Medical Dermatology

When you find yourself red and inflamed from the scorching sun, nothing is fun anymore. Sunburn - It’s hard to know how to treat it without damaging the skin further and ultimately creating more problems. Anytime your skin is not protected by sunscreen or clothes and...

Many people suffer from melasma, a skin condition that causes gray or brown patches to form on the face – primarily the forehead, cheeks, and chin. This condition does not cause any other symptoms, but many people are nonetheless embarrassed by it. If you’re looking to...

You may have heard that sun exposure can lead to melanoma, but what exactly is it? Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. When skin cells are damaged by the sun or tanning beds, they can cause genetic defects that cause malignant tumors to...

Skin cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. While many people die from skin cancer, the good news is that new treatments are discovered all the time. One effective treatment method that had been around for many decades is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery was...

You suddenly notice red, itchy skin on your body. Is it psoriasis? Maybe eczema? These names are used interchangeably quite often, but they are two very different skin conditions. While a dermatologist can confirm which skin condition you have, you can determine whether you have eczema...

Many people deal with rosacea on a daily basis. Rosacea is a form of skin inflammation that is characterized by the red skin on the face with tiny blood vessels appearing. Rosacea may come and go and get better or worse as time passes. Rosacea tends...

It’s safe to say that almost everyone has experienced a pimple in their lives. Acne is very common around puberty but can continue on into adulthood. Even those in their 30s, 40s and beyond struggle with acne. While many people simply let it run its...

Your skin is with you for life, so it’s important to have a plan in place to keep it healthy. Botox and dermal fillers offer temporary results, so your long-term plan needs to include healthy habits that will keep your skin wrinkle-free and radiant. Skin...

It’s inevitable. Even if you put on sunscreen religiously, there always seems to be an area of your body that gets burned. Whether it’s your face, neck, arms or legs, it’s important to protect your body. While a sunburn is only temporary, it can be painful...

You probably didn’t think much of the mosquito bites you got while hanging out at the lake last week, but you should be somewhat concerned. Some bug bites can carry serious diseases such as Lyme disease, malaria and Zika virus. While the mosquitos and other...