Seminal research led by Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, and Medicine (Clinical Immunology), at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has identified the key drivers of eczema and given rise to promising new treatments that appear to reverse the disease. Read more
Our skin goes through many changes as we age. Each stage is marked with some specific findings that are more or less common, but it is normal to ask: “What is happening to my (or my child’s) skin and hair?”
Infants: Seborrheic dermatitis, or “cradle cap,” is very common in infants. While the condition will generally pass with use of gentle cleansers, in severe cases a prescription medication may be necessary. It is also important not to confuse run-of-the mill cradle cap with a true fungal infection.