Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Patient Education
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Dermatologist Office
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Patient Privacy
...For more information about our privacy practices, or for additional copies of this notice, please contact us using the information listed at the end of this notice...

Surgical Dermatology
...Topical antibiotics such as Neosporin or Bacitracin are typically unnecessary for routine wound care and contribute to contact dermatitis...

Patient Portal
... Get Username and Password from AHD - New patients or patients that have not yet signed up may do so by asking to be "Web Enabled to your Patient Portal" at your next appointment or  Contact Us...

Skin Cancer Treatment
..." Checking your skin monthly and contacting your dermatologist if you notice any changes...

Eczema
... Limit contact with irritants, such as soaps, clothing, jewelry, foods and detergents...

Poison Ivy: Prevention & Relief
If you spend time outdoors, then you’ve probably come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac at some point in your life...

Smooth Away Your Wrinkles in Minutes: Is Botox Right for You?
...  If you are interested in learning more about Botox ® cosmetic treatments, contact our office and we will be happy to answer your questions...

Ultherapy
...Contact the dermatologists at Alamo Heights Dermatology to learn more about the benefits of Ultherapy and non-surgical skin care treatments...

Hair Loss
...Contact Alamo Heights Dermatology to schedule an appointment with San Antonio dermatologist Dr...

PRP Therapy
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What Can I do About My Hair Loss?
... Find a Dermatologist in San Antonio, TX If you are experiencing thinning and/or hair loss, contact our office today by calling (210) 255-8447 to schedule an appointment with Dr...

What Is Microneedling and What Is It Used For?
... For more information on microneedling, please contact Dr...

Got Warts? When to see Your Dermatologist for Treatment
...Wart viruses are contagious and can spread by direct contact, usually entering the body in an area of broken skin...

Did You Know? Fascinating Facts about Your Skin
...Whenever you detect an unusual skin spot or suspect a problem with your skin, contact your dermatologist for an evaluation...

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Everything You Need to Know About Chicken Pox
... Chicken pox is highly contagious and can spread from person to person by direct contact or through the air from an infected person's coughing or sneezing...

When Should You Get Your Mole Checked Out?
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Managing Your Acne
...Here are a few tips from the American Academy of Dermatology: Keep your skin clean, especially after sweating Use gentle cleaning products Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from sun damage Keep your hair clean to avoid oil and dirt from getting onto your skin Avoid picking at or "popping" pimples Find a Dermatologist in San Antonio, TX For more information about acne treatment and to find the skincare routine that is right for you, contact Alamo Heights Dermatology by calling 210-255-8447 to schedule an appointment with Dr...

Don’t take the chance – that spot may advance
...) Wear protective clothing when you’re going to be out in the sun Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses Use sunscreen year-round with a SPF 15 or greater *Make sure your sunscreen also covers both UVA and UVB rays – look for the term “broad spectrum” Check your skin monthly and contact your dermatologist if you notice any changes Schedule regular skin examinations...

Silk Peel: What is it and how does it work?
...  Book your appointment today! Contact us for more info...

How to Recognize Skin Cancer
... If you are looking for the best dermatology care in San Antonio, contact us for more info...

Lift and Tighten with Ultherapy
... To take advantage of this sizzling summer special, contact us to book a consultation appointment...

November Specials: Ultherapy and Nectifirm®
...To hear more about the benefits of Ultherapy and Revision Nectifirm®, contact us to set up our appointment or purchase your product...

Head Lice
... Head lice are spread through head-to-head contact; by sharing clothing, linens, combs, brushes, hats and other personal products; or by lying on upholstered furniture or beds of an infested person...

Rashes
... Contact Dermatitis, a type of eczema caused by coming into contact with an allergen...

Eczema (Dermatitis)
...Coming into contact with a trigger, such as wind or an allergy-producing fabric, launches the rash and inflammation...

Blisters
...In other cases, blisters form in response to a chemical or allergic irritant, which is known as contact dermatitis...

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac
...The inflammation is a reaction to contact with any part of the plant, which leads to burning, itching, redness and blisters...

Lichen Simplex Chronicus
...If you are unable to break a scratch and itch cycle somewhere on your skin or if the skin becomes painful, contact your dermatologist...

Herpes Simplex Virus
...It is passed from person-to-person through contact with saliva...

Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
...Ringworm is contagious and can be passed from person to person or through contact with contaminated personal care products, clothing or linens...

Erysipelas
... Erysipelas requires medical treatment, so you should contact your dermatologist as soon as you suspect you may have this infection...

Cellulitis
...Be sure to contact your dermatologist as soon as you observe these symptoms to start an effective treatment...

Candidiasis
...If diaper rash doesn't abate in seven to 10 days, contact your dermatologist...

Boils
...If the boil does not go away within two weeks, is accompanied by a fever or is painful, contact your dermatologist...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
...If you suspect you may have shingles, it is important to contact your doctor as quickly as possible...

Scabies
...Scabies is spread through direct contact with an infected person or by sharing clothing and linens...

Warts
... If self-treatments don't work after a period of about 4 to 12 weeks, contact our dermatologist...

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Monday:8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed