Dermatology

Specialists for the life of your skin

The skin is the largest and most visible organ in your body. When your skin needs special attention, Aurora BayCare can help. Our dermatologists and skin care providers can care for your skin through any life stage or concern.

Dermatology Treatments

Our expert providers can treat most skin, hair, and nail conditions. Count on us for leading medical expertise and the latest technology for state-of-the-art skin care.

There are various ways to treat skin conditions. Medication is just one approach. Depending on your condition, we may recommend skin treatments including:

  • Phototherapy, also called light therapy – used for a variety of nail and skin conditions
  • Laser treatment – for nail fungus
  • Patch testing – used to determine what’s causing an allergic skin reaction
  • Cryosurgery – in-office procedure using liquid nitrogen to freeze and remove skin growths

Complete Skin Care

Skin problems can range from minor but irritating conditions to life-threating diseases. Some skin concerns may be related to other medical issues that require a collaborative approach to care. Our dermatologists and skin care providers can work collaboratively to treat your skin concerns including but not limited to:

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Dermatitis
  • Fungal infections
  • Hair loss
  • Herpes
  • Infestations (e.g. hookworm, scabies)
  • Moles
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes and skin allergies
  • Rosacea
  • Shingles
  • Skin cancer/pre-cancer
  • Warts, cysts, and skin tags

Aurora BayCare is home to an expert team of skin specialists. We partner with and support specialists in anti-aging and aesthetic skin care as well.

Skin Cancer

Dermatologists offer surgical care for patients with skin cancer. We treat all forms of skin cancer including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.

Skin cancer treatments may include:

  • Skin screenings and biopsies to test suspicious spots
  • Removal of cancerous growths
  • Non-surgical treatments such as light therapy or creams

We provide a team approach to patient care. Specialists from oncology, plastic surgery, and other areas collaborate to provide the best treatment for each individual.

Fortunately, skin cancer is preventable. Wear sunscreen daily to reduce your risk. Seek shade or cover up with clothing when the sun is at its strongest, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Examine your skin for unusual spots every month.

Early detection is the best treatment. Tell your doctor if you notice any unusual moles or changes in your skin. Our skin specialists can help determine if your condition is cancerous.

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