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 […]
March 13, 2017

Benzophenone – It’s March break: make sure you know what’s in your sunscreen and other skin and hair products to avoid allergic reactions

With March Break upon us, many families are planning their sunny escapes and will bring sunscreen along for the ride. Our allergen of the month, from the […]