Archive for the "Skin Conditions" Category
Psoriasis Awareness Month: Understand Your Treatment Options
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects millions worldwide. Though the underlying mechanism is unknown, researchers believe a combination of genetic and environmental factors can lead to psoriasis. If you ...Learn More
Skin Cancer Awareness Month: 5 Things That Increase Your Risk
Skin cancer is a daunting disease to consider. Many factors can increase your risk of getting this disease, and if you’re not careful, it can and will severely impact ...Learn More
Top Laser and Light Therapy Treatments for Psoriasis
If you have psoriasis, you know just how difficult it can be to treat. Frequent eruptions of itchy, scaly patches are uncomfortable and disruptive, but you don’t have ...Learn More
Annual Skin Exam: Do You Really Need One?
At Florida Academic Dermatology Center in Coral Gables, we understand that it can be challenging to find time for annual check-ups amidst busy schedules. However, just like physicals, ...Learn More
Why Sign Up for a Dermatology Trial in 2023?
If you’ve ever dealt with a problematic skin condition that’s unresponsive to other clinical or cosmetic treatments, you might feel frustrated with the limitations of existing options. At ...Learn More
How quickly does actinic keratosis become cancer?
Dr. Francisco Kerdel and associates at the Florida Academic Dermatology Center see many skin conditions that need attention. Patients often come to him and his team to get ...Learn More
What is psoriasis and how can I treat it?
Psoriasis is a condition that impacts over 8 million Americans. It is a condition that is triggered by the immune system and is highly genetic. However, its specific ...Learn More
What Are Signs of Psoriasis?
What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes your skin cells to build up too quickly. What are the symptoms of psoriasis? The symptoms of ...Learn More
How Often Should I Have a Skin Cancer Screening?
What is Skin Cancer? Skin cancer occurs when skin cells start multiplying. The three types of cells that make up the outer layer of skin, called basal, squamous, ...Learn More
Can Eczema Be Caused by Allergies?
Allergic eczema is a skin condition caused by an immune response. Your immune system may react to any number of substances, including foods. What is the Main Cause ...Learn More