Common Warts vs Plantar Warts

Common Warts vs Plantar Warts

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Aug 04, 2022

Common warts and plantar warts are both small, rough growths that occur on different areas of the body. If you or a family member are experiencing warts, our Galen Dermatology team would love to find a solution for you.

UV Safety Awareness Month

UV Safety Awareness Month

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Jul 01, 2022

Summertime is all about fun in the sun, but the team at Galen wants to caution you about sun safety. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and for good reason.

Dr. Lowe's Skincare Routine

Dr. Lowe's Skincare Routine

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Jun 03, 2022

What does your dermatologist use on their skin? What products should men use on their skin? Today we are breaking down the skincare routine of Dr. Christopher Lowe, a specialist in Dermatology.

Are You Protecting Your Skin?

Are You Protecting Your Skin?

Posted in Sun Safety on May 09, 2022

Did you know that approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day? Skin cancer is a common form of cancer that occurs mostly on skin exposed to the sun. There are three common types of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.

11 Ways to Prevent and Treat Facial Razor Bumps — from the Professionals.

11 Ways to Prevent and Treat Facial Razor Bumps — from the Professionals.

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Apr 07, 2022

Are you struggling with razor bumps on your face? Thousands of men suffer from razor bumps on their faces. Razor bumps can go away on their own but if not treated properly they can cause permanent damage.

What Dermatologists Use: Dr. Shuster’s Step-by-step Skincare Routine

What Dermatologists Use: Dr. Shuster’s Step-by-step Skincare Routine

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Mar 09, 2022

Have you ever wondered what dermatologists use on their skin? Kate Shuster, M.D., FAAD, is a specialist in dermatology, and today we are going to walk through Dr. Shuster’s skincare routine step by step.

Is your Holiday stress causing you to break out in hives?

Is your Holiday stress causing you to break out in hives?

Posted in Psoriasis on Dec 06, 2021

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time that is spent celebrating with family and friends. While all the events can be fun, this time of the year can bring on a lot of stress. There can be stress due to a multitude of things ranging from travel to holiday planning. Frequent stress is bad for your health and can manifest itself in many ways, including hives or rashes.

Eczema vs Psoriasis

Eczema vs Psoriasis

Posted in Psoriasis on Nov 09, 2021

Reviewed By: Christopher Lowe, MD, FAAD, specialist in dermatology at Galen Dermatology 

Eczema and psoriasis are both common skin conditions in the United States, with 32 million Americans affected by eczema and around 7.5 million Americans affected by psoriasis. Both conditions look similar to the untrained eye because they both can occur in the same locations on your body and both cause a similar red, raised, and itchy rash to develop. This makes self-diagnosis hard, and it is why you should see a board-certified dermatologist to determine if you have one of these conditions and a treatment...

What is Nail Fungus & How to Know if You Have It

What is Nail Fungus & How to Know if You Have It

Posted in Dermatologist News on Sep 07, 2021

Nail fungus is a relatively common condition that affects an estimated 3-12% of the population. It is more likely to occur in people that are older. Nail fungus begins as a white or yellow spot under the fingernail or toenail. As the nail infection grows, it might cause your nail to discolor, thicken and crumble.