Category: Skin Care

Erasing Age Spots: New Topical Treatment for Seborrheic Keratoses

By Marissa Carignan, PA-C. Seborrheic Keratoses (SKs), often referred to as “age spots” or “barnacles”, are some of the most common skin lesions diagnosed by dermatologists on a daily basis. They can range in color from white to black but are typically tan/brown. Seborrheic Keratoses may be flat but often have a raised and rough […]

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When is Too Early to Start Cosmetic Procedures?

“Is it too early?” is a question I am commonly asked when someone is considering having a procedure to enhance their appearance, such as starting to use a neuromodulator like Botox or having a filler injection or a laser treatment.   My feeling is that there is rarely a time that is “too-early”.  One of my […]

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Winter Blues: Has Dry Skin Got You Down?

Winter has arrived here in Connecticut, entering with real gusto this year, with sub-zero temperatures and plenty of snow! Here at Dermatology Physicians of Connecticut, we enjoy winter activities with our families like sledding and skiing, but we also recognize that winter can bring with it some challenges. In addition to messy roads and frozen […]

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4 Skin Conditions Worsened by Holiday Stress

The winter holidays are supposed to be a joyous time, an opportunity to reconnect with friends and family and celebrate the better aspects of humanity like goodwill, joy, and generosity. Unfortunately, for many people, the holidays also come with a huge helping of stress. Financial strains, family arguments, long-distance travel, and party planning can all […]

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Skin Cancer Prevention: Sunscreen Fall & Winter

The leaves are falling and temperatures are dropping. This is a great time of year to get out and enjoy! Most people associate sun protection with a summer’s day at the beach, but it is equally important in Fall and Winter! The sun’s harmful UV rays are just as strong and damaging on cool and […]

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Keep Skin Looking Fresh When Traveling

One of the more challenging aspects of going on vacation is keeping your skin looking healthy and fresh. Long flights can make your skin look dull. In fact, the recycled and pressurized air inside your airplane cabin is harsh to your skin as the low humid air sucks out the moisture from your skin.

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10 Effective Acne Remedies and Facts

Acne is one of those common skin problems that can affect anyone at any age. While we can certainly provide treatment for acne in one of our Connecticut offices, there are also some remedies you might try first that can be found right in your kitchen.

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How to Get Rid of Acne: 61 Epic Treatment Methods

Acne, one of the most prevalent skin disorders worldwide, impacts millions of people in the U.S. Discovering a treatment that actually works can be a difficult process. There are many options available including traditional medicines, dietary and lifestyle changes, all-natural remedies, preventative methods, and more.

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10 Common Skin Care Myths

Skin care is a very large industry as far as health care and products go. In fact, billions of dollars are spent each and every year on the latest miracle creams and tanning solutions alone. When those don’t bring about the desired results, many take matters into their own hands.

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Caring For Different Skin Types

Let’s face facts – it can often confusing to know how to properly care for your skin, especially with all the various suggestions and products circling the Internet. Here is a skin care guide that brings clarity to the confusion regarding different skin types.

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