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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... Acne Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Boils Cysts Eczema (Dermatitis) Moles (Nevi) Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Skin Exams Shingles Spider Veins Warts Wrinkles Vitiligo Melasma Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

The Importance Of Regular Skin Exams
... Ultraviolet light therapy (in the case of conditions like vitiligo and psoriasis)...

Tinea versicolor
...If tinea versicolor causes light spots on the skin, it can be mistaken for vitiligo...

Vitiligo
Vitiligo: Overview Vitiligo: This skin disease often forms on both sides of the body as shown here on the knees...

Alopecia areata
... People with alopecia areata may have a higher risk for: Another autoimmune disease such as thyroid disease or vitiligo (patches of lighter skin appear) Asthma and allergies, mainly atopic dermatitis (more commonly called eczema) and hay fever (nasal allergies) Having relatives who have asthma, allergies, or an autoimmune disease such as type 1 diabetes   Alopecia areata: Diagnosis and treatment How do dermatologists diagnose alopecia areata...