Lichen Planopilaris - Perri

What is Lichen Planopilaris? Lichen Planopilaris is a rare form of scarring alopecia where the immune system directly attacks stem cells in hair follicles. This causes hair strands to fall out easily, leaving exposed hair follicles to close up and scar. Symptoms Though some patients may be asymptomatic, some signs of Lichen Planopilaris include:  Itching […]

  Despite how strong and healthy our skin can be, it can still fall ill to very contagious skin conditions such as impetigo, fungal infections, ringworm and scabies. These conditions are extremely contagious and it is important to know how to prevent them. Here is how to prevent contagious skin conditions:  Impetigo  Impetigo is a […]

  When people think of acne, they usually don’t think of adults. However, adult acne is more common than you think. It can be brought on by genetics, stress, hormone levels and by the products we use. Even though it can be frustrating, knowing the cause of adult acne will help you treat it. Here […]

  With more people spending time outdoors, they will most likely encounter pesky summer plants that can cause painful, itchy rashes. Most of these summer plants can be hard to identify, which is why you should pay close attention to plants in your area. Here are some skin irritating summer plants and how to treat […]

It is no surprise that children are prone to skin disorders. From fungal, viral and parasitic infections, children can show signs of many skin conditions. Many forms of these are common and often treated at home. Learn more about common pediatric skin disorders:    Fungal Infections  Fungal skin infections are topical infections that appear on […]

Everyone gets stressed, but did you know that stress has an impact on your skin? Your skin can negatively show how much you have been stressed and can even make previous skin conditions worse.    How? What most people don’t know is that stress is a chemical response that your body goes through. This can […]

Rosacea is a very common skin condition that causes red and painful pus filled bumps on the skin. This can be anywhere on the body and has lots of medication and treatment available. With more modern technology, more treatments and therapy are becoming common for rosacea.    More common ways of treating rosacea include medicines […]

With the seasons changing and the weather getting colder, skin can suffer from many conditions including Cold Urticaria. This is a skin condition that occurs after exposure to cold weather that causes whelps and hives. It is fairly common and easily treatable.    Cold Urticaria is most common in young adults and can be caused […]

Everyone wants to feel comfortable with their skin, and look for methods and treatments to help achieve that. Treatments such as facelifts, chemical peels, and more can be a temporary solution, but seeing a dermatologist who is focused on your skin can be a long-lasting answer to your problem.  Dr. Anthony J. Perri has dedicated […]