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  • The Importance of Regular Checkups With Your Dermatologist
    You probably know that it’s important to have regular checkups with your primary care doctor, but you may not realize that the same goes for your dermatologist. Regular checkups with Read more
  • Psoriasis Management: Lifestyle Changes and Medical Options
    Psoriasis is a condition that causes itchy, scaly patches to appear on your skin. Psoriasis has no cure, but there are ways to manage your symptoms and live with fewer Read more
  • Psoriasis Treatment Options
    Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that causes skin cells to be produced too quickly. The excess production of skin cells causes scaly patches to develop on your skin. Psoriasis causes Read more
  • What Are the Warning Signs of Skin Cancer?
    Three Rivers Dermatology in Coraopolis, PA and serving Pittsburgh, PA, is here to help if you're concerned about skin cancer. Dr. Damon McClain and Dr. Susannah Berke can diagnose and Read more
  • When Should I See a Dermatologist?
    When it comes to dealing with issues with your skin, you may not always be sure where to begin or how you can get the results that you’re looking for. Read more
  • Dealing with Acne
    Acne is a very common skin condition that many people struggle with at some point in their life. Acne can occur as whiteheads or pustules and can impact your self-esteem Read more
  • What Can Be Done About Psoriasis?
    Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, or crusty areas of skin that are sometimes covered with silvery scales. These patches normally appear on your elbows and knees Read more
  • Preventing Skin Cancer
    4 Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention Skin cancers are cancers that arise from the skin. Skin cancers include basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. There's a lot you can do to Read more
  • Take Control of Your Acne
    Breakouts always seem to rear their head at the worst of times: right before an important business meeting, senior photos, or that special date. While our Pittsburgh, PA, dermatologists understand Read more
  • Helping You With Your Eczema
    Is your always skin red and itchy? There's a good chance you may have something called eczema. It's a skin condition that irritates your skin, making it appear like you Read more
  • Are You Having Wart Issues?
    Most cases of common warts resolve themselves without treatment, but this might take one year or more, and fresh warts might develop in the surrounding area. In this light, some Read more
  • What Exactly Are Shingles?
    Recently, your friend was diagnosed with shingles. You know her skin was blistered and very painful, and you wonder how it happened. At Three Rivers Dermatology in Pittsburgh, PA, your Read more
  • Protect Your Skin Against Skin Cancer
    Find out how to reduce your risk of developing skin cancer. Overexposure to the sun can cause damage to the skin and can increase your risk for skin cancer. The Read more
  • Mole Removal: When It's Necessary and What the Process Is Like
    How your dermatologists serving Pittsburgh, PA, can help with moles Moles are caused by melanocytes, the skin cells that produce melanin. Melanocytes are responsible for skin color, and when they grow Read more
  • What Are Some Common Signs of Skin Cancer?
    The most common type of cancer in the U.S. is skin cancer. One in five adults will develop some type of skin cancer during their lives, which underscores the importance Read more
  • Treating Acne
    Acne isn't just unsightly and difficult to hide; it can also pose a threat to your overall health. At Three Rivers Dermatology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we believe in helping our Read more

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