Acne is more than an occasional blemish or pimple. Though teens are susceptible to acne, many men and women in their 30's develop acne. Acne is a result of clogged pores. When bacteria enter the clogged pore, the outcome is inflamed, red, and swollen bumps, cysts, and nodules.
People of all colors and races can get skin cancer. Clinic Dermatology recommends regular skin exams for everyone. Exams can be single spot or a full body check. If a suspicious spot is found, we will take a biopsy and send for further testing. Skin check is $135, biopsy fee is $130, lab fee is $160+.
Folliculitis is an infection and inflammation of hair follicles. The condition may occur anywhere on the body, though is most common on hair-bearing areas. Signs include red, rashy skin. Folliculitis of the upper chest and back often looks like tiny flesh-colored bumps that resembles acne. This is a commonly mis-diagnosed and under-treated.
Fine lines and wrinkles normally occur with aging. Rejuvenate your face with with Botox injections and filler. This compound temporarily paralyzes muscles in your face. The youth-producing effects of the injections last approximately three to four months. $13/unit. Forehead $130, between-the-brow $260, crows feet $260. Filler $450/syringe, 2nd syringe $400
Researchers don’t yet fully understand what causes rosacea. The condition often affects people with fair skin who blush easily. Certain triggers can make rosacea flare up, but aren’t the cause. Signs that you may have rosacea include: -Deep flushing, easy blushing, and sensitive, dry skin -Acne-like breakouts or bumps and pimples within the reddened areas
Red, itchy, and inflamed skin is usually a sign of eczema. Babies and children often develop it on their cheeks and the rest of their face, but it can occur anywhere in children and adults. Eczema doesn’t look the same on every person. Other symptoms include: -Dry patches or dark-colored patches of skin -Rough, scaly skin -Blisters or sores.
Hyperpigmentation or Melasma typically appears as brown or grey patches of skin on your face or body. This common skin condition often occurs due to prolonged, repetitive sun exposure or hormone changes (pregnancy). People with darker skin are more prone to developing darkened patches of skin. We offer cosmetic procedures for treatment.
Ringworm (tinea) is an itchy fungal infection that develops on the top layer of your skin. It's characterized by a red circular rash with clearer skin in the middle. Related diseases include athlete's foot (tinea pedis), jock itch (tinea cruris) and ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis). Ringworm often spreads by direct skin-to-skin contact with an infected person.
Psoriasis is a common skin condition where cells build up rapidly on the surface. This forms silvery scales and red patches that are itchy and sometimes painful. We treat all forms of psoriasis. Have you seen TV commercials for the psoriasis injections? We are a registered prescriber of injectable biologic shots.
A rash covering a large amount of body surface, especially itchy or swollen, deserves treatment by a dermatology clinic. Rashes come in many flavors, including: scaly, thick, leathery, red, painful, itchy, oozy, pus-filled. Do you have a troublesome rash? Did your family doctor or urgent care tell you to see dermatology? Skin exam with prescription is $135.
Acne and facial scars can have either atrophic (indents) or hypertrophic (raised) textures. Facial scarring is often caused by severe acne or deep wound trauma. Treatment to reduce the look of scarring depends on the type of scars present. Clinic Dermatology offers many different cosmetic procedures to target either atrophic or hypertropic scarring.
Nail disease or onychosis is a disease or deformity of the nail. There are many types of nail disease which require medical treatment. The most common nail disease is onychomycosis, a fungal infection which can persist for years or decades. If you are worried that you may have nail disease, consider scheduling a medical appointment.