Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin disorder characterized by the rapid growth of skin cells, leading to the development of thick, red, and scaly patches on the skin’s surface. This condition affects millions of people worldwide, transcending age, gender, and ethnicity. Its exact cause is multifactorial, involving genetic predisposition and immune system dysfunction. The hallmark…
Michael Frank, MD
Meet Dr. Michael Frank
Dr. Michael Frank is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs & Dermatologic Surgeon. He obtained his undergraduate education at The University of Pennsylvania, received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and completed his dermatology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Frank completed his Mohs & Dermatologic Surgery fellowship training in 2016 at the Dermatologic Surgicenter in Philadelphia, PA. When he is not working, Dr. Frank enjoys exercising, discovering new restaurants, and exploring the city with his rescue dog, Doc Watson.
How to Tackle Dandruff
Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as dandruff or seb derm, is a common inflammatory skin condition that affects the sebum-rich areas of the body including the face (especially ears and nasal creases), scalp, ears, upper chest and back. This typically presents with redness and overlying white/yellow crust and scale. In skin of color, seb derm can…