Medical Dermatology Services

Acne

The cause of acne is multifactorial: clogging of pores, hormonal influences, and inflammatory processes all play a role.

A biopsy is a surgical procedure where a small sample of a skin growth is sent to a lab to view under a microscope to determine a definitive diagnosis.

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Acne Scarring

Acne scarring can be treated with a variety of modalities.

Cryosurgery is the use of liquid nitrogen to remove skin growths including skin tags and warts, fade brown spots and treat early onset, small skin cancers like actinic keratosis, basal and squamous cell carcinomas.

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Dandruff

Seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff is an allergic reaction to the normal yeast, p. ovale, that lives on our skin.

Curettage is the removal of superficial, small skin cancers with a spoon-shaped instrument known as a curette.

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Dermatitis

Dermatitis is an umbrella term for inflammation of the skin.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is caused by an impaired skin barrier due to genetics.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Hair Loss

Hair loss can present in a variety of ways including a decrease in hair density, a change in hair texture or areas of bald patches.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Hives

Hives, also known by their medical term as Urticaria, occur in 15-20% of people during their lifetime.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Melasma

Melasma is a pigmentary disorder with irregularly bordered brown to tan patches forming on the face.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum is caused by a virus that infects the superficial layers of skin and is contagious.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Nail Fungus

Superficial fungal infection of the nail plate with usually dermatophyte fungus (type that requires keratin found in hair, skin and nails) that causes yellow discoloration, thickening and fragility of the nails.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition of rapidly dividing skin cells that cause thick, scaly areas of skin frequently on the elbows, knees and scalp.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition developing in early to late adulthood in fair-skinned individuals.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Scars

Scars are part of the natural healing process of the skin when it is injured.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer occurs in all races and patient populations, but those with lighter skin and those who burn easily in the sun are more likely to be diagnosed with a skin cancer.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Our practice believes in creating a safe, judgement-free space to receive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for your sexual health concerns.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Sun Safety

Sun safety is a practical way of living your day-to-day life while protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful rays.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Excess Sweating

Excess sweating or hyperhidrosis usually affect the palms, soles, and underarms, but can affect other areas of the body.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Varicose Veins

Varicose veins (or “spider veins”) are dilated skin capillaries which develop in most individuals as an inherited tendency but are also part of the aging process.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition resulting in areas of skin without pigment.

An excision is the surgical removal of a benign or malignant growth.

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