Medical Dermatology



Acne is a chronic condition that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. It can be difficult to control and requires multiple oral medications, topical creams, and chemical peels to avoid acne scarring which can be permanent.

AAD Acne Resources


Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis, also called Solar Keratosis, is a pre-cancerous lesion that can progress to a squamous cell carcinoma. Actinic Keratosis presents as a rough, scaly patch, usually red, brown, pink, or flesh-colored, and develop as a result of years of sun damage.

AAD Actinic Keratosis Resources


Atypcial Nevi

Atypical Nevi are larger than ordinary moles and may have irregular and indistinct borders. Their color may range from light pink to very dark brown. Usually begin flat, but parts may raise above the skin surface. Atypical moles are more likely than ordinary moles to develop into melanoma.

AAD Mole Resources



Eczema is a condition that involves dry, irritated, itchy skin. It can affect any age and is treated with topical creams, oral medications, or injectable Dupixent.

AAD Eczema Resources


Hair Loss

Hair Loss can be caused by age, nutritional deficiencies, thyroid problems, and hormonal imbalances. There are prescription oral medications and topical solutions that can treat these underlying causes.

AAD Hair Loss Resources



Rosacea is a common condition that causes redness, flushing, swelling, and bumps on the skin. It can be treated with topical creams, oral medications, and laser.

AAD Rosacea Resources



Rashes are frequently difficult to diagnose. We work to find the cause of your skin rash whether that be allergic contact dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, drug hypersensitivity reactions or other rare skin conditions.

AAD Rash Resources



Scars can result from acne, rosacea, bug bites, picking, and surgical procedures. Scars are difficult to treat but not impossible. They can be treated using lasers, microneedling, chemical peels, topical creams, and firm massage to lessen their appearance.

Cosmetic Dermatology


Skin Cancer: Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells, which are located in the base of your skin’s outer layer. It is most often a slow-growing skin cancer, although it can sometimes take a more aggressive route. The primary cause of basal cell carcinoma is UV radiation.

AAD Basal Cell Carcinoma Resources


Skin Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the cells located at the very top of your skin’s outer layer. It can be a slow-growing or more aggressive skin cancer. The primary cause of squamous cell carcinoma is UV radiation that penetrates your skin during sun exposure.

AAD Squamous Cell Carcinoma Resources


Skin Cancer: Melanoma

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the pigment-producing melanocytic cells. It is aggressive and life-threatening and can travel to distant sites such as the brain, lymph nodes, and lungs. Melanoma is caused by genetic mutations and UV radiation.

AAD Melanoma Resources



Psoriasis is a multifactorial skin rash that presents with itchy, thick pink spots with lots of white scale. It can be treated with topical creams, oral medications, or injectable medications to achieve clear skin.

AAD Psoriasis Resources

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