Skin conditions range from cosmetically embarrassing to serious medical concerns. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham specializes in medical dermatology services for the children, teenagers and adults in the Columbus and Upper Arlington area.
What are Skin Conditions?
Skin conditions from a dermatology standpoint are defined as growths and other abnormalities that require medical treatment. The conditions often cause symptoms that are uncomfortable and embarrassing. As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Hicks-Graham is qualified to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment for a range of conditions.
Skin Conditions Treatment Benefits
In addition to an unhealthy appearance, skin conditions cause several symptoms that affect your quality of life, such as:
- Skin infections
- Thickening of the skin, fingernails and toenails
- Brittle nails
- Scaly appearance
Working with Dr. Hicks-Graham will alleviate the symptoms and help you better manage your skin condition.
What Skin Conditions Can Be Treated?
Downtown Dermatology provides diagnostic and treatment services for:
- Acne Treatment
- Actinic Keratoses
- Allergic Skin Reactions
- Athlete’s Foot
- Alopecia (Hair Loss)
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Contact Dermatitis
- Genital Warts
- Herpes Simplex
- Lupus Erythematosus
- Malignant Melanoma
- Mole Removal
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- Nail Fungus
- Pityriasis Rosea
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Seborrheic Keratoses
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Tinea Versicolor
What Can I Expect From Skin Condition Treatment?
Some of the skin conditions that Dr. Hicks-Graham treats can be cured while others cannot. She will advise you about the outcomes of treatment. If the condition cannot be cured, she will offer recommendations on ways to control symptoms and keep the skin condition from affecting your quality of life.
Skin Condition Treatment Procedure Preparation
In preparation for your skin condition consultation with Dr. Hicks-Graham, we recommend that you put together some basic information, such as:
- Personal and family medical history
- Medications and supplements
- Symptoms related to your skin condition
- Any triggers that you have noticed
- Patterns of flare-ups
- Methods that you have tried to control your skin condition
Skin Condition Treatment Recovery
Many skin conditions take time to heal. Dr. Hicks-Graham will explain your healing and recovery process during the consultation appointment. In the meantime, you can learn more about each condition on our website.
How Much Does Skin Condition Treatment Cost?
Skin condition treatment is typically covered by medical insurance, but you will have out-of-pocket expenses. You can pay for these costs via cash, check, major credit card or CareCredit® financing.
Is Skin Condition Treatment Right for Me?
Some skin conditions are cosmetic in nature while others can lead to moderate to severe complications. The best way to know if skin condition treatment is right for you is to meet with Dr. Hicks-Graham for a personal consultation. She can even perform a quick and easy skin cancer screening during the appointment.
Skin Condition Consultation
With the help of board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham, you can learn more about how to manage and treat your skin condition. Contact us today and we will set up the consultation at your convenience.
Why live with the embarrassment and discomfort of your skin condition. At Downtown Dermatology, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham provides high-quality skin condition treatments to children, teenagers and adults in the Columbus and Upper Arlington area.