Regardless of the skin care issue you are facing, you will get the best results if you have your skin evaluated and treated by a dermatologist in the Mason area. A dermatologist has the training and skill needed to diagnose whatever skin issue you have.
Sometimes people will make the mistake of going online and trying to self-diagnose their skin problems. They may do this because they are too embarrassed or too ashamed to discuss their skin problems with someone else. The problem with trying to self diagnose skin issues, or even having your skin issues diagnosed by someone who is not a professional dermatologist, is that there are many skin problems that look similar and present similar symptoms, but they are drastically different.
Our dermatologists at Dermatology & Skin Care Associates can help you identify those minor differences that play a large role in determining the type of care you need.
Another benefit of visiting our dermatologists is that they have access to treatments, medications, and procedures that you cannot access on your own. You may be able to purchase an over-the-counter product to help with your acne, for example, but this product has been formulated to help the general public. This means that the acne product you purchase is going to have a minimal amount of the active ingredient. Conversely, when you visit our dermatologists and have them examine your skin, they can provide you with prescription strength acne treatment that reaches the heart of your problem.
Another problem with trying to self diagnose your skin issues is that what you think qualifies as a problem may not actually be a problem. For example, you can go to the pharmacy or you can go to the drugstore and purchase skincare treatment for individuals with oily skin. You may feel that you have oily skin — however, a dermatologist could examine your skin and determine that your skin is perfectly normal. If you try to self diagnose and you try to purchase products to help what you think your skin condition is, you could actually be taking steps to make the problem worse.
It’s important to remember that dermatology is not just diagnosing and treating skin. Our professional dermatologists in Mason can be able to treat problems with your nails, with your skin, and with your hair. They are going to be able to provide medical treatment.
If you desire, our friendly and professional staff is able to provide cosmetic treatments. These include things like dermal fillers, BOTOX® injections, laser treatments, and a whole host of other treatments designed to make your skin look its best and make your skin feel its best.
Some people wait until they have a skin problem before they visit our dermatologists. The truth is that it’s best to visit our dermatologists regularly, whether you have a visible skin problem or not. Our dermatologists at Dermatology & Skin Care Associates will be able to monitor your skin. They will be able to help you identify potential problems well in advance as well as create solutions to deal with these issues. We are conveniently located in Mason, OH. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!