General Dermatology Services Q & A
What are general dermatology services?
Dr. Brown provides general dermatology services for the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and preventive skin care. General dermatology services offered at Dilworth Dermatology and Laser include:
- In-office treatments
If you have any questions about your skin or a skin condition, you can ask them during your general dermatology appointment. Dr. Brown also gives you suggestions for how to best take care of your skin at home.
What conditions are treated with general dermatology services?
Dr. Brown is an expert in diagnosing and treating skin conditions. A few common conditions that can benefit from general dermatology treatments and services include:
You’re probably familiar with acne: those all-too-common red and white bumps that result from clogged pores in your skin. Acne can be a brief nuisance or long lasting and severe. If your acne won’t go away with home remedies and time, Dr. Brown offers prescription medications and in-office treatments.
Eczema is more than a rash. It is characterized by extremely dry, irritated skin that often itches horribly. It is the result of an overactive immune system, but a visit to Dr. Brown can give you options for treatment and relief.
Rosacea is a skin condition that causes your face to blush easily and appear red. In some cases, the condition comes with breakouts of bumps and severe irritation. Even if your rosacea is mild, you may be self-conscious about the redness that it causes on your face.
Psoriasis is a skin condition that occurs when your cells create new cells too quickly. The old cells gather on the surface of your skin, causing thick, scaly patches on your knees, elbows, scalp, and other areas. These patches can be itchy, painful, or give your skin a feeling of tightness.
When should I make a general dermatology appointment?
You should make a general dermatology appointment any time that you experience an unusual rash or breakout on your skin, especially if it doesn’t seem to go away with home care. If you are being treated for a skin condition, make sure to come back for follow up visits so that Dr. Brown can monitor your progress.
It’s also beneficial to schedule annual skin cancer screenings with Dr. Brown, especially if you are at high risk because of your skin tone, family history, or age. Dr. Brown can help you determine if these checkups are necessary for you. Dilworth Dermatology and Laser does not offer Mohs surgery for skin cancer, but Dr. Brown will guide you to the proper care if you have it.
If you’re overdue for a screening or if you’re experiencing an unusual breakout or rash, call or schedule a general dermatology appointment online at Dilworth Dermatology and Laser today.