SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?

Written by Sara Wilchowski, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO As many of us get ready to enjoy the summer sun, we feel that this article will serve you well to prevent unwanted, damaging sunburn. Most people are aware that the suns rays are harmful but a lesser known fact is that 1 inContinue reading “SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?”

What is the best way to care for a wound?

Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. Let’s face it, it is almost guaranteed that sometime during your lifetime you will experience an injury that causes a skin wound. For many, the wound is only superficial and relatively mild but for some, these wounds can be quite extensive and distressing. One of the biggest fears people haveContinue reading “What is the best way to care for a wound?”

Bruising: Our Little Secret

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Do you ever wish that you can get rid of a bruise quicker? Well, you are in luck! This week’s article discusses how to expedite the elimination of a bruise. With cosmetic procedures on the rise, bruising is an inevitable occurrence. The most common location for bruising in myContinue reading “Bruising: Our Little Secret”

Dr. Graham’s Expert Opinion on Acne in WebMD Magazine

Read the FULL article here: September WebMD Editorial PDF For more information on acne, check out the following articles: Do OTC Acne Treatments Really Work? Acne Basics: Part 1 Low Glycemic Diet and Acne: How You Can Feel Better Inside and Out Tip of the Week: In What Order Should I Apply Topical Products? PhotoContinue reading “Dr. Graham’s Expert Opinion on Acne in WebMD Magazine”

The Itch That Rashes: Eczema

Written by Sonya G. Zarkhin, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO For years, patients and their families have gone into their dermatologist’s office for their itchy skin and left with a diagnosis of “eczema”, or atopic dermatitis. Unfortunately for many, getting the correct diagnosis was a complete breeze compared to understanding the root cause ofContinue reading “The Itch That Rashes: Eczema”

Dandruff: A Frustrating Yet Treatable Problem

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham As the summer wanes and the humidity begins to decrease, more and more people will suffer from dandruff. Dandruff is a very common skin condition that affects approximately 2-5% of the population. One study demonstrated that approximately 50 million people suffer from dandruff with over $300 million dollars spent onContinue reading “Dandruff: A Frustrating Yet Treatable Problem”

The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 2

Written by Dr. Katie Wang Edited by Dr. Paul M. Graham Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), also known as dark spots, is one of the dermatologists most difficult problems to treat. This is a very common problem that is often disregarded or not treated appropriately within doctor’s offices, hence a need for more tailored treatment by aContinue reading “The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 2”

Do OTC Acne Treatments Really Work?

Written by Sara Wilchowski PA-C & Paul M. Graham D.O. Many people see a dermatologist only after using numerous over the counter (OTC) acne products without success. Interestingly, Americans spend an estimated $43 billion on skin care products each year. With such a high demand in OTC treatment options, we sought to provide you withContinue reading “Do OTC Acne Treatments Really Work?”

Tip of the Week: In What Order Should I Apply Topical Products?

Paul M. Graham, D.O. This week’s tip pertains to a question that my patients always ask me on a weekly basis, “What order do I apply topical products? My recommendation always remains the same, let me explain. Many of you have meticulously designed your very own personalized skin care regimen and have perfected the art of buyingContinue reading “Tip of the Week: In What Order Should I Apply Topical Products?”