Cheryl Lee MD Blog


  • Are Topical Steroid Treatments Right for You?

    Eczema and psoriasis are difficult skin conditions to manage. There are multiple treatment options including the widely-prescribed "topical steroids" -- glucocorticoid steroid medicines (the anti inflammatory type of steroids) that come in the form of creams, ointments and lotions. These medications work to reduce itching and to control inflammation, thus helping the user maintain a more comfortable quality of life.   


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  • 4 Myths of Eczema Treatment

    Myth #1: You need a steroid cream to treat eczema.

    Myth #2: Food allergies are a leading cause of eczema.

    Myth #3: You can’t actually control eczema, only fight symptoms.

    Myth #4: All moisturizers are created equal.

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