Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office at 781-237-3500 to answer any questions or concerns.

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Dermatology Staff
...Their combined interests include the diagnosis and treatment of skin growths and cancer, pediatric and adolescent dermatology, cutaneous infectious diseases and cosmetic dermatology...

Warts
... Warts: Overview Warts are benign (not cancerous) skin growths that appear when a virus infects the top layer of the skin...

Chemical peels
...If you have lots of sun-damaged skin or precancerous skin growths called AKs, you will likely continue to see new spots and growths on your skin...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
...Many skin growths look alike...

Diabetes warning signs
...Skin tags Many people have skin tags — skin growths that hang from a stalk...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Skin cancer and pre-cancerous skin growths also become more common...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

Seborrheic keratosis
...They differ, though, from these other skin growths...

Common Growths
... Many common skin growths do not require treatment...

Dangers of Tanning
... ACTINIC KERATOSES Actinic keratoses (AKs) are common skin growths that are considered to be pre-cancerous...

Facial Rejuvenation
... Fractional rejuvenation can: minimize the appearance of sun damage, acne scars, and fine lines improve rough-feeling skin tighten skin treat actinic keratoses, precancerous skin growths This procedure does not require any downtime...

Seborrheic Keratoses
Seborrheic keratoses are common benign (noncancerous) skin growths that can occur anywhere on the body...

Skin Cancer
... Actinic Keratoses (AKs) Actinic keratoses (AKs) are common skin growths...