The Derm Group Blog

Dr. Glashofer – NY Mag article: The Best Men’s Hair-Loss Treatments and Products, According to Hair-Loss Doctors and Dermatologists

September 30, 2019

Find out what Dr. Glashofer, a hair loss expert has to say if you’re a gentleman who has been noticing a receding hairline or is worried about balding... Read More

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Dr. Shah - article: What is Psoriatic Arthritis and Why Is It Trending?

September 26, 2019

Avnee Shah, M.D., is one of the dermatologists quoted in this article about treatment options for psoriatic arthritis, a disease that Kim Kardashian West openly struggles with. Read More

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Forget Over-the-Counter Skincare: Here’s What Derms Recommend

September 25, 2019

When it comes to skincare, getting the results you want can come at a cost not everyone is prepared to accept. Investing in your skin—and that’s just what you are doing—is important for long-term gain. Medical-grade skincare products get lasting results. By opting for over-the-counter skincare products, you are playing the short game. You may …

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Dr. Glashofer - article: How Often Should You Really Have a Skin Exam?

September 17, 2019

Marc Glashofer, M.D., skin cancer surgeon, explains the age he recommends people begin having regular skin exams and risk factors associated with skin cancer. Read More.

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September is PCOS Awareness Month

September 12, 2019

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a serious hormone, genetic, metabolic, and reproductive disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility. It can lead to lifelong complications with conditions including anxiety and depression, endometrial cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. It affects 1-in-10 …

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How Dermatologists Can Help with Cancer Treatment Side Effects

September 6, 2019

A variety of new cancer-fighting drugs have been developed in the last several years that target specific areas of the body. Even though they are helping cancer patients fight the battle, they also can create unwanted side effects that can damage skin, nails, and hair. The benefits typically outweigh these side effects, but these ailments can …

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How to Prevent and Treat Shingles

September 3, 2019

Remember how common chickenpox was only a few decades ago? As recently as the 1990s, an average of 4 million people had the notoriously itchy, bumpy rash. Do you hear much about it now? No. Why? We can thank the varicella vaccine. Since the late 1990s, the varicella vaccine has been responsible for preventing approximately 3.5 million cases of …

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Spotlight: Dr. Charles Elias

September 1, 2019

Q&A with Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Charles Elias This month's Derm Group spotlight, we focus on the Derm Group's newest dermatologist, Dr. Charles Elias, from our West Orange, NJ location.

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