Scared of Your Allergies?

Now that Halloween is here, let’s talk about a very scary topic…Allergies.  Whether you or your loved one, do you cringe during allergy season?  Have you been told to get rid of your favorite cat or dog or choose between them and the health of a loved one or your own health?  Does your nose [...]

2021-10-22T22:13:50+00:00October 18th, 2021|

The SKIN-ny on Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema: Part IIa:  General Care and Hydration of Skin with Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema, A Patient’s Role

How do I manage my AD as a patient? The first and most important part of AD management are hydration techniques to clean the skin of any bacteria and irritants and hydration to help seal in moisture and enhance the skin barrier, protecting from irritants and allergens.  Allergies should be tested and avoided in the [...]

2021-10-22T22:23:56+00:00August 12th, 2021|

New Fall Hours

Starting October 1, 2021 we will be open until 6 pm on Thursdays and open at 7 am on Fridays Monday 9 am - 5 pm Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm Thursday 9 am - 6 pm Friday 7 am - 12 pm  

2021-10-22T22:48:09+00:00August 11th, 2021|

The SKIN-ny on Atopic Dermatitis: Part 1: What is Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema and What causes it?

With summer here, many patients are noticing their skin conditions worsen.  The dry heat can be an irritating factor for many, flaring their rash.  In this, part I of our series on Atopic Dermatitis or Allergic Eczema, we examine what atopic dermatitis is and what causes atopic dermatitis. What is Atopic Dermatitis? Atopic dermatitis (AD), [...]

2021-07-20T17:54:46+00:00July 20th, 2021|

Facts and Myths about the COVID-19 Vaccination

As an Allergist & Immunologist, I was recently asked to write a paper about the “Myths of the COVID-19 vaccination.”  Therefore, the end of this article contains some of the more common ideas patients have presented to myself or my colleagues with my response.  As a physician and having performed research myself, it seemed imperative [...]

2021-02-09T23:50:18+00:00February 9th, 2021|

Pregnancy, Lactation, and the COVID-19 vaccine

Should the pregnant patient get a COVID-19 vaccine?  CDC currently cites this as a personal choice, with incorporation of the obstetrician for assistance in making the decision.1 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine indicates there is little data but that “A safe vaccine is generally considered one in which the benefits of getting it outweigh the risks.  [...]

2021-01-30T18:55:44+00:00January 30th, 2021|

Vaccine vs Infection: COVID by the Numbers

Many are questioning whether they should receive the COVID-19 vaccination, especially since it is relatively new and mRNA vaccinations, while they have been in use, have not been widely used in the population.  Below is an attempt to provide a comparison, as much as possible, to assist in rational decision-making.  Medicine is very much an [...]

2021-02-24T21:56:47+00:00January 26th, 2021|