Patient Education

Dealing With Irregular Skin Pigmentation

Brown spots and skin discoloration are frequent complaints for many people. The most common form of irregular pigmentation is hyperpigmentation, a condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal
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What You Should Know About Birthmarks

Learn some fun facts about these common skin blemishes. Birthmarks are extremely common, appearing on about 80 percent of babies at birth. Even if you don’t have a birthmark, chances are good that you
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What You Should Know About Cold Sores

What are cold sores and what can you do to relieve your symptoms? Most people who have had cold sores often know when they are about to appear. The tingling and burning sensation around
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What is Shingles?

What are the symptoms of and treatments for this painful dermatological condition? Did you know that anyone who has had chickenpox is at risk for shingles, and that those over the age of 5
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What is Psoriasis?

What is Psoriasis? Have you been experiencing bumpy, white-scale-topped patches of red skin erupting over certain parts of your body? These itchy, sometimes painful plaques could be the result of an undiagnosed case of psoriasis
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What is Lupus and How Does It Affect Skin

Find out what this autoimmune disorder means for your skin health. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, approximately 1.5 million Americans and five million people globally have some form of lupus. While lupus
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What are Hives?

Discover more about this common skin condition, and what you can do to treat your itchy symptoms. What are hives? What are the symptoms of hives? Also referred to as urticaria, hives are characterized
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What are Spider Veins?

At some point during our lifetime most of us will develop spider veins, those tiny little purple, red or blue web-like lines that are the result of twisted blood vessels. While they can develop anywhere
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Treating Rashes

Rashes will happen to most people at some point during their lifetime, whether it’s from coming in contact with poison ivy while on a camping trip or from an allergic reaction to a skincare product
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The Benefits of Botox

The Benefits of Botox Want to erase the signs of aging this year? Millions of men and women are discovering the benefits of BOTOX treatments. BOTOX is a medicine that is injected into muscles to
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