Tag Archives: Skin

Banishing dry winter skin

Do you have dry, itchy winter skin? You’re not alone. During the winter months, many of my patients come into clinic asking about the right cream to use to cure their dry skin. But dry skin care is about so much more than just moisturizers. Here are some dermatologist-recommended tips for preventing and relieving dry… Read More »

How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »

Hawaii toddler with eczema suffers severe ‘lobster’ red, oozing skin reaction to steroid cream

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW  A young Hawaiian boy suffered a severe skin reaction that included painful, oozing and sometimes bloody red scabs after his parents used a steroid-based cream that was prescribed to treat his eczema. Kristi and Matt Chun, parents to 20-month-old Colby, began to use the cream on their son after initially finding a… Read More »