Welcome Danielle!

We would like to welcome Danielle LeClair, NP to our team! She brings years of experience in the diagnosis and management of skin conditions. Danielle LeClair graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. Her passion in nursing began while working in skilled nursing facilities very early in her nursing career. […]

Acne Isn’t Just For Teenagers

You wonder if it is even possible to have acne for the first time as an adult? Well, unfortunately, it is. Acne, whether it affects you in your teens or later, is caused by excess oil and bacteria on your skin. Follicles become plugged causing pimples and blackheads to form. And women are all too […]

Let’s Talk Sun Spots

When you were a kid your parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles pinched your freckled cheeks telling you how adorable you looked. Fast forward a few years and the new age spots on your face aren’t looking so cute anymore. Sun spots (sometimes called age spots) are flat brown circular marks that appear on your skin […]

What Exactly Is Telehealth Dermatology And How Can It Help Me?

Does this sound familiar? You wake up with a rash or acne breakout and think, “Ugh, I have three important meetings at work today, the kids have soccer tonight, and Mom asked me to help her with Dad’s appointments later this week. I don’t have time to get to the dermatologist. Even if I did […]

Retin-A Please!

Ask a dermatologist if he/she could have only one prescription grade medication in his/her treatment toolbox what would it be? Retin-A please! Why? Its uses are countless! Retin-A cream (generic name tretinoin) has been used for decades, and there have been countless studies supporting its efficacy in the treatment of both inflammatory and noninflammatory acne. […]

Is It Acne Or Rosacea Or Both?

Redness and pimples on your face? Is it acne or rosacea? It is important to identify which disease you are plagued by because the course of treatment differs for each skin condition. Treat one like it’s the other and it could be a recipe for a worsening complexion. Blackheads, whiteheads, and painful cysts with more […]

What Is The Difference Between Retin A and Retinol?

If you have been searching for acne treatments or anti-aging creams, then you’ve probably come across the terms retinol and Retin A (generic name: tretinoin). The names sound similar, but what are they and what are they not? And which one is best for my skin care routine? Both retinol and tretinoin are retinoids, a […]

The Importance of Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin cancer accounts for more than half of all diagnosed cancers in the U.S. with more than 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancers (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) diagnosed each year. Because at least one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, it is crucial for patients […]

Skin Cancer Specialist in Ellicott City

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Not knowing whether you have skin cancer can be very scary. Both patients and licensed healthcare providers can play important roles in skin cancer detection. Here are some symptoms that you should look for to determine when you need to see a […]

Best Psoriasis Specialist in Ellicott City

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated autoimmune condition that causes diffuse inflammation in the body. It usually presents with pink to red patches with silvery scales commonly found on the scalp, elbows, and knees but can appear anywhere on the body. It affects about 3% of the adult population in the United States […]