Dermatology

Dermatology Services
Prevention & Treatment

At Revitalize! CNY, our board-certified providers are experienced and certified in the diagnosis and treatment of all dermatological conditions and also provide thorough preventative full skin cancer screenings. People suffer from various skin conditions caused by numerous underlying factors and with careful analysis and history taking, we are able to provide the ideal treatment plan.

Whether you have acne, a rash, hives, psoriasis, spider veins, hair loss, or other skin concerns, we are here to provide you with the best possible care with the most advanced and current solutions. There’s no need to feel self-conscious about your skin and there is no need to wait 3-6 months for a concern that you have today. Please call us to set up an appointment and protect the skin that you’re in.

Acne Treatments

Acne is the most common and infuriating skin condition, afflicting people of all ages and ethnicities. Most people experience acne breakouts at some point in their lives, usually in the adolescent years. However, individuals with acne-prone skin find no relief from acne breakouts even in their adulthood. Acne breakouts can happen in the chest, shoulders, back, neck, arms, and face. Besides the aesthetic component, acne breakouts also cause discomfort, inflammation, and leave acne scars. That’s why it’s crucial to seek acne treatments and preserve your skin quality.

Acne breakouts can happen because of various reasons, including inflammation, abnormal skin conditions, excessive oil production in your skin, and the presence of P. acnes bacteria. Long-term and effective acne treatments depend on identifying the precise root cause of your acne breakouts to curate the ideal treatment plan. Once we identify the root cause of your breakouts, we help you gain complete relief with a modification of your hygiene regimen, over-the-counter skincare products, and other prescription medications. We also use peels and laser treatments to remove acne.

Eczema Treatment

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a recurring issue that leads to red and itchy rashes on your skin. Eczema usually appears on the arms and legs, but it can also appear on other parts of the body. The symptoms of eczema usually flare up due to extreme temperatures, irritants, stress, allergens, infections, and skin dryness. Approximately 10% of all individuals experience eczema at some point in their lives.

Eczema flare-ups are usually at their worst in your childhood. As you age, the severity of eczema might decrease, though some people continue experiencing this skin condition well into their adulthood. As of now, there’s no cure for eczema, but we provide a wide range of treatments and skincare products to reduce the frequency of your flare-ups and minimize the symptoms. During your consultation, we’ll examine your skin quality and eczema to recommend the ideal treatment regimen.

Fungal Infections Treatment

Fungal infections, also known as mycosis, are skin conditions and infections caused by fungal growth. The term “fungus” encompasses millions of subspecies that live on plants, dirt, household surfaces, and also your skin. Most fungi are harmless, but some of them lead to fungal infections, rashes, scaly skin, redness, itching, bumps, blisters, and swelling. The most common types of fungal infections include athlete’s foot, yeast infections, ringworms, and jock itch.

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the foot, leading to scaly feet, itching, burning, redness, blisters, and other skin concerns around the toenails and feet. A jock itch leads to itching and chafing sensations around the genitals, inner thighs, buttocks, and other regions with wetness. Ringworms lead to red, circular, and flat sores on your skin. And yeast infections lead to patches of oozing liquids, pimples, burning, and itching around the armpits or genitals. Our provider will examine your fungal infections and skin type to recommend the ideal treatments.

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Treatment for Hives

Hives, also known as urticaria, are outbreaks of swollen and red bumps on your skin’s surface. Hives can occur due to various reasons, including allergic reactions. The presence of hives leads to itching, burning sensations, and swellings on the skin’s surface. Hives can occur on any part of the body, including the face, lips, throat, ears, arms, etc. Sometimes, the individual breakouts clump together to become large “plaques.”

Hives can occur due to allergic reactions, excessive sun exposure, insect bites, or certain medications. However, it’s often impossible to identify the specific cause of your hive breakout — some people are simply more prone to hives than others. Our skincare providers carefully examine your skin type and discuss your dietary habits to determine the root cause of your hives. We also provide effective treatments that alleviate the symptoms and provide immediate relief.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a serious dermatological condition that is characterized by scaly, flaking skin, and rashes. It is a condition that currently does not have a permanent treatment. But, with care, you can manage your condition and lead a comfortable and full life.

At Revitalize! CNY, our priority is to help you create the beautiful life you’ve always dreamed of, with timely and robust dermatological care. Our goal is to reduce the severity of rashes and skin scaling, helping retain healthy skin for longer periods of time.

What Causes Psoriasis?

Psoriasis can occur due to a number of reasons:

  • Genetics
  • Immune system disorder
  • Skin infection or cuts or scrapes that don’t heal
  • Stress
  • Excessive use of alcohol or cigarettes
  • Bad reaction to certain medications, steroids, or cosmetics

You should consult our experts at Revitalize! CNY if you notice your psoriasis symptoms worsening.

How We Can Help You

At Revitalize! CNY, we offer a combination of treatments to relieve the symptoms of psoriasis. We first recommend topical and oral medications, which you need to take according to the unique schedule our specialists design for you. These medications suppress the hormonal changes and immune system malfunctioning which causes psoriasis.

We also recommend ultraviolet-B (UVB) light therapy, where UVB light is directed at your skin. This laser light enters your skin and slows down the aging of the skin, reducing flaking. There is also biological therapy, where we utilize a combination of drug and non-drug treatments designed to help strengthen your immune system and reduce the severity of psoriasis.

Treatment for Rashes

Rashes are irregularities on your skin’s surface, including color and textural changes, resulting in skin inflammation, eczema, and other problems. The term “rashes” is broadly used to identify various underlying skin conditions, including atopic eczema. Rashes usually appear on the hands, elbows, backs of the knees, face, neck, and scalp. They lead to itchiness, redness, inflammation, dry and scaly appearance, blisters, oozing pustules, and infections in the affected regions.

Your skincare provider will carefully examine your skin type and rashes to identify the actual root cause of your problems. They might also run advanced tests to look for underlying skin diseases. Based on the diagnosis, we’ll provide the ideal skin treatments and dermatological products to relieve the symptoms and minimize the risk of future rashes. We might even recommend prescription-grade products and creams for severe cases.

Rosacea Treatment

Rosacea is a skin condition that leads to redness and inflammation on the center of your face. Rosacea is mostly found in individuals with northern European ancestry between 30 and 60 years of age. Rosacea comes in various forms, including telangiectatic, papulopustular rosacea, rhinophyma, and ocular rosacea. Depending on the type of rosacea, you might experience extreme redness on the skin, acne breakouts, excess oil secretion from enlarged oil glands, or reddening eyes.

Since rosacea may occur for various reasons, our skincare experts narrow down the true root cause of your symptoms. We examine your symptoms, trace the root cause, and provide personalized treatments for your specific needs. The treatment for rosacea usually combines medications with laser therapies and lifestyle changes at home. Laser therapies are especially useful because they instantly reduce the redness caused by enlarged blood vessels. Please talk to your skincare provider to discuss your options.

Skin Cancer

One in every five Americans is diagnosed with skin cancer. A cancer diagnosis can be devastating. But with the right medical care, you can prevent your condition from progressing and work to treat it.
At Revitalize! CNY, we are one of New York’s premier skin cancer specialists. We work with patients of all ages, helping them cope with their skin cancer prognosis.

Diagnosing Skin Cancer

Skin cancer can be identified through these signs and symptoms:

  • Whitish-colored bumps on the skin
  • Dark speckled mole
  • A mole that grows or changes shape
  • Blue, red or white cysts on the skin
  • Dark, flat lesions on the feet, palms, anus, vagina, mouth, or nose
  • Melanoma – dark mole with an irregular border

If you notice any of these symptoms, please visit our NYC clinic for a biopsy. After the biopsy, our doctors will be able to give you an informed diagnosis of your condition. If the biopsy shows a malignant tumor, we will conduct further testing to identify the stage of the condition. Then, we will prepare a treatment plan to help stop the spread of cancer quickly.

Treatments for Skin Cancer

Timely intervention can reduce the fatality rate of skin cancer. At Revitalize! CNY, we use a combination of treatments:

  • Medication and biological therapy to strengthen your immune system in its battle against cancer
  • Mole freezing using liquid nitrogen
  • Curettage and electrodesiccation – to cut away superficial cancer
  • Laser therapy to eliminate tumors using heat
  • Photodynamic therapy to destroy cancerous cells using intense light energy
  • Mohs surgery – to surgically remove tumors embedded deep in your skin
  • Chemotherapy and radiation therapy – suitable when surgery is not an option

The choice of treatment depends on your unique medical condition. Please visit us for a consultation.

Screen for Cancer Today

Sometimes, the best treatment against cancer is to have it screened for before symptoms appear. This gives you the best chance for complete recovery.
If you have a genetic history of skin cancer or have a weak immune system, visit Revitalize! CNY for cancer screening. Our experts are always here should you need us.

Skin Tags & Moles

Skin tags and moles are abnormal growths on the skin’s surface, usually appearing light tan, brown, black, red, or blue. The moles can be wrinkled, flat, raised, smooth, or hairy. Some people are born with skin tags, and some develop skin tags and moles with age. Moles are most commonly found in your scalp, underneath the nails, between the toes and fingers, armpits, face, etc.

In most cases, skin tags and moles are completely harmless and safe, though you might want to remove them for cosmetic purposes. However, in some cases, uneven or irregular moles may indicate underlying cancer. Your skin tag and mole examination starts with a biopsy wherein the upper layers of the skin with the tags and moles are removed. We examine the moles to determine if they’re cancerous or benign.

Spider Veins Treatment

Spider veins are dilated blood vessels with excessive blood, usually appearing on the legs, thighs, buttocks, or face. They’re less than three millimeters wide and disappear when you press them with your fingers. Most people experience spider veins at some point in their lives, and they’re harmless in most cases. However, in some cases, spider veins might be indicative of underlying vein disease.

Spider veins appear for various reasons, including age, sun damage, obesity, pregnancy, genetics, etc. Our skincare providers carefully examine your spider veins to determine if you have an underlying problem. We use advanced laser technologies to shrink the spider veins and make them fade away from your skin’s surface. We also recommend certain lifestyle changes to minimize the risk of the spider veins returning later.

Wart Removal

Warts are abnormal growths on the skin’s surface caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), a condition that stimulates skin cell growth on the outer layers of your skin. Warts are usually found on the fingers, hands, fingernails, and around the genitals. In most cases, warts are harmless and only cause cosmetic problems. However, clusters of warts around the genitals can be transmitted through sexual contact, so you must seek treatment immediately.

During your consultation, our skincare experts examine your warts and skin quality to determine the severity and root cause of your warts. Based on the diagnosis, we provide the simplest skincare treatments to remove warts and restore your health. We use a combination of dermatological creams, medications, and peels to remove warts without any discomfort, complications, or surgeries. Please schedule a consultation to discuss your options today.

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