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...

Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage
...Dangerous ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays damage skin, which leads to premature wrinkles, skin cancer and other skin problems...

Wrinkle Prevention: Minimize Fine Lines and Maximize Your Youthfulness
The telltale signs of aging skin—wrinkles, puffy eyes, age spots—may start to appear as we grow older...

Smooth Away Your Wrinkles in Minutes: Is Botox Right for You?
Forehead wrinkles...

The Best Tips for Keeping Your Hands Looking Young - Hands Down
...It’s no wonder the skin on our hands becomes thinner, develops wrinkles and sun spots and loses its radiance over time...

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...

Indoor Tanning: Is it Worth the Risks?
...wrinkles, spots and sagging skin), and can contribute to skin cancer...

Hyperhidrosis: There's Help for Excessive Sweating
... Botox Botox, a popular cosmetic procedure known for treating wrinkles, may also be used to safely control hyperhidrosis...

Healthy Tan or Damaged Skin? How to Detect and Prevent Sun Damage
... Wrinkles - As the sun depletes collagen and elastin, the substances that keep skin firm and flexible, skin sags and wrinkles appear which make you look older...

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

Smoking and Your Aging Skin
... Smoking causes biomechanical changes in our bodies that can speed up the normal aging process of the skin, contributing to deep wrinkles and fine lines that make us look older...

Skin Care Basics: Achieving Flawless Skin with a Simple Routine
...Always apply sunscreen to avoid premature aging, wrinkles and skin cancer, no matter what time of the year...

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 and PCA Chemical Peels: Chemical peels can help improve the appearance of dull aging skin by sloughing off older layers of skin revealing beautiful, healthy tissue below...

How to Erase Damage Caused by the Sun
...Unlike natural aging, photoaging causes dry, leathery and discolored skin, as well as deep wrinkles and sunspots...

Anti-Aging Tips and Treatments to Revitalize Your Skin
...It’s a quick procedure that is commonly used to treat frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles...

Rejuvenate Your Skin With Microdermabrasion
... Since this treatment removes the outer layers of the skin, it can reduce the appearance of acne scars, lines and wrinkles, stretch marks, age spots and other imperfections...

How to Treat Facial Scarring
...Dermabrasion is used to effectively reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, enlarged pores and acne scars...

The Benefits of Botox
...It can remove your wrinkles...

Are Fillers Right for You?
...You want to erase facial wrinkles...

Protecting Yourself from the Sun
...Dangerous ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays damage skin, which leads to premature wrinkles, skin cancer and other skin problems...

Preventing Wrinkles
The telltale signs of aging skin—wrinkles, puffy eyes, age spots—may start to appear as we grow older...

How Chemical Peels Can Help 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...

Botulinum toxin therapy
...  When treating fine lines and wrinkles, the dermatologist injects botulinum toxin into targeted muscles on the face or neck...

Chemical peels
...  Whether you receive a chemical peel to diminish signs of aging or treat a skin condition, you can see: Fewer lines and wrinkles...

Tattoo removal
...  2Thinkstock image   References: American Academy of Dermatology, “New and improved laser and light treatments take aim at cellulite, fat, tattoos, wrinkles, and sagging skin...

Dry skin
...Without a change in your skin care, dry air can make fine lines and wrinkles more noticeable...

Dyshidrotic eczema
... Botulinum toxin is FDA approved to treat wrinkles and excessive sweating in the underarms — but not DE...

Skin Care on a Budget
...This helps prevent sun damage that could lead to wrinkles, age spots, or even skin cancer...

Wrinkle Remedies
...Getting a tan from the sun or a tanning bed exposes you to harmful UV rays that can accelerate aging, causing wrinkles, age spots, a blotchy complexion and even skin cancer...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Jowls, slack skin, and wrinkles In menopause, skin quickly loses collagen...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s
... The benefits of healthy skin care habits include: Prevent (or clear up) a blotchy complexion Retain skin’s youthful firmness longer Reduce fine lines and wrinkles Keep complexion looking brighter and younger Avoid leathery skin Reduce skin cancer risk To help you create your own anti-aging skin care plan, you’ll find key healthy skin care habits below...

Skin tightening can diminish loose skin
...A good moisturizer can plump up your skin, making fine lines and wrinkles less noticeable...

Cosmeceuticals and Your Skin
...Cosmeceuticals include: Anti-aging products that can reduce wrinkles, smooth rough skin and brighten skin tone Creams and lotions that can lighten skin Sunscreen What all these products have in common is the ability to change your skin in order to improve its appearance...

Dangers of Tanning
... WRINKLES UV exposure can increase the signs of aging on your skin...

Facial Rejuvenation
... Treatments provided by dermatologists can: reduce wrinkles treat sun damage restore fullness to the skin improve skin tone and the appearance of blotchiness eliminate visible blood vessels HOW DOES A DERMATOLOGIST TREAT AGING SKIN...

Mature Skin
... WHAT CAUSES WRINKLES...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
...UV rays from the sun and tanning beds can cause skin cancer and premature aging, like wrinkles...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
...Examples include: Mohs surgery, a specialized treatment for removing skin cancer; The use of lasers for the treatment of birthmarks, blood vessels, scars, sun damage, tattoos, unwanted hair, and wrinkles; and Tumescent liposuction, a technique developed by dermatologists that removes fat deposits and requires only local Enhancing your skin’s beauty Some dermatologists improve the health and appearance of your skin with a variety of cosmetic treatments, including filling in or smoothing out wrinkles and scars, eliminating spider veins or skin discolorations, laser and light treatments to improve the appearance and texture of your skin, and removing or replacing hair...