135 Kinnelon Road, Suite 103
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
Phone: 973.838.1771

Fax: 973.492.2858

Welcome to our Patient Education page!

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided below.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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Services
...To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of the things we treat the most below: Acne Moles (Nevi) Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Warts Acne Psoriasis Psoriasis is a skin condition that creates red patches of skin with white, flaky scales...

Mohs Surgery
...David Ciocon is s Board Certified Dermatologists who have additional training in eradicating Skin Cancers in the comfort of our office...

Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts
... Dermatofibromas Characteristics Red, brown or purple growth; generally benign Usually found on arms and legs Feels like a hard lump Can be itchy, tender to the touch and sometimes painful Treatment Usually does not require treatment Most common removal by surgical excision or cryotherapy (freezing it off with liquid nitrogen) Epidermoid Cysts (Sebaceous Cysts) Characteristics Round small bumps, usually white or yellow Forms from blocked oil glands in the skin Most commonly appear on the face, back, neck, trunk and genitals Usually benign; occasionally leads to basal or squamous cell skin cancers If infected, will become red and tender Can produce a thick yellow, cheese-like discharge when squeezed Treatment Antibiotics might be prescribed if there is an underlying infection Dermatologist removes the discharge and the sac (capsule) that make up the walls of the cyst to prevent recurrence Laser surgery may be used for sensitive areas of the skin, like the face Folliculitis Characteristics Red pimples around areas having hair Inflammation of the hair follicles Caused by infection or chemical or physical irritation (e...

Skin Care Topics
Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers

Sun Safety
...UVA rays penetrate deep into the dermis and lead to wrinkles, age spots and skin cancers...

Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths
...Exposure to UV radiation during indoor tanning has been proven to increase the risk of all skin cancers, including melanomas, squamous cell carcinomas and basal cell carcinomas...

Skin Cancers
...Skin cancers are generally curable if caught early...