Treatment for Wrinkles: Botox & Dysport [Neurotoxins]

botox and dysport neurotoxins

“Neurotoxins” is a broad term used to encompass various forms of botulinum toxins, including Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin. At Dermatology of Philadelphia, we carry Botox Cosmetic and Dysport. What is botulinum toxin in Botox, Dysport & Xeomin? Botulinum toxin is a purified protein toxin produced by the clostridium botulinum bacteria. Although it is a […]

Kids Skincare: Best Nighttime Routines

kids skincare best nighttime routines

As a mom, who happens to be a dermatologist, I get a lot of questions from fellow parents about how to care for pediatric skin, especially at bath and bedtime. I have two young sons, one of which has sensitive, eczema-prone skin, so I’m familiar with the importance of keeping a good routine. As a […]

A rash on your hands and feet – do you have pustular psoriasis?

Itching. Burning. Water intolerance. Joint pain. These are only a few of the symptoms that you may experience with psoriasis on the hands and feet if you have the variant with pustules. This first visit may be years after you have noticed your first pustule, your treatment delayed due to the embarrassment and psychological distress […]

[Skin Cancer] I Know What You Did Last Summer

skin cancer

People with a basal cell skin cancer have a 44% risk of another basal cell skin cancer in the next three years What does skin cancer look like?  Red spots and tan spots on the skin – how much sun exposure have you had? A look in the mirror this time of year can be […]

COVID ARM OF PHILADELPHIA

A jab in the arm with a COVID vaccine has become one of the most coveted items in all of the land.  Today, 46 million jabs across the nation so far and counting.  One of my patients came to see me today in my dermatology practice in Philadelphia after her jab in the arm turned […]

We learned a new word one year ago. And a few more since.

covid vaccine reaction

About this time last year we were learning about a new virus– and a new word that would change our world. It was February 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization came up with the word that quickly moved to the tips of all of our tongues, COVID. The first case officially noted in the […]