Posts Categorized: Dermatology

Acne: For Some, It May Not Be a Problem That’s “Just Skin Deep”

By Robin P. Gehris, MD, FAAD, FAAP, Chief, Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Now that its summer and we’ve peeled off all the layers of winter clothing, many of us are realizing that our skin could look better than it does! We may notice new or changing moles, or even some… Read more »

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Children’s Moles

By Robin P. Gehris, MD, FAAD, FAAP, Chief, Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC May is Melanoma Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time of year to remember to schedule your child’s thorough skin examination with a board-certified pediatric dermatologist who is specifically trained to detect abnormal moles and skin cancer in… Read more »

How Tanning Beds Can Be a Risky Habit

By Robin P. Gehris, MD, FAAD, FAAP, Chief, Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC May is not just Melanoma Awareness Month, but it is also the time of year when many teenagers are anticipating prom season and trying to look their best. Some teenagers think that this can be achieved only with… Read more »