Entries by lizzi

Spots that Appear on Your Skin that Aren’t Moles

You are probably very familiar with moles. They are one of the most frequently discussed dermatology lesions, and for good reason, since they are so commonplace. But what about all the other spots and bumps that may appear on your skin? It is important to stay informed on what could be forming on your skin, […]

Why Should You Have a Skincare Routine?

With so much to do in a day, it’s hard to make time for your skin with a daily skincare routine. After a hard day of work, sometimes all you want to do is climb into bed without thinking about washing your face or moisturizing your skin. But there are several benefits of sticking to […]

Tips for Handling Acne Scars

Having acne at any stage of your life can be extremely annoying. But what’s even more frustrating is when that acne leaves behind acne scars. Scarring occurs when breakouts affect the skin deeply enough to damage the tissue below. The scars look like divets, or holes, in your skin and can be just as annoying […]

How Skincare Varies Between Races

The world is an extremely diverse place filled with all kinds of beautiful people of different colors. What’s just as diverse as the kinds of people in this world is the right kind of skincare they require. There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to skincare. To understand all the ways the color […]

Learn All About Rosacea

At first, rosacea is easy to explain away. It often starts off with the skin on your face being redder, or maybe you’re more prone to blushing or becoming flushed. It’s an easy fix with makeup. But, if it’s truly rosacea, it will only get worse. An estimated 14 million Americans, which equals about one […]

A Breakdown of the Different Types of Skin Cancer

Approximately 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day in the United States. That’s a total of over 3 million Americans a year affected. Even worse, studies are showing that as the years go by, skin cancer is becoming more and more common. That’s why it’s vital to educate yourself about skin cancer. Keep […]

Difference Between Heat Rash, Sun Poisoning, and Sunburn

After spending a hot summer day outside, it’s common to come back inside and find a patch of red skin that was exposed to the sun. Or maybe a few days later a red and tender spot appears, even if it was covered while you were outside. While most people might assume the red spot […]

How to Spruce up your Summertime Skincare Routine

The summer season brings with it plenty of sunshine and humidity. When the weather starts to warm up, it’s important to shed your winter and spring skin habits and start to bring back the things that will keep your skin happy and healthy during the blistering heat. Avail Dermatology experts have some friendly advice that […]

Mercy Care Clinic Receives International Recognition for Helping Patients

Dr. Mark Holzberg’s Mercy Care Clinic has received an International Award for Social Responsibility in Dermatology (IASRD). The awards were developed by L’Oréal, in partnership with the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and the World Congress of Dermatology (WCD). The recognition aims to reward and capture initiatives led by dermatologists. These projects are focused […]

Signs of Sensitive Skin

Many people have sensitive skin.  Knowing the symptoms can help you identify how your skin responds to certain products, environmental conditions, and common triggers, and may help you avoid significant stress and frustration. Also, understanding how sensitive skin affects people can help you understand what friends and family with sensitive skin might be experiencing. Here […]