Acne is the most common condition that cuases blocked pours, pimples cysts, and other lesions on the skin. Acne is not life-threating, but can lead to physical disfigurement and emotional stress. There are several effective treatment methods available to help improve the appearance of the skin and prevent future breakouts. By creating a regimen tailor-made for your skin, we strive to keep you acne free while avoiding unwanted side effects such as redness, flaking and skin irritation.
Eczema is a group of skin conditions which result in chronic itchy rashes. It affects nearly 15 million people across the US, including 10 to 20 percent of all infants. There are various types of eczema, therefore proper diagnosis is essential to treating this condition. Your advanced Carlisle Derm Care team will work with you to design a skin care regimen that both clears your eczema and keeps it from flaring in the future.
Melasma is a common skin problem. It causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. Most people get it on their cheeks, bridge of their nose, forehead, chin and above their upper lip.
Melasma can fade on it’s own, however there are topical medications that can help with the process.
A fungal nail infection occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail or toenail. A nail with a fungal infection may turn yellow, get thicker, or crumble, split and separate from the skin.
Treatments include nonprescription antifungal medicine that comes in creams, lotions, or nail polish. Stronger medications may be prescribed by your doctor.
Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin condition that involves a rapid product of skin cells that build up on the surface of the skin from scales, patches and other unwanted symptoms. There are over seven million people in the US who are affected by this skin disease, including men, woman, and children of all ages.
Treatment for psoriasis aims to help clear the skin of current symptoms and to interrupt the abnormal cycle that has caused an increased production of skin cells. Treatments can be done through topical, oral medication, light therapies or a combination of the three.
Rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects about 14 million Americans. It causes redness and swelling on the face and may also affect the scalp, neck, ears, check, back, and even the eyes. Symptoms range from red pimples, lines, to visible blodd vessels.
Treatments may include topical or oral medications. Several types of lasers can rduce the redness and broken blood vessels associated with rosacea.
Warts are normally non-contagious skin growths caused by viruses. Different warts respond to different types of treatments. Some warts may go away on their own. Salicylic acid products which are in the forms of drops, gels, pads, and bandages may effectively treat many warts by dissolving the cells harboring the virus. Other warts may need to be treated via cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen), electrodesication or laser surgery.
Whether from an injury, surgery, or skin problem such as acne, scars are something that almost everyone has to deal with at some point or another.
Treatment for scars may include topical serums, a series of in-office laser treatments, dermal fillers, fat injections or a combination of these. Our medical staff will provide patients with a complete treatment plan to help repair the scar.
There are nearly one million Americans who are diagnosed with skin cancer each year making it the most common type of cancer in the country. Although anyone can get skin cancer, the risk is higher if you have fair skin that burns easily and have significant sun exposure.
The two most common kinds of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. These are generally slow growing cancers. Dr. Ngo specializes in Mohs Surgery which is the gold standard treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers.