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...

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... 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...

Mole Removal
...Regular self-skin examinations and annual skin examinations by a doctor help people find early skin cancers...

Molluscum contagiosum
...It also is used to treat stubborn warts and some skin cancers...

Warts
...Some skin cancers look like warts...

Actinic keratosis
...When found early, most skin cancers can be cured...

Basal cell carcinoma
...   Risk of developing many BCCs by 20 years of age Some people are born with a rare condition that makes them more likely to develop many skin cancers, including basal cell cancers, early in life...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
... Some patients develop new DFSPs or other skin cancers...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
... Some patients, however, continue to get new AKs, skin cancers, or genital warts...

Squamous cell carcinoma
... Mohs surgery: Named for the doctor who developed this surgery, Mohs (pronounced "moes") is a specialized surgery used to remove some skin cancers...

Skin cancer in people of color
...Found early, most skin cancers, including melanoma, can be cured...

Can you spot skin cancer?
... Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma: These are the most common forms of skin cancer, and are collectively referred to as non-melanoma skin cancers...

What is Mohs surgery?
..., eyelid, nose, ear, scalp, genitals, hand, or foot) Was treated and has returned Mohs is also used to treat some rare skin cancers like DFSP, extramammary Paget’s disease, and Merkel cell carcinoma...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
... Oncologists (cancer doctors) prescribe target therapy to treat some skin cancers...

Signs your child’s mole needs to be checked
... Protecting your child’s skin from the sun now can reduce her risk of getting melanoma and other skin cancers...

Atypical Moles
... Exposure to ultraviolet light from the sun and indoor tanning beds is the most preventable risk factor for all skin cancers, including melanoma...

Basal Cell Carcinoma
... People who have been diagnosed with BCC are at increased risk for the development of future skin cancers, including melanoma...

How to Protect Yourself from the Sun
...Avoiding overexposure to the sun is the most preventable way to reduce your risk for all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form...

Mature Skin
...Untreated, these skin cancers can grow wide and deep, destroying skin tissue and • Squamous cell carcinoma Rough, scaly sore that doesn’t heal, or heals and returns on sun-exposed parts of the body such as the rim of the ear, the face, the lips, or the back of the Untreated, these skin cancers can destroy normal tissue and sometimes spread to lymph nodes and internal organs...

Melanoma
... Exposure to ultraviolet light from the sun and indoor tanning beds is the most preventable risk factor for all skin cancers, including melanoma...

Mohs Surgery
Mohs surgery, also called Mohs or Mohs micrographic surgery, is a specialized treatment for removing certain skin cancers...

Skin Cancer
...Skin cancers are more common on parts of the body that are exposed to the sun...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
... Squamous cell carcinoma DOES HAVING SCC INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR ADDITIONAL SKIN CANCERS...