Did you know that Pariser Dermatology Specialists partners with Virginia Clinical Research (VCR)? This is a huge benefit to our patients! Our doctors work with the clinical researchers at VCR to test and validate the latest medications and treatments. We are the first to know about breakthroughs in medicine and we will always pass that... Read More
Always Remember: SPF is your BFF! Even on cloudy days, begin each morning with a fresh layer of your favorite broad spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher. For best protection while outside, reapply sunscreen every two hours and after swimming, sweating and/or toweling off. There’s really no such thing as “waterproof” sunscreen. Because sweat and... Read More
It’s never a good time to have psoriasis. No one welcomes those red, scaly, itchy plaques that can appear anywhere or everywhere on the body. There’s no way to hide the flakes that fall from an itchy, scaly scalp. It’s never convenient to have painful cracking of the hands and feet. No one wants to... Read More
I spend my entire day as dermatologist on the lookout for malignant melanoma. It is one of the more aggressive cancers and it typically presents as a mole that has changed, or as a newly- growing irregular lesion. You may be surprised to know that the peak chance of having it is when you are... Read More
The Oyster Pointer interviewed our Drs. Kelly and Kevin DeHart. Click on the graphic below and find out what they had to say about being twins working in the same field for the same practice!
Shelly Carpenter began her career with Pariser Dermatology in 1984 as a Dermatology Technician where she gained firsthand knowledge through hands-on experience with patients. Through her outreach speaking program, Shelly has educated over 30,000 people on ways to minimize the chances of getting skin cancer and how to perform a monthly self-examination. People who have... Read More
Nobody likes to sweat, but perspiration is crucial in order to cool down the body when it is hot, stressed or after exercising. Consider it the body’s natural air conditioner as the evaporation of sweat on the skin causes cooling. We all sweat at times but some people sweat at times when they shouldn’t. Some... Read More