Top 10 Blogs of 2016

What a year it’s been! To celebrate the end of 2016 as another successful year, the experts at Short Hills Dermatology have rounded up 10 of our best blogs from 2016. Check out some of our most popular blogs offering helpful tips and insights to give you flawless skin and help you maintain it.

1. 4 Signs It’s Time To See A Dermatologist

Everyone experiences at least one issue with their skin at some point in their life. It could be something as common as acne or as severe of a problem as Melanoma. Skin irritations can be minor at first; but without treatment or an over the counter solution, both can actually make your condition worse. It’s important that you know when to go to a dermatologist before an issue is too severe.

2. 5 Common Dermatology Concerns For Men

Don’t think for a second that men don’t suffer from the same skin conditions as women. Skin problems do not distinguish between genders. The only difference is that men aren’t as willing to come forth about an skin issue. Read about common dermatology concerns men experience in our blog.

3. What Are Cysts?

One of the most common skin conditions are Cysts. Cysts are sac-like pocket of tissue that contains fluid, air, or other substances that can develop anywhere on your body and are extremely unlikely to disappear on their own. Read our blog for more information about this skin condition including causes, as well as available treatments.

4. Melanoma: What You Need To Know

Melanoma is the most severe form of skin cancer. Luckily, it can be treated if detected early; but if left untreated, it can be fatal, especially if it is allowed to spread. Due to the rising cases in the United States, it is important now more than ever to educate yourself on early warning signs. Learn what you need to know about Melanoma in our blog.

5. Is Sun Exposure Good For Your Health?

The sun has gained a negative – and unfair – reputation lately since exposure to the sun has been connected to various degrees of skin cancer. This has caused apprehension among many when spending more time outdoors. However, longer sun exposure is actually necessary because sunlight provides many health benefits. Learn more about these health benefits in our blog.

6. What Is The Difference Between Sunscreen and Sunblock?

Do you know there is a difference between sunscreen and sunblock. It’s believed they both have the same function so people use the terms interchangeably. It’s a common misconception and it’s important for you to know the difference to protect your skin from harmful sunrays. Check out the main differences between Sunscreen and Sunblock from our blog.

7. 10 Common Myths About Poison Ivy

There are some outrageous tall tales about poison ivy that have emerged throughout the years. But is there truth to any of these beliefs?  It’s necessary to understand what is poison ivy truth versus myth in order to have a better chance to avoid and treat it. Read the blog below to unveil the truths from the common myths about poison ivy.

8. Treatments For Blister Problems

Blisters are an extremely common result from everyday tasks. They can occur on heels and toes from walking in new shoes or ill-fitting shoes and on hands from a hot pan or plate while cooking. Although they aren’t as serious of a health concern as you might have thought, an understanding of proper blister treatment is essential if you want them to heal correctly without any complications. Read the following blog to know the most important treatments for blisters and blister prevention.

9. What Are The Best Treatments For Varicose and Spider Veins?

Varicose veins and spider veins are common conditions that are not only a cosmetic concern, but a health condition as well. Both issues can cause swelling, discomfort, and leg fatigue. They can also escalate further and make walking or standing painful, which means treatment is imperative. Read our blog to learn your treatment options for varicose and spider veins.

10. Hyperhidrosis: What You Need To Know

Every single person sweats however when sweating becomes excessive it is a cause for concern. Profusely sweating may be an indication of a serious health condition called Hyperhidrosis. If you’re just sweating sitting down or excessively sweating at random times during your day, then be sure to read our blog for more information about this condition including available treatments.

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