The hair loss of alopecia areata, skin depigmentation of vitiligo and skin lesions of psoriasis are conditions that affect a person’s body but their wellbeing.
It happens to all of us unfortunately. The years creep up and suddenly the image reflecting back from the mirror isn’t as smooth or fresh as we’d like it to be.
Congenital is a word that means “present from birth” while a nevus is the medical term for a mole. Therefore, a congenital nevus is a mole that was present on the body from birth.
Welcome Phi-Yen “Mimi” VuTran, PA-C. Mimi is the first physician assistant to work with Contour Dermatology. Voted Best of the Desert, Best PA in 2022.
Contour Dermatology is coming to La Quinta! If you haven’t noticed our logoed sign on Jefferson Street yet, you will soon see progress on Jefferson Street.
Cutis marmorata is the name given to a skin condition which appears as a faint, lacy, and red/blue pattern. The image shows the affected areas outlined in red.
Prior to joining Contour, Gina
worked for AAA. She holds a
BA in Workforce Education and
Development from Southern
VelaShape III is a non-invasive body shaping treatment used to reduce cellulite, as well as slim and smooth the area…
Short skirts and maybe even crop tops have found their way back into your wardrobe thanks to the cellulite-banishing and toning powers of this completely non-surgical device. Did you know it can also improve skin sagging along the neck and chin to create a more toned and natural-looking neckline?
The word “nevus” is a synonym for the word “mole”. However, an epidermal nevus is a special kind of mole that does not look like the typical small moles almost every person has.
Becker’s nevus is an uncommon (but not rare) benign skin lesion. “Nevus” is another word for a mole and as such this growth appears as a very large and irregularly shaped mole. Which can be present at birth but most appear in puberty.
If you live in the desert, you are bound to encounter one of these plants eventually, however there are ways to prevent injuries when you do.
What gets Dr. Jochen up each morning is not just a mission, but a passion to cure skin diseases and make people look and feel beautiful.
Dr. Timothy Jochen extracts a lipoma that looks like a lobster! Watch as this huge lipoma is skillfully extracted and the would is sutured by the surgeon.