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.
Dr. Chiao joined Contour Dermatology this past summer. Is highly qualified dermatologist with impressive credentials including her Medical Degree from Harvard.
Our Medical Assistant, Lee, demonstrates how to dress an open wound using a “Zinc Wrap”. Zinc plays a major role in regulating every phase of wound healing.
An acquired digital fibrokeratoma, also known as an acral fibrokeratoma because it can also arise on the fingers, toes, knees, and soles in addition to its most common location: the fingers. It appears as a single pink or flesh-colored growth that resembles a horn or…
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…
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.
We’ve expanded our reach to San Bernardino County residents! Our Loma Linda office is open, and we are scheduling patients for appointments.
This cyst looks like a baby lobster and jumps out almost a foot away! Dr. Timothy Jochen removes the little bugger in a hurry!
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.
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.
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.
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder affecting many people. Palmar hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis, causing excessive sweating of the hands.
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.