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What is a Dermatopathologist and how does it benefit me?

A dermatopathologist is a highly trained physician who specializes in diagnosing disorders of the skin under a microscope.  They are a dermatologist or pathologist with extra board certification in evaluating skin, hair and nail diseases. In simpler terms, the dermatopathologist is a “Private Eye” using microscopic observations and information from your dermatologist to explain your skin issues. 

Can you imagine waking up at the age of 50 with pimples on your face? That’s rosacea.

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects nearly 16 million men and women nationwide. There are triggers that can make the disease worse and they can include extreme heat and cold, alcohol, spicy foods, and stress—to name a few. Avoiding these triggers when possible can help to prevent flares.

Top Tips For Winter Skin

Yes, summer is over for us here living in the Southeastern Pennsylvania region and you know what that means…dry, itchy winter skin is upon us.  We know that living in this area, that frigid temperatures can cause havoc on our body’s largest organ, your skin.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States? 1 in 5 Americans will develop a skin cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that skin cancer is highly treatable when detected early.

What Should I Expect From a Full Body Skin Exam

A full body exam, or skin cancer screening, is an evaluation of the skin done to identify suspicious spots for skin cancer. These types of evaluations are critical because they allow us to detect skin cancer earlier, when they are easier to treat.

Signs That Your Child’s Mole May Require An Evaluation

All children, with very few exceptions, will develop moles during the course of their childhood and adolescence. It is also normal for moles to increase in size as a child grows; darken in the summer and lighten in the winter. Some moles will completely fade away. When should we as parents be concerned about a certain mole? Here are some warning signs that warrant prompt attention by a dermatologist.

Why Am I Getting Acne And What Can I Do About It?

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Acne is not limited to teenagers. Adults can develop acne in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond. There are many effective treatments but unfortunately there are many myths about acne that can make it difficult for a person to get the proper care. Treating acne early in its course helps to minimize the risk of scarring and discoloration and improves a person’s self esteem.  

Why Choose a Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon?

Mohs micrographic surgery has set a new standard in skin cancer treatment. An increasing number of physicians are performing Mohs surgery, which is now widely accepted as the most effective treatment for most types of skin cancer. However, not all Mohs surgeons receive the same level of training as Dr. Shurman, a fellowship trained Mohs surgeon.

Preparing for Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Moh's micrographic surgery is one of the most effective ways of treating certain skin cancers. What should you do to prepare for surgery? What can you expect?

Bacterial Infections

What are some common bacterial infections that can affect the skin?

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