Medical Services

Austin Dermatology Associates and Aesthetics provides precise diagnosis and customized treatment for adult and pediatric patients. We treat the entire spectrum of skin, hair, and nail diseases, including acne, rashes, disorders of pigmentation, and skin growths and cancers. Our providers have experience with topical, oral, injectable, and surgical therapies and keep up-to-date with the latest medical research. Before we select a specific treatment for your condition, we will discuss your preferences to ensure that each patient leaves feeling comfortable with the plan and has a full understanding of how to care for their condition at home.

Commonly addressed medical dermatology issues include:

Acne

Acne can be categorized as either inflammatory (red, painful bumps) or non-inflammatory (white heads and black heads). Treatment may include a combination of topical and oral therapy.
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Eczema

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) is a group of conditions characterized by itching and inflammation. Management usually includes topical and/or oral medication to decrease inflammation and to control flare ups.
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Rosacea

Rosacea is a very common inflammatory condition that causes redness and affects the nose, cheeks and forehead. Management can include oral and topical medications and laser treatments.
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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin condition that affects approximately 2% of the population. It is characterized by thick, red, scaly plaques that may be itchy.
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Nail Fungus

Nail fungus or Onychomycosis is a very common fungal infection that causes thickening and yellowing of the nails on the hands and/or feet. Treatment options include oral medications as well as topical lacquers.
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Hair loss

Hair loss encompasses a group of conditions that can be affected by hormones, stress and family history. Initial blood tests are usually performed to rule out other underlying conditions to determine treatment.
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Cysts

Most cysts are typically benign growths that can appear anywhere on the body. Treatment usually consists of a surgical procedure for successful removal.
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Warts

Warts or Verucca are rough, skin colored or brown bumps caused by a virus. Treatment includes destruction of the lesions with liquid nitrogen, cantharidin or injectable medications.
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Excessive sweating

Excessive sweating or Hyperhidrosis is common and can affect the under arms, hands, feet and groin. Treatment options include oral and topical treatment as well as injectable Botox.
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Skin tags

Skin tags are a very common benign growths that can appear on the neck, skin folds and around eyes. They are easily removed but are not always covered though insurance.
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Rashes

Rashes are a group of conditions characterized by inflammation and skin changes. A rash may be a sign of a chronic skin problem, such as acne, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, or psoriasis.
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Skin discoloration

Pigmentation or skin discoloration is a common condition in which brown to greyish patches form, usually on the face. Management always includes daily application of a reliable sunscreen and may include other prescription topicals.
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Molluscum

Molluscum Contageosum is a common condition among school aged children that is characterized by painless, skin colored bumps. Treatment may include surgical removal or topical medication.
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Herpes Simplex

HSVI is a common condition that is characterized by initial itching and then a group of fluid filled bumps appear. It is most successfully managed with oral antiviral medication or topical treatment.
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Patch testing

A patch test is a method used to determine if your rash is caused by an allergic reaction to various chemical substances that commonly come into contact with the skin.
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Skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. and often a result of chronic sun exposure. If you notice any growth, changes, bleeding, or itching in moles or spots, it is important to see a health care provider.
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