Becker’s nevus is an uncommon (but not rare) benign skin lesion. “Nevus” is another word for a mole and as such this growth appears as a very large and irregularly shaped mole. Which can be present at birth but most appear in puberty.
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist, discusses how Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy treats pre-cancerous actinic keratoses as well as acne.
Actual Contour Dermatology Mohs Micrographic Surgery before and after photos. Dr. Timothy Jochen is a Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery specialist.
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.
Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
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.
Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
Slather the Sunscreen & Protect Your Skin, You May Prevent Skin Cancer & Look Younger! Newer FDA labeling requirements make it easier to choose a sunscreen.
Let’s talk about sun safety: Tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and what to look for in sunscreen – just one part of prevention.
The goals of Mohs surgery are two-fold – cancer clearance and skin preservation. The amount of tissue that is required to be excised is minimized.
Of course, we’d all prefer our skin to be smooth, but aberrations do occur. Two of the more common skin conditions are seborrheic keratosis and skin tags.