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Dermatology

Dermatology is the medical specialty that takes care of your skin, hair and nails. Your dermatologist in Brooklyn provides a number of treatments for a full range of skin disorders. Come into Century Medical and Dental for a Brooklyn dermatologist trained to take care of your entire family. And the best dermatologist in Brooklyn is ready to watch over your skin as part of your ongoing health.

A dermatologist diagnoses and treats your skin, hair and nails. As the largest and most visible organ of your body, your skin is the barrier that protects your body from outside elements.
Along with your hair and nails, your skin is exposed to many toxins and environmental attacks. As a result, this barrier is subject to many possible abnormalities and disorders.

Your Brooklyn dermatologist works to protect your skin while providing cosmetic procedures for eliminating your skin concerns. One of the key areas in a dermatologist’s training is the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers.
While many other disorders are possible, the predominance and potential seriousness of skin cancer means that you should rely on the best dermatologist in Brooklyn for the health of your entire family.

Skin Disorders Covered by Your Dermatologists

Dmitry Khasak, MD | Dermatologist Brooklyn

Dermatology
Location(s) in Brooklyn
Sheepshead Bay Downtown

Your Brooklyn dermatologist treats a wide range of skin concerns. Some of the most common include:

  • Dry skin
  • Itchy skin
  • Acne and rosacea
  • Dark shadows under your eyes
  • Rashes
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Cold sores
  • Moles
  • Warts
  • Skin tags
  • Cellulite
  • Stretch marks
  • Sun damage, including broken capillaries, skin growths, lines and pigment concerns
  • Any injury or trauma that resulted in wounds, scars or burns
  • Aging skin that may appear uneven due to wrinkles, lines and age spots

Other skin conditions that can be treated include:

  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Painful skin or joints
  • Varicose veins
  • Actinic keratosis, a rough patch of skin
  • Hives and shingles
  • Vitiligo or the loss of melanin in the skin
  • Skin cancers or growths, including basal cell carcinoma and melanoma

Beside skin issues, your dermatologist in Brooklyn treats:

  • Hair disorders
  • Nail fungus
  • Excessive sweating

Procedures Your Dermatologist in Brooklyn Provides

Your Brooklyn dermatologist has access to numerous procedures. To protect or restore your skin’s health and wellness, he recommends the most appropriate one. Medical procedures available include:

  • Mole removal
  • Skin tag removal
  • Acne scar revision
  • Cyst excision
  • Collecting skin cultures
  • Taking skin growth biopsies by shaving, punching or excision biopsy
  • Allergy testing for the skin
  • Treatment for aging or sun damaged skin
  • Papilloma removal, which involves the removal of benign polyps that sometimes occur as you age
  • Retinoid cream treatments for spots, wrinkles, acne, skin cancer and psoriasis
  • Surgical options for treatment or correction

State-of-the-art procedures include:

  • Phototherapy
  • Laser hair removal
  • Fungal infection test with a Wood’s lamp
  • The use of electrocautery, a high frequency current that seals off blood vessels, removes unwanted tissue or produces surgical incisions
  • Cryotherapy or cryolipolysis, which involves freezing fat cells so the body can break them down and remove them
  • Other laser therapy options including resurfacing and intense pulsed light (IPL) procedures
  • Photodynamic therapy using light therapy to treat precancerous skin concerns

Cosmetic services include:

  • Application of botulinum toxin for wrinkles
  • Dermabrasion or microdermabrasion to improve the skin’s condition
  • Face and neck lifts
  • Hair implants
  • Tattoo removal
  • Tissue tightening procedures
  • Chemical peels for skin rejuvenation
  • Vein treatments such as ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Blepharoplasty or eyelid lifts
  • Liposuction
  • Microlipoinjection, or fat transfer, or other dermal fillers to eliminate the sunken appearance of a less youthful face
  • Cellfina used to improve the appearance of cellulite
  • Other chemical injectables to break down the fat tissue in your body such as injectable deoxycholic acid
  • Micropigmentation or the insertion of colored pigments for cosmetic purposes or to treat scars or vitiligo
  • Body contouring through laser therapy, radiofrequency or ultrasound

Prevention for Healthy Skin

As with any specialty, the best dermatologist in Brooklyn looks for dermatology trends that are making the greatest strides to help prevent, maintain and restore some of your most youthful qualities. The best option for your healthiest skin, however, involves a good prevention program. Prevention begins in childhood, but can and should be practiced throughout your life for the best results.

Your Brooklyn dermatologist can help you develop a healthy skin protocol that includes:

  • A healthy non-inflammatory diet, including plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated and lots of colorful fruits and vegetables for the varied vitamins and nutrients
  • Constant vigilance regarding sunscreen, appropriate sun-protecting clothing and sunglasses that include protection for the top of your head, your lips and the tops of your feet
  • Monitoring of your skin and its condition to be aware of any changes in color, texture or growths, along with annual checkups help to provide treatment at the earliest possible stages of any skin conditions

Taking care of both your insides and your skin increases the chances of staying healthy, protected and strong as you move into each progressive stage of your life. Your dermatologist in Brooklyn helps you maintain the healthiest skin possible.