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Why diagnosing and treating psoriasis in our Huntington office is better than self-treating with tanning beds

Psoriasis on elbow

The chronic skin condition known as psoriasis, is one for which researchers are consistently seeking information. To date, science has yet to find a cure for the various forms of psoriasis; however, a variety of treatment protocols has been developed. When psoriasis is on the mild side, topical cream may produce satisfactory results. The more severely skin is affected by psoriasis, the more thought needs to go into ongoing care. In addition to helping patients identify potential triggers, Dr. Koreen offers excellent care when diagnosing and treating psoriasis in the Huntington office of the Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center. Why … Continue reading

The causes and risk factors of psoriasis are discussed by your dermatologist in Huntington NY

Woman itching and scratching psoriasis

Skin cells, like other cells in the body, have a life cycle. For individuals with psoriasis, the cycle of cellular regeneration is disrupted. Because new cells form faster than existing cells can slough off, buildup occurs on the skin’s surface. The result of this accumulation is the development of thick “scales” that may look red and dry. Psoriasis may cause itching or pain. While we know more now about the causes and risk factors of psoriasis, there is currently no known cure for this chronic condition. Treating patients in the Huntington, NY area, Dr. Koreen focuses care on the management … Continue reading

Huntington area dermatologist offers phototherapy for psoriasis

Psoriatic Skin Disease

Dr. Roger Koreen and the team of the Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center in Huntington, NY see many patients who are struggling with psoriasis. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is the overgrowth of skin cells that develop into white areas of plaque on the skin. Psoriasis can develop anywhere on the body, and, can be extremely embarrassing for the patients when it is in highly visible areas. It is important for sufferers to speak with a dedicated dermatologist who has experience in providing effective treatment. How is psoriasis treated? Treatment for psoriasis varies, depending on the type of psoriasis and the … Continue reading

Huntington, NY area patients ask how to treat psoriasis

Psoriasis on boy's elbow

Patients in Huntington, NY who are interested in how to treat psoriasis are encouraged to learn more from the team of Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center. Dr. Roger Koreen and the staff at our practice have years of combined experience in helping patients with general and cosmetic dermatology solutions. Treatment of psoriasis often requires the assistance of a professional who specializes in dermatological concerns. Psoriasis explained Psoriasis is caused by a faulty immune system. The immune system triggers excessive skin cell growth, causing large red and white areas of plaque to form on the skin. These areas can become inflamed, … Continue reading

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