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How PRP Works for Hair Loss Oct 5th, 2021

Your perception of yourself has an out-sized impact on how you interact with the world. Your self-esteem affects your relationships, friendships, professional life, and virtually every other aspect of your life. When you feel good about how you look, it shows in all kinds of subtle ways.  Hair loss often...

Why Everyone Is Talking About the HydraFacial® Sep 5th, 2021

Americans spend billions of dollars each year on spa services, and no small part of that amount is spent on facials. Some people get facials because it feels great, others like the exfoliating and moisturizing component, and others are seeking a fresher, younger look.  At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ,...

Keeping Your Skin Plump and Wrinkle Free with Juvéderm Aug 1st, 2021

Juvéderm is an injectable dermal filler, which means it’s used to “fill in” fine lines and wrinkles in the skin on your face. If you have smile lines, smoker’s lines, thinning lips, lines in the corner of your mouth, or thinning and sagging skin from aging, consider coming in for...

Stop Covering Your Rosacea: Try Our Rosacea Treatments Jul 13th, 2021

Rosacea’s red patching can be frustratingly stubborn, recurrently disfiguring your face across the nose and cheeks, and defying any attempt at cover-up makeup. The more than 16 million people in the United States with rosacea regularly suffer from the spreading redness across their faces, often concentrated across the nose and...

Freeze Away Fat With CoolSculpting® Jun 10th, 2021

It’s time to break out the swimsuits and shorts. But if stubborn fat pockets make you longing to cover up, fight back instead. CoolSculpting® is a safe, non-invasive method for banishing troublesome fat deposits. At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ, our specialists are experts in administering this ground-breaking body contouring...

Can Your Genes Put You at Higher Risk for Skin Cancer? May 3rd, 2021

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, affecting up to 50% of adults by the time they reach age 65. Anyone can get skin cancer, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are most often blamed...

Is Your Lifestyle Making Your Rosacea Worse? Apr 1st, 2021

Rosacea affects about 16 million Americans, and if you’re one of them, you know the physical and emotional toll its symptoms can cause. Regular dermatology visits are important for managing your symptoms and avoiding flares, but there are other things you can do, too. At Dermatology Associates of Central New...

What Causes Warts and How to Get Rid of Them Mar 10th, 2021

Warts are raised, noncancerous growths that develop in the epidermis, the top layer of your skin. They’re caused by an infection with some strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are classified by where they’re located on the body. And while they’re not usually dangerous, they’re aesthetically displeasing, can be...

3 Popular Facial Areas for Botox® Feb 4th, 2021

An increasing number of American women in their early 20s all the way up through age 55 worry about the signs of aging. Women and men alike use anti-aging products to keep their skin looking youthful as they get older, but there’s only so much you can accomplish with topical...

Telltale Signs of a Skin Infection Jan 5th, 2021

Your skin is the largest organ in your body. Cuts, ulcers, or other injuries can leave you with infections in your skin due to the entry of a fungus or harmful bacteria. You might not be able to tell how your skin infection originated, but the painful and unsightly signs...

Benefits of a Chemical Peel Dec 9th, 2020

It’s almost winter here in Central New Jersey, and this cold season isn’t friendly to facial skin. The colder, drier air makes wrinkles, fine lines, discoloration, and textural issues stand out.  At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ with offices in Old Bridge, Freehold, and Union, New Jersey, our team of...

When to Seek Medical Treatment for a Rash? Nov 4th, 2020

A rash can be pink or red, itchy or stinging, localized or widespread across your body. If you’re experiencing a rash that won’t go away or which has warning signs of not being “just a rash,” you could need to seek medical help. At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ, with...

5 Common Eczema Triggers Oct 7th, 2020

Experts aren’t sure what causes eczema, but many suspect that it has to do with moisture. Healthy skin uses moisture to keep bacteria and irritants out of your body, but if you have eczema, you know that the symptoms include dry, cracked skin. About 10% of Americans have eczema at...

Mohs Surgery: How to Prepare and What to Expect Aug 12th, 2020

If you’re having skin cancer removed, your top priority is likely that all of the cancer is removed. And your second priority is likely that you’re left with as little a trace of your procedure as possible, especially if it’s being done on a visible area of your body. Our...

PRP: Your Surgery-Free Help for Thinning Hair Jul 8th, 2020

Hair loss is just one more nuisance of aging. It can also be symptomatic of a hereditary condition known as androgenetic alopecia. The average individual loses 50-100 hairs each day. However, if you notice greater loss, thinning or bald spots, it may be time to take action. To reverse unwanted...

What You Need to Know About Mole Removal Jun 24th, 2020

There are a couple of different reasons to have a mole removed. For one, you may be getting a mole removed so that you don’t risk developing melanoma, as an atypical mole has a 1% chance of becoming cancerous.  You may also be thinking of removal because your mole is...

What You Need to Know About Sunscreen and Protecting Your Skin May 29th, 2020

Those warm, friendly rays of the summer sun may feel good on your skin, but it’s important to take precautions. Excessive exposure to UV rays increases your risk of skin cancer, and can also cause your skin to lose its youthful glow. The team of leading dermatologists at Dermatology Associates...

Myths and Facts About CoolSculpting Everyone Should Know Apr 17th, 2020

CoolSculptingⓇ has seen a boom in popularity in recent years. In fact, in two years the number of locations that offer CoolSculpting grew an astronomical 76%. As a noninvasive, fat-removal technology, CoolSculpting offers you the benefits of more invasive fat-removal procedures, without the hassle, pain, and recovery time -- so...

Living with Adult Acne Mar 24th, 2020

Did you know that acne affects more than 9% of the global population? While it commonly affects teenagers, adults can experience it, too. If you find yourself plagued by acne as an adult, it may seem unfair, but thankfully it’s treatable. At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ, our providers are...

Cutting-Edge Skin Care: Learn About the Benefits of Chemical Peels Feb 17th, 2020

Is your skin dull, giving you a tired, pasty look? You can turn back the clock on your aging skin with a chemical peel, which can reduce wrinkles, fine lines, discolored areas, and other signs of aging. The skin professionals at Dermatology Associates of Central New Jersey are experts at...

Regaining Your Head of Hair This Year Through PRP Therapy Jan 1st, 2020

Men and women alike experience hair loss, especially after age 50, and since an abundant head of lustrous hair is universally considered attractive and healthy-looking, a reduction in locks can leave you self-conscious and discouraged. It used to be that your choices were limited to FDA-approved medications like minoxidil and...

Say GoodBye to Frown Lines and Crow's Feet with Juvéderm® Dec 1st, 2019

If fine lines and wrinkles are affecting the way you feel about yourself, they’re easier to remove than you might think. Just thinking about face-lift surgery is enough to keep you away from the dermatologist and prevent you from regaining your skin’s vitality. Don’t worry: We offer nonsurgical options like...

Preventing Acne Flare-ups Nov 1st, 2019

If you’re living with acne, you’re not alone. Up to 50 million people in the United States experience some form of acne annually, making it the country’s most common skin condition. The condition occurs most often among adolescents and young adults, though it can strike at any age. While most...

Myths and Facts About Botox® Oct 1st, 2019

Botox® is a minimally invasive anti-aging treatment that is effective in addressing fine lines and wrinkles. Despite the procedure's popularity, both women and men alike still turn to expensive creams and facials that promise more youthful-looking skin. One reason may be the misconceptions about Botox.  At Dermatology Associates of Central...

Spotting a Cancerous Mole: What to Look For Sep 1st, 2019

The most common type of cancer to date is skin cancer. The good news is, you might be able to identify some early warning signs that could make treatment easier. Knowing what to look for when you’re checking your skin or scheduling a routine health check-up could prevent melanoma or...

Here's How a Chemical Peel Can Fight Wrinkles Aug 19th, 2019

When it comes to erasing lines and wrinkles and restoring your more youthful look, you may think your only options are Botox® and dermal fillers. But they’re not the only cosmetic treatments that can help your fight against wrinkles.   At Dermatology Associates of Central NJ, we use chemical peels to...

CoolSculpting: The Noninvasive Solution to Stubborn Belly Fat Look This Summer Jul 26th, 2019

You’ve worked hard to achieve a healthy body weight, and with that work came the shape you always wanted – almost. Chances are good that you retained a pocket here or a pouch there, stores of fat that refused to respond to diet and exercise. These betray all your efforts,...

Tips for Managing Your Rosacea in the Summer Jun 12th, 2019

If you’re one of the 14 million Americans dealing with red, bumpy skin caused by rosacea, you know that hot weather causes major flare-ups. Even in New Jersey, where we enjoy a mild climate, the summers can heat up along with the humidity. The dermatology team at Dermatology Associates of...

How Does Tattoo Removal Work? May 13th, 2019

A tattoo is no longer the permanent body modification it once was. With laser technology, tattoos can be removed simply, easily, and effectively. If you’re wondering how something that was once thought to be permanent can be removed, it’ll help to first know what tattoo ink is and how your...

Why Botox Remains So Popular For Rejuvenating Aging Skin Apr 11th, 2019

Since the early 2000s, Botox® procedures have increased by 845% — and for good reason. The procedure is safe, fast, and semi-permanent, and it’s not even as costly as you may think, especially when compared with more invasive cosmetic procedures. Also, did you know that you can have your procedure...

Moh's Surgery: A Quick and Efficient Way to Remove Cancerous Skin Cell Mar 1st, 2019

More than 3.3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer. Thankfully, there are highly successful treatments for many skin cancers, with Mohs surgery leading the charge with a 94-99% success rate. At Dermatology Associates of Central New...

10 Tips for Preventing a Winter Eczema Flare-Up Feb 13th, 2019

The extremes in weather during winter in New Jersey can affect anyone’s skin. But if you have eczema, you may struggle every winter due to flare-ups caused by the dry air and drastic changes in temperature. At Dermatology Associates of Central New Jersey, we feel your pain, and that’s why...

Revive Winter Skin with a Rejuvenating Chemical Peel Jan 11th, 2019

Is your skin feeling dry and dull? Are age spots, freckles, or patches of rough skin all you see when you look in the mirror? There’s still hope if you want to show off beautiful, glowing skin when the weather warms up. You can rejuvenate your skin with a chemical...

Start CoolSculpting Treatment Now and Have the Body You Always Wanted by Summer Dec 14th, 2018

As you shovel snow and brave the cold temperatures that come with winter, it’s hard to imagine that summer is around the corner. To console yourself, you might grab another cookie or chip, knowing that your winter coat covers up any evidence for the time being. But when it comes...

Prevent Skin Cancer With an Annual Skin Check Nov 15th, 2018

Almost 10,000 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, and about the same number die of skin cancer annually. Unfortunately, the golden rays of the sun aren’t as benign as they were in the days of your parents and grandparents. Though the natural UVB filter of the ozone layer...

Grand Opening: Union, NJ Office Oct 27th, 2018

Dermatology Associates of Central NJ is proud to open our newest office, located in Union, New Jersey. Check out this article to learn more about our big day!  TAPIntoUnion: New Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center Opens on Chestnut Street

Adult Acne: Why Me, and How Can I Get Rid of It? Oct 26th, 2018

If you’re one of the growing number of adults faced with nonstop blemishes or chronic breakouts, you know all too well that acne isn’t simply a teenage problem. On the contrary, acne — which rates as the most common skin condition in the United States — also affects adults of...