Stretch marks occur during sudden changes in body size, such as during pregnancy, puberty, or rapid weight-gain. There are several things you can do to help.
Although Seborrheic Keratoses are often confused with warts, they are quite different. Seborrheic keratoses are non-cancerous growths of the outer layer of skin. There may be just one growth, or many which occur in clusters.
We’ve expanded our reach to San Bernardino County residents! Our Loma Linda office is open, and we are scheduling patients for appointments.
An ulcer is an open sore in the skin or mucous membrane that is resistant to healing. This reduced healing is due to a decrease in circulation to the area.
We all have scars. Some are just more visible than others. Sometimes visible scars can create wounds inside as they affect a person’s image of themselves.
Pigmentation after an acne lesion is common in darker skin types; and is often confused as a “scar”. Hyperpigmentation does not have texture, it only has discoloration.
Contour Dermatology has well over a dozen treatments that can help you improve the appearance of a scar. Of course the solution that’ll work best for you depends on your particular type of scarring and its severity.
Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the organism Haemophilus ducreyi – a bacteria. The hallmark of this disease is an exquisitely painful ulcer on the genitals.
Dr. Chiao joined Contour Dermatology this past summer. Is highly qualified dermatologist with impressive credentials including her Medical Degree from Harvard.
Nevus Spilus may sound like the name of some celestial star or newly discovered planet, but it simply means a brown or dark speckle or group of…
Vasculitis occurs because of damage to the blood vessels in the skin. This can appear as small red-purple spots or bumps on the lower legs.
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.