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Lockdown, stress, and women's dermatologic health

Lockdown, stress, and women's dermatologic health

It's been one year since the beginning of the pandemic. It's also been a year since new skin, nail, and scalp issues have cropped up for millions of ladies.

Healthy fats, healthy skin

Healthy fats, healthy skin

Millennials are onto something; avocado toast might just be the secret to supple skin.

Treat acne today for clear skin this spring

Treat acne today for clear skin this spring

After last week’s weather, we’re ready for warm weather and (socially distanced) time together.

Cold air making you itch? It might be winter rash.

Cold air making you itch? It might be winter rash.

With brutal winter weather impacting much of the country, our online dermatologists are seeing a spike in patients seeking relief from a dry, itchy, red rash. It turns out, icy roads and snowy sidewalks aren’t the only side effects of arctic storms. Winter rash, a condition caused when sensitive skin reacts to extreme temperatures, is another way wild weather can ruin your day.

Do you know the difference between eczema and psoriasis?

Do you know the difference between eczema and psoriasis?

Eczema and psoriasis are two of the most common conditions treated by DermatologistOnCall’s online doctors. That’s not surprising as 32 million Americans will develop eczema in their lifetime, and more than 7 million live with psoriasis. Even though approximately 10% of the population will face one or both of these conditions at some point, there is still a lot of misunderstanding when it comes to the disorders.

5 surprising ways an online dermatologist can help you keep your 2021 resolutions

5 surprising ways an online dermatologist can help you keep your 2021 resolutions

Resolution season is upon us! “New year, new me” is a common mantra after a most uncommon year. Many of us are looking forward to growth opportunities in every area of our lives. While upgrading skin, hair, and nail health with the help of an online dermatologist is a pretty obvious use of our services, using telemedicine as a tool for intentional improvement is an innovative approach to a longstanding tradition.

What to do when your child needs dermatology care

What to do when your child needs dermatology care

Kids suffer from skin, hair, and nail disorders, too. Whether it’s an infant with eczema, a toddler with a suspicious rash, or an adolescent with acne, DermatologistOnCall physicians are ready to help.

Holiday stress is sabotaging your skin

Holiday stress is sabotaging your skin

The holidays are here and we're still in the midst of a pandemic. Coordinating technology with relatives for Zoomsgiving and managing hybrid (or virtual) school schedules are complicated enough. Now add a sudden bout of acne, an eczema flare, or a flushed face from rosacea. It's no coincidence that skin conditions crop up when life is most demanding. Stress levels can affect skin conditions - and likewise - skin conditions can affect stress levels.

Yes, you can manage chronic skin conditions online

Yes, you can manage chronic skin conditions online

It's a common misconception that telemedicine is reserved for single-visit issues like rashes, bug bites, and other urgent but non-emergency diagnoses. While online services are especially useful in dealing with these conditions, virtual visits are certainly not limited to acute ailments.

Taking visit photos like a pro

Taking visit photos like a pro

One of the most common questions patients have for our customer support team is, "How do I take great photos for my visit?" It's an important inquiry - when you're being diagnosed through a store-and-forward platform like DermatologistOnCall, images matter.