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If you have visited a dermatologist at Elevated Dermatology in Parker, CO, before, you probably already know how friendly they are. They will be able to inform you and put your mind at ease about most skin conditions and issues you might encounter. They’ll do so in a way that you can understand everything well enough to make an informed decision about any future procedures you might need to undertake.   Now, talking about embarrassing skin conditions can be pretty tricky. You...

It’s no secret that acne takes time to heal. Even with help from some of the best dermatology experts, you’ll find that getting your desired results can take several months or more. Even then, you might find yourself in a situation where you must schedule follow-up checkups with your dermatologist to tweak your treatment and account for unforeseen developments or side effects.   Severe cases of acne may be treated with a combination of topical creams and antibiotics. In most cases, you...

Here are some skin conditions that are potentially severe or may indicate other conditions: A mole that undergoes changes If you notice that a mole has changed color, size, or shape, or it bleeds, it is recommended that you visit a dermatologist as soon as possible. In some cases, these are the first signs of skin cancer, a condition that is more likely to heal when it is discovered and treated early. Excessive sweating or excessively dry skin Excessive sweating, also known...

Dermatologists can successfully treat skin cancers in the office by removing the cancerous lesion even in advanced stages. Here is how skin cancer surgeons treat their patients: Diagnosis and development of the best treatment option – The process starts with diagnosing the cancerous lesion and identifying the type and the stage of cancer. When a skin cancer surgeon suspects that a lesion is cancerous, the doctor usually takes a tissue sample to be examined by a dermatopathologist. When the diagnosis...

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in people in the US, affecting nearly 5 million Americans each year. The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Both types can become invasive, and can lead to severe health problems, or even death if left untreated. The most effective treatment method for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is a surgical technique which involves the excision of...

Drs Christopher and Kate Messana are proud to sponsor and participate in the annual Go Over the Edge for Cancer League of Colorado! ABOUT THE EVENT Descend down 38 stories at the Hyatt Regency Denver - Colorado Convention Center! Simply raise a minimum of $1500 in pledges and rappel down one of Denver’s most prominent skyscrapers.  Whether you are an accomplished climber or a first time rappeller whose only use of a carabiner is as a keychain, this event is a thrill of a...