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Medical Dermatology Specialist

Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology & Skin Cancer Surgery in , & ,

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Medical Dermatology services offered in Ahwatukee , Phoenix and Sun City, Sun City West, AZ

If you notice abnormalities with your skin, hair, or nails, the physicians at Ahwatukee Skin & Laser in Phoenix and Sun City West, Arizona, offer medical dermatology to help cure or manage your condition. Having an annual body scan can detect health risks that your dermatologist can address. To schedule an appointment, call or book it online today.

Medical Dermatology Q & A

What is medical dermatology?

Medical dermatology focuses on medical conditions that affect your skin, which is your largest organ. The practice addresses issues that affect the health and appearance of your skin, hair, and nails. 

The medical dermatologists at Ahwatukee Skin & Laser target the disease aspect to reduce health risks. Your provider recommends that you have a full-body scan every year. They provide a complete exam for skin cancer screening and surveillance and many more conditions. 

What services does medical dermatology offer?

Medical dermatology addresses common issues, including:

  • Skin cancer
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Onychomycosis
  • Rosacea
  • Alopecia (hair loss)
  • Warts
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Rashes
  • Contact allergies

If you have an abnormal condition that causes concern, make an appointment with the team at Ahwatukee Skin & Laser. They provide personal evaluations and offer superior treatment and care for all types of problems, including rare diseases.

What treatments does medical dermatology offer?

The medical team at Ahwatukee Skin & Laser offers a wide range of treatments to manage or cure issues of your skin, hair, and nails.

They provide traditional topical and oral medications for acne that include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, retinoids, and vitamin A derivatives. They also administer nontraditional and alternative options, including deep-pore cleansing, liquid nitrogen therapy, blue light therapy, chemical peels, immune support, probiotics, and herbal therapy.

For alopecia, they have options such as anti-androgen therapy, topical and oral spironolactone, intralesional injections, and hair prosthetic prescriptions. 

They can treat excessive sweating with Botox® injections and nail diseases with topical, oral, and even surgical interventions.

Their treatment for warts involves options like liquid nitrogen therapy, intralesional injections, immune modulation, and they offer painless alternatives for children.

They provide patch testing, sublingual immunotherapy, topical barrier creams, and light therapy for skin allergies.

Your provider tailors treatments to give you specific care for your condition.

Why is medical dermatology important?

In many cases, learning how to check your own body for abnormalities and getting annual checkups with your provider can be life-saving.

The Ahwatukee Skin & Laser team offers thorough education on your disease and guidance on lifestyle modifications that can help you avoid triggers. In addition to conventional treatments, they provide a newer class of drugs known as biologic medications.

Medical dermatology treats skin cancer to eliminate future health risks and complications. The team offers a full complement of treatment methods.

To book an appointment, call or use the scheduling tool today.