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.)
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.
Rhytides is a fancy medical term for a common condition that most of us have! Dr. Timothy Jochen and Jessica to learn more about Rhytides.
Ponce De Leon searched the New World over looking for the fountain of youth, but with the help of your dermatologist, something very close to is found!
We all want that nice sun kissed glow but at what cost? Sun Tanning has been scientifically linked to premature aging & higher incidence rate for skin cancers.
Chicken pox (also called varicella) is a classically childhood skin disease that is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes shingles in adults.
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.
We are often overwhelmed with the sea of products we encounter at our local retail store. They promise to be the newest in skin care but always fall short.
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.