Finding A Dermatologist For You In Baton Rouge, LA
There are many reasons why you might seek out a dermatologist's help, from improving your appearance, treating acne or other skin conditions, or even skin cancer. To learn more about how your local Baton Rouge and Prairieville, LA, dermatologists can help you with a variety of skin problems contact Dr. W. Trent Massengale and Dr. Joshua Pitre of Atlas Dermatology.
Many myths surround acne treatment, myths that can often complicate the condition. One of the biggest that needs dispelling is the one that suggests that acne is just a phase to endure. But acne is very much a treatable condition, and your dermatologist can assist with managing the symptoms. They can help prevent acne scars and may be able to treat them if they're already present.
Peels are a way of dealing with acne scars, but they are also helpful in treating fine lines and wrinkles. For these, your dermatologist may also provide dermal fillers and botox.
No rash is simple, but many times these are often a reaction to chemicals, clothes, or other natural sources, and they can often be treated topically. But rash-like symptoms are also present with other skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and shingles, among others. Conditions that your dermatologist can diagnose and help manage.
Overexposure to ultraviolet rays puts us all at risk for developing melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Early detection is key to treating the condition, and while there are ways to detect whether a new mole is a cause for worry or not, it's always best to be safe when it comes to melanoma. Prevention is important, but so are regular checkups with your dermatologist.
Baton Rouge and Prairieville, LA
Dermatologists are trained to diagnose and treat skin conditions beyond that mentioned above, but they also specialize in hair and nails. Whatever your concern you can schedule a consultation with Dr. Massengale and Dr. Pitre of Atlas Dermatology in Baton Rouge and Prairieville, LA, by dialing (225) 313-4560.