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
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
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.
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.
Marisa McGeorge, nurse practitioner at Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center of Biloxi, discusses the various stages that a person can develop acne. She also discusses the variety of treatments she offers.
This case highlights Dr. David Roy's Mohs procedure done on a 27-year old patient who had a basal cell carcinoma recur.
Dr. Roy discusses the removal of a squamous cell carcinoma from an 89 year old patient.
Mohs surgery done on a 72 year-old patient's nose
61-year old patient presents with an infiltrative basal cell carcinoma on his head.
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!
Warts are common skin conditions that a dermatologist can treat. Find out about the different kinds of warts we treat at Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. We also discuss how to prevent warts from spreading
Learn about how a variety of different diets can help you better manage your psoriasis from specialists in the Hattiesburg and Laurel, Mississippi area.
A 79 year-old male patient, presented to our office for the evaluation of a small growth on his upper eye lid. Dr. Roy also discusses other eye tumors that many people may not be aware of. Additional skin growths on the eye are discussed as well.
Here we take a break from our every day dermatology topics and discuss how many steps are truly needed to increase your longevity (life expectancy).
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
Mohs case presented for the month of July. A basal cell carcinoma is removed from the right side of the nose. See the excision, closure, and end result presented by the most experienced and only Board Certified Mohs surgeon in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
81 year old patient has two squamous cell carcinomas on the scalp. See the excisions, closures, and end results from the only Board Certified Mohs Surgeon in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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.
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!
Pine Belt Dermatology's Dr. David Roy is the only Board Certified Mohs Surgeon in the Hattiesburg area. In this blog post we discuss one of his cases in which he removed a cystic basal cell carcinoma from the nose.
Check out this Mohs case presentation by Dr. David Roy, the only Board Certified Mohs Surgeon in Hattiesburg, MS on the procedure and healing process of an excision on the nose.
There is a new vaccine that came out in 2017 but if you have not had the vaccine and have a shingles flare up it may be in your best interest to visit Pine Belt Dermatology. Here is some information regarding the disease.
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.
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.
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!
Seborrheic dermatitis is a very common skin disease that appears as a rash. It can actually appear as a few different rashes and be mistaken for other skin conditions. Find our more about how Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center can treat it.
For some people, psoriasis is a nuisance. For others, it affects every aspect of life. Today scalp psoriasis cannot be cured but advanced treatments can help send it into prolonged remission. Find out more about treatments offered at Pine Belt Dermatology!
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.
Acne inversa is a debilitating chronic inflammatory disease with major negative impacts on one’s quality of life. This disease is also called hidradenitis suppurativa (“HS”). It is an immune dysfunction that can get misdiagnosed.
Symptoms of this disease include dry skin, itching, red rash, and enlarging lymph nodes. This affects more men than women, and typically occurs during the patients’ 40s, 50s, and 60s. Here is what you need to know.
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!
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.
Bed bugs are extremely uncomfortable and are often very tedious insects to get rid of. It is important to seek a dermatologist’s expertise in order to provide relief and properly care for the skin that has been bitten.
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.
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?
From fishing, to camping, to letting the kids run around the woods we experience a myriad of pleasures with the outdoors during the summer. Sometimes, however, it causes use to come in contact with Poison Ivy.
Juvederm is a very popular cosmetic filler in the Hattiesburg and Laurel, Mississippi area. This blog discusses the products offered at Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
PBD offers both Juvederm and Restylane products. Most people know about Juvederm fillers, but not many know too much about Restylane fillers and how they can help revive your voluptuous complexion.
While skin cancers are extremely prevalent in South Mississippi, something that is equally as prevalent among the agricultural community around us is that of contact dermatitis
Developing psoriatic arthritis is a very realistic possibility for individuals who have struggled for prolonged periods with psoriasis. Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center has treatments available
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.
There is a lot of false information out there regarding hidradenitis suppurativa. It is important to Pine Belt Dermatology that the Hattiesburg-Laurel, Mississippi area be properly educated on health issues that may face them.
Fungal infections of the skin is more common than you may think. If you have a fungal skin condition in the Hattiesburg-Laurel, Mississippi area then Pine Belt Dermatology is the place to be.
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.
NCAA athletes are incredibly healthy individuals, but did you know there is an increased risk of skin cancer among this cohort? We have a lot of athletes in the Hattiesburg, MS area and we want to educate them on sun-protection practices.
Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer, and often occurs in patients over the age of 45 years old. What is not common knowledge, however, is that it can occur in children as well.
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.
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
Severity of skin conditions change with the elements. Pine Belt Dermatology goes in depth to discuss the ways eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea get worse with colder weather and how you can better manage them.
Want the perfect answer to perfect skin? Look no further than the Perfect Derma Peel offered at Pine Belt Dermatology! There is even a testimonial from one of our providers.
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.
Rosacea is a skin condition that affects 45 million people. It is a common but misunderstood disease that can flare up on your face, forehead, neck, chest, scalp, back, and ears. Rosacea can often be mistaken as acne as well
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.
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!
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!
Patients all across Mississippi, Florida, and Hawaii can get the speed and convenience of online dermatology visits! No appointment or travel is needed. Learn more about these virtual visits!
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.
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
Each year in America, over 4 million people are diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma. It is treatable when detected early!
Little is known about MCC but it is one of the more aggressive skin cancers out there, sometimes even more aggressive than melanoma. Learn more here!
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!
Learn more about the most common cancer in the United States in this blog!
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
Dr. Conte takes a deeper look at the causes and distinctions between "spider veins" and "varicose veins". An earlier blog discusses the treatments available
Have spider veins or varicose veins and want to know what your options are?
Dr. Conte continues his discussion on the different forms of psoriasis a patient may experience.
SCC is one of the more misunderstood skin cancers. This blog post aims to discuss the different types and when to consult a provider about it.
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?
Discussion on wound care services that are suitable for dermatologists to handle.
One of Dr. Conte's areas of expertise is the treatment of psoriasis & psoriatic arthritis. Join in on his multi-part discussion on psoriasis!
There are a lot of misconceptions regarding AD, eczema, and treatment plans for both. David Roy, D.O addresses these points and more in this blog
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.
CareCredit can help bear the brunt of out-of-pocket costs. PBD happens to be a CareCredit provider retailer
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.
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.
"Lupus" means wolf in Latin. Here is some information on how to keep it under control!
Do you wish that you could simply peel signs of aging from your skin? We might be able to help!
Dr. Roy discusses pulsed dye laser treatments for IH as well as some other therapies that are available.
Skin can exhibit tell tale signs that a person has undiagnosed diabetes or has prediabetes conditions. PBD's Dr. Duff discusses what to look for.
PBD offers advice on tattoo maintenance, considerations if you plan on getting a tattoo, and information on tattoo removal services offered by our providers.
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
There are some that sweat profusely. If you're one of them, know that you don't have to be ashamed of it and that there is help out there
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.
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.
Dr. Roy briefly addresses the treatment options when faced with granuloma annulare
Moles can be tell-tale signs of skin health. Learn how you can stay aware of what's abnormal and normal
It's common for skin to become dry in the winter. Winter can also catalyze eczema conditions. Hear from Dr. Conte on ways to alleviate both
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
What acne treatments are available after using accutane, and after accutane treatment was unsuccessful? This blog answers these questions.
This blog post is for anyone considering Botox therapy
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 !