Be your own Mini Dermatologist at home with this Essential List

ESSENTIALS LIST Mupirocin ointment Antibiotic ointment to treat staph infection topically three times daily Folliculitis in nose to prevent Staph infection; Monday through Friday once monthly Post procedure topically for sutures or any dermatology procedure (another option: Stratamed) Hydrocortisone cream (low potency, safe for face) Rash on face twice daily for 5 days. If rash not improved, schedule an appointment. …

Have Precancer Lesions?

10 reasons why you should get Photodynamic Therapy (PDT): Treats precancers (Actinic Keratosis) seen and unseen Prevents lesions from growing into skin cancer. 1 out of 10 lesions turn into skin cancer! Only 1-3 treatments per year Non-Invasive No long-term side effects No scarring More precise treatment Insurance coverage and often cost less than other treatments Done in the office …

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When Your Hormones Are Imbalanced

Your body is a complex machine, relying on the function of multiple systems that work well together. A vital part of your biology are the hormones that carry messages throughout your body to ensure your systems are functioning properly. When there’s a decline in your hormone levels or underlying issues that affect hormone production, your body may react in a …

Why Collagen Is So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin

If you’ve ever wondered why you can’t restore your skin to its youthful vibrancy and freshness, it’s time to learn a little bit more about collagen. As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Barbara Bopp helps patients with common skin flaws that become more apparent with age and changes in collagen production. Dr. Bopp understands the power of collagen for healthy skin and …

What Can I Do About Excessive Sweating?

When excessive sweating is keeping you from the activities you love, it’s time to consider your treatment options. At Bopp Dermatology, Dr. Felix Bopp offers the latest innovations in treating excessive sweating, a disorder known as hyperhidrosis. With the right care, you no longer have to stress about excessive sweating. This is a major benefit because stress can actually worsen …

5 Reasons Microneedling Is So Beneficial for Your Skin

Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin treatment that boosts your own body’s natural ability to heal and increase collagen production. The skilled medical team at Bopp Dermatology offers in-office microneedling treatments to enhance your skin’s health and address many skin flaws common with aging. Why collagen is important Your body produces collagen, an essential building block to strong, vibrant skin. In …

5 Reasons to Consider Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure used to make changes to the cartilage or bone within your nose. A traditional nose job can enhance the natural contours of your nose and correct issues that may interfere with your breathing. As an experienced surgeon, Dr. Felix Bopp is highly skilled in customizing a surgical plan to address structural flaws or cosmetic defects …

Are Spider Veins a Health Risk?

Spider veins are those tiny, branching veins that form most often on your legs and face. They appear when small veins just under the surface of your skin become dilated, creating a collection of noticeable red weblike veins. While spider veins are typically harmless, they can influence how you feel about your appearance. Dr. Barbara Bopp understands the affect spider …

You Don’t Have to Live with Scars: Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

A scar is a common skin condition that affects people of all ages. While many have minor scars from childhood accidents, chickenpox, or acne, some scars can be more noticeable and actually affect how you feel about your appearance. Thanks to the many advancements in dermatology technology, there are ways to address scars, minimizing their appearance and boosting your self-confidence. …

Frustrated with Thinning or Lost Hair? PRP Therapy Can Help

If progressive hair loss is affecting your self-confidence, or your thinning hair is making you unhappy with your appearance, it may be time to consider the many benefits of PRP therapy. Our board-certified dermatologist, Barbara Bopp, MD, offers in-office treatments using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to stimulate the growth of stronger, healthier hair. Dr. Bopp customizes each treatment to address the …