Dramatic Changes in Treating Psoriasis

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For most people, matters of personal health are indeed just that—personal. Broadcasting the status of your physical health to anyone and everyone is certainly not our social norm. In fact with today’s HIPPA laws, we as a society go to great lengths to keep our health status private. However, for people with psoriasis, hiding their … Read More

Skin Cancer and the Mohs Surgery Technique

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“The incidence of skin cancer has been on the rise since the 1990s,” says Dr. Gregory Wilmoth of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. “Now in 2016, the incidence of skin cancer is the highest it’s ever been.” Dr. Wilmoth, who completed his dermatology training in Minnesota before beginning his practice as a dermatologist in Florida, … Read More

Pediatric Care Is More Than Skin Deep

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by Eric D. Challgren, M.D. of Southern Dermatology As featured in The Triangle Physician Magazine June 2016 Issue A dermatologists treating pediatric patients must overcome a unique set of complications when treating children. Even innocuous skin conditions on a child can have a massive impact on his or her wellbeing. While all health care includes significant emotional aspects, it … Read More

Self-Treating Skin Cancer Is Very High-Risk Behavior

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People who self-treat skin cancer are flirting with disaster, notes Dr. Eric Challgren of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. “Most commonly we see this behavior with older men, who often show some resistance to seeing a doctor for something they consider as inconsequential as a lesion on their skin,” observes Dr. Challgren. “Generally, younger patients … Read More

Cosmetic Vs. Medicinal

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by Margaret B. Boyse, MD of Southern Dermatology As featured in The Triangle Physician Magazine May 2016 Issue Treating the Causes Rather Than the Symptoms There are now many options for cosmetic treatments outside of the traditional dermatology clinic. Med spas and aesthetic centers offer laser treatments to minimize hair, moles, age spots, acne, wrinkles, etc. These … Read More

Southern Dermatology Featured in Triangle Physician Magazine

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Southern Dermatology – Skin Cancer Center & Skin Renewal Center Offering holistic skin care with a gentle touch Originally posted in Triangle Physician Magazine. When it comes to a patient’s skin, Southern Dermatology offers a turnkey, modern approach to care from general dermatology and skin cancer treatment to pediatric dermatology … Read More

Our Skin Reflects Our Stress

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“The unwritten rule in dermatology is that 10 percent of all cases have some underlying psychological component, such as anxiety, depression, or high levels of stress—and stress is a marker of the condition of the internal environment,” notes Dr. Gregory Wilmoth of Southern Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. For example, he says, “there have been fairly … Read More