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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Patient Education
... Acne and rosacea Acne Acne scars Acne products: How to avoid allergic reaction Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin Adult acne Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne Rosacea Rosacea: Skin Care Do's and Don'ts Bumps and growths Keratosis pilaris Moles Seborrheic keratosis Color problems Acanthosis nigricans Melasma Melasma:Tips to Make It Less Noticeable Tinea versicolor Vitiligo Contagious skin diseases Genital warts Head Lice Herpes simplex Impetigo Molluscum contagiosum Nail fungus Ringworm Scabies Shingles Warts Cosmetic treatments Before getting cosmetic treatment, ask questions Botulinum toxin therapy Fillers Microdermabrasion Tattoo removal Dry / sweaty skin Dry skin Hyperhidrosis Eczema / dermatitis Atopic dermatitis Contact dermatitis Dyshidrotic eczema Neurodermatitis Nummular dermatitis Stasis dermatitis Eczema: Tips to help children feel better Eczema Bleach bath therapy Hair and scalp problems Alopecia areata Hair loss Scalp psoriasis Itchy skin Bedbugs Hives Poison ivy, oak, and sumac Painful skin / joints Hidradenitis suppurativa Psoriatic arthritis Scleroderma Rashes Lichen planus Lupus and your skin Pityriasis rosea Scaly skin Actinic keratosis Psoriasis Psoriasis Skin Care Guide Psoriatic arthritis Seborrheic dermatitis Skin cancer Basal cell carcinoma Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts Melanoma Next steps after a melanoma diagnosis Merkel cell carcinoma Sebaceous carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Skin cancer in people of color Skin Cancer Prevention Who's got your back Can you spot skin cancer...

Our Services
... Acne Boils Eczema Moles (Nevi) Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Warts Wrinkles Thermage BOTOX Cosmetic Birthmarks Cysts  Dermatitis  Chemical Peels diolite532 Laser Laser Hair Removal Laser Skin Treatment Hair Infections Microdermabrasion Restylane Sclerotherapy Sculptra Fraxel Limelight Laser Shingles Varicose Veins Fillers Poison Ivy Skin Pen (Microneedling) Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Rashes
...The majority of rashes are harmless and can be treated effectively with over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines and moisturizing lotions...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...