Dermatology Consultants Blog

  • Vitiligo

    16 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments

    Vitiligo is a disorder characterized by blotches of lost skin color. These blotches appear when pigment cells (melanocytes) in your skin, mucous membranes, and retina are destroyed.

  • Beautiful Legs Year Round

    22 Sep 2017 | 0 Comments

    Don't let spider veins affect your life and confidence. If you’re ready to do away with those unsightly spider veins, Dermatology Consultants can help with Sclerotherapy treatment.

  • Stop Summer Eczema Flare-Ups

    16 Aug 2017 | 0 Comments

    The Lynchburg summers are a welcome, warm time for outdoor adventures and poolside play. But if you’re one of the 30 million Americans suffering from eczema, the warm weather of summer may also bring days of severe itching, burning, and blistering skin. If you have eczema, don’t spend your summer suffering; your local Lynchburg cosmetic dermatologist can help ease the discomfort of this common skin condition.

  • Identifying and Treating Shingles

    01 Aug 2017 | 0 Comments

    If you had chickenpox as a child, the experience probably didn’t leave you with any fond memories. The good news is that the experience is in the past, as chicken pox is not a recurring contagion. The bad news, however, is that hosting the chicken pox virus at any point puts you at risk for getting the Shingles infection in adulthood.

  • The Pitfalls of Flip-flop Season: A Conversation about Athlete’s Foot Awareness

    20 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

    Summer is in full swing, meaning our toes and feet are finally free from the tight constraints of closed toed shoes. Strappy sandals and flip-flops are the perfect way to air out your toes and show off your feet during this time of year. Unfortunately, as you let your toes wriggle free at the local pool, beach, or even the locker room, you are putting yourself at risk for Athlete's Foot.

  • Intense Pulsed Light for Younger, Clearer, & More Vibrant Skin

    27 Jun 2017 | 0 Comments

    Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) can be a fantastic skin treatment option for people interested in improving the appearance of their skin. This non-invasive treatment works gently, safely, and effectively to treat a wide range of skin conditions and irregularities, resulting in skin that’s more youthful looking and vibrant.

  • Acne & Acne Treatments

    26 May 2017 | 0 Comments

    It’s our role to both identify and treat any of your skin-related conditions. We’re capable of treating a wide range of common skin conditions, including acne, the most prevalent skin problem.

  • How to Create Your Daily Skincare Routine

    22 Apr 2017 | 0 Comments

    Typically when a person’s skin looks great, they feel great. So when our skin isn’t doing so well it’s safe to assume that we don’t feel tiptop either.

  • Top 10 Foods for a Beautiful Face

    18 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    Everyone ages, but not everyone ages gracefully. What determines whether you retain your youthful vibrant glow, are the choices you make on a daily basis.

  • Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment

    21 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    Just because you can’t stay indoors all the time doesn’t mean that there is nothing you can do to help prevent skin cancers from forming, or treat the ones that already exist. Here are a few tips for how to keep skin cancer at bay and best treat skin cancer if it has already developed.

  • A Very In-Depth Look at Varicose Veins

    30 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

    Two women walk into a dermatologist office. One would like to see what treatments are available to reduce the look of the large veins in her legs, which prevent her from wearing skirts in the summer. Another has horrible, shooting leg pain that makes it difficult to drive, sit comfortably, or stand for long periods of time. Both women, in fact, face the same issue: varicose veins.

  • What’s The Difference Between Melanoma And Age Spots?

    07 Sep 2016 | 0 Comments

    With age comes change, especially when it comes to your skin. Aside from wrinkles, an unpopular skin change is that of age spots, also referred to as sun spots or liver spots. Age spots can result from long-term sun exposure and actually have nothing to do with your liver. It is not uncommon for these age spots to be confused with melanoma as they sometimes have a similar appearance.

  • Sun Protection Tips for Summer

    23 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

    Summer is just around the corner, and while that means a lot of good times by the water and fun under the sun, it also means a serious threat to your skin: danger from sun damage. Thankfully, there's plenty you can do to protect your skin and keep yourself safe from the sun.