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FAQ

+What insurance do you accept?
We currently accept all major insurances including Medicare and  Medicaid.
+Do you take care credit?
Yes
+What payment options do you accept?
Cash, Credit/Debit Card, Checks and Care Credit
+With your skincare products, why do you prefer these products to others?
With so many skincare products on the market, it’s hard for a consumer to know what’s really worth the investment. We believe that to invest in a skincare product, it should have significant clinical studies to back up the claims. That’s why we carry exclusively clinical skincare products that are proven effective in treating each unique skin condition. 
+Why do you believe dermatology is important?
Our skin is the largest and fastest growing organ of the human body. Our skin’s appearance can often be a window to our inner health. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer – easily treated and avoidable with proper checkups and skincare regime.
+What is the main cause of eczema?
The specific cause of eczema is still unknown, but many believe it develops due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
+Does eczema ever go away?
It’s unknown whether or not your eczema will ever fully be treatable, your symptoms may however lessen as you get older.
+What helps clear eczema?
Hydrocortisone steroids can be prescribed to help relieve itching and reduce inflammation. There are oral medications that may be prescribed as well. A change of diet and lifestyle may be suggested also.
+What causes your hair to fall out?
Hair loss can be tied back to a hormonal change in the body.
+Is hair loss reversible?
Genetic balding cannot be reversed, temporary hair loss due to poor nutrition or stress can be.
+How can I prevent hair loss?
In order to prevent hair loss, it’s important to take a multivitamin with biotin, iron, zinc, and vitamin e. Maintaining a proper exercise and diet regime as well as limiting stress can play a vital role in preventing hair loss.
+What does skin cancer look like?
Early stage skin cancer can present itself as a firm red nodule, a scaly growth that bleeds, or a sore that doesn’t heal. It’s also important to watch for moles that appear abnormal in shape or dark in color.
+What causes ridges in your nails?
Ridges in your nails can be caused by a number of things, including skin dryness, eczema, psoriasis, or vitamin deficiencies such as low protein, calcium, zinc, or vitamin A. Drinking water and taking vitamins may significantly improve the quality of your nails over time.
+Can fungal infections be cured?
Yes, with two to three months of antifungal pills you can cure a fungal infection. It’s more effective than topical treatments, but either could be successful.
+What causes nail disease?
The main cause of nail disease is a fungal infection. Other, less common, causes could be thyroid disease, diabetes, psoriasis, or lung disease.
+How serious is skin cancer?
If caught and treated early, melanoma is easily treatable. If left untreated it can be fatal.
+How quickly does skin cancer grow?
It can spread quite quickly. In a matter of 6 weeks, untreated melanoma can become fatal.
+Can psoriasis be cured?
There are many ways to relieve the symptoms but no actual cure for psoriasis.
+How do you stop psoriasis from spreading?
There are many things you can do to help prevent the spread of psoriasis. Healthy diet and lifestyle, avoid smoking and alcohol, decrease stress, get enough sleep, and use prescribed lotions and medications.
+How do I know if I have psoriasis?
There are many common factors that come with psoriasis. If you’re experiencing patches of red inflamed skin or itchy patches of skin that crack and/or bleed than you should see a doctor to be diagnosed.