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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.

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

Dr. Crawford’s Practical Tips on Sun Avoidance and Protection

In recognition of May as Melanoma Awareness Month, this month’s blog article will focus on some of our practical tips on sun avoidance and protection (the most important measure you can take to reduce theRead More

New Study Shows that a Vitamin Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

By Glen Crawford, M.D. and Camille E. Introcaso, M.D. When it comes to vitamins, there are no shortage of opinions about the potential benefits. However, very few studies have been conducted to prove their clinicalRead More

Facing (and Fixing!) Summer Sun Damage with Pennsylvania Centre for Dermatology

By Camille E. Introcaso, M.D. and Glen Crawford, M.D. Fall is here! Like many of you, we at PCD are shaking the sand out of our shoes, getting our kids back to school, and lookingRead More

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