April 25, 2018

Patch Testing 101: The Process of Determining Skin Allergy Causes 

The only way to definitively say you are allergic to something that touches your skin (i.e. skincare products, clothes, chemicals or jewelry) is with a procedure […]
March 14, 2018

Allergen of the Month

Methylisothiazolione Methylisothiazolinone referred to by its short form MI caused one the dermatology fields more serious waves of allergy attacks. In contact dermatitis circles it is […]
December 7, 2017

Beware: One person’s favorite fragrance is another person’s irritation

Fragrance can be both a blessing and a curse, particularly when it comes to beauty products. Think about the first thing you do when buying a […]
November 1, 2017

Penny for My Thoughts on Nickel Allergy Relating to Joint Replacements and Dental Implants

How can ear/body piercings affect your joint replacement? It happens almost weekly in my allergy clinic.  I get a referral from an orthopedic surgeon asking me […]