Mohs

Mohs Surgery for the Removal of Skin Cancer by Dr. Meghan Morrow, MD, FAAD, FACMS What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery, short for Mohs micrographic surgery, is a technique for the removal of skin cancers in cosmetically sensitive areas. It allows a detailed microscopic evaluation of all edges of the skin cancer by the Mohs…

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Treating Acne

Treating acne By: Kimberly Scwerdtfeger, FNP-C, DCNP It is safe to say that unfortunately many of us are familiar with acne vulgaris from firsthand experience. Acne is amongst the the most common skin conditions we see at North Suburban Dermatology Associates, and across the board at all SJH Derm practices. That said, it comes as…

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Get Your Skin Ready for Winter

Get Your Skin Ready for Winter The change of seasons is upon us, and while the fall colors are beautiful, this also means dry winter weather is just around the corner. For those with eczema prone skin it means the dry “winter itch” is coming! But fear not… there are ways to get ahead of…

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Psoriasis Awareness Month August 2021

Psoriasis Awareness Month August is recognized by the National Psoriasis Foundation as Psoriasis Awareness Month, bringing together people who suffer from psoriasis and encouraging support amongst them (which is over 8 million Americans alone!) Elizabeth Drumm, FNP-C, DCNP with Dermatology Associates of La Grange gave us the facts about this skin condition. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is…

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