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…
Matt Dettra, MMS, PA-C
Meet Matt Dettra
Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA, where he also went on to receive his master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies.
He completed the physician assistant residency program at Schweiger Dermatology Group, training under renown dermatologists in Center City, Philadelphia. He has four years of experience in the field, and offers both medical and cosmetic dermatology services. Matt is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Association of Physician Assistants.
In his free time, he enjoys interior design, cooking, working out, and spending time at home with his partner and dog.
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…