Cosmetic & Laser Surgery Institute | Medical Dermatology
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Medical Dermatology

Acne

Acne

Acne

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition involving hair follicles and sebaceous glands.

Acne Rosacea

Acne Rosacea

Acne Rosacea

Acne rosacea is a common, chronic skin condition that affects both men and women.

Actinic Keratoses

Actinic Keratoses

Actinic keratoses

Actinic keratoses (AK’s) are pre-malignant changes in the skin characterized by persistent, red, scaly areas.

Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a deformity of the palms whereby the fingers become irreversibly flexed, thereby limiting useful function of the hand(s).

Eczema

Eczema

Herpes Simplex

Herpes Simplex

Herpes Simplex

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are also known as a “cold sores” or “fever blisters.”

Herpes Zoster

Herpes Zoster

Herpes zoster

Herpes zoster, or shingles, is caused by the zoster/varicella virus.

Keloids

Keloids

Keloids

Keloids are scars that overgrow the boundary of an original injury or surgical procedure. However, they may result from acne cysts or even occur spontaneously.

Notalgia Paresthetica

Notalgia Paresthetica

Notalgia Paresthetica

Notalgia Paresthetica (NP) is characterized by itching, burning, pain, tenderness, or increased sensitivity on the skin of the back.

Poison Oak Dermatitis

Poison Oak Dermatitis

Poison Oak Dermatitis

Poison oak dermatitis is the most common skin allergy caused by contact with plants in the western United States.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune disease of the skin and joints, characterized by raised, red patches (plaques) covered with an often thickened  silvery-white scale.

Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer with more than one million occurring in the United States annually.

Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet solar radiation (UVR) causes 90% of all skin cancers and is linked to sunburns and photo- aging.

Warts

Warts

Warts

Warts (verrucae) are caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV).