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.
Leyah Toland joined Contour Dermatology as a receptionist. She answers phone calls, helps patients schedule their appointments with medical providers.
Nurse Practitioner Xarlyn treats Jackie’s acne scars with our Sublative Laser. This is a RF laser treatment for acne scars that stubbornly stick around.
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.
Did you know that there’s an easy way to prevent most of your skin care woes! Yup just one thing…
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.
Blackheads, annoying dark colored blemishes that show exact GPS location of your oiliest pores. No one likes the look of a dirt town development on their face.
Redness. A skin concern that can be indicative of many things including sunburn, rosacea, sensitive skin or an allergic reaction.
Explore the causes and emotional toll of adult acne. With insights from Obagi’s Chief Scientist, Laurence Dryer, Ph.D., discover effective treatments.
With most medical treatments, doctors and their patients must evaluate what we call the risk-benefit equation, and determine if the benefits of treatment outweigh the risks. When it comes to treating a severe form of acne called cystic acne – a condition that causes nodules that turn into painful cysts – the medication Accutane has triggered some controversy about its risks vs. benefits.
The first step is to get the acne under control. For moderate to severe acne, I typically recommend Accutane. It’s a proven therapy and only requires a short course, but has long-lasting results.