A rare complication of lidocaine injections in the cheek during dermatologic surgery

Posted on August 10th, 2020

All medications have associated side effects, and injected lidocaine that is used as a numbing agent for many dermatologic surgeries is no exception. Normally, lidocaine is very safe and provides effective anesthesia during office-based procedures. However, a rare and benign complication called “transient delayed facial nerve palsy” after lidocaine injection…read more

How Wearing Masks Effects Our Skin

Posted on August 3rd, 2020

We all want to enjoy daily outdoor activities as safely as possible. Masks and facial coverings, which should be worn properly over the nose and mouth, have become fundamental and ubiquitous methods to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. However, as the summer has heated up, masks can present new…read more

Can self-tanners lead to skin cancer?

Posted on July 15th, 2020

While tanned skin has often been thought of as a symbol of good looks and health, this couldn’t be further from the tooth. A tan is actually a sign of skin cell damage. This damage can greatly increase one’s risk of developing skin cancer and experiencing accelerated skin aging. This…read more

Your Skin & Safety During Covid

Posted on July 13th, 2020

This summer, we’re all trying to find balance between taking precaution and maintaining a sense of normalcy. So we’d like to offer you some tips and reasonable measures that we as dermatologists apply in our professional and daily lives that we feel might be of benefit to you.  Request…read more


Posted on June 26th, 2020

Are your hands often red, cracked, itchy, or even blistered? Our hands get a lot of wear and tear, so it’s no surprise that they bear the brunt of all of our day to day activities. For many of us, extra hand washing and hand sanitizer to prevent spread of…read more


Posted on June 17th, 2020

With the many different skin tones that exist in people, one thing is constant: white patches are never normal. Vitiligo has been recognized and documented for thousands of years, and it can happen in all races and colors. Having this condition can mean that you and relatives might be at…read more

Understanding warts

Posted on June 15th, 2020

Men, women, and children with skin-colored bumps and lesions on their hands or elsewhere may be wondering what they are experiencing and if it needs medical attention. In most situations, these imperfections are essentially warts. Warts are a growth that can develop due to a virus in the skin known…read more

Soften up Dad’s Tough Side

Posted on May 28th, 2020

How can skin discoloration be treated by a professional?

Posted on May 15th, 2020

Men and women in the area of California who are concerned about discoloration that has developed on the skin will want to work with the team of the Skin and Beauty Center to receive a proper diagnosis and discuss appropriate treatment options. Our professionals can educate patients on the cause…read more

Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on May 6th, 2020

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month in America. Education, prevention and early detection can lower the new diagnoses and fatality rates of this horrible disease. Did you know skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world? In the U.S., skin cancer kills two people every hour, according…read more

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