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Integrity, Service & Excellence

The doctors and medical staff at Pennsylvania Centre for Dermatology are dedicated to sharing knowledge with their patients and the community. Here they offer their insights on the latest in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

PCD Welcomes Matthew Dettra, PA-C, To Our Team!

We are thrilled to introduce Matthew Dettra, PA-C, to our team. Matt earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree in biology from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA, where he also went on to receive hisRead More

All Of Your Botox Questions Answered

We asked our PA, Christina Ponzio, about everything you need to know before getting Botox.  What is the cost of Botox? Botox is used for the correction of dynamic lines and wrinkles- lines caused by movementRead More

A Hydrafacial Q & A with Dr. Crawford

1. The HydraFacial is certainly trending right now. What exactly does this machine do when it’s run over skin? A HydraFacial is a multi-step facial treatment typically performed with a proprietary machine (HydraFacial MD) manufacturedRead More

AAD’s Response to the CNN Sunscreen Story

American Academy of Dermatology comments on recent study on absorption of sunscreen ingredients Statement from AAD President George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD  The study “Effect of Sunscreen Application Under Maximal Use Conditions on PlasmaRead More

Protecting Athletes from Skin Infection: What’s your game plan?

Written By: Kathryn Mirabella  When preventing athletes from skin infection, the best defense is a good offense. Whether you are a weekend warrior or an Olympian, participating in sports can put you at a uniqueRead More

Skin Care During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Pregnancy and breast feeding are special and sometimes stressful periods of time in a woman’s life. We realize our bodies are capable of doing amazing things–growing and nurturing a person!—but we also experience enormous shiftsRead More

Botox vs. Dysport: Which One is Better?

At this point, unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard about Botox.  It is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world.  Manufactured by a company called Allergan for aboutRead More

Preventing and Treating Winter Skin Problems

Our skin needs some special attention in the cold, winter months in order to look and feel its best. Below are some common issues and ways we can deal with them. Dry, itchy, red handsRead More

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