TweetIt is simply amazing to read the list of things that a modern dermatological practice like Manhattan Dermatology & Laser Center can handle. From cancer and acne to stretch marks and toenail fungus, practices like this make a point of being a sort of “one stop” location for their patients. Need proof? Manhattan Dermatology & [...]
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TweetMost skin conditions are temporary and don’t require the care of a dermatologist. If a skin condition, like a rash, persists for longer than two weeks your primary care physician may refer you to a dermatologist. Dermatologists specialize in diseases of the skin. There are times when a rash or skin irritation can signal a deeper [...]
Tweet1. A persistent rash which lasts for more than two weeks can signal a serious health problem. A dermatologist can examine rashes and often pinpoint the cause. If a rash or skin condition responds to over the counter medication, but recurs, it should be seen by a dermatologist. 2. A chronic skin condition like acne, eczema or [...]
TweetIn the last twenty years, there has been a proliferation of tanning salons. These salons offer tanning beds which use ultraviolet light. Ultraviolet or UV light is the light emitted by the sun which causes the skin to darken or tan. It also is the leading cause of skin cancers, like squamous cell, basal cell and [...]
TweetThe skin is the largest organ in the body. It is also the most visible. Dermatologic services are performed for both therapeutic and cosmetic reasons. In addition to the skin itself, dermatologic surgery can be used to treat conditions of the nails, hair, veins and mucus membranes. Therapeutic surgery is performed for medical reasons such as the removal of a [...]