If there is anything about acne treatment that can be said with confidence, it is that no single acne treatment works for everyone. The benzoyl peroxide product that is a “miracle” acne treatment for a person who has naturally moist and chemical-resistant skin may generate a horror story for someone who has rosacea. The exfoliant… Read More


There are three important pieces of information you need to make note of if you are going to heal your acne. Your age. The root cause of acne is different depending on this factor – acne in your 20s typically suggests poor diet choices; in your 30s breakouts can be a part of the pregnancy… Read More


Acne medications work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover, fighting bacterial infection or reducing inflammation — which helps prevent scarring. With most prescription acne drugs, you may not see results for four to eight weeks, and your skin may get worse before it gets better. It can take many months or years… Read More


Pityriasis rosea is a common skin disease. It appears as a rash that can last from several weeks to several months. The way the rash looks may differ from person to person. It most often develops in the spring and the fall, and seems to favor adolescents and young adults. Pityriasis rosea is uncommon in… Read More


Porphyria is blood disorder in which cells fail to change chemicals (porphyrins) to the substance (heme) that gives blood its color. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, also called PCT, is the most common type of porphyria. PCT can be genetic or acquired. The genetic form is determined by a deficiency in the liver chemical uroporphyrinogen or a… Read More


Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited disorder of the connective tissue in the skin, eyes, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular system. Typically the skin lesions begin in childhood but are not noticed until adolescence because of there is a lack of symptoms in addition to the rash. It is important to recognize this disease early in order… Read More


Lawrence Jaeger is an expert Medical Dermatologist and discusses Progressive Pigmentary Purpura and treatments for Poison Ivy. There are several types of pigmented purpura, also called capillaritis, but the most common condition appears as pinhead-sized, reddish brown spots sprinkled in clusters on the skin, usually on the legs. The condition can fade away in a… Read More


Lawrence Jaeger is an expert Medical Dematologist and provides treatment for patients suffering from Poison Ivy in New York. Poison ivy dermatitis appears as soon as four hours or as long as 10 days after the exposure, depending on individual sensitivity and the amount exposure. As the rash appears, any sensitivity a person had begins… Read More


Doctor Lawrence Jaeger provides useful information on treatment and prevention of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris, a rare skin disorder. Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare condition that is often initially mistaken for another skin disorder, usually psoriasis. PRP is not really a single condition, but rather a group of unusual eruptions that cause red scaly… Read More


Doctor Lawrence Jaeger, Medical Director at Advanced Dermatology Associates provides treatmet options for patients suffering from Pitted Keratolysis. What is the cause of pitted keratolysis? Pitted keratolysis is caused by several bacterial species, including corynebacteria, Dermatophilus congolensis, Kytococcus sedentarius, actinomyces and streptomyces. In moist conditions, the bacteria proliferate. The pitting is due to destruction of… Read More