Actinic keratosis is a pre-cancerous scaly or crusted patch commonly found on sun-damaged skin of the head, neck, upper trunk and extremities. It can be used on all skin types and skin tones including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Acne vulgaris is a very common skin condition that affects the oil glands of the skin and causes pimples. It can be used on all skin types and skin tones including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Allergic contact dermatitis is an itchy, usually chronic rash caused by exposure to substances in the environment.
Hair loss can be divided into disorders in which the hair follicle is normal but the hair growth cycle is abnormal (non-scarring alopecia) and disorders in which the hair follicle is damaged (scarring alopecia).
Atopic dermatitis is the most common chronic, recurring skin disorder that results in dry, easily irritated, itchy skin.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common invasive malignant skin cancer found in humans.
Dermatitis aka eczema is a group of skin disorders that cause red, itchy rash on the skin. We can treat dermatitis including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Eczema is marked by itchy, red rashes on the skin. Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema. Others are nummular eczema, hand eczema, contact eczema, dyshidrotic eczema. We can treat Eczema including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Fungal infections come in many forms, such as athlete's foot, toenail fungus, yeast infections, and jock itch. They can make you feel uncomfortable or itchy. They tend to get worse in warm weather. We can treat Fungal Infection including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Hair loss aka alopecia may affect the scalp or the entire body. An evaluation can help determine if it is permanent or temporary and the best treatment plan.
Herpes infection is a viral infection caused by herpes simplex 1 and herpes simplex 2. We can treat Herpes including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Hyperhidrosis is characterized by excessive sweating beyond what is required to regulate body temperature.
Keratosis is the growth of skin cells called keratinocytes. It can be precancerous from sun damage aka actinic keratosis or benign aka seborrheic keratosis.
Lentigo is a small dark, flat, spot on the skin with a defined border. It is a benign collection of melanocytes in the skin. Unlike an ephelis (freckle), it does not fade in the winter months.
Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, can be hard to diagnose in people with skin of color because it can be hidden between the toes or on the scalp.
A skin condition known as melasma features brown or blue-gray patches or freckle-like spots. It's also known as the "mask of pregnancy." Melasma develops because of an excess of cell production that gives color to your skin. It's usual, nonthreatening, and some therapies may assist with treatment. We can treat Melasma including people who have dark skin, such as African Americans and for Asian or Latin Americans.
Molluscum is a viral skin infection that results in round, firm, painless, sometimes itchy bumps. The condition spreads through scratching the skin, contact with an infected person, or a contaminated object.
Mole Removal is performed after the doctor evaluates the mole. The mole is numbed and removed with a scalpel and the specimen is sent for pathology analysis.
Common causes of nail problems include injury, infection, and skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis.
Psoriasis red, scaly plaques, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk, and scalp. It can affect the joints too. There are many treatment options for this chronic condition.
Rosacea aka acne rosacea is caused by chronic inflammation of the skin.
Scabies is a contagious, intensely itchy skin infestation caused by a tiny, burrowing mite. It spreads quickly through close physical contact in a family, school, or nursing home.
The most common types of skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
Telangiectasias, often known as “spider veins” or “broken blood vessels,” are areas of our skin that look like a patch of blood vessels close to the surface.
Screening/Skin exam is a recommended visual exam performed by the dermatologist to detect abnormal skin moles and skin cancer.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma this skin cancer is most often found on sun-exposed areas of the skin e.g. the head, neck, and arms, but they also can occur elsewhere. They are very common but are also usually very treatable.
Tinea versicolor is a yeast overgrowth on the skin. The yeast interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin, resulting in lighter or darker patches on the torso.
Varicose veins are a common condition caused by weak vein walls and valves on the legs. The veins appear enlarges and twisted.
Vitiligo occurs when melanocytes (pigment-producing cells) die or stop functioning. Loss of skin pigment can affect the mouth, hair, eyes, and genitals. It may be more noticeable in people with darker skin.
Warts are skin growths caused by various strains of human papillomaviruses (HPV). Warts can be spread from person to person by contact with the wart.
Xerosis is severely dry skin. It is common in older adults and during the cold winter months.