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General Dermatology

Aging Hands

May 2 2017

Look at your hands. Is the skin thinning? Do you see a bunch of brown spots cropping up? You are not alone. While we pay lots of attention to our face many people ignore their hands but for some it can make them look older. Most of the changes are from sun damage as well … read more


A Guide to Skin Cancer Screening

Mar 22 2017

When it comes to skin cancer, prevention and early detection are crucial. While skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and diagnoses continue to rise, it is also preventable and highly curable in most cases if detected early enough. Seeking shade, wearing dark, tight-woven clothing and daily use of sunscreen SPF 30 or … read more


Living Well With Psoriasis

Jan 30 2017

Psoriasis is an unpredictable and irritating skin disorder in which skin cells multiply faster than usual, causing raised, red plaques covered with white scales. These typically appear on your knees, elbows and scalp, although they can also occur on your palms and soles of your feet. Even if you manage your psoriasis carefully, there are … read more


The Mystery of Recurring White Spots

Jul 22 2016

Last week I saw a young couple John and Debbie who came back from a vacation in Cabo. They came to see me because shortly after returning from vacation Debbie noticed white spots that seemed to appear out of nowhere all over John’s back. They reported a similar phenomena last year when they returned from … read more


Melanoma Awareness

Apr 12 2016

Let’s face it most men (including me) hate to go to the doctor. It often takes a great deal of pushing and prodding. Luckily for David, he listened to his wife who had been nagging him to come in for a skin check. Reluctantly he scheduled an appointment for a skin cancer screening. He was … read more


Hyperhidrosis

Mar 8 2016

Last month I saw Sam (not his real name), an executive at a major company. Sam is used to being in the public eye and he takes most things in stride. He was somewhat embarrassed to see me for his problem. He noticed that over the past three years he has had worsening of the … read more


Top 4 Treatments for Vein Removal

Jan 29 2015

For those with noticeable and unsightly veins in their lower extremities, there are a few options in vein removal treatments. The severity and prominence of the veins will determine which procedure is best for successful removal. Each of the following vein removal treatments vary in effectiveness as well as recovery time and level of pain … read more


Four Tips for Avoiding Rosacea Flares

Nov 25 2014

Rosacea is a common, chronic skin condition characterized by the appearance of bright red patches or pimples on the face. It may also occur on the neck, ears, or scalp. Rosacea can be triggered by a number of different factors, including eating certain foods, using certain household items, and even changes in the weather. While … read more


Psoriasis in the Summer

Jul 29 2014

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes patches of dry, scaly, itchy, red and irritable skin.  While the summer months generally mean relief for those suffering from psoriasis, too much sun can cause psoriasis symptoms to worsen. Here are some helpful tips on how to take the best care of your skin this summer to … read more


What is Juvederm Voluma™?

May 2 2014

These days, men and women want to look and feel as young as possible. Injectable dermal fillers are a great way to  add volume and shape to the face, especially around the cheeks and the chin. Juvederm Voluma™ is a new, FDA-approved gel filler that’s designed to make a person’s skin look and feel significantly … read more


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