Posts by Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End

7 Causes of Skin Discoloration

7 Causes of Skin Discoloration

Discolored or inflamed skin is caused by a variety of conditions and presents an array of symptoms, such as peeling, cracked patches, birthmarks, or skin cancer, which must be treated by a dermatologist. Disease, illness, poor circulation, or overproduction of melanin (pigment) are common culprits. Here’s a quick guide to skin discoloration and what causes…

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What Is a Skin Tag?

What Is a Skin Tag? Pinehurst

Skin tags are tiny benign growths on the skin and most commonly appear on the armpits, thighs, eyelids, neck, and groin. Some tags are smooth and round while others are more wrinkly. They can resemble the color of your skin or be a little darker. These tags are usually nothing to worry about and can…

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3 Types of Acne Treatments

3 Types of Acne Treatments - Moore County

Acne breakouts are often frustrating, embarrassing, and can even cause permanent scarring. To avoid these situations, talk to a dermatologist for possible acne treatments as early as possible. If you’re in search of a dermatologist in North Carolina, turn to the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in West End near Pinehurst, NC. They can help…

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6 Melanoma Treatment Options

6 Melanoma Treatment Options - Pinehurst

Melanoma is a very serious form of skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2016, about 76,380 new melanomas will be diagnosed, and over 10,000 people will die from the disease. If caught early enough, however, melanoma can have an excellent cure rate. A qualified dermatologist or healthcare professional at the Dermatology &…

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