Facial Veins & Rosacea

Patients often complain of redness on their cheeks and forehead and small blue veins around the nose, mouth and lower eyelid areas.  It’s essential we work with the patient to develop an accurate diagnosis. Treatment protocols differ with each conditions though numerous problems that are NOT rocacea may cause redness and increased facial veins may lead patients to an inaccurate diagnosis. Rosacea…

Skin Cancers in Men

Tooth Paste – Deodorant – Sunscreen          Gentleman,  make all three part of your daily morning routine. Dr. Goldberg recommends a simple daily regime to reduce skin cancers.  Apply the sunscreen every day.  Make it simple by making it part of your morning routine.   Men commonly brush their teeth and use deodorant.  Well, by simply adding the use of sun screens every day…

Eczema

Eczema is a term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema. Atopic refers to a group of diseases with an often inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions, such as asthma and hay fever. Eczema affects about 10% to 20%…

Oily Skin

What causes oily skin? There can be several factors: 1. Genetics. When oily skin runs in the family, chances are that every member will have larger sebaceous glands that produce excess oil. Any skin that’s genetically oily is more likely to include clogged pores and breakouts. 2. Overuse use of skin care products. In the quest for younger-looking, smoother, clearer skin, patients…

Wrinkles

The facts: #1)  Wrinkles form as the skin ages due to solar exposure, environmental changes, stress and your personal biology. #2)  Real changes occur in the skin including thickening of the epidermis (bad) and thinning of the dermis (bad).  What we want is a thin epidermis and a thick, viable, plumb collagen and elastin filled dermis that is well hydarated. #3) There…

Dry Skin

Dry Skin vs. Dehydrated Skin Dry Skin is a skin type, meaning someone has a genetic predisposition to this, rather than a skin condition that has been caused by eternal or internal elements. An individual with dry skin has inadequate oil production as well as a lack of hydrolipid film which in turn can present the individual’s skin as tight or dull…

Hyperpigmentation

Many forms of hyperpigmentation are caused by an excess production of melanin. Hyperpigmentation can be diffuse or focal, affecting such areas as the face and the back of the hands. Melanin is produced by melanocytes at the lower layer of the epidermis. Melanin is a class of pigment responsible for producing color in the body in places such as the eyes, skin,…

Sensitized

Sensitive Skin ____________________________________________________ The simple version Sensitive skin is very common. It is easily irritated skin with apparent redness. What it is: It is two things: Sensitive skin is easily irritated, red and reactive. Sensitized skin has itching, burning, and textural issues. _____________________________________________________________ The Details Sensitive Skin is a common skin complaint among some patients as they complain of easily irritated skin,…

Acneic Skin

Acne is the most common skin condition, affecting virtually everyone at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by many different factors, including hormone fluctuations, irritants, illnesses and certain medications. Acne ultimately results in an overproduction of sebum, a buildup of dead skin cells and an accumulation of bacteria. Some people experience mild noninflamed acne called acne simplex, while others…