Girl, Wash Your Face … Literally.

By Savannah Cole | May 20, 2023

Let’s be honest, we all skip washing our faces sometimes. If you’re like me, you might just use a makeup wipe and say “that’ll do”. What’s one night going to…

La dermatitis atópica para los niños hispanos

By Asheboro Dermatology | January 9, 2023

Este articulo es designado para ayudar a los niños hispanos y sus familias con entender mejor y gestionar la dermatitis atópica (o lo que refieren como “eczema”). El articulo no tiene muchos detalles pero…

Atopic Dermatitis In Hispanic Children

By Asheboro Dermatology | January 9, 2023

This article is designed to help Hispanic children and their families better understand and manage Atopic Dermatitis (or what some refer to as “Eczema”). The article is not overly detailed but is instead meant…

Doctor and teenage patient


By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | January 20, 2020

Acne: Overview Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it’s common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. This can make it difficult to get…

Doctor showing sign with isoretinoin fir severe acne


By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle | January 13, 2020

Isotretinoin: Overview Brand names for isotretinoin include Absorica®, Accutane®, Amnesteem®, Claravis®, Myorisan®, Sotret®, and Zenatane™. Isotretinoin (eye-soh-tret-in-OH-in) is a prescription medicine for severe acne. This type of acne causes deep,…

Woman scratching her arm


By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | January 5, 2020

Hives: Overview What are hives? Hives are welts on the skin that often itch. These welts can appear on any part of the skin. Hives vary in size from as…

Prevent hand-foot-and-mouth disease

By Asheboro Dermatology | December 15, 2019

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease: Overview What exactly is hand-foot-and-mouth disease? Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) is a contagious disease caused by a virus. While one of several viruses can cause it, the signs are…

Tattoos: 7 unexpected skin reactions and what to do about them

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle | December 10, 2019

Even if you get inked by a licensed tattoo artist and follow the aftercare, your skin can react in weird and unexpected ways. Some reactions happen immediately. Others take weeks…

5 common sunscreen mistakes — and how to avoid them

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | December 6, 2019

How to avoid common sunscreen mistakes Sunscreen is a vital tool in the fight against skin cancer. However, it needs to be applied correctly in order to protect you from…

Skin lightener containing mercury can cause serious health problems

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | November 26, 2019

A skin lightener can fade — or even clear — dark spots and patches on your skin, but some come with serious health risks. If your skin lightener contains mercury,…