Dermatologists are trained to treat patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly. This includes the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems of the skin, hair and nails. Conditions common among children are moles and birthmarks, dermatitis, acne, warts, vitiligo, insect bites and birth defects.
Mohs surgery involves the systematic removal and microscopic analysis of thin layers of tissue at the tumor site until the last traces of the cancer have been eliminated. The immediate and complete microscopic examination and evaluation of excised tissue is what differentiates Mohs surgery from other cancer removal procedure.
Dermatopathology is the science of interpretation of skin biopsy specimens under the microscope. Dermatopathologists combine clinical information with microscopic findings to render a diagnosis for the dermatologist who performed the biopsy. The dermatologist can then use the biopsy diagnosis to determine a treatment plan for the patient.
As time passes, our skin shows the natural, inevitable signs of aging – wrinkles, sagging, sun damage. Cosmetic dermatology means that you don't have to live with those effects anymore. Non-surgical cosmetic procedures available at our practice allow you to smooth lines and wrinkles, raise sunken areas, reduce blemishes and scarring.