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Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma: Generally Just a Cosmetic Issue

By Asheboro Dermatology | December 12, 2017

Dermatofibroma – also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma – is a slow-growing, benign skin nodule that usually develops on the lower legs. Dermatofibromas occur in adults of all ages but…

Pinehurst Dermatologist Lists 5 Skin Care Tips for Athletes - West End

Pinehurst Dermatologist Lists 5 Skin Care Tips for Athletes

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | December 8, 2017

To optimize their performance, athletes routinely spend hours each day training and pushing their bodies to the limit. Surprisingly, the body part is most susceptible to the adverse effects of…

Dermatologist Answers Top 4 FAQs About Warts - Asheboro

Dermatologist Answers Top 4 FAQs About Warts

By Asheboro Dermatology | November 8, 2017

Sometimes, a wart is little more than a minor annoyance that simply goes away on its own. In many other cases, though, warts do not respond to over-the-counter treatments and…

A Dermatologist Explains Melanoma - Thomasville

A Dermatologist Explains Melanoma

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | October 27, 2017

Melanoma cancer is a common form of skin cancer, with approximately 87,110 new cases diagnosed this year alone. The first step to battling this serious illness is to understand why…

Melasma

Melasma And What You Can Do About It

By Asheboro Dermatology | October 2, 2017

Melasma is a darkening of the skin that can result in patches that can be tan, brown or gray. These patches can appear for a number of reasons, including an…

Stanly County Dermatologist Explains 5 Ways to Alleviate Dry Skin - Albemarle

Stanly County Dermatologist Explains 5 Ways to Alleviate Dry Skin

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle | September 29, 2017

If you suffer from dry, itchy skin, you’re not alone. You’ve probably tried a range of treatments on the market, including creams, oils, and face masks. Unfortunately, some of these…

Mohs Examination

What Do You Need to Know About Mohs?

By Asheboro Dermatology | September 25, 2017

Mohs surgery is one of the most effective treatments for some kinds of skin cancer. It has a 98% cure rate for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, according…

Dermatologists Explain 3 Causes of Eczema - Thomasville

Dermatologists Explain 3 Causes of Eczema

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | September 8, 2017

Eczema is one of the most puzzling dermatologic conditions, and dermatologists have failed to identify a direct cause for its manifestation. However, according to the staff at the Dermatology &…

Local Dermatologist Explains Dermatitis & Treatment Options - Albemarle

Local Dermatologist Explains Dermatitis & Treatment Options

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle | August 28, 2017

Dermatitis refers to a condition which causes the skin to become swollen, red, and sore as a result of an external irritant. The professionals at the Dermatology & Skin Surgery…

Skin tags

Embarrassed By Skin Tags On Your Face And Neck? Here’s How Your Dermatologist Can Help

By Asheboro Dermatology | July 31, 2017

Skin tags aren’t dangerous growths, but they are often embarrassing.They tend to appear around your eyes or on your neck where other people can see them. While it isn’t necessary…