Skin infections are very common occurrences throughout life. Some infections are self-limiting and resolve on their own, but many others require medical attention. Bacterial skin infections technically have specific names based on their origin and extent, but even in the medical community we often lump these technical terms into the common term “boil” or “abscess”.… Read More


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that’s become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Most MRSA infections occur in people who’ve been in hospitals or other health care settings, such as nursing homes and dialysis centers. When it occurs in these settings,… Read More


Lawrence Jaeger is Chief Medical Director at Advanced Dermatology Associates in New York. As a board Certified Dermatologist specializing in Medical,Cosrmetic and Surgical Dermatology, Lawrence Jaeger has successfully treated patients suffering form All forms of Dermatitus. Dermatitis simply means skin inflammation, but it embraces a range of ailments. In most people, the early stages of… Read More


Cold sores — also called fever blisters — are a common viral infection. They are tiny, fluid-filled blisters on and around your lips. These blisters are often grouped together in patches. After the blisters break, a crust forms over the resulting sore. Cold sores usually heal in two to four weeks without leaving a scar.… Read More


Doctor Lawrence Jaeger is a board certified dermatologist in New York City and Medical Director of Advanced Dermatology Associates, a state of the art medical practice with multiple locations in Manhattan and the Bronx. Dr Larry Jaeger and his group of board certified dermatologists and medical providers are expert in the diagnosis and treatment of… Read More


Most people have, at some point or another, given in to the temptation to pick at a blemish. But for some, the picking goes on to the point where skin tissue is damaged, sometimes severely. How You Can Cause Excoriated Acne Excoriated acne occurs when pimples have been scratched or picked, to the point of… Read More


10 Tips for Preventing Acne 1. Keep your face clean. Whether or not you have acne, it’s important to wash your face twice daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and extra oil from your skin’s surface. Washing more often than twice daily is not necessarily better; it may do more harm than good. Use… Read More


Sunscreen is a unique body care product: consumers are directed to apply a thick coat over large areas of the body and reapply frequently. Thus, ingredients in sunscreen should not be irritating or cause skin allergy, and should be able to withstand powerful UV radiation without losing their effectiveness or forming potentially harmful breakdown products.… Read More


Sunscreen helps prevent skin cancer. You know this. Now, however, scientists finally have proof for something else beauty editors have been telling us all along: SPF, when used often enough, also prevents wrinkles and signs of skin aging. How’s that for application motivation? It’s true: Despite what you may have heard for years, there had… Read More


Proper facial skin care requires regular cleansing and moisturizing. However, facial toners also play an important role in assuring you have a healthy and clean facial appearance. Whether you use a homemade toner such as rose water or lavender, or a brand-name toner sold in your local retailer’s skin-care aisle, skin toner should be incorporated… Read More