Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Medical Services
Below are a few of the conditions we offer dermatology screening & treatment for: Acne  Actinic Keratosis/pre-skin cancer Cold Sores Contact Dermatitis Eczema Excessive Sweating Hair Loss  Lichen Planus  Moles  Psoriasis Rashes  Rosacea  Seborrheic Dermatitis/Dandruff Seborrheic Keratosis Skin Cancer  Tinea Versicolor  Vitiligo Warts  Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Types of Eczema
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that produces itchy rashes that are scaly, dry, and leathery...

Treating Rashes
Rashes will happen to most people at some point during their lifetime, whether it’s from coming in contact with poison ivy while on a camping trip or from an allergic reaction to a skincare product...

Financing
...   Here are just some of the dermatologic procedures that you can pay for with your CareCredit health and beauty credit card:   Deductibles, co-pays and portions not covered by insurance Skin exams and screenings Laser and light therapy Age spots Chemical peels Microdermabrasion Spider vein and varicose vein treatment Acne treatments Psoriasis Rashes Mohs surgery and other FDA-approved skin cancer procedures Aesthetic treatment of fine lines and wrinkles Injectables and Fillers (Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport™, Xeomin®, Juvederm®) Tattoo removal Click below to pay your CareCredit Statement:  

zzztest
...They treat everything from minor skin rashes, like hives, to chronic skin diseases, such as eczema or psoriasis...

How Swimmers Should Care for Their Skin
...Chlorine found in the majority of pools sticks to your skin and can cause rashes and other skin problems...

What is Lupus and How Does It Affect Skin
... Lupus Symptoms Those with lupus may experience some or all of these symptoms: Muscle aches and pains Joint pain and swelling Skin rashes, most commonly found on the face Fever Chest pain when breathing deeply Loss of hair Pale fingers and toes Sun sensitivity Mouth sores Extreme fatigue Leg or eye swelling Swollen glands These symptoms may not be present all the time...

What is Psoriasis?
... Both the appearance of these symptoms and the level of their severity can be triggered through a number of factors, including: Skin infections Skin injuries Heavy stress Regular tobacco use Excessive alcohol consumption Use of specific medications, such as lithium, beta blockers, antimalarial drugs, and iodides Treatment Options Although there is no cure for the disorder, your local dermatologist has a number of treatment methods that can slow down the growth of skin cells responsible for psoriasis’ uncomfortable rashes...

Dealing With Poison Ivy
... Rash Symptoms Poison ivy rashes often show up right after exposure to the plant leaves, although they do sometimes spring up a couple days afterward, as well...

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac
... Adults who had rashes as a child often find that they are less sensitive as adults...

Lupus and your skin
...Studies have also shown that when patients quit smoking, the medicine that failed to clear their rashes and other skin problems starts to work...

Seborrheic dermatitis
...   One or more of these rashes can appear on the body...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
...Common skin (and hair) reactions that occur while taking trametinib include: Rashes, including a measles-like eruption on your skin Itchy skin Tender, painful, or burning skin Extremely dry skin Infection around a fingernail or toenail Loss of hair color Ipilimumab (Yervoy®), nivolumab (Opdivo®), or pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) – Patients with advanced melanoma may be prescribed one of these targeted therapies, which can cause the following skin reactions: Rash (skin may itch, blister, or develop sores that bleed) Extremely dry skin Mouth sores Itchy skin Blisters, crusts, or redness on the skin Thick, scaly skin Vitiligo (loss of skin color) Vitiligo on hands: Loss of skin color (vitiligo) while on a targeted therapy usually means treatment is working and you’ll have a good outcome...

Contact dermatitis
...Some rashes happen immediately...

Nummular dermatitis
  Nummular dermatitis: This skin problem often causes coin-shaped rashes on the skin that can itch or burn...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... 10 skin care habits that can worsen acne Rashes and easily irritated skin Around 50, the pH level of our skin changes...

How to find a skin lightener that won’t cause serious health problems
... If you’re using a mercury-laden skin lightener, the product may cause skin rashes, scars, discolored skin, anxiety, or depression...

Tips for treating poison ivy
...However, if you have difficulty breathing or swallowing, you experience swelling, or you have many rashes or blisters, go to the emergency room right away...

Allergic Contact Rashes
...Allergic contact rashes are common in industries that use cement, metal, leather, some matches, paints, epoxy-based sealants, and anti-rust products...

Hand Rashes
Hand rashes are common...

Lupus and Your Skin
... When rashes and sores from lupus clear, they can leave dark or light spots on your skin, or even scars...

Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac
... Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are not contagious...

Skin of Color
... POSTINFLAMMATORY HYPERPIGMENTATION (PIH) This condition causes dark marks or dark patches on skin and often occurs as your skin heals from acne, eczema, or other rashes or even after a cut, scrape or mosquito bite...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
... Diagnosing and treating disease Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, hair and nails, such as acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, rashes, rosacea, warts, and nail fungus...