Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition that speeds up the lifecycle of skin cells. This makes the skin build up in red, bumpy, flaky patches covered in white scales. The spots can appear anywhere, but mainly affect the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. August marks the annual National Psoriasis Month and though it’s not contagious,
This summer has already started off to be a hot one. Many have been social distancing for months with kids and families getting cabin fever. With Texas in phase 3 of reopening as of June 3rd, many are looking for a way to freshen up their quarantine look. Safety is always a concern these days, but if
In these trying times, nearly all businesses across the US and around the world are seeing major declines, especially businesses that have foot traffic. For medical practices, the need for our patients and staff to shelter at home has stifled our ability to provide the continuity and quality of care that we are accustomed to
March typically symbolizes all things lucky, and what perfect time to hold our semi-annual, Cosmetic Day. Cosmetic Day originated in Dr, Fridlington’s twin sister’s Austin dermatology practice. It was adopted at Alamo Height’s Dermatology and it has been an event current and prospective clientele look forward to. 2020’s first Cosmetic Day is March 27th, and
Our utmost concern is for the safety of our patients and staff in light of the Coronavirus, so we have implemented the following to address this rapidly evolving situation. We have posted alerts/signs within our office in an effort to quickly identify/triage any patients that present that MAY fit the CURRENT CDC criteria… ** Fever
Microneedling and chemical peels are two of the many non-surgical cosmetic options for your face available at your dermatology office. Both target different layers of the skin but have many benefits in common. Let’s learn more about each procedure, benefits, and what skin issues they are typically used for so we can uncover which one
Without the support of our physician assistants, Kim and Erica, our practice wouldn’t be what it is today. A physician assistant (PA) works under the supervision of a doctor and acts as their extension to keep up with patient demand. PAs are medically trained professionals who diagnose illnesses, develop treatment plans, and prescribe needed treatments.
Ultherapy is a non-invasive way to rejuvenate skin and smooth fine lines and wrinkles that is used as an alternative to cosmetic surgery. The FDA approved procedure helps boosts collagen to achieve a more youthful look. Lip fillers can also help improve the appearance of lips by adding shape, volume, and structure. Alamo Heights Dermatology