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Case of the Month March 2020

A 78-year-old female patient presented to our office for evaluation of a non-healing lesion located on the left side of her nose

Mar 10th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jul 20th, 2020
Case of the Month February 2020

My fourth year of medical school, I was on a dermatology rotation and I had the pleasure of helping care for a female patient with a squamous cell carcinoma of her left index finger.

Feb 17th, 2020
Case of the month January 2020

A 81-year-old male presented to our office for the treatment of several recurrent nodular and infiltrative basal cell carcinomas of his left temple, left cheek and left preauricular area.

Jan 15th, 2020
The Mohs Micrographic Surgery Process

Mohs surgery is the most effective treatment for basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, also known as non-melanoma skin cancers. Pine Belt Dermatology has the only Board Certified Mohs surgeon in the Hattiesburg area. Learn more about Mohs!

Sep 17th, 2019
The Sunscreen Dilemma - A Dermatologist's Perspective

There was a study done that caused some controversy regarding the safety of sunscreen. Specifically, the safety of the chemicals used in sunscreen, and their effects on our health as well as aquatic health. Read a Board Certified Dermatologist's opinion

Jul 30th, 2019
Mohs Case For May: Excision on the Scalp

See the work of the only Board Certified Mohs Surgeon in Hattiesburg, Mississippi done on this patient's scalp. Recurrent infiltrative basal cell carcinoma of the forehead.

May 2nd, 2019
Scabies – The Infuriating & Insatiable Itch

Scabies is a disease caused by mites and it is a disease that is infuriating to deal with, and it is very contagious. How do you get the disease and how do you treat it? Find out what Kristen Richardson of Pine Belt Dermatology has to say about scabies!

Apr 25th, 2019
Mohs Case Before & After - Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinoma

Mohs has the highest cure rate for non-melanoma skin cancers, and Pine Belt Dermatology's Dr. David Roy is one of the most skilled surgeons in the area. Check out this case in which he discusses the cancer, concerns, procedure, and repair process.

Feb 4th, 2019
Strata Pen – Microneedling At Pine Belt Dermatology

Micro-needling is a common cosmetic dermatology procedure that is used to treat acne scars, micropigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin, pore size, brown spots, and pigmentation issues. Strata Pen is the device offered at Pine Belt Dermatology.

Jan 28th, 2019
Hand Rashes: Causes, Tips, Prevention, & Treatment

Rashes on the hands are common and can be caused by many different things. Pine Belt Dermatology can help you get an accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plan. Receive the best treatment from the most trusted provider in the area!

Jan 11th, 2019
Dysport – An Alternative to Botox

Dysport is used similarly to Botox in that it is a neurotoxin, but there are a few differences that set it apart. We’ll discuss what Dysport is, how it is different than Botox, and the price of it at Pine Belt Dermatology.

Oct 22nd, 2018
Skin Discoloration – Vitiligo

Vitiligo is skin discoloration that can make those affected very self-conscious about their skin. This blog sheds light on the topic and reassures afflicted individuals that they can still love the skin they’re in!

Sep 18th, 2018
Skin Cancer In Patients Of Color

Skin cancer is most common in people with fairer skin, however it is not isolated to that cohort. Skin cancer among African American, Asian, Latino, Mediterranean, Arabic, and Native American cohorts is very real.

Sep 12th, 2018
Syphilis: A Dermatologist's Perspective

Syphilis remains a public health concern in the United States. In recent years there has been a resurgence of the disease. Mississippi most recently ranked within the top 15 for the number of incidences each year.

Aug 2nd, 2018
Genital Herpes Treatment In South Mississippi

Genital Herpes is more common than people realize, and Mississippians have a high incidence rate of genital herpes each year. Where do you go for treatment? Did you know that a dermatologist can help?

Jul 27th, 2018
Common Skin Growths – A Dermatologist’s Perspective

There are many growths that can develop on the skin. Some are harmless, others can be quite serious. In this blog, Dr. Conte will discuss growths that can appear on the skin, what they are, causes, treatments, and when to seek physician help.

Jun 6th, 2018
Acne Treatment Available In The Pine Belt

Pine Belt Dermatology has a group of experts on acne treatment. If you are in the Hattiesburg or Laurel, Mississippi area and you struggle with acne, come see one of our providers.

Mar 20th, 2018
Rashes In The Pine Belt – When to See A Dermatologist

Because they are caused by many different offenders and can mimic many different skin conditions, rashes can be extremely confusing to deal with. Come see a Pine Belt Dermatology provider if you are dealing with a rash.

Jan 26th, 2018
Ask The Dermatologist - What Are Patch Tests?

Dermatologists apply patch tests in patients with dermatitis, to find out whether their skin condition may be caused or aggravated by a contact allergy. Join Dr. Eugene Conte for a more detailed explanation of the procedure and its benefits

Jan 16th, 2018
General Dermatology in the Greater Hattiesburg Area

We offer a vast number of services to the Hattiesburg area including cosmetic, surgical, and general dermatology. Join us for an in depth summation of what general dermatology entails and how we may be of service to you.

Nov 1st, 2017
The New XTRAC Laser – When You Live Clear You Live Free

Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center now offers the XTRAC laser for psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and cutaneous lymphoma. This FDA approved therapy is covered by most insurances and produces highly satisfactory results.

Sep 6th, 2017
Psoriasis Under Control

Want to know more about psoriasis flares? Your psoriasis diagnosis may have come as a shock, but learn more about how to manage flare ups and some of the factors that may affect you!

Jul 28th, 2017
Kybella - The Non-Surgical Solution To Double Chins

Did you know that there is a solution out there for undesired chin fat that doesn’t involve surgery? In this quick overview, Kristen Richardson discusses Kybella, the product that makes that double-chin disappear!

Jul 21st, 2017
The Long & Short About Nails - Nail Health

Dr. Conte educates readers in the Petal and Hattiesburg area on the importance of maintaining healthy finger and toe nails. Pine Belt Dermatology specializes in the diseases of nails.

Jul 5th, 2017
What You Should Know Regarding Sunscreen

Sunscreen – Answers to common questions. A dermatologist's perspective on sunscreen and what you should know. Dr. Roy also addresses common myths that have been reported about the use of sunscreen products

Jun 29th, 2017
Facts About Wrinkles

Do you have age lines or age spots that you would like to learn how to prevent? Dr. Duff gives a few pointers as to how to maintain healthy and young skin!

May 26th, 2017
miraDry - A New Service Brought to the Pine Belt Area

PBD offers a breakthrough solution to excessive sweating of the armpits. If you have tried clinical strength deodorants or Botox injections for axillary hyperhidrosis, but to no avail, come by our Hattiesburg clinic and check out miraDry

May 23rd, 2017
The Needle is the New Knife

Face lifts and microdermabrasion procedures are quite popular but what if you didn’t have to spend as much and endure as much to get the look you want?

Apr 25th, 2017
Discussion on Psoriasis: Part 1

One of Dr. Conte's areas of expertise is the treatment of psoriasis & psoriatic arthritis. Join in on his multi-part discussion on psoriasis!

Apr 10th, 2017
Cosmeceutical Facts & Your Skin

What is the difference between the over the counter cosmeceuticals and those prescribed by a PBD provider? Dr. Conte addresses that question in his latest blog.

Apr 4th, 2017
Vitamin D & Your Skin - A Dermatologist's Perspective

Many people believe the fallacy that the sun provides the best source of Vitamin D. Here, Dr. Conte discusses the plethora of alternative sources of Vitamin D and gives his input on using sunlight as your only source.

Mar 27th, 2017
Eye Circles

Dark rings around your eye lids are common and there are many ways to help reduce the rings. Dr. Roy offers some information to help alleviate these rings.

Mar 27th, 2017
Taming the Wolf

"Lupus" means wolf in Latin. Here is some information on how to keep it under control!

Mar 15th, 2017
"C" is for Chemical Peel

Do you wish that you could simply peel signs of aging from your skin? We might be able to help!

Mar 14th, 2017
Got Ink?

PBD offers advice on tattoo maintenance, considerations if you plan on getting a tattoo, and information on tattoo removal services offered by our providers.

Feb 21st, 2017
Psoriasis May Differ in Darker Skin

This blog post discusses some of the cultural nuances that should be considered in dealing with psoriasis patients. A recent article in Dermatology Times shed light on this and PBD felt the need to share it with our patients

Feb 20th, 2017
Warts Aren't Just For Witches

In this blog post Kristen Richardson, PA-C of Pine Belt Dermatology discusses warts, genital warts, and how we treat them. She also provides an overview of the condition and suggestions on what should be done for patients who have this condition.

Feb 7th, 2017
Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis is a skin condition that occurs as a reaction in the skin due to exposure to sunlight. It is very common and we wanted to provide information regarding it.

Feb 6th, 2017
Granuloma Annulare

Dr. Roy briefly addresses the treatment options when faced with granuloma annulare

Feb 2nd, 2017
Dr. Duff's Take on Rosacea

This is a brief explaination of the rosacea condition, treatments for it, and ways to avoid outbreaks. Dr. Duff treats many cases of rosacea in the Hattiesburg area

Jan 29th, 2017
Acne Treatment Post-Accutane

What acne treatments are available after using accutane, and after accutane treatment was unsuccessful? This blog answers these questions.

Jan 29th, 2017
Indoor Tanning & The Darker Facts Associated With It

It is a known fact that too much UV light exposure is damaging, yet every day millions of Americans use some variation of indoor tanning. Indoor tanning is especially popular among young adults and teenagers. Here are the facts behind these practices !

Jan 26th, 2017
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