Open hours: 7:15 AM-5:00 PM Mon-Fri
All Posts

Common Summer Skin Problems

It’s summertime, meaning everyone is spending more time outside enjoying the sun and warm weather. Despite taking precautions, all the extra exposure to the heat, may cause some skin problems. Here are five common summer skin issues, and how to manage them. Common Summer Skin Conditions Watch out for these common summer skin conditions and issues while your soaking up…

Read more

End the Itch: Eczema and Itching

If you have eczema, you know how much it can itch. In fact, itching is often the worst and most uncomfortable symptom of eczema. Eczema intense itching can even keep you up at night. Itching can also be the toughest symptom of eczema to control. What’s eczema? Eczema causes the skin to become inflamed, itchy, and irritated. There are different…

Read more

June is Acne Awareness Month

As June approaches, it marks the beginning of Acne Awareness Month, a 30-day campaign aimed at bringing light to the signs, symptoms and treatments of this common skin condition.  Dr. Bernard Gasch recently sat down to speak about this effort, and how patients can take a proactive role in managing their acne symptoms. Adult and Teenage Acne Statistics “Acne affects…

Read more

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin Cancer – May 1st marks the beginning of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign aimed at bringing skin cancer prevention and detection to center stage.  Dr. Beata Rydzik of Portland’s Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery discusses the importance of these efforts, emphasizing the need for regular skin cancer screenings. Importance of Preventative Skin Cancer Screenings Early detection…

Read more

Why is My Acne Getting Worse?

You’ve tried everything, it seems, from scrubbing your face with every acne product you can find to changing your diet – yet, you are having more breakouts than ever before. If so, our dermatologists can help you determine why your acne is getting worse. Acne is a common problem among teenagers and adults. In fact, acne is the most common…

Read more

Things to Look for When Choosing a Dermatologist

There are more than 12,000 dermatologists in the United States according to the America Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). Most are highly skilled and qualified to diagnose and treat skin problems, of course, but choosing a dermatologist can be confusing. After all, everyone has specific needs when it comes to their skin. Knowing that to look for when finding a…

Read more

What Causes Eczema to Flare Up?

Researchers are still working to determine the underlying causes of eczema, but most dermatologists believe that a combination of genetics and triggers cause flare-ups. For some people with eczema, the triggers are easy to identify – they develop symptoms almost immediately after touching an irritating substance. For other people, the cause of flare-ups can be harder to determine. Common Eczema Flare…

Read more

Choosing The Right Dermal Filler

Dermal fillers can do wonders to restore lost volume, soften creases, smooth lines, and enhance facial contours. In fact, dermal fillers are exceptional for almost anyone who wants to improve the overall youthful-looking and healthy appearance of their skin. However, dermal fillers are not a one-size-fits-all solution for facial rejuvenation – to get the best aesthetic results possible, you need…

Read more

Dermatologist Nighttime Skin Care Routine: 7 Easy Steps

Do you ever wonder what skin care routines dermatologists use themselves to maintain healthy skin? Board-certified dermatologists are experts when it comes to the skin and its functions. They are authorities on the body’s largest organ, and have a deep understanding of the wide variety of jobs that skin performs. Skin provides a protective barrier against infections and chemicals, for…

Read more