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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Granville Dermatologist
... Each staff member strives to be welcoming, friendly, helpful and always professional in our treatment of patients, developing a lifelong relationship built on confidence and trust...

Patient Education
Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being...

New Patients
... Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community...

Our Staff
...I get to enhance my patients’ appearance and self-esteem and I also improve the health of people who are dealing with serious skin problems...

Your Look
...Woofter has credentials that inspire confidence, what our patients appreciate most about her is the one-on-one attention and compassion she offers...

Botox
... Most patients require retreatment to remove wrinkles and lines as they begin to reappear, but after each injection the wrinkles return as less severe as the muscles are trained to relax...

Welcome Blog
... At Midwest Dermatology Centre we believe that educated patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their skin health and wellbeing...

Acne scars
...After the exam, some patients are surprised to learn that their acne scars are actually a different skin problem...

Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin
... It’s very common for patients with acne to scrub their skin and to use harsh products, yet doing so often makes acne worse...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
...About 85% of patients see permanently clear skin after one course of treatment with isotretinoin...

Rosacea
...This is why dermatologists recommend that patients with rosacea learn what triggers their flare-ups...

Keratosis pilaris
...“Nonmalignant cutaneous findings associated with vemurafenib use in patients with metastatic melanoma...

Moles
...   Moles: Tips for managing Dermatologists recommend the following to their patients: If you see a mole on your skin that is changing, itching, or bleeding, make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Acanthosis nigricans
... Acanthosis nigricans: Tips for managing Dermatologists offer these tips to their patients who have acanthosis nigricans (AN): Maintain a healthy weight...

Melasma
... Dermatologists can diagnose most patients by looking at their skin...

Vitiligo
...About half, 45 percent, of patients regain at least some skin color after 4 to 6 months...

Impetigo
...A few patients need injections of an antibiotic...

Molluscum contagiosum
... Retinoid or antiviral medicine applied to the skin: Patients apply this medicine to the bumps as instructed...

Nail fungus
...In clinical trials, none of these side effects caused patients to stop using the treatment...

Ringworm
...Sometimes, ringworm can be stubborn or patients unknowingly do something that prevents the treatment from working...

Scabies
...Sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected patients...

Shingles
... Corticosteroids: To lower swelling and pain, some patients may get corticosteroid pills with their anti-viral medicine...

Before getting cosmetic treatment, ask questions
...Ask to see before-and-after photos of previous patients...

Botulinum toxin therapy
...Patients like that they can return to most everyday activities immediately after the procedure...

Fillers
...Patients like that they can return to everyday activities immediately after getting most fillers...

Microdermabrasion
... Microdermabrasion appeals to many patients...

Chemical peels
...  Before getting a chemical peel, some patients need to follow a pre-peel skin care plan for 2 to 4 weeks...

Laser hair removal
...Most patients need between 2 to 6 treatments...

Tattoo removal
... To give you a better understanding of what to expect from laser tattoo removal, you’ll find answers that patients often ask dermatologists about tattoo removal...

Hyperhidrosis
...“Primary hyperhidrosis increases the risk of cutaneous infection: A case-control study of 387 patients...

Alopecia areata
... Widespread hair loss: With time, some patients go bald...

Hair loss
...    **Photo used with permission of the American Academy of Dermatology National Library of  Dermatologic Teaching Slides Hair loss: Tips for managing Dermatologists often offer their patients who have hair loss the following tips...

Scalp psoriasis
...This is why dermatologists tell their patients, “Try not to scratch your scalp...

Hives
... Dapsone This isan antibiotic that can also relieve redness and swelling Omalizumab This injectable medicine can help patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU), a type of hives that can last for months — or even years...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
...”Clinical characteristics of a series of 302 French patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, with an analysis of factors associated with disease severity J Am Acad Dermatol 2009;61(1):51-7...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Because psoriatic arthritis can look like other types of arthritis, patients often see a dermatologist or rheumatologist for a diagnosis...

Scleroderma
... Source: JAAD, Chung, May 2006, A pilot trial of treprostinil for the treatment and prevention of digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis Calcium deposits beneath the skin: Called calcinosis (KAL-sin-OH-sis), this occurs in the connective tissue beneath the skin...

Lupus and your skin
... Lupus and your skin: Tips to reduce flares Dermatologists share the following tips with their patients who have lupus on their skin...

Pityriasis rosea
...In some patients, this rash can look like another skin disease...

Actinic keratosis
...Some patients receive more than one type of treatment...

Psoriasis
... Dermatologists encourage their patients who have psoriasis to take an active role in managing this disease...

Psoriasis Skin Care Guide
...While managing the skin condition can be a challenge, dermatologists provide tips to help psoriasis patients experience relief...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Because psoriatic arthritis can look like other types of arthritis, patients often see a dermatologist or rheumatologist for a diagnosis...

Basal cell carcinoma
... Overexposure or long-term exposure to x-rays, such as patients who received x-ray treatments for acne in the 1940s...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
...In young patients, DFSP tends to be blue or red in color...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
... Many patients see actinic keratoses (AKs) and the earliest form of basal cell cancer clear...

Melanoma
...hide(); } Melanoma: Signs and symptoms   Patients with melanoma: This skin cancer can form on your skin, scalp, genitals, and even under a nail, Melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, can show up on your body in different ways...

Merkel cell carcinoma
... It is important for patients diagnosed with MCC to: Keep all appointments with their doctors...

Sebaceous carcinoma
...hide(); }   Two patients diagnosed with sebaceous carcinoma: What you see may be barely noticeable (C) or obvious (D)...

Squamous cell carcinoma
... Overexposure or long-term exposure to x-rays, such as patients who received x-ray treatments for acne in the 1940s...

Skin cancer in people of color
... How people of color can reduce their skin cancer risk Dermatologists in the United States tell their patients with skin of color to reduce their risk of getting skin cancer by doing the following: Seek shade whenever possible...

Next steps after a melanoma diagnosis
...                  Step 3: Testing Some — but not all — patients need testing...

Diabetes warning signs
... Several studies, however, have found this skin condition in patients who have diabetes...

Atopic dermatitis
...Many patients receive tips for coping...

Contact dermatitis
...“Quality of life in patients with allergic contact dermatitis...

Dyshidrotic eczema
... Wet hands throughout the day or work with certain substances: DE is more common in people who: Immerse their hands in water frequently during the day, such as healthcare workers, hair stylists, and florists Work with cement Work with chromium, cobalt, or nickel   Patients receiving immunoglobulin therapy may get DE If you are receiving intravenous (IV) immunoglobulin and develop blisters on your hands or feet after an infusion, be sure to tell your doctor...

Neurodermatitis
...The following treatments have been reported in medical journals as effective for some patients with neurodermatitis when a corticosteroid failed to stop the itch: Solution that contains aspirin and dichloromethane, which you would apply to the itchy area Tacrolimus ointment (approved to treat atopic dermatitis), which you would apply to the itchy area Injection of botulinum toxin: In one study of 3 patients, all the patients had noticeably less itch within 1 week...

Nummular dermatitis
... Some patients’ skin clears within a year...

Stasis dermatitis
...Your treatment plan will include treatment for each of your signs and symptoms, which may include: Swelling: To reduce the swelling in a lower leg, most patients wear a compression stocking, compression dressing, or Unna boot...

How to care for tattooed skin
More and more patients are asking their dermatologists for skin care tips that will keep a tattoo looking its best...

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