Also known as skin abscesses, boils form as a result of a cut or break in the skin, which leads to a bacterial infection. Read More “Boils”


Scabies is a harmless but very itchy and highly contagious skin condition caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. Read More “Scabies”


Roughly 300,000 people in the United States suffer from scleroderma. This chronic connective tissue disease results from an over-production of collagen in the skin and… Read More “Scleroderma”

Sun Safety

Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin and sun safety is more important than you may think.… Read More “Sun Safety”


Tattoos are created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration. Read More “Tattoos”


Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. They occur most frequently in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck, back of the hands and forearms. Read More “Wrinkles”