Dermatology Physicians of CT Blog

The ABCDEs of Melanoma

We can’t tell you how important it is to teach you about the ABCDEs of detecting skin cancer. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, however, early detection can help treat skin cancers effectively. Follow the ABCDEs for a self examination. ASYMMETRY — one half unlike the other BORDER — irregular, scalloped or poorly […]

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Same day Appointments

To meet your dermatological needs, we offer same-day appointments which are available in many of our locations. You may conveniently schedule an appointment by calling our offices, sending a secure text message via Klara, or by using our contact form. For more information on how this can help your skin, schedule an appointment on our […]

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Happy National Womens Physicians Day

On National Women Physicians Day celebrating the first female medical doctor in the U.S., Elizabeth Blackwell, we just wanted to acknowledge our amazing team of female physicians who work tirelessly to treat our patients with expert care and compassion. 💜 For more information on how this can help your skin, schedule an appointment on our […]

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum is a common viral skin infection that easily spreads among children through skin-to-skin contact and also can be contracted by sharing clothing and towels. Molluscum poses no risk to a child’s overall health but due to its viral nature, this condition will persist until the immune systems develops antibodies against it. In some patients, […]

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Onychomycosis also known as toenail and fingernail fungus

Onychomycosis is the medical term for nail fungus. Toenail and fingernail fungus are both prone to infection. Signs of infection can include: Thicker than usual nails Spreading discoloration at the top of the nail  Ragged nail edges Distorted nail shape Slight order from affected nails There are different treatment options available to treat nail fungus. […]

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What is the Fraxel Dual?

Feeling the winter doldrums? It’s a great time of year to consider rejuvenating your skin 💜 This laser is used to improve widespread sun spots, brown spots, fine lines, texture, and acne and surgical scars. While most choose this laser to treat the face, Fraxel can be used anywhere on the body. And as the […]

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Infantile Hemangioma

A hemangioma is the most common skin growth of childhood, seen in up to 10% of infants. Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular growths that may be visible at birth or, at times, recognized in the first few weeks or even months of life. In general, however, most hemangiomas become evident by 2 to 3 weeks […]

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Hair Loss and COVID-19

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, hair loss after recovering from COVID-19 is commonly reported. This type of hair loss or shedding is medically known as telogen effluvium. This occurs as an after affect from having high fevers or a virus and sometimes can present months after the illness. Emotional stress is another factor […]

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Early Detection Is Key To Effectively Treating Skin Cancers

As we head into 2022, we want to start the year with an important reminder – early detection is key to effectively treating skin cancers. Follow the ABCDEs for self examination and remember to book your annual body exam with your dermatologist. Our providers are trained in identifying skin cancers at their earliest stages – […]

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What is Alopecia?

Alopecia is a medical term meaning baldness or hair loss. There are many types of alopecia, and each has a unique cause. Hair loss affects people of all ages, male and female. For some, hair loss is hereditary and for others merely a natural part of aging. In many cases, hair loss may be a […]

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