Patient Education


Welcome to the Patient Education page. Here you can learn more about common skin conditions and how they can be treated. If you have any questions about a condition, please call and make an appointment so we can help you.


Acne is a long-term skin disease that is composed of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples and greasy skin. It occurs on the oiliest parts of the body including the face, upper chest area and back. While the process may be long, acne can be treated. What Causes Acne? Acne...

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Moles are usually brown or black and they are growths that can appear anywhere on the skin, either alone or in clusters. There are two different groups of moles, the first being Congenital Nevi which are moles that are present at birth. Moles can develop into skin...

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Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that lasts for most of an individual's life. It has the appearance of dry, flaky patches of skin that are itchy and usually cause red discoloration around the skin. The severity of cases range from small patches of skin to complete...

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A rash is any type of change that occurs on the skin that affects the normal color, texture or appearance of the skin. Rashes are caused by many different factors, therefore treatment options vary. What causes Rashes? Rashes vary greatly and can be caused by a...

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Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness to the facial area, as well as tiny red bumps. In the majority of cases of people with rosacea, only the face is affected, but in more severe cases, the eyes can be affected as well. While rosacea can affect people of...

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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a cancer that forms from the inside of the skin. The most common types of skin cancer are the following: Basal-Cell - this type of skin cancer is often not fatal and does not spread, yet it grows at a shorter rate and damages the skin tissue surrounding...

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Warts are small growths that are typically found on the hands or feet, but can be found in other areas as well. They can resemble a solid blister-like growth as well as a cauliflower-like growth. The most common types of warts are: Common Wart: a wart with a rough...

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While wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process, they make some individuals feel uncomfortable with their appearance. When elastic and collagen fibers are injured and the skin incorrectly repairs those fibers, wrinkles occur. What causes Wrinkles? Wrinkles can...

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