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With more than 25 years of experience in dermatology, Margo Weishar, MD combines her passion for science and art to provide exceptional dermatology care. Winning Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctor award 4 years running, she researches non-invasive treatments and uses only the best technology to create an eczema management plan that truly works.
Dr. Weishar’s innate understanding of the irritating skin condition, allows her team to create a scientifically based, effective treatment plan. She was quoted in Nylon Magazine on the following- “I’m very excited by the idea of using a patient’s natural ecology of bacteria on the skin to help fight acne, rosacea, eczema, and more to help promote a beautiful, glowing complexion. It’s wonderful to use the body’s own knowledge to heal itself.”
The objective of treatment is to prevent itching and minimize discomfort since there is no cure for eczema.
It is important to keep the skin moisturized since the condition tends to dry it out. Moisturization can assist with easing inflammation and keeping the skin hydrated.
This can assist as a preventative measure when it comes to itching, swelling, and redness. Some people do however have a reaction to hydrocortisone (a steroid), and are advised to consult a medical professional should this happen.
Corticosteroids may be prescribed to assist with easing inflammation and antibiotics in the event of infection in the affected areas. In addition, ultraviolet light in the way of phototherapy may also be helpful.
Your quality of life can be improved by consulting with Springhouse Dermatology’s double board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Weishar. The most sought-after skincare expert in Philadelphia, recognized by Castle Connolly as such, and featured in various media, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. Book your consultation with Dr. Margo Weishar for diagnosis, treatment, and management of your eczema.
This disease has no known cause despite the fact that a variety of conditions can result in its development.
Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema, and while it presents differently in each person, symptoms include itchy skin that is inflamed, dry, cracked, leathery, and/or red.
While it is not a life-threatening condition, it can become a cause for concern when it results in skin infection or asthmatic complications.
No, it cannot be passed on from one person to another.