How to Avoid Catching Contact Dermatitis This Summer

Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is when something touches your skin and causes irritation or an allergic reaction that leads to an itchy, painful rash. With the proper prevention and skincare strategies, you can help heal your skin and stop another rash from occurring. Here’s how to avoid catching contact dermatitis this summer and beyond. Like Finding a … Read more

How Heart Disease Affects the Skin

How heart disease affects the skin

Our skin is the largest organ of the body. It tells us when we’ve spent too much time in the sun or when the winter dryness has sucked away too much moisture. So, it’s not so surprising to learn that it can also warn us when other conditions arise, such as heart disease. February is … Read more

Get Your Skin Valentine’s Day Ready

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and many couples are feverishly making plans for a romantic night at home or out of it. Unfortunately, for many individuals, chronic skin conditions or those induced by stress or sickness can add a layer of embarrassment and worry to the mix. Luckily, we have some tips on how to … Read more

The Best Food Choices for Skin Health

Best food choices for skin health

In our last blog, we talked about the impact of what we consume on our skin. In particular, individuals with chronic skin conditions are more susceptible to internal and external factors. While some can worsen symptoms, others can help. Though the needs for everyone’s skin will vary, we have some general guidelines for the best … Read more

How Diet Affects Your Skin

How diet affects your skin

The epidermis (skin) is the largest organ your body has. With many essential functions, it’s no wonder how easily it’s impacted both inside and out. While the old saying goes, “you are what you eat,” the truth is much more profound when it comes to how diet affects your skin. Diet and Dermatology Maintaining a … Read more

Managing Rosacea in Winter

Managing rosacea in the winter

More than a third of rosacea patients feel they are hit hardest by rosacea symptoms during the colder months. Arctic air and indoor heating are among the host of special conditions that can worsen symptoms during the wintertime. Managing rosacea in the winter doesn’t have to be complicated. With some simple precautions, you can minimize … Read more

Why Winter Causes Psoriasis and Eczema Flare-Ups

Winter and Psoriasis and eczema flare-up

The cooler, dry air is moving into San Antonio causing problems for those who struggle with psoriasis and eczema. The fall and winter months can be a challenging time when it comes to managing skin conditions that are already prone to flare-ups from numerous causes. Winter holidays spark so much joy and cheerful activities but … Read more

Interview with Dr. Robinson

Dermatology & Clinical Research

With medical experience spanning the states of Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, and Texas, as well as South Korea, our new dermatologist is well-traveled and extensively experienced in diagnosing and treating both benign and malignant skin conditions. Carolyn A. Robinson, DO, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. She also loves building furniture and … Read more

Self-Checks Save Lives.


May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. It commences the annual endeavors to create awareness around the dangers of unprotected sun exposure. In addition, communities join together to raise funds towards support lifesaving programs for the over 5 million cases diagnosed each year. Skin cancer is the most prevalent yet preventable form of cancer in America. … Read more

Emsculpt Neo: The Latest Body Sculpting Treatment

Emsculpt Neo

Non-surgical body sculpting treatments are gaining popularity from those looking to enhance their curves through toning muscles or burning fat. Emsculpt Neo is a game-changer that simultaneously burns fat and stimulates muscle activity for increased strength and size. It is the latest in body sculpting treatments and the only FDA-cleared procedure that can do both. … Read more