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General Dermatology Danville CA

Eczema and Your Skin Barrier

Sep 15 2018

Though it’s sweltering hot outside across most of the country, September marks some big changes that we’re excited about. It’s back-to-school season and time for the weather to start cooling down. Get ready to switch from lemonade to hot chocolate and prepare your skin for cooler weather. Cold, winter skin gets a lot of attention … read more


Seborrheic Keratoses: The Basics

Aug 15 2018

If you’ve found something new on your body, what is your first inclination? After we try washing it off (it could be dirt or makeup, right?), then we head to the internet. Finding something new on your body usually causes a little panic. So many of us fall down the rabbit hole of scary internet … read more


Rosacea Treatment Danville, CA

How To Identify Rosacea

Feb 28 2018

Rosacea is a rather common skin disease that begins to show up in people over 30. It is typified by redness on the nose, forehead, cheeks, and chin. For some people, small red bumps and pimples will develop on those red areas. It can also create a burning sensation in the eyes. Unfortunately, rosacea can … read more


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


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