Patient Education

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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... Cosmetic & Laser Skin Surgery Dermatology Breakthrough Procedures Acne Boils Chicken Pox Eczema Hair Infections Laser Skin Treatment Moles Psoriasis Rosacea Shingles Wrinkles Birthmarks Cysts Dermatitis Fillers Laser Hair Removal Poison Ivy Rashes Scars Skin Cancers Warts   Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Poison Ivy
... Adults who had rashes as a child often find that they are less sensitive as adults...

Patient Education
  Patient Education   Cosmetic Treatments Questions About Cosmetic Treatment Botulinum Toxin Therapy Fillers Tattoo Removal Acne and Rosacea Acne Acne Scars 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 Tinea Versicolor Contagious skin diseases Genital warts Herpes simplex Impetigo Molluscum contagiosum Nail fungus Ringworm Scabies Shingles Warts 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 Rashes Lichen planus Pityriasis rosea Scaly skin Psoriasis Psoriasis Skin Care Guide Seborrheic dermatitis Skin cancer Actinic keratosis Basal cell carcinoma Melanoma Squamous cell carcinoma Skin Cancer Prevention Can you spot skin cancer...

Seborrheic Dermatitis
...   One or more of these rashes can appear on the body...

Contact Dermatitis
...Some rashes happen immediately...

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...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
...Common skin (and hair) reactions that occur while taking trametinib include: Rashes, including a measles-like eruption on your skin Itchy skin Tender, painful, or burning skin Extremely dry skin Infection around a fingernail or toenail Loss of hair color Ipilimumab (Yervoy®), nivolumab (Opdivo®), or pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) – Patients with advanced melanoma may be prescribed one of these targeted therapies, which can cause the following skin reactions: Rash (skin may itch, blister, or develop sores that bleed) Extremely dry skin Mouth sores Itchy skin Blisters, crusts, or redness on the skin Thick, scaly skin Vitiligo (loss of skin color) Vitiligo on hands: Loss of skin color (vitiligo) while on a targeted therapy usually means treatment is working and you’ll have a good outcome...

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...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... 10 skin care habits that can worsen acne Rashes and easily irritated skin Around 50, the pH level of our skin changes...

How to find a skin lightener that won’t cause serious health problems
... If you’re using a mercury-laden skin lightener, the product may cause skin rashes, scars, discolored skin, anxiety, or depression...

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...

Allergic Contact Rashes
...Allergic contact rashes are common in industries that use cement, metal, leather, some matches, paints, epoxy-based sealants, and anti-rust products...

Hand Rashes
Hand rashes are common...

Lupus and Your Skin
... When rashes and sores from lupus clear, they can leave dark or light spots on your skin, or even scars...

Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac
... Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are not contagious...

Skin of Color
... POSTINFLAMMATORY HYPERPIGMENTATION (PIH) This condition causes dark marks or dark patches on skin and often occurs as your skin heals from acne, eczema, or other rashes or even after a cut, scrape or mosquito bite...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
... Diagnosing and treating disease Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, hair and nails, such as acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, rashes, rosacea, warts, and nail fungus...