One of the most frequent growths that brings patients into the office are seborrheic keratoses. Frequently mistaken for moles, they are most commonly brown “stuck-on” growths that can occur essentially anywhere on the body. They tend to arise in adulthood and have a likely genetic inheritance. Most of my patients refer to them as barnacles, […]
The AD RescueWear RescueSuit is a body suit made of soft stretchy Tencel (R) that covers your baby or child neck down. Conceived by eczema mom Beth Scott, it is designed as an aid for wet wrapping for eczema, and can also be used for dry wrapping. It features fold over mitts to cover […]
The ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeves are a unique way of protecting little ones’ nails and fingers from damaging their own skin, hair and nails. An alternative to traditional mittens, they are worn like a shawl over the child’s normal clothing. The ends can flip open or closed. When closed, the exterior of the mitten is […]
By Jodi LoGerfo, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C
“Yay! More zits,” said no one ever, upon waking up in the morning and looking in the mirror. Acne can cause a lot of anxiety and even depression depending on how bad it is. The good news is there is help and you are not alone.
Actually, acne […]
How do you clip your baby’s nails?
Worried moms often fear clipping their little ones’ little fingers. This is not uncommon as the infants don’t respond to directives to stay still. This issue of nail clipping an important one for me as I learned to clip the nails of my eczema baby’s nails to […]
Today, we have the opportunity to learn more about the story behind the ScratchMeNot products. Founder Andrea Thomas shares her story dealing with her children’s eczema and how that inspired her to develop the ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeve.
Can you share your story as an eczema mom?
My story may sound familiar, yet it was […]
Today we feature an interview with Julie Block, President and CEO of the National Eczema Association (NEA). Over the past 5 years, Julie has been leading NEA’s mission to support and educate patients, and promote scientific progress in the fight against eczema.
The National Eczema Association (NEA) is the premier patient-oriented eczema association […]
Today, we feature an interview with Laura Veralla de Bertotto (LVB), CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics, and her mother Dr. Verallo-Rowell (Dr. VR), a dermatologist and dermatopathologist who helped found the company with her husband. VMV Hypoallergenics was found in 1979 to provide hypoallergenic skin care products.
How did you decide to start […]
Cracks, fissures and splits often occur over hand and foot eczema that has been left untreated. Here are some tips to help prevent cracks from appearing and to reduce the pain from cracks.
Prevent the eczema from occurring in the first place!
Practice good dry skin care practices. If there is sign of eczema starting, […]
Today we feature Kelly Northey who created the Bamboo Bubby Bag for eczema and learn about her story. Kelly is also mom of an eczema child.
What was your inspiration behind the Bamboo Bubby Bag?
The Bamboo Bubby Bag was born back in 2010, when I was a new mum to a 6 month old […]
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