The addition of photodynamic, or "blue-light," therapy at UI Hospitals
and Clinics is helping dermatologists ward off skin cancer in patients
with actinic keratoses.
If you have dry skin and rough, red patches that itch, you may have one of several common skin problems called eczema.
Dr. Christopher Arpey answers various questions regarding laser surgery.
Poison ivy is coated with a resin-like sap, which contains a chemical
called urushiol. Every part of the plant contains the resin: leaves,
stems and roots. Most people only come in contact with the leaves, but
it is important to remember the entire plant can produce an allergic
Frequently asked questions about skin problems with arthritis-related diseases.
Dry skin is a very common skin problem and is often worse during the
winter when environmental humidity is low (i.e., "winter itch"). It can
occur at all ages and in people with or without other skin problems.
This newsletter discusses the causes of dry skin and how to treat and
prevent this problem. We hope you find it useful.