Archive for 2019

Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema: Overview What is dyshidrotic eczema? Dyshidrotic (dis-hi-drah-tic) eczema (DE) is a common group of skin conditions in which the skin cannot protect itself as well as it should, so the person often gets itchy, dry skin. DE causes itchy, dry skin. People also develop small, deep-seated blisters, usually on their hands. It’s also…

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Hyperhidrosis

Sweating man

Hyperhidrosis: Overview (Excessive sweating) What is hyperhidrosis (hi-purr-hi-DROE-sis)? This is a medical condition that causes excessive sweating. The word “hyperhidrosis” means too much (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). Excessive sweating happens when a person sweats more than is necessary. Yes, it’s necessary to sweat. Sweating cools the body, which prevents us from overheating. People who have hyperhidrosis,…

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Melanoma Treatment Experts

Melanoma

A melanoma diagnosis can be frightening. Left unattended, this cancer can lead to serious health issues. Fortunately, if caught early, melanoma can usually be successfully treated and removed. Asheboro Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center offers all of the melanoma diagnosis and treatment services that our patients in the Pinehurst, NC, area need. If you’ve noticed…

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MOHS Surgery

Mohs Surgery

Dr. Williams has been performing MOHS surgery for more than 15 years and is a Fellow of the American Academy for MOHS Surgery. MOHS surgery is indicated for more complex skin cancers, based on location/size/type of the tumor. Dr. Williams is also trained and equipped to repair complicated defects that may be left following skin…

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Moles, Cysts & Other Skin Growths

Skin Growths

We are experts in assessing all types of skin growths. If indicated or if the patient desires, we can remove any of these lesions under local anesthetic here in the office. Some patients simply need reassurance that the growth they have is “OK” in terms of safety. Other patients have symptoms associated with these types…

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Skin Cancer Surgery

Surgical Dermatology

We provide the latest in “cutting edge” skin surgery. This includes the removal of skin cancers, atypical moles, cysts and other growths that require more precise surgery with suturing and return of optimal cosmetic and functional outcome for our patients.

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Clinical Dermatology

We evaluate and treat all diseases of the skin. This includes (but is not limited to) acne, psoriasis, eczema, rashes of any type and skin infection. We utilize all of the standard and progressive acne treatments including Accutane (Isotretinoin). Likewise, we treat psoriasis with all of the primary options, but we are also skilled in…

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Scabies

Scabies (from the Latin, scabere, which means “to scratch”) is one of the most common skin conditions in the world. At any given time, over 100 million people throughout the world have scabies. It is caused by a very tiny mite which burrows in the skin. It is easily contagious with skin to skin contact.…

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Liquid Nitrogen Treatment

(Cryotherapy/Cryosurgery) Liquid Nitrogen is a very cold, liquefied gas with a temperature of 321 degrees below zero (Fahrenheit). It is used to freeze and destroy a variety of skin lesions such as certain keratoses (growths) and warts. It stings/burns when applied and sometimes for several minutes thereafter. After treatment, you should expect some variation of…

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Warts

Warts are very common. There are many types of warts. They can occur at any age, but they are especially frequent in children and young people. Technically, they are caused by a virus, and exposure to the virus can occur practically anywhere (e.g. shoes, counter tops, sports equipment, doors, wood, you name it). However, exposure…

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