Cystic acne is an inflammatory skin condition that occurs when debris and oil buildup extends deep within …
Megan Kera, M.S., PA-C
Megan is a certified Physician Assistant at Image Dermatology in Montclair, New Jersey. She joined Derm Collective as a medical advisor in April 2019.
Megan’s career as a Physician Assistant began in plastic surgery, where she worked on both aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
After 3 years in plastic surgery, Megan worked in family medicine. There she broadened her diagnostic abilities, learned to manage acute and chronic conditions from Diabetes to Cellulitis, and worked with specialists to manage complex conditions long-term.
Following her work in family medicine, Megan joined Image Dermatology in Montclair, NJ, as a dermatology physician assistant, managing skin conditions and aesthetic concerns.
Megan reviews many of Derm Collective's skin care articles for medical accuracy.
- B.S., Biology, Fairfield University - Fairfield, C.T.
- M.S., Physician Assistant
- Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants
- New Jersey State Society for Physician Assistants
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Acne scars form when the dermis is damaged by inflammation from acne blemishes, particularly cysts and nodulesTreatments …
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Eating certain foods can trigger eczema flare-upsFollow a diet that includes more anti-inflammatory foods and less …
Zinc is effective against mild to severe acne and is available as a topical or oral treatmentZinc has anti-inflammatory …