Acanthosis nigricans, a condition that causes the skin to become discolored and thickened in the creases and folds of your body, is difficult to treat but can be managed.
Accutane (Isotretinoin) is an oral prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe acne, including cystic or nodular acne.
Acne is a condition that affects the oil glands in your skin and occurs on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders.
Allergy Patch Testing is a treatment used to diagnose any form of contact dermatitis and determine which allergens affect the skin.
Alopecia areata, also known as spot baldness, is a type of hair loss caused by the immune system attacking hair follicles.
Cold sores, which are also called fever blisters, are groups of blisters that appear on the lip and around the mouth.
Contact dermatitis is inflammation of the skin that results from direct contact of a substance with the surface of the skin, possibly related to an allergy.
Dandruff is a condition of the scalp in which causes flaking and itching of the skin.
Eczema is a fairly common condition in which the skin becomes inflamed. It is also sometimes referred to as dermatitis and has many different types.
Not all forms of hair loss are preventable, but there are ways to manage and treat thinning hair on your scalp and body.
Head lice are very small parasites that live on human blood and are usually found on the head, as they are attracted to hair.
Herpes Simplex is a viral infection that is found in cold sores and fever blisters and is contagious even when sores are not visible.
Hidradenitis suppurativa is rare skin condition in which small, painful lumps develop under the skin, usually in areas where the skin rubs together (armpits, groin, between the buttocks, under the breasts, etc.) or in areas near hair follicles where many oil and sweat glands are present.
Hives are a red, raised, itchy skin rash that can be triggered by an allergic reaction, which causes the body to release a protein called histamine.
Melasma is a skin condition that creates the appearance of brown to gray-brown patches of skin, usually on the face.
Milia is a skin condition that causes very small white or yellow-colored cysts to appear in clusters, usually on the eyelids, nose, cheeks, and chin, but these bumps may also appear on other parts of the body.
Atypical moles are also known as dysplastic nevi. They are unusual-looking benign (noncancerous) moles.
Pediatric dermatology meets the special needs of children with such conditions as birthmarks, psoriasis, warts, eczema and other skin disorders.
Photodynamic therapy, or PDT, is a medical treatment that uses a source to activate photosensitizing molecule to treat such conditions as acne and superficial skin cancers including actinic keratosis.
Ringworm is not caused by worms; it is a skin infection caused by a fungus. It can be caused by touching another person who has the infection, or by sharing items that the person has been in contact – such as towels, bedding, chairs and clothes.
Sebaceous hyperplasia is a benign bump on the skin that forms as a result of over-productive oil glands.
Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by a virus that appears on a small area on one side of the face or body.
Skin tags are small, soft skin growths that can occur anywhere on the body but are most common on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds and under the breasts.
Sun damage occurs over time after repeated or extended exposure to the sun. It accelerates the normal aging process as the sun’s ultraviolet light breaks down and damages the elastins in our skin.