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What Is General Dermatology?

At Precision Dermatology and Skin Surgery in North Florida, we work with only the best general dermatology experts. A dermatologist is a physician who specializes in treating diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Dermatologists are also certified by the American Board of Dermatology after extensive education and medical residency. They are highly trained to treat a wide array of skin disorders, from acne, warts, and skin rashes to chronic skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis.

Dermatologists are good diagnosticians and can distinguish between conditions with similar symptoms but require different treatments to achieve optimal skin health. Today, many dermatologists are also well-versed in cosmetic dermatology procedures to help improve the appearance of skin as we age. This unique understanding of skin health, combined with an artistic eye toward maintaining a vibrant appearance, is why our dermatologists are the best choice for caring for your skin.

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Anatomy of the Skin

Did you know your skin is the largest organ in your body? This protective layer shields against heat, light, the environment, injury, and infection. Your skin helps regulate the body’s temperature, stores water, fat, and Vitamin D, prevents entry of bacteria, and acts as a sensory organ. Our staff can help you get answers like this and more once you arrive at our top-of-the-line facilities.

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Skin Care Topics

Get all the information you are looking for on the following topics and more. The Precision Dermatology and Skin Surgery staff only the best, well-trained, and qualified physicians to get you the answers you need now. Learn more about some popular skin care topics, including the following:

  • Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions
  • Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions
  • Skin Cancers
  • Skin Care Basics
  • Sun Safety
  • Tanning Beds
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Skin Conditions

Your skin faces all the elements of the outside world, and sometimes conditions develop with exposure. Whether the condition you are experiencing is on the surface or underneath, we can help develop a treatment or cure for all of the following:

  • Acne
  • Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin
  • Blisters
  • Eczema (Dermatitis)
  • Head Lice
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts
  • Melasma
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Rosacea
  • Scleroderma
  • Vitiligo
  • Wrinkles
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Skin Growth

Skin growths occur naturally but can lead to more significant problems if not handled properly and swiftly. Allow us to inspect them and create a plan for treatment or removal for the below items:

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Moles (Nevi)
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Warts
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Skin Infections

When germs enter your body through a cut, wound, or break, an infection can impact your body. If you do not get it treated, it has the potential to spread, leading to sickness, infection, or worse. We’ve helped North Florida residents with the following skin infections:

  • Boils
  • Candidiasis
  • Cellulitis
  • Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster)
  • Erysipelas
  • Folliculitis
  • Granuloma
  • Herpes Simplex Virus
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Lyme Disease
  • Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Scabies
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Reach Out to Precision Dermatology

If you are suffering from any of the issues listed above, it is time to contact the professionals at Precision Dermatology and Skin Surgery. Our experts help you cure or treat the diagnosis and develop the perfect plan to prevent any further issues. We assist in getting amazing, youthful, and glowing skin again. Call to schedule an appointment, and we may be able to get you seen today!

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