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Medical Dermatology

Dr. David A. Laub offers comprehensive medical dermatology treatments for patients of every age for all skin conditions and disorders. From eczema and psoriasis treatment to family dermatology. The staff at Laub Dermatology provide the highest quality medical dermatology treatment for every skin condition.

Laub Dermatology - Medical Dermatology Overview

 

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, afflicting more than two million Americans each year, a number that is rising rapidly. It is also the easiest to cure, if diagnosed and treated early. When allowed to progress, however, skin cancer can result in disfigurement and even death.

Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It occurs when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells (most often caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunshine or tanning beds) triggers mutations, or genetic defects, that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis encompasses a group of chronic skin disorders that cause an itching and/or burning sensation, scaling and crusting of the skin. Over seven million men and women in the U.S. of all ages have some form of psoriasis.

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Pigmentary Disorders

Melasma is a common skin condition where patches of skin on the face turn brown. The most commonly affected areas are the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead and upper lip. Melasma mostly affects women.

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Acne

Acne affects men and women of all ages, from children and teens to adults. Not only can acne be unattractive, it can also cause permanent scarring and emotional distress.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin disease that causes redness and often small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face. It most commonly affects middle-aged women with fair skin and can be mistaken for acne or other skin conditions.

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Moles

Moles and Atypical Lesions and other birthmarks are pigmented spots or patches of skin that range in color from tan, brown and black (moles) to red, pink or purple (vascular nevi, such as strawberry hemangiomas or port wine stains). Though most birthmarks are benign, they may develop into cancer.

 

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Eczema

Eczema is a term used to describe a group of inflamed skin conditions that result in chronic itchy rashes. About 15 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of eczema, including 10-20% of all infants. Symptoms often include dry, red, itchy patches on the skin which break out in rashes when scratched.

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