General Dermatology

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

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

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

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

Top Treatments for Varicose Veins

Oct 29 2013

No one wants to walk around with dark, unsightly varicose veins on their arms, hands, or legs. Fortunately, there are now many effective treatment options to correct the appearance of these unwanted veins. Let’s take a closer look at the top 4 treatments options for patients with varicose veins. Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy can be performed in … read more

5 Tips for Avoiding Psoriasis Flare-Ups This Fall

Sep 6 2013

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that produces thick red patches on the skin. This condition can sometimes be painful, and can take a toll on your self-esteem.  Unfortunately, psoriasis is also aggravated by colder weather. However, just because the fall is approaching doesn’t mean your psoriasis needs to flare.  Explore these tips and help … read more

Top 5 Patient Questions about Mohs Surgery

Jul 19 2013

Mohs surgery is a popular and effective outpatient treatment option for patients with skin cancer. The surgery is unique in that it targets only cancerous tissue using microscopic examination of the affected area. This treatment is even useful in treating functionally and cosmetically prominent areas, including the genitals, nose, hands, feet, hairline, lips, and eyelids. … read more

States Push for Ban on Teen Indoor Tanning

Feb 22 2012

The Huffington Post is featuring an important story on the dangers of indoor tanning and how some states are trying to limit access of teenagers.  “Lawmakers in Idaho and 17 other states are following the lead of California as they consider new restrictions on the use of tanning beds by teenagers,” the article explains, “to … read more