Medical Dermatology

GoDerm

Got an urgent issue but can’t get in to see your dermatologist?  We hear that a lot!  That is why we created our GoDerm appointments for patients that have an urgent dermatology issue and need to be seen immediately.  These appointments are for one urgent dermatology issue.  This allows us to see our existing patients during the day but also take care of any urgent medical issues our patient may be experiencing.  Learn More

Skin Cancer/Moles

Sun exposure happens in the most unlikely places, and skin cancer can appear in places that have never seen the sun. Prevention with sunscreen, sun avoidance and regular examinations by a dermatologist are your best ally.

If you notice skin changes, such as a new spot or mole, don’t wait. Early detection is crucial. Come in and let us examine you. If you are over 35, an annual comprehensive skin exam is essential to maintaining your health. Village Dermatology boasts innovative technology for treating skin cancer and pre-cancers, including Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy.  Learn More

Rosacea

Early treatment is crucial to curtailing this persistent condition, which causes facial flushing, skin thickening, and may appear like severe acne across the cheeks and nose. Rosacea becomes more difficult to treat over time, so early detection and treatment after a confirmed diagnosis and effective treatment.

At this point in time, there is no cure. However, our trained team of medical dermatology professionals offer the latest treatments on the market to control your condition.  Learn More

Eczema

There are few things in life as uncomfortable as eczema. Dry, itching skin is unnerving and distressing. Know that we stay abreast of current research and treatments for adult and pediatric eczema, offering more options for managing these irritating conditions.

Lifestyle changes to consider? Use fragrance-free detergents, and avoid fabric softeners and dryer sheets. Forgo hot showers and baths, which dehydrate skin. Use gentle cleansers and unfragranced emollients after bathing, such as CeraVe, Aveeno and Cetaphil.  Learn More

Psoriasis 

Psoriasis is caused by an autoimmune response in your body that causes the skin cells to speed up production.  This overproduction results in a build-up of skin cells on the dermis which are scaly and red.  Sometimes referred to as “patches”, these areas can be itchy, painful and embarrassing.  Our medical dermatology professionals stay up to date on the latest treatment guidelines and technologies to help our patients manage this skin condition.  Learn More

Molluscum

Molluscum is caused by a virus which is can spread easily from one person to another.  Generally, the virus is spread from an individual coming into close contact with another person that has an active virus.  Sharing a bath, towel, clothes, or simply skin-to-skin contact with an individual with an active condition can result in transmission of the virus.    Molluscum generally affects children, however, anyone at any age can contract the virus.  The virus is not harmful but can become itchy, inflamed, or infected.  We offer several different options for our patients when dealing with Molluscum.  Learn More

Acne

Acne is one of those ubiquitous skin conditions that seem to affect everyone.   It is the most prevalent skin condition in the United States which is why we specialize in treating this condition.  We understand that while acne is not a harmful condition it is one of the most emotionally disturbing skin conditions today.  That is why we tailor each approach individually to our patients.  Everyone suffers from acne for different reasons.  For some it may be hormonal, for others, it may be excess bacteria on the skin.  That is why we listen to your situation carefully before recommending a treatment option.  Learn More

Sun Damage

Nobody can avoid sun damage over the course of their life.  If you have lived in the South for most of your life chances are you have acquired some form of sun damage up to this point.  Our goal is to treat the sun damage you have accumulated over the course of your life and give you options for minimizing the damage moving forward.   We offer a plethora of different modalities to correct the sun damage you currently have and a roadmap for keeping your results moving forward.  Learn more

Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) affects a small number of patients.  Most estimates have the condition affecting between 2 – 3% of the US population.  It can also affect different parts of the body.  Underarms, hands, and feet are just a few of the more common areas that are affected by excessive sweating.  We understand that for some people this can be a very embarrassing condition to deal with in their lives.  We offer several different treatment options to control this condition.  Learn More 

Warts

Warts are caused by a virus that is spread from one person to another person.  While the actual wart itself is benign (not cancerous), some warts can cause embarrassment depending on the location.  Our dermatology providers are expertly trained in dealing with warts all over the body.  We offer the latest techniques for dealing with this common skin condition.  Learn More

Levulan PDT® – Blue Light Treatment

Levulan PDT® is a great alternative to other methods of dealing with precancers (i.e. freezing).  In an effort to provide the best alternatives to our patients we offer this treatment as another modality to prevent non-cancerous cells from becoming cancerous.  Learn more