Dermatology News

Looking for a way to banish acne from your skin? Dr. Suzanne Friedler, a board-certified dermatologist talks about the pros and cons of benzoyl peroxide and how to use it effectively.


Dr. Suzanne Friedler gives you the basics about the Calendula plant, that’s native to northern Mediterranean countries and has been used as an anti-inflammatory since the 12th century for medicinal purposes.


A recent Korean beauty trend taking over TikTok— “slugging” — involves an inexpensive household product that you may already have in your bathroom: Vaseline. Suzanne Friedler, MD, a board-certified dermatologist gives you all the facts about this new technique.  

Whether you’re devoted to your lash serum or thinking of picking one up, you may be wondering if there’s a pregnancy-safe lash serum that actually works to plump up thinning lashes (or if you can keep using the lash serum you have). Dr. Suzanne Friedler, M.D., F.A.A.D., tells us what works and what doesn’t.


Eczema is a skin condition known for causing a range of uncomfortable symptoms, one of them is dark spots, sometimes referred to as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.  Cybele Fishman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist explains this issue in detail.

Pregnancy acne is generally caused because of an increase in a type of hormone called androgens; these hormones cause the skin to produce more sebum which clogs pores, often causing pimples. Dr. Cybele Fishman, a dermatologist says that you should not use salicylic acid when pregnant, and offers some alternatives.

laundry for psoriasis

“People with psoriasis have an impaired skin barrier and they will be more susceptible to these chemicals,” says Angie Seelal, PA-C at Advanced Dermatology PC.


“Athlete’s Foot is also known medically as tinea pedis affects up to 15% of the population – most commonly men and older adults – but almost everyone will get it at some point in their lives,” says Jennifer Wong, RPA-C.


Nearly 1% of the population is dealing with warts at any given time, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) entering through a tiny cut or break in the skin, warts are highly contagious but very treatable according to Christopher Byrne, PA-C.

vitamin C

Dr. Cybele Fishman, a board-certified dermatologist explains the benefits of vitamin C on the skin and the best way to use it.

Facial steamers are devices that heat a tank of water into a steam mist that is then directed toward the face,” says Suzanne Friedler, MD, board-certified dermatologist with Advanced Dermatology PC. “They are used to clean and hydrate the skin and ‘open’ pores.”

Dry air may not seem like the most pressing beauty issue, but according to Suzanne Friedler, M.D., this change in humidity (or lack thereof) can lead to issues like dry, brittle hair and leathery skin.

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