Dr. Derick discusses acne treatments. Many of us turn to drugstore products to combat breakouts, which is a great first line of defense. However, no two pimples are alike, and a dermatologist is able to provide customized advice and treatment options for acne sufferers. Not sure if your bump in the skin care road warrants…Details
Amy Derick, MD serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She is shown addressing the Board at its Annual Meeting, along with Diane Berson, MD, WDS President (2011-2012). Amy Derick, MD is pictured with WDS colleagues and friends at the 2011 Board & Leadership Dinner at the Annual Meeting of the…Details
Shining a light on Sun Safety Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. The beautiful weather and long summer days bring people out to enjoy the parks, pools and beaches and provide a great opportunity to get fit and stay healthy. The summer sun brightens up everyone’s day, but it does come with…Details
Do I Need To Stick to One Line For All of My Skin Care? It depends. “If you’re using basic skin care — moisturizers, SPFs, cleansers — it’s fine to mix and match,” says Chicago dermatologist Amy Derick. “But if you introduce active ingredients, such as retinoids or alphahydroxy acids, and you’re not seeing a…Details
Feel the (Sun)burn?: How to Save Your Skin from Too Much Sun It starts out innocently enough. You tan a little too much, sunscreen slips your mind or you figure it’s not the end of the world if you don’t bother reapplying. Next thing you know, the gorgeous skin you’ve been prepping all year to…Details
See what Dr. Amy Derick was just quoted as saying about pores in the New York Times. Lately Justine Heilner, 37, a landscape architect in Manhattan, has been noticing dirt in more than just her gardens. When she gazes into the mirror, she also sees what looks like grime in the enlarged pores on her…Details
Check out Dr. Amy Derick’s recent comments about acne treatments in The Wall Street Journal. While three-step kits aren’t necessarily better for the skin than products from various makers, kits can “increase compliance” among patients following a skin-care regimen, says Amy Derick, a dermatologist in Barrington, Ill.Details
Dr. Amy Derick discusses skin cancer prevention and sun safety on WGN-TV Chicago during National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.