Dermatology Associates of Seattle offers State-of-the-art care in all skin diseases and disorders.
The exceptionally trained staff utilize the latest technology and drug treatment regimens to treat eczema, psoriasis, acne and all other skin conditions. Patients who visit our downtown Seattle clinic are encouraged to obtain regular full body exams and develop a baseline for skin cancer and other skin afflictions.
Most dermatologic surgery procedures are quick with easy recovery times, many of which are outpatient procedures requiring local anesthesia.
Skin Cancer Treatment
Mohs micrographic surgery or Mohs surgery is the gold-standard and most precise technique available for removal of most skin cancers and has the highest cure rate (98-99%).
Phototherapy refers to the treatment of various skin conditions with the use of light energy. Phototherapy as treatment began years ago when doctors noticed that patients with psoriasis experienced milder symptoms after exposure to sunshine.
By using fractional ablative resurfacing technology, this procedure retexturizes the surface of your skin by vaporizing micro-columns of tissue. This process allows the formation of new, healthy skin cells and leads to a smoother complexion and more even pigmentation.
Laser scar treatment is a fast and simple procedure that’s easy to tolerate and requires little to no downtime. It uses micro-pulses of laser light to reach deeply into the skin’s sub-layers, treating the skin’s support structure.
Many chronic skin conditions that appear to be surface problems, such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, and dermatitis, are often caused by internal imbalances.
Sun Damage Treatment
Ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun damage your skin and cause sunburn. As this damage accumulates over time, you start to see the effects manifest as dark spots, wrinkles, and other problem areas on the surface of your skin that can add years to your appearance.
Vitiligo is a condition that causes patches of the skin to lose its pigmentation. These patches appear lighter than normal and can vary from a few small patches to many large ones.
Spider veins are small red or blue veins that appear just underneath the surface of the skin on the thighs and lower legs as we age.