How to Prevent Pimples Under Your Beard

Caring for your beard helps keep the hair and the surrounding skin soft, groomed, and healthy. Unfortunately, pimples and breakouts are a common side effect of growing out facial hair. Try these tips to prevent beard-related acne and learn when you should see a dermatologist about the issue. Cleansing Your Beard Bacteria, dead skin cells, […]

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Four Tips to Prevent Dry Skin in the Winter

When the temperature begins to drop in sweltering Louisiana, it’s a relief to most locals. However, cool weather has its pitfalls as well, and one of them is experiencing dry, flaky, or irritated skin. Here are some simple ways to prevent dry skin when winter is at its harshest. Use a Heavy Moisturizing Face Cream […]

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What Are Heat Hives?

Life in Louisiana can be hard on one’s skin. Our subtropical climate and love of the outdoors mean that many of us spend a lot of time out in the heat—both day and night. Heat hives are an especially common complaint in summer and fall at The Dermatology Clinic. We also often get questions about […]

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Decoding Freckles, Sunspots, and Moles

It can be alarming to find a new spot on your skin from sun damage or other causes. Knowing how to decode new sunspots, moles, and freckles (and whether they are damaging or not) is the first step to seeking treatment. Freckles Freckles are a common type of pigmentation triggered by an overproduction of melanin […]

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Identification and Treatment for Nail Fungus

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, typically begins as a small white or yellow spot that eventually spreads, causing the toenails to thicken and crumble. Sometimes just one nail is affected, while other cases affect several toes. If you suspect you might have a nail fungal infection, medical treatment can effectively eliminate the bothersome symptoms […]

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