Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions

Pregnancy Skin Care To have a healthy pregnancy it is also important to gain your knowledge of pregnancy skin care. 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 one percent of pregnant women. It is characterized by itchy…

Tattoos

Tattoos A tattoo is created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration. Tattooing is practiced worldwide and has often been a part of cultural or religious rituals. In Western societies today, tattooing has re-emerged as a popular form of self-decoration. Technically, a tattoo is…

Tanning Bed Risks

Tanning Bed Risks According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, tanning booths and sun lamps are known carcinogens (cancer-causing substances).Some tanning bed risks include, exposure to UV radiation during indoor tanning has been proven to increase the risk of all…

Tips for Healthy Skin

Tips for Healthy Skin/h1> The skin is the body’s largest organ and accounts for roughly 18% of an adult’s weight. It serves as a protective outer layer that keeps in moisture and keeps out invasive organism (like infections). It protects our organs against injury. It also helps regulate the body’s temperature and has self-healing capabilities.…

Sun Safety

Sun Safety Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology stipulates that there is no safe way to tan. Tanning is the skin’s natural response to damage from the sun. Additionally, the Environmental Protection Agency proclaims that everybody, regardless of race…

Anatomy of the Skin

Skin Anatomy Skin. It is the largest organ on the human body. It creates a protective layer against heat, light, the environment, injury and infection. It helps regulate the body’s temperature; stores water, fat and Vitamin D; prevents entry of bacteria; and acts as a sensory organ. On average, an adult has between 18 and…

What is a Dermatologist?

What is a Dermatologist? A dermatologist is a physician who specializes in the treatment of skin conditions and diseases. Dermatologists are certified by the American Board of Dermatology after extensive education and medical residency. They treat everything from minor skin rashes, like hives, to chronic skin diseases, such as eczema or psoriasis. Dermatologists are good…

What is CoolSculpting?

What is CoolSculpting? Blog Home Dermatology What’s CoolSculpting? By Apex Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center January 25, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: CoolSculpting Do you have love handles or other fat deposits that just haven’t budged no matter how much you’ve exercised? Non-surgical CoolSculpting treatment can finally help you get rid of that excess fat. Dr.…

Welcome Blog

Welcome Blog Blog Home None Welcome Blog By Apex Dermatology April 26, 2016 Category: None Tags: Untagged Welcome to the Blog of Apex Dermatology Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dermatologist in the Concord, OH area, we’re excited you are here. With the dermatology industry advancing, we recognize the importance of…