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16 05, 2016

Do you Have an Infection After Receiving a Tattoo?


Have you had a recent tattoo? There are several reports that have highlighted unusual infections that have appeared after "gray wash" tattoo placement. These "gray wash" tattoos are typically created by diluting black ink with water. The water is contaminated with a bacterium which causes painful bumps and scabs to appear within the tattoo. The [...]

Do you Have an Infection After Receiving a Tattoo?2018-01-18T14:49:50+00:00
10 05, 2016

Rosacea Linked to Development of Alzheimer’s or Dementia?


Rosacea is a common skin disorder of the face affecting millions of Americans. Most people develop redness of the cheeks and nose. A recent study published online April 28 in the Annals of Neurology suggest that Rosacea may be linked to a higher risk for developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. After examining data “1997-2012 data [...]

Rosacea Linked to Development of Alzheimer’s or Dementia?2016-05-10T20:15:22+00:00
2 05, 2016

Does your child play a sport at school?


Does your son or daughter play school sports? A 5-study review published online on April 18 in Clinical Infectious Diseases suggests that “approximately 8% of athletes and 13% of college athletes in the United States may be carrying drug resistant staph on their skin." People who participate in close contact sports such as wrestling are more [...]

Does your child play a sport at school?2016-05-02T14:23:00+00:00
7 04, 2016

Psoriasis and fatigue…Why?


Psoriasis is a chronic rash that affects 2-3% of the population. Although there is no cure, there is good treatment available. Did you know that some people with psoriasis can feel more tired than usual? Psoriasis associated fatigue is a well recognized issue that can interfere with many daily activities. This problem is most likely [...]

Psoriasis and fatigue…Why?2016-04-07T18:10:00+00:00
4 04, 2016

Are You Showing Signs of Aging?


It's almost Spring time, and the sun's U.V. rays are getting stronger and stronger. Remember that sun damage leads to lines, wrinkles, broken blood vessels and brown spots. Most people don't realize that this damage can take years before it shows up. Billions of dollars are spent each year on "miracle" wrinkle creams and lotions. [...]

Are You Showing Signs of Aging?2018-01-18T14:49:50+00:00
24 02, 2016

Important info for new tattoos!


Thinking of getting a new tattoo? First, think about it for a while as most tattoos are permanent and expensive to treat and remove should you change your mind. Although New York State licenses tattooists, it does not require them to provide any aftercare instructions. When you get tattooed, your skin gets wounded in the [...]

Important info for new tattoos!2016-02-24T15:27:52+00:00
23 02, 2016

Pollution may be harming your skin!


Pollution in the air may be waging war on your skin. A recent study looked at 2000 women who had lived in more heavily polluted areas. Over the course of 30 years, these women had increased pigmentation on their cheeks and more wrinkles on their skin compared to women who lived in more rural areas. [...]

Pollution may be harming your skin!2016-02-23T15:07:39+00:00
22 02, 2016

Acne… Or Rosacea?


Are you bothered by acne? Think again. What you really may have is rosacea. What's the difference? People with acne are primarily bothered by blackheads and pimples. Acne can start during the teenage years , but an increasing number of women and men may develop acne in their 30s or 40s. Most people who have [...]

Acne… Or Rosacea?2016-02-22T15:09:59+00:00
8 02, 2016

Psoriasis and Migraines?


Have psoriasis? A recent study showed that people with psoriasis may have an increased risk of developing migraine headaches. If you believe that you are troubled by frequent headaches, see your primary care doctor. There is effective treatment for migraines. It is not known yet if treatment of psoriasis reduces the risk of migraines, but [...]

Psoriasis and Migraines?2016-02-08T20:51:05+00:00
1 02, 2016

Cold Weather and Dry Skin… Dr. Newmark Has a Remedy for You!


It's winter, even if it doesn't feel like it! As we get older our skin tends to dry out quicker. If fact most people will notice that their skin looks scaly and cracked, especially over the arms and legs. Frequent washing with soaps, cold weather, and low humidity conspire to remove the water that our [...]

Cold Weather and Dry Skin… Dr. Newmark Has a Remedy for You!2016-02-01T16:49:48+00:00