Your skin is your body's largest organ, so it's important to take good care of it. November is National Healthy Skin Month; however, you can learn to keep your skin healthy year-round by following these tips.
You can catch skin cancer early by examining your skin. This short video shows you how to check your skin and what to look for.
Board-certified means that the doctor is qualified to give you the highest level of care.
Children often require treatment that differs from that given to adults. These handouts provide the information parents need.
Acne scars. Deep wrinkles. Visible leg veins. Dermatologists have the expertise needed to recommend the right treatment for your concerns.
To protect children’s skin from the sun, the AAD offers grants to build permanent shade structures. Schools and non-profits can apply.
Diseases & conditions
Popping a deep, painful pimple can make matters worse. Here’s what dermatologists recommend that you do instead.
If you have any of these on your skin, it’s time to find out if you might have diabetes or prediabetes.
Many things can turn our faces red, including sunburn and acne. Here are 10 less obvious reasons.
A dermatologist can tell you what’s causing that widening part or bald spot and when treatment may help.
Tell your dermatologist if you have psoriasis and have any of these signs or symptoms.
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This month's featured videos
Skin care tips dermatologists use
Do you ever wonder what skin care tips dermatologists use themselves to maintain healthy skin?
In this video, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology share seven skin care tips they recommend to all of their patients—and actually use themselves.
How to treat eczema in babies
Atopic dermatitis (also known as eczema) is a common skin condition in babies. It affects up to 25% of children, and an estimated 60% of people with eczema develop it during their first year of life. While there is no cure, most cases can be controlled with a customized skin care plan, which may include moisturizers, prescription medications, and strategies to eliminate triggers.
To help manage your baby’s symptoms and decrease flare-ups, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.
How to prevent athlete's foot
Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection that most people get from walking barefoot in moist public places, like a swimming pool deck or locker room.
To reduce the chance of catching athlete's foot, board-certified dermatologists recommend that you take the following precautions.
Hair loss in new moms
Many new moms see noticeable hair loss a few months after having a baby. This is normal — and not true hair loss. Dermatologists refer to this condition as excessive hair shedding. The excessive shedding is caused by falling estrogen levels.
If the excessive hair shedding bothers you, these tips from board-certified dermatologists can help until your hair regains its normal fullness.
These simple solutions can leave your skin looking its best.
This dermatologists’ insight can help you figure out why your scalp itches and what can bring relief.
Even with the best of care, your skin can react to a tattoo. Find out what you can do.
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