Monthly Archives: March 2016

Meet the Palm Springs Art Museum 2016

Contour Dermatology, Dr. Timothy Jochen, and Lee Erwin, Executive Director, are sponsoring the 11th annual, Meet the Museum event, Friday, April 8th, 2016!


Telangiectasias are clusters of abnormally dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin that often appear thready or spidery. Telangiectasias are a symptom of underlying venous problems, and thus have many causes.

When found in the legs telangiectasias are usually the result of a […]


Scars form as part of the body’s natural response to healing following damage to the skin. Almost all trauma to the skin results in some degree of scarring except for very minor injuries. Scars are composed of collagen, a fibrous protein found naturally in […]

Hair Loss

Alopecia (Hair Loss)
Alopecia is a word used to describe any kind of hair loss. There are numerous types of hair loss and treatment depends on its cause. Hair loss can be very cosmetically concerning though it can be very difficult to distinguish between the […]

Keloid Scars

Keloids are raised scars that have expanded beyond the boundaries of the original wound. Like all scars they are composed primarily of collagen and are benign. They can, however, become painful, itchy, or be cosmetically concerning. The cause behind keloid formation is not well […]

January 1, 2020