More than half of Americans ages 14 to 49 have had cold sores. The good news is we have effective ways to treat the herpes simples virus (HSV), their cause.
Skin cancer is among the most diagnosed cancers each year that, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, affects one in five people in their lifetime. While some types of skin cancer can be treated effectively, other types, particularly melanoma, can be fatal. Types of Skin Cancer The three commonly diagnosed cancers are Basal Cell […]
Warts are small, usually painless skin growths caused by an infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). We have treatment options.
Nima Skin institute describes Shingles, its symptoms, available vaccines, and treatments.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition Although there is no cure, there are treatment options. Speak with us 312 266 NIMA (6462)
There are many different skin conditions. Some are classified as rashes and others are chronic skin conditions that need to be managed, sometimes lifelong. Important! It is important to seek immediate medical attention if you have one of the following: A rash all over your body Fever with the rash Sudden onset rash that […]
Summertime, and it’s time we talk sunscreen. As a dermatologist, this is something I discuss with my patients all the time. If you’ve been in the office, I’m sure you’ve heard me say that using sunscreen of at least SPF 30 everyday—rain or shine, summer or winter—is extremely important. About UVA/UVB rays The sunlight that […]
Cancer Survivors In June, many disorders affecting the skin have designated days or even devote the entire month to educating the public and fighting the disorders. Many even have created world-wide efforts to bring awareness and debunk myths and stigmas. Here is a summary of skin disorders highlighted this month. Acne Awareness June is National […]
The first Monday of May is Melanoma Monday, designed to raise awareness about the dangers of melanoma, which is an aggressive form of skin cancer which often develops from an existing mole. If left untreated, melanoma can spread rapidly to other areas of the body. Did you know that melanoma: is the most deadly form […]
As our cold, winter weather drags on, you might be finding your hands getting drier and drier. A major cause is the lower humidity outside coupled with the dry inside heated air. Patients often complain about cracking, irritation, redness, and even scaling and bleeding. But, this doesn’t have to be the case. Here are four tips […]