Medical Procedures

UVB Light Photo Therapy

What is Narrowband UVB Lightbox? Narrowband UVB is a popular form of phototherapy that can help improve the appearance of various skin conditions. This treatment uses a specific wavelength of ultraviolet radiation to target the affected area. It’s important to note that this treatment is not a cure, but it can effectively manage or enhance […]

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata (AA) is a loss of hair in a circular pattern on the scalp or body. It can occur at any age and affects 1% of the population, most commonly children. The reasons for its development are not fully understood. Although not life threatening, the hair loss can be psychologically traumatic. AA is an

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Patch Testing

WHAT IS PATCH TESTING? Patch testing is a convenient and predictable method of diagnosing allergic contact dermatitis. It involves applying patches to a person’s back or neck. Each patch contains a suspected irritant (allergen) in a small disc or chamber. The chemical or substance on the patch is detected by the skin’s immune system. The

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Discoloration

Schedule an appointment Skin discoloration is a common presenting complaint to the dermatology office. It can be a source of great distress for patients both aesthetically and by creating anxiety about possible malignancy or permanent scarring. Generally speaking discoloration falls into two broad categories: hyperpigmentation (dark or brown discoloration) and hypopigmentation (white or pale discoloration).

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Skin Checks & Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. In the US alone there over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) treated each year in over 3.3 million people. As Americans are living longer it is now estimated that 1 in 5 of them will be diagnosed

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Levulan PDT

Schedule an appointment BLU-U® Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Levulan® Kerastick® (aminolevulinic acid HCl) for Topical Solution, 20% (Levulan Kerastick) plus blue light illumination using the BLU-U® Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator (Levulan PDT) is indicated for the treatment of minimally to moderately thick actinic keratosis of the face or scalp. Actinic keratoses (AKs) are rough-textured,

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Acne Treatment

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions and often causes insecurities and embarrassment. Luckily, now there are many great treatments available depending on the severity of the acne. VISIT OUR ACNE TREATMENT PHOTO GALLERY COMPREHENSIVE ACNE TREATMENT IN NORTHRIDGE AND BURBANK WHAT IS IT? Acne is caused by several factors that usually work

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Omnilux Light Therapy

Proudly Serving The Los Angeles County Area WHAT IS OMNILUX COMBINATION LIGHT THERAPY? Omnilux is a medical device that utilizes LED technology. The Omnilux Combination Light Therapy uses blue LEDs in conjunction with red LEDs to (1) destroy the bacteria responsible for the inflammation (2) stimulate cell growth and (3) decrease inflammation. At the Skin

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin condition that affects over 7 million people in the US. Psoriasis is not contagious, so those with it do not pose a health risk to other people. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT Contact Us WHAT CAUSES PSORIASIS? It is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body’s own immune system is sending out

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Skin Allergy Testing

WHAT IS ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS? This is a skin reaction that occurs when you touch or contact substances that you are allergic to. Your skin can be itchy, cracked, red, sore, and even bleed. The substances that cause this reaction can be an ingredient in your makeup, aftershave, shampoo, jewelry, medication, and clothing. You may

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