Earlobe repair surgery is done to correct torn, drooping or distended earlobes. It differs from otoplasty or ear surgery done to correct oversized, protruding or misshapen ears. This procedure is fairly common. Since the earlobe consists only of fat and skin, it is more easily torn or otherwise … [Read more...]
Treating Skin Allergies
It’s no secret that skin allergies are annoying. They can lead to symptoms such as redness, irritation, swelling and itching. Many skin allergies will clear up on their own over the course of one or two weeks. Still, during that time, you still have to deal with the symptoms. There are certain steps … [Read more...]
What is a Cyst?
A cyst is a round pocket of tissue that can form nearly anywhere on the body or skin. The pocket of tissue forming the cyst will often resemble a sac. It is also common for the pocket to contain liquid, air or another substance. Most of these blemishes are found while examining the body. If the … [Read more...]
The Importance of Scheduling Skin Cancer Screenings
Every time you go to the beach, you probably notice a bunch of people who are covered from head to toe in sunscreen. This is because they are aware of the harmful effects that the sun’s UV rays can have on their skin. The dangers from skin cancer are very real. Just as it is important to protect … [Read more...]
What is Cosmetic Dermatology?
There are a lot of reasons why people go to a dermatologist. Some may see a dermatologist because they are concerned that the mole that just appeared on their face is a sign of cancer. Or they may have a discoloration on their face or a rash that makes them feel uncomfortable. Others go to a … [Read more...]