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Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature. Hyperhidrosis can either be generalized or localized to specific parts of the body. Hands, feet, axillae,...

Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation is darkening of the skin or nails that may be caused by sun damage, inflammation (such as acne), systemic diseases, hormonal causes (also called melasma) and skin injuries. To Make An Appointment Call (425) 672-1333 Make an...

Keloids

Keloids Keloid scars are large, raised scars that spread beyond the size of an original wound. Sometimes it is clear what causes a keloid (earrings, acne, a cut or scrape), but they may arise without any known trauma to the skin. To Make An Appointment Call (425)...

Lichen Planus

Lichen planus Lichen planus is an inflammatory disease that usually affects the skin, the mouth and sometimes both. The cause of lichen planus is not known, however, there are cases of lichen planus-type rashes (known as lichenoid reactions) occurring as allergic...

Melanoma

Melanoma Melanoma is a cancer of the pigment-producing cells in the skin, known as melanocytes. Melanoma occurs when melanocytes transform into cancer cells that multiply and invade other tissues. The overall incidence of melanoma is rising at an alarming rate. In...

Nails

Nails Nails are composed primarily of keratin, a hardened protein also found in skin and hair. The nail itself consists of several different parts, including the nail plate, nail bed, matrix, lunula, cuticle and nail folds. The average growth rate for nails is 0.1 mm...