Dermatology is the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. It also deals with disorders of the mucous membranes (such as the mouth and external genitalia) and superficial vasculature (such as spider veins and vascular birthmarks).
In general, this is the surgical treatment of dermatologic disorders (for example, excision of skin cancers, cysts and moles).
This specialty deals with the microscopic diagnosis of tissue removed in a skin biopsy.
This is a specialized technique of removing skin cancers which combines the skills of dermatologic surgery and dermopathology to achieve high rates of cure for certain skin cancers. Our office is one of 30 centers nationally which provides specialty training to dermatologists in this field.
We use two types of laser. The CO2 laser is used for the removal of a variety of skin lesions, including warts. The Candela tunable dye laser is used for removing or fading certain vascular disorders such as “port-wine” birthmarks.
This is a procedure in which a small amount of a sclerosing solution is injected into spider veins on the legs to make them less visible.
Microdermabrasion, Vita Peel, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), Dermal Fillers, Botox, IPL/Blu-Light, Sclerotherapy