Patient Education

Our team of professionals 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.

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

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Annapolis Dermatologist
... Since 1991, Annapolis Dermatology Center has been working with patients to provide the best dermatological care for patients in the Annapolis area...

Patient Education
Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being...

Our Annapolis Office
... Insurance Participation List Medicare Part B Maryland Medical Assistance Program (non HMO) Carefirst BCBS of MD BCBS Federal Employee Program BCBS POS* Carefirst BlueChoice HMO* Tricare Prime* Tricare for Life Tricare Standard ONE NET PPO (formerly Alliance PPO) Humana/ChoiceCare Kaiser Permanente* PHCS Aetna* (electronic referral) Coventry Healthcare NCPPO JHHP/USFHP* JHHP-EHP GEHA/United Health Integrated Services CIGNA/Great West CIGNA Healthspring* (electronic referral) Beechstreet Firsthealth Mailhandlers Benefit Plan Bravo* (electronic referral) United Healthcare: Optimum Choice*, MDIPA* JHHP-Medicare Advantage MD Evergreen * Insurance plans requiring authorization/referral from Primary Care Physician Payment Options In order to provide our patients with the most convenient and pleasant experience, we accept the following methods of payment: Cash Credit Cards: MasterCard and Visa Personal and Bank checks Gift Certificates are available Financial Policy Dear Patient, Welcome to the Annapolis Dermatology Center...

New Patients
... Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community...

PHAROS Laser
... All patients with limited plaque psoriasis are good candidates...

Products
...bioCorneum is the leading choice of medical professionals when creating a comprehensive scar management plan for patients...

Physicians
... American Academy of Dermatology's "Members Making a Difference" Award 2017 Return Letter – May 17th, 2016 Letter to My Patients – August 1st, 2015 The Goldsteins Go Global! Christine D...

FAQ
... We do our very best to see patients in a timely manner...

DermaNail
... What it’s used for: DermaNail was developed by a leading dermatology research team to help patients with cosmetic nail problems...

bioCorneum
...bioCorneum is the leading choice of medical professionals when creating a comprehensive scar management plan for patients...

Welcome Blog
...With the dermatology industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice...

Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea
...While there is currently no cure, with proper management patients can learn how to avoid triggers, prevent flare-ups and manage their condition to live a healthy, active life...

Diminish Unwanted Varicose Veins with Sclerotherapy
...  For patients troubled by the appearance of their veins, there is help...

Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair with Long-Lasting Laser Hair Removal
...Following treatment, patients enjoy smooth, soft skin and a long-lasting reduction in unwanted hair...

Could Intense Pulsed Light Therapy Be Your Secret to Flawless Skin?
...The process is ideal for patients with active lifestyles because the procedure requires no downtime, minimal pain and has a low risk of side effects...

Diabetes and Your Skin
...A dermatologist can help diabetic patients identify skin conditions and recommend the best course of prevention and treatment...

Achieving Optimal Skin Health: Importance of Skincare and Visiting a Dermatologist
...  Cosmetic dermatologists work with patients to improve their skin’s appearance, restoring it to a natural, more youthful state by utilizing a variety of cosmetic procedures, such as fillers, wrinkle relaxers, laser treatments and facial peels...

The Basics of Wart Treatment
...While the over­the­counter products are nearly as effective as the freezing methods your dermatologist can use, many patients still find at­home freezing to be just as effective...

The Benefits of Botox
...Many patients who get BOTOX treatments can experience an improved complexion without the need for surgery...

Treating Shingles
...The American Academy of Dermatology says that Zostavoax is for patients over 60, and the Shingrix vaccine may be administered beginning at age 50...

Are Fillers Right for You?
...Dermatologists offer a variety of dermal fillers to meet their patients' individual needs...

Acne
... It is important for patients not to pick or scratch at individual lesions because it can make them inflamed and can lead to long-term scarring...

Rosacea
...Most patients experience multiple symptoms at varying levels of severity...

Lichen Simplex Chronicus
... Some patients gain relief from the itching by applying a moisturizing lotion and covering the area with a wet dressing...

Candidiasis
...People who are diabetic, have suppressed immune systems, patients undergoing antibiotic or chemotherapy treatment and denture wearers are more susceptible to this infection...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
...However, there is a small percentage of patients (10% to 15%), predominantly over age 50, who experience pain that lasts beyond one month after the healing period...

Lyme Disease
...More than one in four patients never gets a rash...