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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... Acne Boils Chicken Pox Cysts Eczema Hair Conditions Mohs Surgery Moles Poison Ivy Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Scars Shingles Skin Cancers Warts Wrinkles Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Adult Acne: How to Control Blemishes & Breakouts in Your Middle Years
Acne is the most common of all skin disorders, affecting almost everyone at some point in their lives...

Battling Teenage Acne
Acne is by far the most common skin complaint among teenagers, affecting nearly all of those between the ages of 12 and 17 at least occasionally, according to the American Academy of Dermatology...

Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea
...Because rosacea is frequently misdiagnosed and confused with acne, sunburn or eye irritation, a large percentage of people suffering from rosacea fail to seek medical help due to lack of awareness...

Know Your Skin Type
... Oily Skin Types If you have oily skin, you may be more prone to acne due to excessive oil secretions (sebum) on the face...

Diminishing Scars: Professional Cosmetic Treatment for an Improved Appearance
Scars left behind from acne, surgery, chicken pox, burns or other injuries, especially when they appear on your face, can be disfiguring physically and emotionally...

Peel Away Years for a Younger You
If you’re bothered by fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring or an uneven skin tone, or if you are looking for a simple way to rejuvenate your skin, chemical peels may be a good option for you...

Skin Care Tips for Busy Students
...Never pop pimples as this can irritate the skin, make acne worse and increase your risk for scarring...

PRODUCTS
...This starts with Get Skin Ready, an essential step to prevent and control acne, rosacea, skin pigmentation problems, and rough and damaged skin texture...

Could Intense Pulsed Light Therapy Be Your Secret to Flawless Skin?
Many people suffer from acne problems, wrinkles, age spots or skin discoloration...

Cosmetic Treatments
... Benefits of Microneedling: Improves the overall texture and tone of the skin Is virtually pain free Gentle enough for all skin types Minimizes or eliminates acne scars Minimizes or eliminates fine lines and wrinkles Minimizes of eliminates hyperpigmentation and dark spots  VI Peels: The collection of VI Peels are some of the safest and virtually painless peels available that will deliver results in as little as 7 days...

Tackling Irregular Skin Pigmentation
... Sun exposure, acne, genetics and hormonal changes can trigger or worsen irregular pigmentation...

Improve Skin Health with Antioxidants
...It can also help control acne...

How Can Your Dermatologist Treat Your Acne?
Acne is one of the most common and yet one of the most challenging skin problems people face...

Rejuvenate Your Skin With Microdermabrasion
...Of course, if you’ve spent years basking in the sun to get the perfect tan or you had acne as a teenager that has now left scars, you may be looking for a treatment option that will be able to reduce or even get rid of these issues and improve the texture, tone, and overall appearance of your skin...

How to Treat Facial Scarring
... From traumatic injuries to acne, there are a variety of reasons why you may be dealing with facial scars; however, it doesn’t mean you have to live with them for the rest of your life...

Everything You Need to Know about Keratosis Pilaris
... Rough, scaly patches that are sometimes itchy White or red bumps that look like acne Bumps on the arms, legs, cheeks or butt An increase in symptoms during the winter If you’ve said “yes” to any of these symptoms above, then your bumps may be the result of keratosis pilaris...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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