How Hormones Affect Psoriasis for Women

Fluctuating hormones can have a wide range of effects on women. During periods of hormonal changes, such as pregnancy or menopause, women may experience weight gain, mood swings, libido changes, depression and anxiety, hot flashes, night sweats, and memory impairment. Changes in hormone levels can also wreak havoc on the skin. Many women, for instance, […]

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Seven Types of Eczema

If you’re bothered by itching, flaking skin that’s accompanied by redness or blisters, eczema is the likely culprit. This common skin condition, also called dermatitis, can manifest as acute flare-ups or a long-term chronic condition. Understanding the different types of eczema can help you manage its symptoms. Here are the seven main categorizations of eczema. […]

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ProFractional Laser Treatments: What You Need to Know

Laser treatments have long been a mainstay of cosmetic dermatology as one of the most effective ways to create a smoother, more youthful complexion. A new type of treatment, ProFractional laser, provides even more dramatic results with less damage to the surrounding skin and shorter recovery time. Here’s how it compares to a traditional laser […]

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What Is Tinea Versicolor and What Are Common Symptoms?

Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin that causes discolored blotches on the torso as well as the neck and arms. It’s found more frequently in areas with hot and humid climates, much like Louisiana. A licensed dermatologist can diagnose and advise on treatment options. Those options may include prescription-strength creams and […]

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