Among the several advanced services offered by Contour Dermatology, Hair restoration for men and women is one of Dr. Timothy Jochen’s passions.
Cowden syndrome is a very rare genetic disease classically manifesting as the appearance of multiple hamartomas – a benign (but still problematic) kind of tumor – both on the skin and within internal organs.
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.
The most common complaints we
see and treat at Contour Dermatology are brittle nails, funguses, infections and nail dystrophy – the yellowing, thickening, ridges and misshapen nail beds of the toes or fingers.
Folliculitis Barbae, most commonly known as razor bumps, is a condition that consists of irritated red bumps around the hair follicles, mainly in beard area.
If you’re older than 21 and a woman, it’s likely you have cellulite. Yes, 90 percent of women over 21 and some men end up with cellulite.
Cellulitis is an infection of the deeper subcutaneous layers of the skin with a classic set of signs and symptoms including redness, pain, and warmth, and swelling. (The picture of cellulitis affecting a person’s left leg above shows the redness and swelling, as well as evidence of a bandaged wound on the great toe.)
Whether due to aging, losing weight, or just a bad roll of the genetic dice, no one has ever said they enjoy the look of their newfangled dangle.
Hyperpigmentation occurs when melanocytes (cells that are found naturally in the skin) overproduce pigments known as melanin, resulting in darker tones than the surrounding skin.
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.