Skin cancer is on the rise Many people think that skin cancer typically happens to older people. Unfortunately, at Westchester Health we’re seeing a lot more skin cancer nowadays, even in people in their 20s and 30s.
It seems that there is a lot of conversation about sunscreen right now. Here at Westchester Health, we feel that there are a number of important points we want people to remember when they’re buying, applying and reapplying sunscreen in order to avoid sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging of the skin, which we’d like […]
As a mom, I love getting outside in the summer with my kids and soaking up the rays. But as a Westchester Health dermatologist, I also know how damaging those rays can be to the skin, especially to the point of sunburn. I often get asked how to safely spend time in the sun without […]
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes the skin to become red, scaly, bumpy and irritated. It is not contagious but it tends to run in families with a history of eczema or other conditions such as hay fever and asthma, and certain triggers can make it worse, such as stress, allergies and sweating.
If you’ve ever had a wart, you know how unsightly, painful and downright annoying it can be. You just want it to go away, fast. Unfortunately, getting rid of warts is often a slow process, but it can be done. At Westchester Health, we’ve pooled our most effective treatments, both at-home remedies and those administered by […]
As a dermatologist, whenever I ask people what they think is the most common type of cancer, they usually say breast cancer, lung cancer or prostate cancer. But in fact, skin cancer is the most common. Not only that, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers […]
At Westchester Health, we have a lot of patients come to us wanting relief for their psoriasis, a common but chronic skin condition that’s primarily caused by an overactive immune system which produces inflammation, triggering new skin cells to form too quickly. Normally, skin cells are replaced every 10-30 days but with psoriasis, new cells […]