What are those unsightly yellow bumps on my face?

Written by Sara Wilchowski, MS, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO Sebaceous hyperplasia is a very common benign condition of our sebaceous (oil) glands. These glands are more prevalent on the face and chest but can be found anywhere on the body with the exception of the palms and soles of the feet. They do notContinue reading “What are those unsightly yellow bumps on my face?”

Rosacea: The Adult Acne Mimicker

Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. For a majority of people, rosacea can cause a significant amount of stress and limit social interactions on a daily basis. According to the National Rosacea Society, 16 million people are currently suffering from some form of this common skin condition. Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the skinContinue reading “Rosacea: The Adult Acne Mimicker”

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly found on sun-exposedContinue reading “The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer”

Itching for Relief: Dry Skin Care

Written by Sara Wilchowski PA-C Edited by Dr. Paul M. Graham We are officially at the start of the winter season and the cold dry air is wreaking havoc on our skin. For those who live in regions where the weather changes dramatically, this time of year can be quite a challenge. To help make it easierContinue reading “Itching for Relief: Dry Skin Care”

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”

Benign vs Malignant Moles: What to Look for

Dr. Paul M. Graham All “moles” are not created equal. Melanoma is the leading cause of skin cancers deaths worldwide. For this reason, it is very important that individuals worldwide know how to recognize abnormal moles. I hope this simple diagram serves to increase awareness on what features to look for. “An estimated 76,380 newContinue reading “Benign vs Malignant Moles: What to Look for”

Acne Basics: Part 1

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by the presence of blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules, cyst, and nodules that occur on the face, neck, arms, chest, and back. It is primarily a skin disease of adolescence, but can occur at any age. In this week’s article, weContinue reading “Acne Basics: Part 1”