Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a two-stage treatment that combines light energy with a drug (photosensitizer) designed to destroy cancerous and precancerous cells after light activation. Photosensitizers are activated by a specific wavelength of light energy, usually from a laser. BLU-U…
We treat a wide variety of pediatric skin conditions from birth through adolescence.
XTRAC treatment uses ultraviolet light to reduce the appearance of large patches of psoriasis outbreaks.
A board-certified dermatologist can do a detailed spot check on a mole or spot that has changed color, shape or overall look.
We encourage you to regularly schedule your skin examination with one of our providers- especially if you are at risk for skin cancer,
Treatment options for skin cancer and precancerous skin lesions vary, depending on size, type, depth and location.
Scar revision surgery will attempt to minimize a scar so that it is less conspicuous and blends in with the surrounding skin tone and texture.
A rash is any inflammatory condition of the skin. Dermatologists have developed various terms to describe skin rashes.
There are several treatments for precancerous lesions that can turn into squamous cell skin cancer.
Most moles are harmless, and rarely become cancerous. However, monitoring them and other pigmented patches is an important step in detecting skin cancer.
Mohs (or Mohs Micrographic) surgery is a precise surgical technique used to treat the most common skin cancers basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Depending on the condition, an autoimmune disorder can affect a variety of organs, joints, muscles or other bodily tissues.
Patch testing is the process that detects allergic dermatitis from some factor that a person has contacted at home, at leisure or at work.
Rosacea can occur in anyone. But, it most commonly affects middle aged women who have fair skin. It can also be mistaken for acne, an allergic reaction or other skin problems.
Sunscreen is safe and can protect your skin against skin cancer and premature aging. However, it is not as effective unless it’s applied correctly. Follow these tips when applying sunscreen: Choose a sunscreen that has an SPF of 30…
Don’t forget…your lips need protection from the sun too! Lips have almost no melanin (the color is derived from tiny blood vessels beneath the skin), .so it’s up to you to protect them. If you don’t regularly wear lipstick,…
Your eyes are very sensitive to UV damage. Wearing a broad-brimmed hat can cut the amount of UV radiation reaching your eyes, and your face. Choose a close-fitting, wrap-around style of sunglasses if you can.. And, make sure that…
Botox is a treatment that temporarily improves the appearance of moderate to severe lines between the brows, on the forehead, and crow’s feet.