The Derm Group Blog

Lose Arm Fat for a Tank-Top Ready Body

June 29, 2020

It is officially the season of showing more of our skin and bodies. The heat invites tank tops and bathing suits, showing off areas of the body we’ve been hiding during the cooler months. That brings us to arm fat. It’s a part of the body that looks amazing when slim and tone, and much less so when not. Fortunately, there are several ways to …

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Bug Bites: When You Should be Concerned

June 22, 2020

As the summer months approach, you may have found yourself reaching for the bug spray. Spending more time outdoors means more risk for bug bites. Though, most bites are not worth your concern, there are times when a bug bite will send you to the dermatologist or even the E.R. Whether you have an unusual reaction to a bite or you are allergic, …

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Get Rid of Acne Scars with These 8 Treatments

June 11, 2020

Visible scars of any kind can affect your everyday life. Whether socially, mentally, or emotionally, scars can be detrimental to your self-esteem. Acne scars often leave depressions in the skin and may become more noticeable as you age and your skin loses its collagen. If your skin is clear and you are ready to say ‘goodbye’ to old acne scars, …

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Dermatologist Recommended Daily Skincare for Acne Prevention

June 9, 2020

If you want to combat acne, it’s time to rethink your daily skincare routine. To give you the best advice, one of The Derm Group’s board-certified dermatologists, Avnee Shah, M.D., shares her expert tips for what you should do every day to keep your skin clean, clear, and acne free.

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Treat Fine Lines and Acne? Derms Recommend Retin-A

May 29, 2020

When it comes to acne, there are several treatment options your dermatologist might recommend. Depending on your specific skin type and the severity of your acne, you could benefit from oral medication, topical treatments, laser treatments, hormone regulating medicine, and even chemical peels. One treatment option, however, can give you a …

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Curing Acne from the Inside Out

May 26, 2020

Acne is one of those things you assume disappears the further you get from the years of boy crushes and prom drama. But, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, about half of all women ages 20 to 29 and about a quarter of women ages 40 to 49 still have acne. Why? Let’s talk about hormonal acne.

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Cryosurgery Vs. Excisional Surgery: Which is Best for Me?

May 15, 2020

When it comes to treating skin cancers, there are several treatment options. These include curettage, electrocautery, Mohs, photodynamic therapy, and radiotherapy. In addition to these, two of the more common procedures recommended are cryosurgery or excisional surgery. Each of these methods has its benefits. Let’s break that down for you here.

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The 4 Types of Skin Cancer You Should Know About

May 12, 2020

Skin cancer is much more common than you think. In fact, one out of 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by age 70. When detected early, your dermatologist can treat it and remove it entirely. They can even repair scarring through cosmetic reconstruction. But, before you can even begin healing, you have to know what you are looking for.

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The Derm Group - We Are Open. New SafeDerm Procedures.

May 6, 2020

We are open with new SafeDerm Procedures. Telemedicine appointments remain available for patients who prefer to be seen virtually.

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The Best Cosmetic Surgery Options After Skin Cancer

May 4, 2020

More than 5 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. In fact, it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. For those who are suffering from skin cancer, the concerns about disfiguration and scarring can often be as troubling as the cancer itself. While no surgery can be performed …

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