Curly Hair? Of Course We Care!

As a pediatric dermatologist, I frequently encounter families seeking guidance on caring for their children’s beautiful curly hair. Knowing the right products and techniques can make all the difference in keeping those curls healthy, happy, and manageable. That’s why...

Our Response to Current Events

I write this blog post to recognize that this is a time of deep pain for many of our colleagues, patients, families, and friends. At Burkhart Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology we believe that every child deserves a childhood free from violence and trauma and have...

Reducing Razor Bumps

Irritation and bumps after shaving (razor bumps or shaving bumps) are common in all people who shave. It is a very common problem after puberty and for people who start shaving for the first time. Here are some strategies you can try before seeing a medical provider...

Tips for Dry and Cracked Hands

Cold temperatures and low humidity are a tough combination for the many among us who wash our hands countless times throughout the day. Adding flu season and a COVID pandemic to the mix has made hand eczema common in children and teens who are doing their part to...

Diet and Eczema

A common question parents ask is if certain foods might be making their infant’s or child’s eczema worse. This is an important, yet tricky, question as a nutritious, well-balanced diet is especially important for the health of a child’s skin, body, and mind. That...