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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease that causes inflammation in your skin!

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Psoriasis causes the body to produce skin cells in days rather than weeks due to an overactive immune system.

 

Psoriasis is a lifelong condition that requires treatment to be controlled. Having Psoriasis managed by a Dermatologist can help keep your symptoms controlled or eliminated, depending on the severity of your condition.

Men and women with acne scarring

30-60 minutes

< 1-2 hrs

Permanently

Treatment and management of Psoriasis can help improve quality of life!

What causes Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is caused by an overactive immune system. Sometimes the immune system is triggered by stress, infection, medication, weather, injuries, or other environmental factors. Psoriasis can be a genetic disease as well. Unfortunately, Psoriasis is a life-long condition for most people however, it can be treated by a your skin specialist and symptoms can be controlled.

How do we treat Psoriasis?

Psoriasis can be treated with topical, oral, or injected medication, and light therapies. During your dermatology consultation, your provider will evaluate the severity of your condition and prescribe medications to treat it. Your provider will also discuss environmental factors or possible allergies that may be contributing to your condition.

How is Psoriasis managed?

Based on your clinical evaluation, your provider may make the following recommendations.

Prescription Medication

Usually , Psoriasis can be managed by prescribed medications. It is important to follow up with your provider monthly to monitor your condition and modify treatment as needed.

Dietary Restrictions

Sometimes Psoriasis flares can be triggered by poor diet or certain items in your diet. Your provider will make dietary recommendations on managing your Psoriasis.

Environmental Changes

Psoriasis flares can be caused by your environment, stress, heat, sweating, etc. Your provider will discuss environmental changes you can make to manage your Psoriasis.

Allergy Testing

Allergies can trigger a immune response that may make your condition resistant to traditional therapies. Your provider may suggest you seek allergy testing in order to manage your Psoriasis.

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Our Dermatology providers diagnose, manage and treat the following skin conditions;

Frequently Asked Questions​

What is the cost of a Dermatology Consultation?

Dermatology Consultations are $50. We do not accept insurance however, you can pay using your HSA account.

Do I need a referral to be seen for a Dermatology Consultation?

No referral is required to be seen

Will I need future appintments?

Yes, you will need to be seen monthly or quarterly for medication management. Some medications require lab testing prior to refilling. Your provider will let you know if this is required and order the testing. Most lab tests are covered by insurance.

Does the Dermatology Consultation include the cost of my medication?

No, prescriptions will be called into the pharmacy of your choice. If you have insurance, the cost of your medication may be covered.

Still have a question?

We are here to help answer your questions. Schedule your complementary consultation.

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Cosmetic Evaluation

Treatment and management of Psoriasis can help improve quality of life!

What causes Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is caused by an overactive immune system. Sometimes the immune system is triggered by stress, infection, medication, weather, injuries, or other environmental factors. Psoriasis can be a genetic disease as well. Unfortunately, Psoriasis is a life-long condition for most people however, it can be treated by a your skin specialist and symptoms can be controlled.

How do we treat Psoriasis?

Psoriasis can be treated with topical, oral, or injected medication, and light therapies. During your dermatology consultation, your provider will evaluate the severity of your condition and prescribe medications to treat it. Your provider will also discuss environmental factors or possible allergies that may be contributing to your condition.

Psoriasis Treatment Options

There are different treatment options available for psoriasis management such as;

How is Psoriasis managed?

Based on your clinical evaluation, your provider may make the following recommendations.

Prescription Medication

Usually , Psoriasis can be managed by prescribed medications. It is important to follow up with your provider monthly to monitor your condition and modify treatment as needed.

Dietary Restrictions

Sometimes Psoriasis flares can be triggered by poor diet or certain items in your diet. Your provider will make dietary recommendations on managing your Psoriasis.

Environmental Changes

Psoriasis flares can be caused by your environment, stress, heat, sweating, etc. Your provider will discuss environmental changes you can make to manage your Psoriasis.

Allergy Testing

Allergies can trigger a immune response that may make your condition resistant to traditional therapies. Your provider may suggest you seek allergy testing in order to manage your Psoriasis.

Other conditions treated by us!

Our Dermatology providers diagnose, manage and treat the following skin conditions;

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of a Dermatology Consultation?

Dermatology Consultations are $50. We do not accept insurance however, you can pay using your HSA account.

Do I need a referral to be seen for a Dermatology Consultation?

No referral is required to be seen

Will I need future appintments?

Yes, you will need to be seen monthly or quarterly for medication management. Some medications require lab testing prior to refilling. Your provider will let you know if this is required and order the testing. Most lab tests are covered by insurance.

Does the Dermatology Consultation include the cost of my medication?

No, prescriptions will be called into the pharmacy of your choice. If you have insurance, the cost of your medication may be covered.

Still have a question?

We are here to help answer your questions. Schedule your complementary consultation.

Schedule Your

Complementary Cosmetic Evaluation

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