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Dysport

Dysport is a prescription injection to temporarily inhibit moderate to severe wrinkles.
Oct 13th, 2021

DERMASWEEP PROMOTION!!!

Dermasweep is the 30-minute procedure to help restore and reduce skin aging process with No downtime!   
Mar 17th, 2021

What Is Impetigo?

Find out more about this common childhood bacterial skin infection and how to treat it.Most people don’t know what impetigo is.
Dec 8th, 2020

Understanding and Treating Eczema

If you notice recurring bouts of red, scaly, itchy patches of skin then you could be dealing with eczema. Eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that cause plaques that can sometimes ooze, crust over, and lead to infection.
Nov 18th, 2020

Treating Shingles

As kids, we dealt with that notoriously itchy rash caused by chickenpox. Unfortunately, as we get older, the same virus that caused our childhood chickenpox can also cause shingles.
Nov 2nd, 2020

Can't Stop Itching? Know the Signs of Poison Ivy, Sumac, and Oak

Some many conditions and problems could lead to itchy skin; however, if you’ve been exposed to poison ivy, sumac, or oak you must be able to recognize the symptoms. It’s possible that you came into contact with poison ivy or any of these plants...
Oct 11th, 2020

Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Dealing with an itchy, flaky scalp? It could be dandruff or it could be a sign that you’re dealing with a common condition known as scalp psoriasis.
Sep 25th, 2020

Discover The Benefits Of SculpSure

Unfortunately, even the healthiest eater and most athletic individuals have trouble areas in their bodies that a sound exercise and diet regimen can’t fix. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that surgery is the way to go.
Sep 20th, 2020

Is My Rash Ringworm or Something Else?

There are many reasons that you might be dealing with a skin rash; however, if you suspect that it might be ringworm you may be surprised to discover that there are other conditions that can often masquerade as ringworm but aren’t.
Sep 17th, 2020

Preventing Hair Dandruff

Dandruff is a common problem and one that you may not worry too much about if you deal with minor flaking every once in a while; however, severe dandruff can be embarrassing. First, it’s important to know whether you’re dealing with dandruff or a dry...
Sep 1st, 2020

Wrinkle Reduction with Pelleve

Pelleve is a very effective non-surgical skin tightening procedure used to improve the look of wrinkles and creases. It’s a virtually pain-free treatment that requires zero downtime so you can easily fit a session of it in your busy schedule.
Aug 19th, 2020

Why Is My Skin So Dry?

Dry skin is a pesky problem, but the good news is that it’s typically not something to worry about. There are many reasons why you may be dealing with a temporary bout of dry skin; however, when dry skin becomes the norm, or if it becomes severe...
Aug 12th, 2020

Healing Your Acne Scars

If your teen years brought about painful, cystic acne then you may have the scarring to prove it. These scars, particularly on the face, can not only affect a person’s appearance but also their self-confidence.
Aug 5th, 2020

What You Need To Know To Prevent Acne

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions that dermatologists treat. Recommended treatments range from over-the-counter skin products, spot treatment, and light treatment.
Jul 10th, 2020

Why Tanning Is Bad For You

During the much longed-for summer months, people work on their tans. While enjoying a richer skin tone now, tanners take huge risks for premature aging and skin cancer.
Jul 6th, 2020

What To Look For When Buying Skin Care Products

In a world where appearance is important, everyone wants flawless skin. This is much easier said than done. For people who struggle with dry skin or acne, talking to a dermatologist is a great first step.
Jun 12th, 2020

Treating Different Types of Rashes

Wondering what’s causing those itchy red spots and whether you should see a dermatologist about your rash? Most rashes are harmless and usually go away on their own; however, some rashes may require further treatment.
Jun 5th, 2020

Discover The Benefits Of Facials

Getting a facial can certainly feel like a luxurious, relaxing, and pampering experience but did you know that a facial could also provide your skin with some amazing health benefits?
May 13th, 2020

Skin Cancer Prevention

With the warmer months just around the corner you may be getting ready to plan some fun in the sun. The summertime always finds children spending hours outside playing, as well as beach-filled family vacations, backyard barbeques, and more days ...
Apr 29th, 2020

How to Prevent Wrinkles

You might be surprised to discover that some of the most innocuous habits could actually be aging you. Preventing fine lines and wrinkles is certainly easier than trying to treat them once they form.
Apr 15th, 2020

Removal Unwanted Hair

Tired of having to pluck, wax, and shave every few days? Dealing with thick, dark and unsightly hair in visible areas such as the chin or shoulders? If so, a dermatologist can provide you with a more effective solution for getting rid of unwanted body...
Mar 31st, 2020

What is Dermatitis?

If you’ve suddenly noticed your skin breaking out in a red, itchy rash, you could be dealing with dermatitis, a common skin condition that often leads to a red, swollen rash, or dry and intensely itchy skin.
Mar 13th, 2020

Removing Tattoos

Tattoo removal has become one of aesthetic and medical dermatology's most sought-after services. Read on to learn about how this treatment works.
Feb 26th, 2020

Common Acne Treatment Options

Anyone who has ever walked through the skincare aisle of their local drugstore knows that there are tons of acne-fighting products on the market. So, which one is right for you? Should you opt for an acne cleanser or spot treatment, or both?
Feb 10th, 2020

Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be an annoying, embarrassing condition to deal with. Perspiring is normal, but hyperhidrosis is characterized by excessive sweating when your body doesn’t need to be cooled down.
Jan 14th, 2020

Dealing With Eczema

Do you have itchy, scaly rashes? If so, you could have eczema, a common skin condition that could be effectively treated by your dermatologist.
Dec 13th, 2019

Treating Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin condition that affects more than 200,000 men and women in the United States each year, with half of those affected noticing symptoms before age 20. Although the exact cause of vitiligo is unknown, it is thought to be an auto-immune...
Dec 9th, 2019

How Botox Can Help You

We all would like to find that magical solution that would keep us looking young forever. Of course, while we certainly haven’t found the Fountain of Youth just yet, advancements in cosmetic dermatology are coming impressively close.
Nov 21st, 2019

Dealing With Psoriasis

Psoriasis doesn’t just impact someone’s appearance but it can also affect someone’s quality of life. Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that leads to itching, burning patches of skin known as plaques.
Nov 7th, 2019

Detecting Melanoma

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Fortunately, it rarely develops without warning, and the number of fatalities caused by melanoma could be greatly reduced if people were aware of the early signs and took time to examine their skin.
Oct 29th, 2019

Dealing With Adult Acne

Acne is the most common of all skin disorders, affecting almost everyone at some point in their lives. While most people outgrow acne in their late teens or early twenties, many are affected into adulthood or even experience late onset acne.
Oct 21st, 2019

Keeping Your Nails Healthy

The nails take a lot of abuse. From gardening and dishes to regular wear and tear, harsh chemicals and hard work can really take a toll on the condition of fingernails and toenails.
Oct 3rd, 2019

How Chemical Peels Can Help You

If you’re bothered by fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring or an uneven skin tone, or if you are looking for a simple way to rejuvenate your skin, chemical peels may be a good option for you.
Sep 16th, 2019

Preventing Wrinkles

The telltale signs of aging skin—wrinkles, puffy eyes, age spots—may start to appear as we grow older. We can’t fight the aging process, but we can take steps now to help reduce and prevent wrinkles from appearing prematurely.
Sep 4th, 2019

Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Too much exposure to sunlight can be harmful to your skin. Dangerous ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays damage skin, which leads to premature wrinkles, skin cancer and other skin problems.
Aug 16th, 2019

Are Fillers Right for You?

Are Fillers Right for You? Thinking about fillers? Dermal filler injections can give you a more youthful look for a fraction of what a facelift costs.
Jul 30th, 2019

Dealing With Poison Ivy

Have you heard of Toxicodendron radicans? No? Well, you have likely heard of their colloquial name—poison ivy.
Jul 15th, 2019

Treating Your Warts

Warts are small, harmless growths that develop on the skin. You may notice only one or they may grow in clusters.
Jun 28th, 2019

What is Vitiligo?

Find out how this pigmented skin condition is treated. Are you or someone you love dealing with vitiligo?
Jun 14th, 2019

Treating Shingles

The effects of chickenpox may last beyond your childhood infection. Shingles, a widespread, itchy, painful rash, can break out at any time in adulthood because the causative agent, the Varicella Zoster virus, lies dormant within the body for life.
Jun 3rd, 2019

What is Rosacea?

Does your face sometimes appear extremely red and flushing? While a slight blush is certainly nice, if the blush is severe or widespread you may be dealing a common condition known as rosacea.
May 17th, 2019

Mole Removal

Mole Removal: What to Expect Worried about that mole? A mole is a dark spot or irregularity in the skin.
May 1st, 2019

Hyperhidrosis

Why Do I Have Excessive Sweating? Do you commonly find that your armpits or feet are drenched with sweat, despite being in mild weather and not being active?
Apr 16th, 2019

Are You Dealing With Acne?

Discover helpful acne-fighting tips and trick to achieve clearer skin. You’re trying to find the right way to get your acne under control, right?
Apr 4th, 2019

Dealing With Irregular Skin Pigmentation

Brown spots and skin discoloration are frequent complaints for many people. The most common form of irregular pigmentation is hyperpigmentation, a condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin.
Mar 19th, 2019

What is Psoriasis?

What is Psoriasis? Have you been experiencing bumpy, white-scale-topped patches of red skin erupting over certain parts of your body?
Mar 5th, 2019

What are Spider Veins?

At some point during our lifetime most of us will develop spider veins, those tiny little purple, red or blue web-like lines that are the result of twisted blood vessels. While they can develop anywhere on the body they most often appear on the legs.
Feb 14th, 2019

Identifying Your Skin Type

Learn the best way to care for your skin based on your skin type. Just like fingerprints are unique to each individual person, so too is our skin.
Jan 16th, 2019

The Benefits of Botox

The Benefits of Botox Want to erase the signs of aging this year? Millions of men and women are discovering the benefits of BOTOX treatments.
Jan 2nd, 2019

What are Hives?

Discover more about this common skin condition, and what you can do to treat your itchy symptoms. What are hives? What are the symptoms of hives?
Dec 14th, 2018

What is Lupus and How Does It Affect Skin

Find out what this autoimmune disorder means for your skin health. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, approximately 1.5 million Americans and five million people globally have some form of lupus.
Dec 3rd, 2018

The Basics of Wart Treatment

Find out the most effective ways to remove a wart. The common wart is a small tumor caused by a virus known as the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Nov 16th, 2018

How to Treat Facial Scarring

Find out how your dermatologist can improve the appearance of your facial scars. From traumatic injuries to acne, there are a variety of reasons why you may be dealing with facial scars; however, it doesn’t mean you have to live with them for the rest...
Nov 1st, 2018

Choosing the Right Lotion for Your Dry Skin

Find out how to care for your dry skin effectively. Despite the fact that spring isn’t too far behind, we still have to put up with snow, cold temperatures and freezing winds.
Oct 16th, 2018

What are the symptoms of shingles?

What are the symptoms of and treatments for this painful dermatological condition? Did you know that anyone who has had chickenpox is at risk for shingles, and that those over the age of 50 are more likely to develop this condition?
Sep 28th, 2018

How Swimmers Should Care for Their Skin

Give your skin the TLC it needs while still enjoying your pool days. If the swimming pool is a second home to you, then you may definitely label yourself a swimmer.
Sep 13th, 2018

How to Prevent Chapped Hands

Chapped skin can happen at any time of the year, from the warmest climate to the coldest. Whether it’s harsh chemical soaps, cold temperatures, or over­exposure to the sun, chapped hands are painful and inconvenient in any season.
Aug 29th, 2018

About Canker Sores

Find out everything you need to know about canker sore causes and treatments. Canker sores are small painful ulcers that appear in the mouth.
Jul 30th, 2018

How Can Your Dermatologist Treat Your Acne?

Acne is one of the most common and yet one of the most challenging skin problems people face. We know how frustrating it can be to try one over-the-counter acne product after another, thinking you are giving your skin everything it needs to combat acne...
Jul 17th, 2018

What You Should Know About Cold Sores

What are cold sores and what can you do to relieve your symptoms? Most people who have had cold sores often know when they are about to appear.
Jul 3rd, 2018

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. While most rashes aren’t anything to worry about...
Jun 14th, 2018

Types of Eczema

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that produces itchy rashes that are scaly, dry, and leathery. It can appear anywhere on the body and most often appears in the creases of the arms, legs, and face.
May 15th, 2018

Laser Dark Spot Removal

Even if you are someone who lathers on the SPF regularly, chances are good that if you’ve spent any time in the sun during your lifetime that you have some sun damage. Everything from dark spots to freckles can form as a result of exposure to the sun.
Apr 30th, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Chicken Pox

When your child breaks out all over in a blistery, itchy red rash, there’s a good chance it’s the chicken pox. Chicken pox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, and although it’s typically a childhood disease, people who have not contracted...
Apr 13th, 2018

Hyperhidrosis: There's Help for Excessive Sweating

Abnormal, unpredictable and excessive sweating, referred to as hyperhidrosis, is a serious and difficult medical condition for millions of people worldwide. Hyperhidrosis occurs when the body’s sweat glands are overactive, which causes overabundant...
Mar 1st, 2018

Got Warts? When to see Your Dermatologist for Treatment

Warts are benign skin growths that appear when a virus infects the top layer of the skin. They often appear as a small, unsightly, rough growth on a person’s hands or feet, but can also appear on other parts of the body.
Feb 2nd, 2018

How to Treat a Painful Sunburn

Although it may only seem like a temporary irritation, a sunburn can cause long-lasting damage to the skin. Skin that is sunburned is red, tender and warm to the touch.
Jan 2nd, 2018

Skin Care Tips for Busy Students

When school is in session, it’s easy for students to pick up a number of bad habits between late nights of studying and long sports practices. From poor eating habits to a lack of sleep and increased stress, unhealthy lifestyles can lead to unhealthy skin.
Dec 13th, 2017

Peel Away Years for a Younger You

If you’re bothered by fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring or an uneven skin tone, or if you are looking for a simple way to rejuvenate your skin, chemical peels may be a good option for you.
Nov 12th, 2017

Know Your Skin Type

Skin care should be an important part of your daily hygiene. This should include cleansing the face daily, moisturizing, applying sunscreen and avoiding harsh products.
Aug 15th, 2017

Nail Care: Keeping Fingers and Toes in Tip-Top Shape

The nails take a lot of abuse. From gardening and dishes to regular wear and tear, harsh chemicals and hard work can really take a toll on the condition of fingernails and toenails. Many nail problems can be avoided with proper care, but others ...
Aug 1st, 2017

Poison Ivy: Prevention & Relief

If you spend time outdoors, then you’ve probably come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac at some point in your life. The plants’ oily sap, known as urushiol causes many people to break out in an itchy rash.
Jul 17th, 2017

Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition of the face that affects an estimated 16 million Americans. Because rosacea is frequently misdiagnosed and confused with acne, sunburn or eye irritation, a large percentage of people suffering from rosacea...
Jul 2nd, 2017

Living with Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common, chronic and often frustrating skin condition that causes skin scaling, inflammation, redness and irritation. The exact cause is unknown, but psoriasis is thought to be caused by an overactive immune system, which causes the skin...
Jun 13th, 2017

Monitoring Your Moles

Although moles are usually harmless, in some cases they can become cancerous, causing melanoma. For this reason, it is important to regularly examine your skin for any moles that change in size, color, shape, sensation or that bleed.
Jun 1st, 2017

Eczema

Eczema, also called “dermatitis,” refers to several different rash-like conditions where the skin is inflamed, red and irritated. The most severe and long-lasting type of eczema is atopic dermatitis.
May 15th, 2017

Battling Teenage Acne

Acne is by far the most common skin complaint among teenagers, affecting nearly all of those between the ages of 12 and 17 at least occasionally, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. In most cases, hormones released during puberty ...
Mar 30th, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one the most common of all cancer types, which occurs when malignant cells are found in the outer layers of your skin. More than 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States.
Feb 28th, 2017

SPF - Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Optimal Skin Protection

There is a wide variety of sunscreens available, including lotions, sprays, creams, gels, wipes, and lip balms, to name a few. These topical products absorb or reflect some, but not all, of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the skin to help...
Feb 14th, 2017

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Welcome to the website and our new blog. Please take the time to review the website for information on our pratice, skin health care, and other valuable information that will be posted here.
Dec 30th, 2010