Healthy Aging Month: 5 Tips for a Healthy Aging Face

September is Healthy Aging Month, and while this topic alone could fill a large textbook, here are five tips from Florida’s dermatology-focused Skin Wellness Physicians to help us move through time more slowly and healthfully: 1) Sunscreen The most important intervention one can do for the health of the largest organ of the body would be …

Important Cosmeceuticals: Part 1

Our patients are interested in establishing a skincare routine with cosmeceutical products recommended by their dermatologists in Florida. In this series, I will present a detailed survey of those cosmeceutical active ingredients that are most important in the current marketplace.   Apple Cider Vinegar Raw apple cider vinegar is made from organic apples through fermentation. Acetic acid …

Which Skin Conditions Get Mistaken for Skin Cancer?

It’s common to notice a weird-looking mark on your skin from time to time—especially after spending plenty of time outdoors exposed to the sun’s rays—and ask yourself, “Is it skin cancer or something else?” There’s no need to panic and assume the worst. Sometimes these changes on your skin may be nothing to worry about. …

What Can Your Skin Condition Tell You About Your Health?

When your skin is acting up, it could be that you’re using a product that’s irritating it and need to make some adjustments to your routine, or it could be a symptom of an underlying health issue. Either way, it’s important to pay attention to skin irregularities and see a dermatologist if there’s anything that …

Get Glowing!

Looking for a great addition to your skin care regimen? Florida’s Skin Wellness Physicians has just the thing! Glycolic acid is a type of alpha-hydroxy acid (or AHA) derived from sugar cane. Of all the alpha-hydroxy acids, glycolic is the smallest and simplest in structure, making it easy to penetrate the skin and be more …

There’s No Deal Like Ours for the Holidays!

Want to give your skin some extra love this holiday season? You can find plenty of deals on your favorite cosmetic treatments and skin care products during Skin Wellness Physicians’ “12 Days of Beauty” Special this December, already underway! Here’s a complete list of the lineup: December 2  $50 off on Dysport® treatment when you …

What Are the Causes of “Maskne” (and What is It)?

As people around the country have begun wearing face masks for hours at a time each day to combat the spread of COVID-19, many have noticed a “new” form of acne breakouts to deal with. These skin irritations, known as “maskne”—which are worsened by the humid summers in South Florida—are common among residents of the …

Dermatology and COVID

As dermatologists in Florida, we have heard increasing reports of dermatologic manifestations of COVID-19. The first case series of skin manifestations included 18 Italian patients with rashes that included non-specific red rashes, hives, or chickenpox-like lesions that were often seen on the trunk.1  Other reports have included lesions attributed to blood vessel inflammation that are …

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