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Common Types of Skin Diseases

Your skin performs vital functions you may not even be aware of. It protects you from dirt, debris, bacteria, viruses, and other harmful microorganisms.

Mar 12th, 2020
What Are Actinic Keratoses?

Actinic keratoses (AKs), also called solar keratoses, are abnormal skin areas that are ‘pre-cancerous’ in nature. They usually appear as small rough, red, scaly bumps or patches of skin commonly found on the face, scalp, upper trunk, arms, and hands.

Feb 27th, 2020
Regarding Skin Cysts and What To Do About Them?

If you happen to feel a lump on or beneath your skin, you may have a cyst. These abnormal growths vary in size and shape, and can be due to multiple causes, but quite commonly they develop from the skin.

Feb 11th, 2020
Wintertime Skin Tips

Now that we are solidly into the winter months, it is well about time to offer you some insights and my thoughts on winter and your skin. In our area of the country, warmer temperatures and high humidity are the norms and our skin...

Jan 30th, 2020
Benefits of An Annual Skin Checkup for Cancer

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the time they turn 70? That said however, while skin cancer is a very common type of cancer, fortunately it is most often a very treatable condition, especially when diagnosed early.

Jan 23rd, 2020
Understanding Acne (Let’s Talk A Little About Acne)

One of the most common dermatologic issues people face on a regular basis is acne. It is not only an irritation to deal with, more importantly, but it can also interfere with important events in your life that you want to look your best for.

Nov 14th, 2019
What Can Be Done to Fight Alopecia?

The medical word for hair loss is alopecia. Alopecia is a general term, and, despite incorrect usage of the word by many media outlets, is not a specific diagnosis per-se.

Nov 8th, 2019
An Overview Of Psoriasis

Having a solid immune system is great. But an overactive immune system can trigger all sorts of unwanted changes in the body, including psoriasis.

Sep 24th, 2019
Psoriasis: Causes and Treatments

As the largest organ in your body, your skin has a number of very important functions, including acting as a barrier to protect from infection, helping regulate temperature, and shielding you from the cellular damage caused by the Sun’s ultraviolet rays.

Aug 29th, 2019
How Is Psoriasis Diagnosed?

If you suffer from the chronic condition known as psoriasis, you understand how difficult it is to deal with. Flare-ups of this disorder include flaking, redness, inflammation, itching, soreness, of the skin and thick, white, silvery, or red patches...

Aug 23rd, 2019
What Causes Acne and How to Treat It

Nearly everyone has experienced some form of acne at some point in their lives. The condition is often referred to as acne vulgaris or “common acne” because it affects so many people.

Jul 24th, 2019
What Causes Skin Cancer?

Many people spend most of their time indoors during the cold winter months every year – and when summer comes – they spend hours on end outdoors, enjoying their favorite activities, and often trying to get a ‘perfect tan’...

Jul 10th, 2019
Discussing Warts

Warts are skin growths that usually appear either alone or in clusters on the hands, feet, arms, legs, face, and other places on the body. Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and transmitted via touch, they are typically benign and may occasionally...

Jun 13th, 2019
What Causes Cysts?

There are hundreds of different types of cysts that can appear in the human body. A cyst is a closed pocket that contains fluid or other semi-solid substances.

May 24th, 2019
Medical vs. Cosmetic Dermatology

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the skin. Dermatologists also treat diseases involving the hair, lips, nails, and even the mouth.

Apr 25th, 2019
Common Skin Diseases and What to Look For

The skin is the largest organ of the human body, and it is susceptible to many diseases and conditions. It can also offer warning signs for some very serious underlying illnesses in the body.

Apr 11th, 2019
Welcome To Our Blog

Lakeview Dermatology welcomes you to our blog and invites you to browse around for the latest news in dermatology and more. Thank you for visiting our blog and we look forward to connecting with you.

Feb 11th, 2019