year. While many people know to look for strange moles or different growths, there’s much more to melanoma. Here’s a look at what you need to know about this deadly disease.
Oct 4th, 2022

My Child Has Eczema. Now What?

It’s difficult to see your child struggle. And if they’re experiencing the irritated, itchy, red skin associated with eczema, figuring out how to help can be a challenge. Here’s a look at what you can do if your child has eczema.
Sep 1st, 2022

Stop Popping Your Zits!

Blackheads, whiteheads, unsightly pustules — the temptation to pop your zits is real. But this habit can lead to issues with your acne and even cause permanent side effects. Here’s why you need to stop popping your zits.
Aug 1st, 2022

Trendy Skin Care Hacks That Do More Harm Than Good

Considering a change in your skin care routine based on the latest social media craze? Trendy skin care hacks may be popular, but they aren’t always good for your skin. Our dermatologists give you the facts in this informative post.
Jul 1st, 2022

Does Mohs Surgery Cause Scarring?

If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer, Mohs surgery can remove the cancerous tissue while keeping as much healthy tissue as possible. But will it leave a scar? Keep reading to find out.
Jun 1st, 2022

Understanding the Unique Benefits of Mohs Surgery

You have choices when it comes to treating skin cancer. Minimally invasive Mohs surgery offers the best treatment and prognosis for the future. Keep reading to learn about more of the benefits this treatment provides.
May 3rd, 2022

Can Mohs Surgery Cure Melanoma?

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. The good news is it’s also the least common. Take a moment to learn how early detection and Mohs surgery can help you beat this aggressive disease.
Apr 1st, 2022

What to Expect After Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery uses advanced surgical techniques to remove skin cancer while preserving healthy tissues. If you’re scheduled for this life-saving procedure, here’s what you can expect after your appointment.
Mar 2nd, 2022

What Spider Veins Say About Your Health

There’s no doubt that spider veins can make you self-conscious about your skin. But do these tiny veins mean anything about your overall health? Keep reading to learn what you need to know about spider veins and how to make them disappear.
Feb 2nd, 2022

The Clear Advantages of Mohs Surgery

Learning you have skin cancer is never easy. Fortunately, with Mohs surgery, almost all patients recover fully. Learn about this outpatient surgery and why it’s the best choice when it comes to skin cancer.
Jan 1st, 2022

Treating Keloids

More than 3 million Americans develop keloids, a raised scar that’s caused by excess collagen in the skin during healing. While these unsightly scars aren’t harmful, many people would rather kiss them goodbye. Here’s how we treat keloids.
Oct 1st, 2021

Use the ABCDE Method to Evaluate Your Moles

Are you worried about one or more of your moles? The good news is that most of these skin growths are harmless. And if you know your ABCs, you can learn to evaluate them and better understand when to be concerned.
Sep 7th, 2021

7 Risk Factors for Melanoma

With hundreds of thousands of Americans diagnosed each year with skin cancer, it’s no wonder a new mole or freckle is a cause for concern. Read on to learn about the risk factors for melanoma and what you can do to stay cancer-free.
Aug 15th, 2021

Why Do I Still Have Acne?

When acne strikes in your adult years, it can cause a physical toll on your skin and an emotional toll to your self-esteem and confidence. Learn about the factors that might be contributing to your adult acne.
Jul 11th, 2021

Our Best Summertime Skin Care Tips

Everything changes when summer rolls around — even your skin. Longer days and more time outdoors can affect your skin’s appearance and health. Learn how to keep your skin at its best with our top summertime skin care tips.
Jun 24th, 2021

What's With My Rough, Bumpy Skin?

Do you have rough, bumpy skin and want to know why and what you can do about it? Learn about skin conditions that can cause bumpy, rough, or even scaly skin and get tips on how to treat it.
May 14th, 2021

Tips on Choosing a Lotion

In the warmer months of spring and summer, you want your skin to look and feel its best. Body lotions can help, but with so many products on the market, it can be hard to know what to choose. Check out our expert tips to help you decide.
Apr 14th, 2021

What Causes Your Skin to Age Prematurely?

Have the signs of aging appearing on your skin surprised you? Take a moment to learn what causes your skin to age prematurely and the steps you can take to avoid it.
Mar 9th, 2021

How Can I Get Rid of My Acne?

It doesn’t matter if you’re 13 or 43, no one likes to see acne blemish their complexion. But millions of Americans of all ages struggle with it every day. Here’s a look at what causes acne and how you can get rid of it.
Feb 12th, 2021

Are Moles Dangerous?

Most moles are harmless, but moles can also be a sign of something more dangerous. Learning to spot atypical moles is one of your best defenses against skin cancer. Learn when to relax and when to be concerned about moles.
Jan 14th, 2021

How To Notice Signs of Melanoma

Doctors diagnose about 200,000 Americans each year with melanoma. Early detection is key for effective treatment and a positive prognosis. Learn how you can detect the signs of melanoma. It might save your life.
Dec 13th, 2020

Will I Get To Quit Shaving if I Have Laser Hair Removal?

If you’re sick and tired razors and wish you could give up shaving for good, you may wonder if laser hair removal offers a more lasting solution. Find out more about laser hair removal and how it can help you say goodbye to shaving.
Nov 10th, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Kybella®

Sick of seeing a double chin when you look at your profile? Kybella® offers a way to ditch the dreaded double chin without surgery. Read on to learn what you need to know about this cosmetic injectable and whether it’s right for you.
Sep 10th, 2020

The Different Types of Acne

Every year, over 50 million Americans struggle with one or more types of acne. For most acne sufferers, knowing what type of acne you have can help you say goodbye to the unsightly blemishes. Read on to learn what you need to know.
Aug 19th, 2020

How You Can Protect Your Skin This Summer

Did you know as much as 90% of the signs of aging you see on your skin are caused by the damaging effects of ultraviolet light from the sun? Find out what you can do to protect your skin this summer.
Jul 23rd, 2020

Why Who Performs Your Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment Matters

Ready for skin that matches the youthful way you feel on the inside? Laser skin resurfacing may be for you, but not all resurfacing treatments are equal. Before you check in to your appointment, learn why who performs your resurfacing matters.
Mar 20th, 2020

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Hair Removal

If you’re tired of shaving, waxing, and plucking away unwanted hair, you’re probably looking for an alternative. Laser hair removal could be the solution. Here’s what you need to know about this cutting-edge aesthetic procedure.
Feb 14th, 2020

Remedy Dark Under-Eye Circles with Belotero for Treatment

Your eyes let you see the world, of course, but they also let the world see about you. If you have dark under-eye circles, you know they make your eyes look less attractive. Instead, put the focus back on the sparkle in your eyes!
Dec 6th, 2019

Living with Eczema

Eczema causes itching, irritation, and rashes that can interfere with everyday life. The condition has no treatment, but can be managed so you live your life with less interruption.
Oct 10th, 2019

How Dermal Fillers Can Restore Lost Volume to Your Face

Sunken cheeks and sagging skin don’t have to be an inevitable part of the aging process. Fight back with dermal fillers. Learn how these cosmetic gel injections make it easy to restore lost volume in the areas of your face where you need it most.
Sep 1st, 2019

Dealing With Rosacea in the Summertime

Summer weather brings more sunshine, more outdoor gatherings, and for those with rosacea, more flare-ups. If you’re dealing with rosacea in the summertime, follow these tips for reducing symptoms while not missing out on activities you enjoy.
Jul 24th, 2019

The importance of an annual skin check

Did you know May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? That means it’s the perfect time to call your dermatologist and get scheduled for an annual skin check. Keep reading to see why it’s important to your health and wellness!
May 15th, 2019

Get Rid of Spider Veins Before Summer

If you’re troubled by spider veins on your legs or anywhere else on your body, you don’t have to hide behind long pants and sleeves all summer. Learn more about the treatments available to help you get rid of your spider veins for good.
Apr 16th, 2019

Relieving Symptoms of Psoriasis With Light Therapy

If you suffer from psoriasis, a condition in which you experience flare-ups of red, itchy, scaly skin on your elbows, knees, scalp, or elsewhere, you may get relief with light therapy. Learn how ultraviolet B light can keep psoriasis under control.
Mar 1st, 2019

What to Expect and How to Prepare for Mohs Surgery

Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly-precise and successful procedure used to remove the most common forms of skin cancer. Read on to learn what to expect and how to prepare when undergoing this procedure.
Feb 6th, 2019

Plagued by Acne? We’ve Got Solutions

For patients with acne, the effects aren’t just physical. Acne can take an emotional toll and make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. The good news is, you don’t have to live it. Learn how dermatologists can get rid of your acne for good.
Nov 19th, 2018

5 Tips for Preventing an Eczema Flare-Up

No one likes itchy, red patches on their body. Eczema flare-ups can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Get five easy tips from Manhattan Dermatology experts to help you prevent an eczema flare-up.
Oct 8th, 2018

Say Goodbye to Spider Veins

If unsightly spider veins have you wanting to cover up your legs, read on to learn how you can say goodbye to them before swimsuit season begins.
Apr 13th, 2020