Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy, inflamed skin that can often blister, ooze, or scale. Treatments include emollients, topical steroids, antihistamines, prednisone, and immunomodulation treatments.
Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that appears on the skin as thick, silvery, itchy patches. Treatment options include topical steroids, vitamin D topical creams, combination topical treatments, oral immunomodulation treatments, biologic treatments, oral or topical retinoids, or phototherapy.
Many different types of rashes can be diagnosed visually or with a biopsy in which the area of skin is numbed, removed, and sent for processing to determine the best treatment plan.
The two most common types of cysts, epidermoid cysts and pilar cysts (commonly seen on the scalp), can be removed by surgical excision. Draining the cyst may be necessary if the cyst is inflamed.
Skin tags are small growths that appear most often beneath the arms, in the groin area, and around the neck. Treatment options include snip excision, shave removal, or cryotherapy.
A skin lesion is an area of the skin that looks different in appearance than the surrounding skin. A biopsy may be required for diagnosis, which will determine the steps of treatment.
Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by facial redness, prominent facial blood vessels (telangiectasias), red bumps, and pustules. It can be treated with oral antibiotics, topical medications, pulsed dye laser (PDL), or CO₂ fractional laser.
Toenail fungus is a chronic infection of the toenails. Symptoms include yellowing or whitening of the nail bed, nail thickening, brittleness, and nail splitting. A combination of treatments is often used, which include oral antifungals, topical antifungals, and laser treatments.
Warts are benign growths that can occur on any part of the body and can spread with skin-to-skin contact. Treatment options include cryotherapy, cantharidin, shave removal, curettage, pulsed dye laser (PDL), and electrodessication.
There are three primary forms of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. A skin check or biopsy will be performed to determine the type of cancer or pre-cancer and the best approach to treatment. Treatment options include cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen), topical medications, photodynamic therapy (PDT), CO₂ laser, excision, electrodessication and curettage, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 5-Fluorouracil, and imiquimod.