PH Dermatology

What are the different types of sunscreens?

Sunscreens are classified as mineral (physical) or chemical. You may have noticed these labels on sunscreen products. A sunscreen’s active ingredients determine how UV rays are disarmed so UV radiation does not burn your skin and protects your skin from sun damage-related aging! Understanding the difference can help you to find the right product. Mineral […]

Treatment for Severe Acne

Isotretinoin: Treatment for Severe Acne Isotretinoin is a prescription drug used in the treatment of severe acne. This type of acne leads to deep, painful nodules and cysts. These can be the size of a pencil eraser, or even larger. Scars often develop as this acne clears. The treatment of severe acne can be challenging. When […]

Basal Cell Carcinoma Testing

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) Skin Cancer Testing SKIN CANCER TESTING Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most commonly occurring type of cancer all over the world. In the US, it makes up nearly 80 percent of all skin cancers. Dermatologists at the PH Dermatology Cancer and Laser Surgery Center receive patients from Palm Harbor, St. […]

Bed Bugs

How Do I know If I Have Been Bitten By Bed Bugs? BED BUGS BITES Bedbugs are detected in two ways. The first one is the appearance of bites on the body. But these are quite similar to other insect bites and can become visible days after being bitten. More conclusive evidence of an infestation […]