The Difference Between Psoriasis and Eczema in Children

Psoriasis and eczema are two common chronic skin conditions that affect children. Though more children develop eczema more often, approximately 1% of all children have psoriasis. The lines that tell the difference between them can be blurry, considering both skin conditions have similar symptoms. The good news is, there are ways to tell them apart. …

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Living with Plaque Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition in which the life cycle of the cells is sped up. Typically, skin cells grow, then die and slough off over a few weeks. With psoriasis, this process takes only days, and the dead skin cells build up on the surface of the skin in raised patches. 80-90% of people …

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Acne Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Battling Adult Acne – Causes and How to Manage It

Adult-onset acne is the cherry on the top of an already stressful life, it seems. Although it can be embarrassing and annoying, you are not alone. If you have had acne most of your life, you can get acne well into your 50’s. You can also get it for the first time as an adult …

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Acne Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Past Puberty: Why do I still have Acne?!

Acne and puberty almost seem to go hand-in-hand. Rapidly changing physical features, as well completely shifting hormones, all influence the appearance of skin inflammation and blemishes during our teen years. As a matter of fact, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH), acne is the eighth most commonly occurring disease worldwide! On the other …

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Acne Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Acne: Possible New Treatments And Research

Although most commonly attributed to hormone changes in puberty, acne is not just limited to teenagers. According to Medical News Today, more than 85% of people in the U.S. alone have experienced acne between the ages of 12 and 24. “Acne can occur for a number of reasons. Genetics, menstruation, emotional distress, diet, weather and …

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Eczema Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Pediatric Clinical Trials

Michael’s eczema story My baby, Michael, is the most wonderful little person in my world. He just started walking and it is just amazing to see him grow up. But my heart breaks every time he cries in the middle of the night due to his eczema flare-ups. His symptoms started when he was just …

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Psoriasis Treatment in San Antonio, TX

5 Myths About Psoriasis We Have to Talk About

Psoriasis: A skin condition often misunderstood and mistaken by other conditions. Psoriasis is a skin condition that is widely misunderstood and often mistaken for other skin conditions. Before we dive in into some myths and misconceptions about psoriasis, we would like to define it. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, psoriasis is a chronic …

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