High-Quality Dermatological Care in Dallas and Irving
Women and men seeking a doctor who offers medical dermatology in the Dallas area want a physician who has skin-focused experience, who is responsive, and who is adept at diagnosing and treating a range of conditions. It is also important to find a dermatologist who has a calm, engaging, and empathetic personality and who works with each patient as an individual, emphasizing education and sharing vital information to promote long-term skin health and quality of life. Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Turner has built her practice on a foundation of those qualities, ideals, and more, leading her staff in the provision of high-quality medical dermatology services with offices in Plano and Irving in the Dallas area.
Dr. Turner models and holds her team to high professional and ethical standards, as well as maintains a commitment to advancing her own medical dermatology knowledge and experience through exploring the benefits of new technology and innovative therapies.
Learn more about how Dr. Turner's office is prepared to help you with your skin, hair, nail, and other medical dermatology needs.
Since tens of millions of people across the United States deal with acne, the most common skin condition in the country, Dr. Turner and her team routinely diagnose and treat cases from non-inflammatory blackheads to significant and severe cysts and nodules.
Atopic dermatitis, commonly referred to as eczema, has a range of symptoms. Dr. Turner works identify potential triggers and relieve the itching and redness typical of flare-ups, whether the condition is impacting children or adults.
Brown Spots and Melasma
Though doctors are not sure what causes melasma, the telltale brown spots can be lightened so as to be less noticeable. Dr. Turner and her team work with patients to both manage the symptoms and provide education to minimize future problems.
There seem to be as many ways moles can appear as there are people for them to appear on. Whether flat or raised, purely cosmetic or worrisome when viewed as a potential sign of skin cancer, moles are best examined by a licensed dermatologist, who can determine what—if anything—should be done about them.
Resembling warts, molluscum contagiosum is a disease caused by a virus, making it easy to spread. The growths it causes can go away on their own over time—potentially years—but can also be removed in a medical dermatology setting.
Like several medical dermatology conditions, psoriasis currently has no cure, but it can be managed. The scaly or bumpy patches it causes take many forms, which can be controlled depending on a variety of factors.
A persistent redness due to a specific disease, rosacea is yet another medical dermatology condition that requires treatment of symptoms, since there is no cure. Because home-based remedies can sometimes make the condition worse, treatment by a professional dermatologist is crucial.
Though the bumpy growths that mark sebhorrheic keratosis are benign, official diagnosis should be made by a dermatologist, since these growths can closely resemble other, more serious medical dermatology problems, such as skin cancer.
A seemingly unavoidable fact of life, scars may be due to cuts, burns, or other trauma, as well as surgical procedures or medical dermatology conditions, such as acne. There are numerous options for reducing the appearance of visible scars, with specific treatments depending on the type of scar, its size and appearance, and its location on the body.
The medical dermatology conditions mentioned above are not the only problems Dr. Turner and her team are prepared to diagnose and treat. Other conditions patients bring in include deramtofibromas, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, milia, and hemangiomas.