Dermatology

February 2, 2023
Spring may be just around the corner, but winter is still here with more cold days in the forecast. Those conditions that your body experiences when the weather is frigid, can spell bad news for your skin.
January 29, 2023
Treatment for hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, depends on where on your body you're sweating. Also, you may need to try different approaches, or a combination, to find relief.
January 27, 2023
Dermatologists explain what's worrisome and what's NBD.
January 20, 2023
For many, the daily shower is a sacred ritual, a time to disconnect and relax with pampering products under a steady water flow. But recently, I learned about another way to incorporate temperature changes into my shower routine: the contrast shower.
January 20, 2023
The Washington Post asked dermatologists what the finding means for people who get their nails done, whether UV nail dryers are safe and what precautions people can take when getting gel manicures and pedicures. Here’s their advice.
January 12, 2023
I’m one of those people who love spending a day engaged in some kind of outdoor physical activity, even when it’s cold and windy. I’m extremely cognizant of applying sunscreen and try to take care of my (aging) body and muscles as much as possible. But inevitably, I always suffer from a few bouts…
January 4, 2023
Cleansing is one of the most important aspects of any skin-care routine. Washing your face twice daily is crucial when it comes to effectively eliminating excess dirt, oil, and product buildup — all while ensuring your skin stays healthy and hydrated. While not every cleanser may be suitable for…
January 3, 2023
Having plaque psoriasis is physically—and sometimes, emotionally—painful. The good news is that plenty of treatment options exist. Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis, a skin condition that causes red and silver thick, scaly patches of skin.
October 19, 2022
Wondering about those itchy, scaly patches on your scalp and whether there's anything you can do about them? Don't fret. You might be experiencing psoriasis on your scalp, and there are ways to treat it. There is no cure for the autoimmune condition of psoriasis. But there are ways to manage…
October 14, 2022
Having any type of cancer can put people more at risk for skin cancer, and a D.C. dermatologist believes Breast Cancer Awareness Month should include warnings for survivors to be especially vigilant.