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Psoriasis

Common Skin Problems in Winter

Common Skin Problems in Winter

How Does Cold Weather Affect the Skin? Certain skin issues develop or worsen in winter. Common skin issues in winter are usually the result of exposure to cold, dry outdoor air combined with indoor heating systems. The cold temperatures and low humidity of outdoor air draws moisture away from skin. The warm, dry air of indoor heating systems can worsen…

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The P is Silent, the Skin Irritation Is Not

The P is Silent, the Skin Irritation Is Not

Like the word gingivitis in the dental word, the word psoriasis is known to most people from the world of advertising. And as Listerine was the advertiser enlightening the public to the word gingivitis, Head & Shoulders dandruff shampoo has brought psoriasis into the public vocabulary. Psoriasis is a skin condition that is known more for its potential embarrassment of…

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The Irritation of Psoriasis

The Irritation of Psoriasis

August is Psoriasis Awareness month! It’s estimated that over 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis.  While many people have heard about psoriasis, most have no idea what it is. Since August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, the team at Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery want to give you some information about this skin condition. What is it? Psoriasis is a skin…

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Psoriasis: Overcoming mental and physical barriers

Psoriasis: Overcoming mental and physical barriers

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery helps dispel misinformation, myths, and stigmas surrounding this skin condition. Seeing big red spots on your skin? It may be more serious than you think. It could be psoriasis, a skin condition that can be itchy, burning, and painful. “Most patients suffering from psoriasis feel self-conscious and embarrassed…

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Understanding Psoriasis: Causes and Treatment Options

Understanding Psoriasis:  Causes and Treatment Options

The National Psoriasis Foundation sponsors Psoriasis Awareness Month every August. This month-long initiative aims to not only raise awareness of psoriasis, but also educate the public, as well as dispel the misinformation, myths, and stigmas surrounding the disease. The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery’s Dr. Bernard Gasch takes a moment to discuss this widespread and sometimes debilitating skin condition.…

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