Advanced Dermatology Blog
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As the season changes and cold weather is ushered in our skin changes too. It is common in winter months to experience dry or itchy skin and many of us will need to alter our skin care regimen because of this. The changes in skin care may include switching to a heavier moisturizer (such as … Read More ›
As winter approaches Chicago the weather can be very difficult on our skin. There are many skin conditions that are affected by the dry air of the winter months. Cold weather, lack of humidity, and use of fabrics such as wool can all cause irritation to the skin. Eczema or atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and xerosis … Read More ›
As winter approaches, parents often become concerned with their child’s dry and itchy skin that doesn’t resolve with their normal moisturizers. The culprit can be a combination of our dry weather and a sensitivity of the skin called atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema.
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic condition thought to be caused … Read More ›
Many patients come to our office with dry, rough patches on their skin that don’t seem to resolve with their normal moisturizers. Winter is a time of year when this becomes an all too familiar problem in dermatology, and the culprit is a combination of our dry climate and a sensitivity of the skin called … Read More ›
Cold weather is just around the corner so now is the time to think about “winterizing” your skin! As the weather changes our skin changes right along with it and we need to often augment or alter our skin care regimen to facilitate the changes that occur. This could mean switching to a heavier moisturizer, … Read More ›
Our Midwestern winter weather brings a substantial decrease in both temperature and humidity compared to what our skin is accustomed to during the warmer seasons. Our skin provides a natural barrier against drying and irritating external elements, but our skin’s resources can quickly and easily be overcome by harsh winter conditions. It is now more … Read More ›
Get ready for winter and tune up your eczema care. You should have these things for all phases of eczema treatment:
A barrier cream or moisturizer. The two we love best are prescription products Hyalatopic Plus and Epiceram. These protect the surface of the skin from irritants and water evaporation.
A moisturizer and mild cleanser. We favor … Read More ›