For over 50 years, West Dermatology has offered patients a refreshing balance of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Not only do we treat disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and rashes, but we are amongst the elite group of physicians specializing in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. We focus on the latest procedures, medications and products available to treat disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Whether you are a child, teenager, adult or senior, West Dermatology can help you Love Your Skin.
Medicare and Most Insurance Accepted.
The three most frequently occurring forms of skin cancer include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Learn what to look for and what to do to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
A unique process for the precise removal of skin cancer. This type of surgery has the highest cure rates (98-99%) and preserves the greatest amount of healthy tissue.
Abnormalities of hair and nails
This is a common skin condition known as the early beginnings of skin cancer and is primarily caused by overexposure to the sun. Learn what to look for and how to prevent skin cancer.
Although thought to be an unavoidable roadblock faced by teenagers on the road to maturity, acne affects teenagers and adults alike. Several treatments are available that can clear the skin and ease complexion concerns.
Annual comprehensive skin examinations
One of the most common types of dermatitis (inflamed skin). This noncontagious, allergic skin disease can cause continual, superficial inflammation of the skin.
What may be just another simple case of dry skin may in fact be Psoriasis, a chronic and sometimes painful skin disease. This persistent skin disorder causes the skin to become inflamed, producing red, thickened patches with silvery scales, often called plaques.
It may start as a slight redness that occasionally appears on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead. With the passage of time however, the complexion can become inflamed, the redness become more apparent and blood vessels may be visible.
Children are prone to experiencing some form of skin condition including: cradle cap, skin infections, eczema, warts, hives, poison ivy, impetigo, rashes, sunburn, acne and birthmarks. Learn what can be done to relieve these symptoms.
Sun Damage & Aging Skin
Exposure to the sun without the proper protection can be very harmful to the long-term health of your skin. In fact, 90% of the visible signs of premature aging can be directly associated to the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun.
The Anatomy of Skin
Skin is basically composed of three layers: the epidermis, dermis, and subdermis. Through proper cleansing, moisturizing and protection methods skin can remain healthy for years
West Dermatology of San Diego and Modesto are currently enrolling candidates to participate in the Allergan acne study. Call 1-844-717-0777