Eczema (also called atopic dermatitis) affects between 15 and 20 percent of school-age children and as many as 10 percent of adults. This chronic condition causes itchy, inflamed skin that is sometimes accompanied by asthma or allergy symptoms. Although it’s a common problem, eczema can be incredibly damaging to your self-esteem. So if you’re suffering from eczema, you should know that help is available. The skincare team at North Country Allergy & Immunology in Watertown, NY has the experience and the treatments to help you gain control of your eczema and begin experiencing the increased confidence and improved quality of life you deserve.