News & Education

Read about the latest updates, news, special promotions, and helpful advice from dermatology experts.

Can ALA-PDT Light Therapy Really Help Treat Pre-Cancers of the Skin?

Written by Dr. Daniel Shurman

As Featured in the Reading Eagle: It sounds like the opposite should be true, right? We know exposure to harmful UV rays can cause skin damage

Dermatologist Tips on Winter Skin Care

Written by Dr. Jennifer David, Board Certified Dermatologist
As Featured in Bucks County Women's Journal: Protecting your skin from the elements during the winter months is just as important as it is in the summer months. 

Tips for Combatting Dry Skin

Written by Alexis Curreri, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist

With a change in seasons, many of us experience an unwanted change in our skin. This autumn has been a relatively mild, but it’s important to get ahead of seasonal issues like dry skin before they occur.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings Offered to New Patients at Participating Locations

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetimes. When detected early, skin cancer has an almost 100% five-year survival rate, but more than a million people still die of the disease each year.

Men and Women Are Biologically Different

Men and women possess different biological characteristics, and as a result, have a fundamentally different constitution of the largest organ of the body - their skin. Why is this important?

Common Skin Conditions In Sports and How to Avoid Them

Team sports have a long history of fostering alliance, togetherness and a healthy competitive spirit among athletes but the proximity that brings them together can also create an environment of contagious skin infections. Skin diseases are common among athletes for these reasons, including sometimes questionable hygiene practices.

Debunking the Most Common Misconceptions About Tanning and Proper Summer Skin Care

There are many misconceptions about tanning and proper skin care.  So, it’s important that you have the proper education when it comes to taking care of your skin.  Skin cancer is one of the most preventable diseases if you take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from the sun.

Why am I Seeing a Physician Assistant and Not the Doctor?

You’ve called to make your appointment with a Dermatologist, and when you arrive for your appointment, it turns out you are seeing a Physician Assistant. Don’t fret! You are in good hands. What follows is a list of common misconceptions about Physician Assistants that will help reassure you about the excellent care you can expect to receive.

What should I look for in a sunscreen and how do I apply it correctly?

Sunscreen labels provide consumers with information about whether a sunscreen will protect against skin cancer in addition to sunburn. This is a requirement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Labels will also indicate whether the product is water-resistant.

The Sun: A Construction Site Hazard for Outdoor Workers

Outdoor workers face many potential dangers in their line of work, from machinery injuries to working along the side of a busy road, but one danger they can’t see is the sun’s ultraviolet rays.  It’s easy to overlook sun protection at a busy worksite.  They spend many hours in the mid-day sun, which is a major risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. 

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