1900 N Beauregard St., Suite 110
Alexandria, VA 22311
 
(703) 212-7546
 
(703) 212-7282
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Patient Education
... Anatomy of the Skin Skin Care Topics Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers Skin Conditions Acne Rosacea Head Lice Rashes Eczema (Dermatitis) Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts Psoriasis Blisters Vitiligo Pruritus Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scleroderma Keratosis Pilaris Hives (Urticaria) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wrinkles Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Skin Growths Seborrheic Keratosis Moles (Nevi) Warts Actinic Keratosis Skin Infections Herpes Simplex Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Impetigo Erysipelas Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster) Cellulitis Candidiasis Boils Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Lyme Disease Folliculitis Scabies Intertrigo Granuloma

Our Alexandria Office
...Our office has a Candela Gentlemax Laser used for laser hair removal and a Candela VBeam laser used for the treatment of veins, rosacea, skin tightening and other skin conditions...

Our Services
The skin care specialists at Alexandria Associates In Dermatology treat all skin conditions and all ages and and all skin types...

Aesthetic Services
...  Chemical peels also treat some skin conditions...

Virtual Care
...Our patients now have even more options when it comes to their skin conditions with online treatment...

Vbeam Perfecta Laser
...The most versatile of the Vbeam® lasers, the Perfecta treats a remarkable array of skin conditions, from red and brown discoloration to vascular and pigmented lesions to wrinkles and acne and beyond for dramatic skin rejuvenation...

Jane lredale Products: Mineral Makeup
... Perfect for those with rosacea, acne and other sensitive skin conditions, Jane Iredale makeup evens the skin's tone while actually nourishing, soothing and protecting with natural ingredients...

Acne
...Other skin conditions can look like acne...

Is that acne or rosacea? How to tell them apart
... This picture can help you tell the difference between these two common skin conditions...

Is that acne on my baby’s face?
...Other skin conditions can look like acne...

Should I hide my child’s skin condition with makeup?
...You want to work with a cosmetician who has experience camouflaging birthmarks, scars, and other skin conditions...

Chemical peels
...  Chemical peels also treat some skin conditions...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
... Some people say that their HS looks like one of these skin conditions: Pimples Deep-acne like cysts and blackheads Folliculitis (looks like swollen pimple with a hair in the center) Boils   Getting treatment for HS is important...

Dyshidrotic eczema
... Dyshidrotic (dis-hi-drah- tic) eczema (DE) is a common group of skin conditions in which the skin cannot protect itself as well as it should, so the person often gets itchy, dry skin)...

Neurodermatitis
...Unlike eczema, psoriasis, and other itchy skin conditions, people tend to develop just 1 or 2 patches that itch...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

Scars
... Some skin conditions can cause a scar...

Is that stubborn acne really acne?
...Other skin conditions can look a lot like acne...

Chemical Peels
... Treat some skin conditions, such as acne and melasma...

Dangers of Tanning
... Tanning - either in the sun or indoor tanning beds – can cause several common and serious skin conditions: SUNBURN Your skin can burn if you get UV exposure without proper protection, such as staying in the shade, wearing protective clothes and applying sunscreen...

Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris
... In some people, areas of extremely dry skin can lead to other skin conditions such as dermatitis or keratosis pilaris...

Eczema | Atopic dermatitis
...If allergy testing or a skin biopsy to rule out other skin conditions is necessary, your dermatologist will tell you...

Fungal Infections of the Skin
...These skin conditions also can cause a rash...

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
...These tests are important because other skin conditions, which are treated differently, can look similar to shingles...

Mature Skin
... Whether a health risk or just unsightly, age-related skin conditions can be evaluated and treated, if necessary, by your dermatologist...

Melasma
...A skin biopsy involves your dermatologist removing a small bit of skin, which is examined under a microscope, to rule out other skin conditions...

Perioral Dermatitis
...Many skin conditions cause redness and acne-like breakouts...

Pruritus (Itch)
... Oral antihistamines can relieve the itch caused by some skin conditions, particularly hives...

Skin of Color
...Your dermatologist can help diagnose and treat these skin conditions...

Videos
How to Apply Sunscreen How to Style Hair Without Damage Rosacea: Skin Care Do's and Don'ts Skin Cancer Prevention Manicure and Pedicure Safety Psoriasis Skin Care Guide Eczema: Tips to help your child feel better How to Shave Skin Self-Exam: How to Do Face Washing 101 How to Apply Self-Tanner Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin Wrinkle Remedies Tips for Healthy Hair Get the most from your skin care products Tips for Healthy Nails How to remove gum without cutting hair Dry skin relief Coloring and perming tips Eczema Bleach bath therapy Preventing skin conditions in athletes Tips for treating poison ivy How to Treat sunburn Melasma How to care for tattooed skin How to care for pierced ears How to Treat Diaper Rash Skin Care on a Budget Who's Got Your Back...