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.

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...This is an ideal treatment for hyper-pigmentation, hypo-pigmentation, acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, traumatic scars and stretch marks that can be used anywhere on the body and is ideal for any skin type...

Our Staff
...This includes acne treatment, skin care screenings, mole evaluations and many other common dermatology conditions...

Skin Care
Acne Surgery 1/2 hr $150 This is not a facial but it provides the removal of open and closed comedones and milia...

Treatment and Prevention of Brown Spots
...   The usual culprits for brown spots are solar lentigines, freckling resulting from sun damage,  melasma, which appears as patchy brown spots on the skin, or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which often occurs after trauma to the skin from cuts, acne, or bites...

Now Carrying Mineral Beauty Balm!
 Come purchase MD Solar Science Mineral Beauty Balm today! This innovative SPF 50 mineral beauty balm delivers anti-aging benefits in a soft, smoothing formula great for all skin types including acne/rosacea-prone...

Medical Services
... Acne Moles (Nevi) Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Warts Wrinkles Phototherapy We offer narrowband UVB phototherapy and PUVA for patients with psoriasis, vitiligo, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and other diseases...

Laser Hair Removal | ClearScan
... Some redness and swelling of the hair follicles, resembling acne, may be present in the area that has been treated...

Acne
Adult acne: The number of adults who have acne is growing...

Acne scars
  Acne scar treatment: This woman's dermatologist treated her acne scars (left) with acne scar surgery and laser therapy...

Acne products: How to avoid allergic reaction
A few people who used a non-prescription acne product have developed a serious allergic reaction...

Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States...

Adult acne
Adult acne: This 25-year-old woman has had acne for years and gets the typical deep, inflamed pimples and cysts common in adult acne...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
  Acne can diminish quality of life: Studies show that acne can decrease self-confidence and cause one to avoid social situations...

Rosacea
... Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts...

10 things to try when acne won't clear
  Popping a pimple: While this may seem like the fastest way to get rid of a blemish, popping often worsens acne...

How long can I take an antibiotic to treat my acne?
...   Acne isn’t an infection, but an antibiotic can provide real relief from deep, painful breakouts...

Back acne: How to see clearer skin
      To reduce acne flares on your back, dermatologists recommend wearing sweat-wicking (or loose-fitting cotton) clothes when working out...

7 reasons to treat acne early
  Treating acne early can clear the skin, which may prevent acne scars, worsening acne, or years of living with acne...

Acne can affect more than your skin
Acne can feel so distressing that you just want to hide your face from the world...

Are your hair care products causing breakouts?
...Shampoos, conditioners, and styling products can cause whiteheads and other types of acne in these areas...

Is that acne or rosacea? How to tell them apart
Redness and breakouts on your face could mean that you have acne, but not always...

I have acne! Is it okay to wear makeup?
Need to use acne medication...

Could a moisturizer help clear your acne?
When creating an acne treatment plan, dermatologists sometimes include a moisturizer...

Is that acne on my baby’s face?
Newborn with acne: In newborns, acne often clears on its own without treatment...

Pimple popping: Why a dermatologist should do it
Too often, people worsen their acne by squeezing pimples and other acne blemishes...

Is any acne treatment safe to use during pregnancy?
So many things change during pregnancy, and your acne treatment may need to be one of them...

What can clear severe acne?
If you wake up to find a few large pimples on your otherwise clear face, you may consider that severe acne...

10 skin care habits that can worsen acne
... Are you faithfully treating your acne but still seeing new breakouts...

Should I hide my child’s skin condition with makeup?
...The children with obvious acne scars felt embarrassed...

Ringworm
...) Swollen lymph nodes Raw, open skin Raised soft, spongy skin that weeps fluid A skin problem that looks like acne, folliculitis, or another skin condition Some men feel tired and rundown...

Microdermabrasion
... Dark spots that can appear when acne starts to clear...

Chemical peels
...Dermatologists use chemical peels to treat some types of acne and conditions that discolor the skin...

Laser hair removal
...Do you get razor bumps or acne-like breakouts when you get rid of unwanted hair...

10 things you should know before having laser scar treatment
...For example, if a patient has deep acne scars, a dermatologist may treat the scars with a laser...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
...   Hidradenitis suppurativa: Overview Also called acne inversa What is hidradenitis suppurativa...

Seborrheic dermatitis
... Acne, rosacea, or psoriasis...

Basal cell carcinoma
... Overexposure or long-term exposure to x-rays, such as patients who received x-ray treatments for acne in the 1940s...

Squamous cell carcinoma
... Overexposure or long-term exposure to x-rays, such as patients who received x-ray treatments for acne in the 1940s...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
... To keep your skin care gentle, dermatologists also recommend that you: Avoid acne products, which can irritate your skin...

Nummular dermatitis
...Isotretinoin, a prescription medicine sometimes used to treat severe acne, seems to increase the risk for this skin problem...

How to Shave
... Men who have acne should take special care while shaving...

Get the most from your skin care products
...From anti-aging serums to acne medications, many adults and teens regularly apply medications or treatments to their skin...

What can treat large facial pores?
... Use retinol If you have oily skin, mild acne, or your skin appears less firm than it once was, pores can look larger...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Pimples and other types of acne As levels of female hormones drop before and during menopause, some women develop teenage-like acne...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

Is your sports equipment causing your acne?
Shot-putter: When equipment frequently rubs against your skin, acne can flare...

Is your workout causing your acne?
Prevent acne: To remove sweat during a workout, use a clean towel and gently pat the sweat from your skin...

6 rosacea skin care tips dermatologists give their patients
...“Proper skin care lays the foundation for successful acne and rosacea treatment...

8 things to know if you’re diagnosed with rosacea
...“The role of skin care in optimizing treatment of acne and rosacea...

Do you have to treat rosacea?
...Some people develop acne-like breakouts...

Lasers and lights: How well do they treat rosacea?
...In a few small studies, lasers were used to treat permanent redness on the face or the redness surrounding acne-like blemishes...

Rosacea treatment for acne-like breakouts
Before and after treatment for acne-like breakouts of rosacea: After 3 laser treatments (right), this woman has less redness and fewer acne-like breakouts...

Rosacea treatment: Thickening skin
... Medicine you take Isotretinoin: Approved to treat severe acne, this medicine may also prevent phyma from worsening...

Scars
... You may see a sunken scar if something causes a lot of inflammation in your skin, such as acne or chickenpox...

Keratosis pilaris
...“Keratosis pilaris and prevalence of acne vulgaris: a cross-sectional study...

Stubborn acne? Hormonal therapy may help
Women who have acne along their jawline and lower face tend to have good results from hormonal therapy for acne...

Is that stubborn acne really acne?
Pimple-like breakouts around the mouth: This may look like acne, but it’s actually a skin condition called perioral dermatitis — not acne...

5 ways to help your teenager survive acne
Having any type of acne (pimples, whiteheads, blackheads, or acne cysts) can feel devastating for a teenager...

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