Anatomy of the Skin

Skin. It is the largest organ on the human body. It creates a protective layer against heat, light, the environment, injury and infection. Read More

Drug Eruption Database

Modern Dermatology has access to an easy-to-use online database that allows us to search the profiles of thousands of generic and trade name drugs and… Read More

Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions

Although less common, there are a few skin conditions related to pregnancy: PUPPP (Pruritic Uticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy) This condition occurs in roughly… Read More

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

Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths

According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, booths and sun lamps… Read More


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