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Medical Dermatology

Is Accutane right for me?

Accutane (isotretinoin) is a prescription medication used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments. It belongs to a class of medicines known as retinoids, which are derivatives of vitamin A. Accutane decreases oil production (sebum) more

Skin Cancer

Do I really need a skin check?

Skin cancer is the most common form in the United States, with more than 5 million cases diagnosed yearly. However, it is also one of the most preventable and curable forms of cancer if caught early. Therefore, you more

Medical Dermatology

A Laser for Psoriasis and Vitiligo?

Believe it! It’s true. There is a non-invasive and safe treatment option that doesn’t include medicine that can be systemically absorbed or painful injections. Excimer laser treatment is a phototherapy used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis more

Skin Cancer

Why is sunscreen important?

The importance of wearing sunscreen cannot be overstated. Not only does it help to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, but it can also prevent skin cancer and other serious skin more

Skin Cancer

We offer Pro-nox!

Phoenix Surgical Dermatology Group is excited to offer a Pro-nox as a way to help our patients more comfortable during our procedures. Pro-nox is the brand name for a medication called nitrous oxide, which is also known as more

Medical Dermatology

The potential causes of rosacea

One of the more common complaints at PSDG is rosacea, or generalized redness of the face. I’m constantly asked by our patients if there was something they did to cause rosacea. I find this answer challenging because the more