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 Infections Mohs Surgery Moles Poison Ivy Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Scars Shingles Skin Cancers Varicose Veins 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...

Acne
... Acne: Overview Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States...

Acne scars
... Acne scars: Overview If acne scars bother you, safe and effective treatment is available...

Acne products: How to avoid allergic reaction
...The FDA says one of these acne-fighting ingredients may have caused the allergic reaction...

Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin
...Fortunately, acne can often be reduced with simple changes to a person’s skin care routine...

Adult acne
...A treatment that worked so well during our teen years can be useless — or make acne worse...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
...This type of acne causes deep, painful cysts and nodules...

Rosacea
... Subtype 2: Acne-like breakouts Signs and symptoms   Acne-like breakouts, usually where the skin is very red...

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

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

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

How to Shave
...Shaving can irritate your skin, making acne worse...

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...